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Student Loans Company Creating 150 New Jobs In The North East

14 Mar 2022

Student Loans Company Creating 150 New Jobs In The North East

The Student Loans Company has announced a recruitment drive which will see the UK government-owned firm create 150 new jobs in the North East of England.

The company will create dozens of new vacancies at its main base in the North East market town of Darlington in County Durham.

All of the new jobs will be at Student Loans Company’s offices at Lingfield Point in Darlington and most of the roles will be within the firm’s customer service functions.

Launching the recruitment drive in the North East, executive director of operations for the Student Loans Company, Chris Larmer, said:

“As we strive to transform the customer experience and work with the Government on enabling higher education reform, there really has never been a more exciting time to join us.”

“We have 150 frontline operational roles available in Darlington and we believe it’s an excellent opportunity for local talent to find meaningful, secure and rewarding employment.”

“We are committed to unlocking the potential of our workforce; we want people to develop a successful career with the Student Loans Company so it’s vital that we invest in them and their futures,” added Mr Larmer.

Explaining more about the roles on their website, the company’s website says:

“Each year at the Student Loans Company we process 1.5 million student finance applications worth some £20 billion in loans and grants.”

“For our customers - the nation’s students - we enable them to invest in their futures by funding further and higher education."

“It’s a huge task and a big responsibility for us. Which means we can promise you a future career that’s filled with possibilities. We’re on a journey. Come with us and you’ll help to make us the modern, responsive and sustainable organisation students need us to be.”

Darlington MP, Peter Gibson, welcomed the announcement, saying: “The Student Loans Company is a major employer in Darlington, providing exciting careers with huge prospects for development advancement and progression.”

“I’m pleased to support the Student Loans Company in its continuing expansion In Darlington and I am keen to help highlight the opportunities to our community to ensure that many more here can stay local and go far,” said Mr Gibson.

As well as opportunities in Darlington, the Student Loan Company also has vacancies in Glasgow in Scotland and Llandudno in Wales.

You can find out much more about the customer service positions, tech vacancies and other roles at the Student Loans Company by visiting their careers website.

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