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Work-Based Education Officer - Health Apprenticeships

School of Health and Social Care

Location:  Stoke campus
Salary:   £29,176 to £33,797 per annum
Tenure:  Full time permanent
Release Date:  Tuesday 10 December 2019
Closing Date:   Thursday 09 January 2020
Interview Date:   Wednesday 22 January 2020
Reference:  HSC19-14

Staffordshire University is on a journey to become the foremost modern higher education institution in the UK, with an international reputation for excellence, and we are looking for inspirational and effective people to take us to the next stage.

In 2018 we broke into the World University rankings for the first time and were named as a top 50 UK university by the Guardian. The quality of our student experience has placed us in the top 10 for teaching quality in the Sunday Times Good University Guide 2018 and in 2019 we achieved a Gold rating in the Teaching Excellence Framework.

Many of our students come from areas with low rates of participation in higher education and we continually strive to ensure the courses we offer meet the needs of people and employers. We are expanding our non-traditional, flexible study options, particularly in apprenticeships serving the public sector.

You can join us at a time when we begin the next step of our transformation journey. The new £40m Catalyst Building at Stoke will deliver 6,500 new apprentices in the next decade. The development of our offer to new academic areas and geographic locations will see us expand our reach and make an innovative offer to a new generation of students.

We are a university of and for our community: local, national and global. If you share our values and have the skills to deliver our vision, we want to hear from you.

Staffordshire University is currently seeking to recruit a suitably qualified and experienced candidate to join the School of Health and Social Care in their established Social Work teaching team as a Work Based Education Officer. The purpose of this role will be to support the School’s new Social Work apprenticeship commencing in January 2020. The post holder will play a key role in monitoring the progress and assessment of learners in meetings and evidencing the Knowledge, Skills and Behaviours outlined in the Social Work apprenticeship standard. This post is full time, 37 Hours per week, based at the Stoke Campus and you must be able to drive and have access to a vehicle for work purposes. Regular travel between university and learner work environments will be necessary. 

Social Work is a vibrant team and we are undertaking several other areas of developments and you will have the opportunity to participate in these developments. The successful individual should be a team player, self-motivated with a positive and flexible attitude to work and possess excellent organisational and communication skills 

Training will be provided where necessary for the right candidate. 

This post is subject to an enhanced DBS check.

We are committed to promoting a diverse and inclusive community – a place where all can be ourselves and succeed on merit.

In return for your dedication we have a competitive benefits package available

  • Competitive incremental rates of Pay
  • Starting from 32 days Annual Leave plus 11 days Bank Holiday and Discretionary days
  • Excellent Pension Scheme
  • Access to continued professional and personal development
  • An opportunity to become part of the wider University community
  • Access to an Employee Assistance Programme
  • Discounted Health & Fitness Facilities on site at the Stoke Campus
  • Discounted Travel by Rail or Bus, with the option of season tickets loans

The closing date for this job opportunity has now passed, and applications are no longer being accepted for this position

Further details:

At the University we celebrate diversity and promote equality and inclusion amongst our staff and students. As such, we welcome applications from all, regardless of personal characteristics or background. We particularly welcome applications from Women and Black and Asian Minority Ethnic candidates as they are under-represented within the University at a senior level.

To apply, you will be required to complete an online application form and submit a copy of your CV quoting the relevant reference number for the role you are applying for.

Please note: All correspondence at each stage of the process for employment within Staffordshire University will be sent to you via the email address you applied from, please ensure you check your emails regularly. Please check your junk / spam email folders for any further communication from us.


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