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Apprenticeship Advisor (Social Work)

University of Kent
Pay: £27,924 To £31,406 Per Annum Pro Rata
Location: Chatham Chatham United Kingdom
Category: Entry Level
Available from: Immediately
Finishes on: Ongoing Position
Type of work: Full Time And Part Time, Indoor , Daytime Work
Job reference: E04727868
Adventure 2021-10-07 2021-12-02

Job Description

Digital and Lifelong Learning - Business DevelopmentLocation: ChathamSalary: £27,924 to £31,406 per annum pro rataGrade: Grade 6Post Type: Part TimeHours per Week: 28Contract Type:Fixed Term - 24 MonthsRelease Date: Thursday 28 October 2021Closing Date: 23.59 hours GMT on Thursday 11 November 2021 (unless otherwise stated)Interview Date: Tuesday 23 November 2021Reference: CSF-366-21Do you have experience in an apprentice-focused role and a passion to support, mentor and monitor progress of apprentices? This part-time (28 hours per week) two year fixed term Apprenticeship Adviser role within the new and exciting Digital and Lifelong Learning (DaLL) Team has a particular focus on Social Work apprenticeships and will see you taking responsibility for ensuring an excellent experience for apprenticeships in support of our education strategies.You will be committed to high performance, continuous improvement and have an aptitude for developing effective partnerships with internal and external contacts, while utilising your knowledge and experience to recruit, support and review new apprentices and to promote higher and degree apprenticeships to employers. Experience in Social Work or Counselling is desirable but not essential.As Apprenticeship Advisor you will:provide a timely and efficient recruitment and admissions service to apprenticeship employerssupport, mentor and monitor progress of apprenticeslead on resolving issues, where appropriate mediating on any concerns raised with apprentice, employer and providerhave thorough knowledge of the apprenticeship portfolio DaLL and partner colleges offer to support marketing the apprenticeship opportunities to relevant sectorsTo be successful in this role you will have: a first degree or equivalent experience of working in a similar role within higher or further educationdirect experience of supporting, mentoring and monitoring progress of apprenticeships an understanding of apprenticeship funding models and apprenticeship standards excellent customer service and communication skillsThe University of Kent has delivered higher apprenticeships since 2011, working with industry leading employers including GlaxoSmithKline, Pfizer, AstraZeneca, and the Government Economics Service. The department of Digital and Lifelong Learning at Kent was established to build on this experience to help deliver apprenticeships and academic programmes tailored to learner and employer needs. It also has an important role to play within the University, supporting academic schools on all aspects of delivering apprenticeship training, academic programmes and the Lifelong Learning agenda. The University of Kent is a distinctive and attractive place to work. We employ around 6,000 staff, including academic and research staff and a full range of support and administration staff. Our friendly and close-knit Medway campus at Chatham Maritime is a vibrant mix of modern and historic buildings. Most of our buildings are new or have been completely renovated offering outstanding state of the art facilities and a unique learning environment. Our staff enjoy competitive salaries, an occupational pension scheme, generous holiday entitlements and a great working environment.Please see the links below to view the full job description and to apply for this post. For further information regarding the application process, please contact quoting ref number:CSF-366-21

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