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Employment Broker


£20,011.66 to £23,729.47 per annum (dependent on experience)


Full Time. Permanent



Closing Date

Reference Number


Job Grade

016 - 022

Responsible To

Senior Employment Manager


Bede Campus, St Peter's Campus, Washington Campus, City Campus, Hartlepool Sixth Form College


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.

Sunderland College has 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, Sunderland College has developed robust and exciting Work Experience. Work 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.

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 Sunderland 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.

The successful applicant will be responsible for managing a busy caseload of learner in a fast paced environment so it is essential that they are able to; demonstrate a professional approach, be self-motivated and able to meet deadlines and targets whilst working under pressure. The successful applicant must possess excellent organisation and time-management skills and also be able to demonstrate excellent customer service, inter-personal and employer engagement ability.

The applicant should have experience of working in areas such as Customer Service, Recruitment Consultancy or Welfare to Work as well as sales experience

Applicants should be able to demonstrate relevant experience in their personal statement and give practical examples of how they fulfil the person specification.

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.

All applications must be received by 12 noon on Wednesday 18 July 2018

It is anticipated that interviews will take place during the week commencing 30 July 2018

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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