Learner Engagement and Support Officer

Mark Solutions is an independent training provider, with contracts to deliver government funded employability and skills training for 16-24 year olds and unemployed individuals in London and West of England. We are looking for a special person to join our team, to support the recruitment and engagement of young people onto our West of England contract. This will involve regular travel within BANES (and potentially Bristol)

Main Duties

  • Supporting the team to implement a new contract in West of England
  • Meetings with referral agencies and local stakeholders to promote the services and generate learner referrals
  • Contacting potential learners and carrying out pre-screening checks
  • Remote and face to face sign ups on programme
  • Carrying out Initial assessments and Information, Advice & Guidance (IAG)
  • Mentoring and maintaining contact with learners to keep them on programme
  • Employability support including CV writing, interview skills, job search support
  • Progress and exit reviews
  • Produce documentation in line with ESFA funding rules
  • Source progression opportunities and support learners with their applications to apprenticeship, traineeship, education and jobs
  • Liaise with Tutors re learner engagement and progress
  • Opportunity to support with tutoring and delivering qualifications
  • Ad hoc duties as needed for the effective delivery of the contract

Applicant Specification:

  • ·Experience of working with young people in a similar role
  • Knowledge of government funded, skills sector
  • Enthusiasm, energy and genuine passion for supporting young people
  • Excellent communication skills and ability to speak with a range of people
  • Professional attitude and ambassador for the company
  • Good eye for detail and ability to produce high quality documentation which meets audit and contractual requirements
  • Must have min L2 English and Maths quals
  • Car driver with own car and business insurance

Preferred qualifications

  • Information, Advice & Guidance Level 3 or above
  • PTTLS or equivalent teaching qualification
  • A1 or equivalent assessors award

Part-time hours: 35 per week
Application deadline: 09/07/2021
Expected start date: 02/08/2021
Job Types: Full-time, Part-time
Salary: £20,000.00-£23,000.00 per year

Schedule: Monday to Friday
Experience: similar with 1 year (required)
Work remotely: Yes

For more information, please get contact us hello@marksolutions.co.uk