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  • Location: Cardiff, Cardiff, CF11 8TT
  • Subject: Employability Officer
  • Hours: Full Time
  • Contract: Permanent
  • Salary Type: Annually
  • Salary: £22,000 - £24,000
  • Language: English
  • Closing Date: 30 September, 2022 11:33 AM

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Employability Officer (South)

Employability Officer (South)

Itec Training Solutions Limited
Itec Training Solutions has recently been awarded an exciting new contract. The new flexible programme will create life changing opportunities for young people aged 16 – 18 to reach their full potential and take their first steps into the world of work. Due to business growth, we are seeking to recruit for several roles.
Employability Officer

Are you passionate about helping young people, making a difference, and creating positive life changing opportunities for young people?
If so, we have the ideal opportunity for you! We are looking to recruit a hardworking, motivated and enthusiastic individual to join our team as an Employability Officer. With this opportunity you could create a positive impact and change in a young person life.
Salary Banding: £22,000 - £24,000
Location: Cardiff, covering Barry and Newport.
Contract type: Full time, Permanent
Working hours: Monday – Friday 9.00am – 4.30pm

What are the core responsibilities of this role?
• Sourcing sustainable employment and / or placement opportunities for our participants across all programmes.
• Establish and maintain excellent working relationships with employers
• Participate in marketing and sales events as required
• Arrange and complete employer health and safety vetting activities in a range of sectors and accountable for workplace appraisals ensuring compliance with relevant legislation and standards
• Maintain a understanding of local and regional labour market and employer needs in order to inform operational delivery and support targeting of sectors.
• Supporting in-work support to ensure continuity of contact for the individual, supporting participants overcome any barriers to sustaining employment.

What skills and experience are we looking for from potential applicants?
• Experience of working with unemployed adults and young people
• Experience in sourcing sustained work job opportunities / work placements and establishing new business
• Customer Service experience in building and maintaining relationships with employers
• Full driving license and access to their own car
This role is subject to a DBS check. The cost of the DBS check will be met by the company.

The successful appointment will need to be self-registered with the Education Workforce Council as a Work-Based Learning Practitioner.

Why work for us?
Itec is one of the largest and most vocationally diverse work-based learning providers, every day we transform people’s lives, and we believe that all employees play a vital part in enabling us to achieve our vision. We are
• Leading provider of work-based learning programmes for 40 years.
• Employee-Owned organisation
• Investors in People Gold
• Disability Confident Leader
• Living Wage Employer


Our Benefits
• Contributory Pension Scheme
• 25 days annual leave plus bank holidays
• Annual bonus (subject to qualifying criteria)
• Life Assurance
• Personal development and career opportunities
• Employee Assistance Programme
• Medicash – Healthcare scheme
• Length of Service Payment Scheme
• Employee of Month Awards.
• Discounts on Gym Membership and fitness products discounts
• Travel expenses and business mileage
• Cycle to Work Scheme
• Social & Charity Events
• Refer a Friend Payment Scheme
• Mobile Phones & Laptops (based on job role)
• NUS/ Totum discount card


Itec operates as an equal opportunities employer and we welcome all applications regardless of gender, marital status, sexual orientation, pregnancy, race, colour, ethnic origin, nationality, religion or beliefs, disability, age, political opinions, or trade union membership.
Itec reserve the right to close this vacancy sooner if a large number of suitable applications are received. Therefore, we encourage early applications to ensure consideration for this post