Post 16 Education, Employment and Training Officer
Southwark is a large, ambitious and progressive council with a ‘can do’ attitude and enviable reputation. As a Council, we are successful, passionate and forward-thinking. We are committed to our ‘Fairer Futures for All’ promise which ensures that our residents and businesses are central to everything we do. If you want to make a difference at a local level, apply to Southwark Council today.
We are recruiting for a Post 16 Education, Employment and Training (EET) Officer to join our small team supporting us to collate and track information on the education, employment or training destinations for 16 and 18 year olds in year 12 and 13. Provide careers advice, information and guidance for NEET young people to empower them to achieve a sustainable EET destination.
Your role would help to safeguard young people through destination tracking and minimising the number of children aged 16 and 17 in-year 12 and 13 whose activity is not known by liaising with internal and external departments and undertake database cross-referencing to obtain quality assured data, in addition to home visits and other channels to track and trace the participation of 16 to 18 year olds in year 12 and 13.
Any successful candidate would need to be dedicated to Southwark’s Fairer Future Values while working within the Southwark Post 16 Service.
The ideal candidate will be a self-starter, highly motivated, committed, and confident in managing client interventions and data accuracy to strict deadlines. An experienced communicator in careers advice and guidance and client progress data management.
You will have an understanding of the legislation and challenges relating to empowering young people to overcome barriers to achieve their participation in education, employment with training.
Be a good team player and support the team’s work to respectfully manage the flow of large volumes of data and conduct the spring term home visit door knocking exercise in pairs to identify the not known cohort.
For an informal discussion about the post please contact Joshveen.firstname.lastname@example.org
- A competitive salary (£30,348 rising with annual increments to £34,071), good pension scheme and flexible working.
- Annual leave starting at 28 days – rising to 36 days with continuous service.
- Ongoing training and career development opportunities.
- Cycle to work or season-ticket loans, and further employee benefit schemes.
Assessment: Before the interview date.
Interview: 28 April 2023.
We are an organisation who is passionate about our people and understands that richness of diversity is a requirement to provide the best possible services to our communities. This is demonstrated through our council-wide ambitious commitment to tackle racial inequality in our communities and workforce through our Southwark Stands Together initiative. We particularly welcome applications from members of the black, Asian and ethnic minority communities to increase representation at senior management level in the Council.