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Employment Broker


£20,261.66 to £23,979.47 per annum




37 hours

Closing Date

Reference Number


Job Grade

016 - 022

Responsible To

Senior Employment Team Manager


Bede Campus, Washington Campus, City Campus, Hartlepool Sixth Form


Post Ref:6186. Full Time, 37 hours per week. Permanent. £20,261.66 to £23,979.47 per annum.

 Attractive benefits for this post include 35 days’ annual leave per year plus bank holidays and the opportunity to join the Local Government Pension Scheme.

We are seeking to appoint a dynamic, keen, highly motivated individual as an Employment Broker to be part of our Business Development Team, supporting the College with employer engagement for and the achievement of work experience, work placements and apprenticeship recruitment. Key elements of the job role are identifying opportunities with employers, from which the College can secure work experience, work placements and apprenticeship opportunities for learners.

Employment Brokers will manage the opportunity, maintain the employer and student relationship, and negotiate the process to ensure successful experience/ placement start, following up with both the learner and the employer to ensure a great experience of the world of employment.

Sunderland College and EPNE have a long history of employer engagement; today the College works with over 600 businesses a year across various key sectors including many of the region’s largest employers. Over recent years, we have developed robust and exciting Work Experience, Industry Placement and Apprenticeship programmes, enabling learners from across the College to connect the world of learning with careers and the world of work. The College is keen to continue to build upon this success and an exciting opportunity has been created within our Business Development Directorate.

The successful applicant will be able to demonstrate customer service, inter-personal and employer engagement ability, working to targets to achieve goals set and managing a busy caseload of learners professionally in a fast-paced environment.

The applicants will be able to demonstrate a professional approach, be self-motivated and able to meet deadlines working under pressure whilst utilising excellent organisation and time-management skills. The applicants should have experience of working in areas such as Customer Service, Recruitment Consultancy or Welfare to Work as well as sales experience.

Due to the nature of this post you will be required to undertake an Enhanced Disclosure Check.

To find out more about this great opportunity visit www.sunderlandcollege.ac.uk/vacancies alternatively email vacancies@sunderlandcollege.ac.uk or call 0191 511 6046 to request an application pack. Please note we will only accept Sunderland College application forms.

All applications must be received by 12 noon on Tuesday 10th December 2019

 It is anticipated that interviews will take place week commencing 16th December 2019

We are working towards equal opportunities and welcome applications from all sections of the community. We are committed to PREVENT and safeguarding the welfare of children and vulnerable adults.


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