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Careers and Work Experience Co-ordinator

  • Job type: Permanent, Full Time
  • Salary: £24,133 - £26,373
  • Closing date: 08th December 2021 12:00 pm
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Post title: Careers and Work Experience Co-ordinator

(Reference: SMB190)

Hours: 37 hours

Salary: £24,133 – £26,373

Based either Stephenson, Brooksby or Melton Campus (travel across all campuses will be required)

The SMB Group is a highly successful FE college, formed through the merger of Stephenson College and Brooksby Melton College. We are an innovative and highly responsive centre for education and training with campuses in Coalville, Melton Mowbray and Brooksby.

An exciting opportunity has arisen at the College for Careers and Work Experience Co-ordinators, within the Business Development and Sales team.  Working in this role you will be required to enable all full-time study programme and HE students (where applicable) the opportunity to obtain high-quality careers guidance and experience of work to prepare students into a positive destination, be that continuing in education; employment; apprenticeship; or self-employment.  The role will require the ability to liaise with key stakeholders, employers, curriculum and students to maximise opportunities to inspire and inform our young people in preparation for their future careers.

In return, you can expect the opportunity to work with an organisation that is committed to the ongoing development of its people. You will have a passion for innovation, bringing new ideas and embedding new technologies into the learning environment.

We offer a wide range of benefits including:

  • Career Average Pension Scheme (Local Government Pension Scheme)
  • 25 days annual leave plus 8 bank holidays
  • Onsite free parking at all campuses
  • Professional development opportunities
  • Onsite gym at Coalville and Brooksby

To apply for this position, please complete a standard application form. Application forms and further details are available online from the College website.

Should you wish to have an informal conversation about the roles, the working environment and progression opportunities please contact Debbie Keegan, recruiting manager.

Closing Date:  8th December 2021

We value the commitments you may have outside of work and aim to support the professional and personal wellbeing of everyone at The SMB Group. Our benefits include generous annual leave, a contributory pension scheme and an employee assistance programme. We also offer flexible working such as part time hours, job share and sessional contracts as well as a variety of professional development opportunities.

We strive to be an equal opportunities employer and actively welcome applications from all sections of the community.

As a Disability Confident Employer we are committed to a positive approach to employing and retaining disabled people. Disabled applicants will be guaranteed an interview where they demonstrate that they meet the essential selection criteria.

The organisation is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of all learners and expects all staff to share this commitment. Please note, all applicants will be subject to an enhanced DBS check.

Important information for applicants

Guidelines on how to effectively complete our application form can be downloaded below. Before you complete the application form please read the guidance notes carefully. Click here to download the guide (PDF).

Applicants who demonstrate in their application that they possess the skills, experience and abilities required for the job stand the best chance of being shortlisted.

It is important to provide evidence that you can meet each of the requirements in the person specification, by giving specific examples.

Word Application forms are available upon request, please email