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Enterprise Coordinator South London Careers Hub

Please Note: The application deadline for this job has now passed.

The Role

South London Careers Hub Enterprise Coordinator

  • Are you a strong communicator with great interpersonal skills?
  • Would you like to help strengthen careers education in south London?

South London Partnership are looking for a dynamic Enterprise Coordinator, to become the engine of the South London Careers Hub. Part of a national network of Careers Hubs, in this new and exciting role, you will be key to supporting schools and colleges improve careers activities in south London.

You will be customer focused, a self-starter and team player, with experience of building partnerships, creating networks and maintaining strong relationships.  This experience can come from a variety of sectors, and we are keen to hear from people with transferable skills, with a focus on strong relationship building skills. 

You will be responsible for identifying, recruiting, and onboarding enthusiastic and committed business volunteers and linking them with schools and colleges to develop a careers programme that responds to the economic and strategic aims of south London and, helps students make informed decisions about their next steps towards a good job.

We are recruiting a full time 36 hour role and part time 18 hour post please indicate in your supporting statement if you would like to be considered for both roles.

Your main responsibilities will include:

  • Strengthening and building networks and partnerships across a range of stakeholders including schools and colleges, Careers Leaders, SENCOs, local and national businesses, local authorities, careers support providers
  • Building Careers and Enterprise Plans by helping businesses and careers leader to work together to develop high quality and innovative careers programmes and activities

As an Enterprise Coordinator you will have the opportunity to make a material impact on the lives of young people in south London by increasing the interactions that they have with employers and promoting the breadth of job opportunities in a post covid economy.  You will work with stakeholders to facilitate the development innovative careers activities, aimed at helping young people carve out a pathway towards an exciting career and to create a talent pool of people who will be at the heart of the future south London economy.

South London Partnership (SLP) is a small and dynamic, close knit team, working across the 5 boroughs of Croydon, Kingston, Merton, Richmond and Sutton. The SLP team focuses on areas where collaboration leads to increased influence, increased powers and funding and better delivery of the services our residents need. 

We recognise the importance of a good balance between work and home life so we do everything we can to accommodate flexible working including, working from home, compressed or part-time hours, job shares and other arrangements. Please just let us know in your application or at any stage throughout the process (and beyond) if these are options you’d like to explore. We also offer a generous holiday allowance of 39 paid days (pro rata) including bank holidays and a wide range of learning and development opportunities.

In addition, we offer a comprehensive range of staff benefits such as membership of the Local Government pension scheme, childcare vouchers, new technology scheme, interest-free loans on annual travel cards, discounts with many leisure activities, restaurants, shops and other establishments.

Indicative Recruitment Timeline

Closing Date:  21st October 2022

Shortlisting Date: 24th and 25th October 2022

Interview Date: w/c 31st October 2022

Useful Information:

The closing date is given as a guide. We reserve the right to close this vacancy once a sufficient number of applications has been received. We strongly advise you to complete your application as soon as possible to avoid disappointment.

Please note that the advertised dates for interviews may change due to the current Covid-19 situation. If they do, we will let you know as soon as possible.

Your health and wellbeing is our top priority. Should you become unwell due to Covid-19 during the recruitment process we would very much appreciate receiving an update from you as soon as possible.

We particularly welcome applications from sections of the community who are currently underrepresented within our teams, including people from ethic minority backgrounds.

Richmond and Wandsworth Councils are committed to making our recruitment practices as inclusive as possible for everyone. We are committed to promoting equality and diversity and developing a culture that values differences, recognising that employees from a variety of backgrounds bring important and positive contributions to the Councils and can improve the way we deliver services. We are proud to be a Disability Confident employer.

Important Information:

This post is exempted under the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 and as such appointment to this post will be conditional upon the receipt of a satisfactory response to a check of police records via Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS). The Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) helps employers make safer recruitment decisions and prevent unsuitable people from working with vulnerable groups, including children. It replaces the Criminal Records Bureau (CRB) and Independent Safeguarding Authority (ISA).

Richmond and Wandsworth Councils

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