Employability Engagement / Learner Recruitment Officer

To recruit and support learners onto relevant training courses and into sustained employment.
Job Title:Employability Engagement / Learner Recruitment Officer


£24,000 per annum
Incentive Structure:Bonus structure based on target achievement
Hours:36 Hours
Contract Type:Permanent


Purpose of Role

To recruit and support learners onto relevant training courses and into sustained employment.

Role & Responsibilities

  • Recruitment of learners throughout the region onto relevant courses with NA College.
  • Support learners into employment on completion of the course.
  • Create, maintain and develop relationships with employers, Jobcentre plus and other key agencies, e.g. schools.
  • Engage and advise potential learners on progression routes and pathways.
  • Process referrals and enquiries, seeing them through to enrolment and progression into employment.
  • Show referral contacts; potential learners and their parents around our training facilities.
  • Maintain records of potential learners.
  • Maintain records for referral contacts and employers.
  • Maintain records of learner progression into employment.
  • Coach and mentor our learners to reach their full potential.
  • Prepare individuals to perform confidently and well at interviews and support them into applying for appropriate vacancies.
  • Liaise with employers to identify and place individuals into employment opportunities.
  • Track caseload progress, complete all relevant paperwork and maintain the tracking database.
  • Comply with funding criteria to ensure a quality service.
  • Verify supporting documentation submitted alongside the application process.
  • Liaise with key contacts across the NAC Group and employers, ensuring smooth and seamless transitions for learners.
  • Co-ordinate and attend IAG events.
  • Advise on welfare support available, for example, bursaries, travel etc.
  • Support the Company’s achievement of key performance indicators by achieving your own personal objectives.
  • Support the Company to achieve funding contracts.
  • Provide case studies.
  • Assist with marketing and social media campaigns.
  • Undertake all other duties that fall within the scope of the post.


Person Specification



D – Desirable

Experience of community work, careers work, coaching or social workE
Experience in the Welfare to Work environmentD
Competent ICT skills, with various software programs, such as MS OfficeE
Experience of team workingD
Information Advice and Guidance level 2E
Information Advice and Guidance level 3 or 4D
QCG – Qualification in Careers GuidanceD
Customer ServiceD
Willingness to participate in professional developmentE
Level 2 Maths and English or equivalentE
Excellent interpersonal and rapport building skillsE
Confidence and influencing skills to positively change individuals behaviourD
Can liaise professionally with a wide range of staff and external agenciesE
NA College is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults. We expect staff to share this commitmentE
Target driven and committed to achieving excellence through continuous improvementE
Willing to undertake new learning and personal developmentE
Flexibility and readiness to adapt to changing circumstances and work to meet changing requirements and new ideasE
Be prepared to travel to various NAC sites and other agencies / companiesE
Other Requirements 
Able to obtain a satisfactory DBS clearanceE
Able to commuteE
Ability to work flexibly to meet NA College requirements.E

Applying For:

Employability Engagement / Learner Recruitment Officer

Please note, if you are invited for interview you will be required to complete an application and provide any relevant supporting documents.  

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