• Location: Cardiff, CF10 5FE
  • Subject: Further Education
  • Hours: Full time
  • Contract: Permanent
  • Salary Type: Annual
  • Salary Range: £20,000.00 - £25,000.00
  • Language: English
  • Closing Date: 09 June, 2023 12:00 AM

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Work Placement Officer (12061)

Work Placement Officer (12061)

Cardiff and Vale College
Internal / External Vacancy

Ref: 12061
Job Title: Work Placement Officer
Contract: Permanent, Full Time
Hours: 37
Salary: £22,891 - £24,923

An exciting opportunity has arisen for a Work Placement Officer within the Careers department at Cardiff and Vale College. This role will be based across sites.

Responsibilities include:
  • To liaise with Heads of Departments and Course Tutors to ascertain the learners' work experience needs and opportunities based on the Learning Area Programmes (LAP) and establish a work experience schedule.
  • Ensure that learners work experience needs are linked to their future progression with relevant placements in organisations.
  • Work with other agencies to ensure best practice for work experience opportunities e.g. local careers companies, JCP, Princes Trust and other providers, and network to be fully informed on all employability agendas.
  • Engage with employers to promote CAVC and develop sustainable working partnerships which generate meaningful work experience opportunities for learners.
  • To ensure that a formal agreement exists between the work experience provider and the College.
  • To monitor and assess the suitability of work placements and their overall success of the work experience programme, make adjustments where necessary and feedback to the Careers Team Leader in a timely manner.
  • Welsh language skills would be desirable for this role.
Applications are to be made using the Cardiff and Vale College application form only. The college welcomes applications in Welsh. Applications submitted in Welsh will not be treated less favourably than an application in English. If we invite you to interview, let us know if you would like us to conduct the interview and assessment process in Welsh.

The closing date for completed applications 09/06/2023 at 12:00pm.

To find out more or apply go to or contact the Human Resources Department on 02920250311 or

All vacancies are subject to a Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) check and employment will not commence without a valid up to date DBS check. This is a contractual agreement that must be in place before your employment starts. The College's procedure for the Suitability of Ex-offenders for Employment is available upon request.

These are contractual agreements that must be in place before your employment can commence.

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