Next Steps South West are looking for strong communicators and team players with an interest in Outreach/Widening Participation to join the Devon team as a NSSW County Outreach Officer. You will have experience of working with diverse audiences and in particular young people.
This project is funded by the Office for Students (OfS) to promote higher education (HE) opportunities to students in schools and colleges where progression to HE is low. These roles offer a unique opportunity to support the work of a collaboration of partners, comprising 14 universities and FE/HE colleges in Devon, Cornwall and Somerset.
You will assist in the delivery of core outreach projects in Devon, in line with strategy and direction from the NSSW Devon Team Leader. Relationship-building with internal stakeholders is central to the role, especially with the other Next Steps Outreach Officers in the Devon team and those for Somerset and Cornwall. You will liaise with external stakeholders including target schools in Devon and other partner organisations.
Please demonstrate how you meet the essential criteria outlined in the knowledge, qualifications, training and experience elements of the job description in your supporting statement.
For an informal discussion to find out more about the role then please contact Julie Allen by email at email@example.com
These role will require an Enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service Check plus a Children’s Barred List check.
Interviews are likely to take place on Tuesday 30th August 2022 and you will be notified if you have been shortlisted or not.
We have a full-time position working 37 hours per week (1.0 FTE) and a part-time position working 22.2 (0.60 FTE) available. These are fixed-term positions until 31st July 2023 due to funding.
Flexible working options including job share will be considered.
We offer a competitive salary package and a generous pension and holiday scheme. We also offer a range of other benefits, including ongoing development opportunities.
A successful external candidate for this position would be employed by the University of Plymouth Services Limited, a wholly owned subsidiary of the University of Plymouth. Employees of the University of Plymouth Services Limited work alongside the University of Plymouth colleagues in delivery of Plymouth’s strategic vision, and will adopt the University of Plymouth’s HR policies and procedures in full unless otherwise stated.
The University of Plymouth is a diverse, welcoming community where everyone makes a difference and is encouraged to bring their whole selves to work. To find out more about our inclusive community, initiatives such as Athena Swan and the Race Equality Charter and our range of benefits / support mechanisms such as flexible working, staff networks and enhanced maternity, paternity & adoption leave please visit our Equality, Diversity and Inclusion webpages
We particularly welcome applicants from under-represented groups such as BAME/BIPOC and LGBT+
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