Work Based Learning Coach

Opening Date:
25 Jul 2022
Closing Date:
7 Aug 2022
Salary Range:

Sheffield Hallam University is a leading university for Higher and Degree Apprenticeships and we have an ambitious strategy to deliver outstanding outcomes for our students. In Business Engagement, Skills and Employability (BESE), that means ensuring that we provide high quality, innovative and impactful careers and employability services and a cutting-edge employer facing provision. We are seeking to recruit a number of Work Based Learning Coaches to cover a number of subject areas.

As a Work Based Learning Coach, you will join a dynamic team of dedicated staff to enhance a high-quality apprenticeship journey by working with academic experts and professional staff at the University and a diverse employer client base. You will be supporting apprentices in Health working with a number of high-profile employers. You will also engage with the course teams to enhance your discipline knowledge and use your organisational strengths to support the delivery of work-based learning modules on campus.

You will be required to undertake frequent and regular progress reviews with apprentices and their employers, conducted digitally, via telephone and in the Apprentice’s workplace to support the apprenticeship journey and the University’s compliance with funding rules and good practice in vocational learning at higher levels. Travel will be required to visit employer locations both in Sheffield and further afield. A full UK driving license is essential.

We are looking for someone who has experience of working in the relevant sectors, but we do not require you to have registered status with any specific professional body. Recent demonstrable experience of supporting learning using coaching and mentoring skills is also essential. You will also have excellent communication skills and the ability to work with people from a variety of business and organisation situations.

At Sheffield Hallam, we are committed to building a great university and an outstanding environment in which to study, research, and work. We value the contribution of our staff every day, in terms of their commitment, passion, delivery and sheer hard work. In return we offer a range of fantastic rewards and benefits, challenging and interesting work and opportunities to achieve your potential in a supportive and inclusive environment where people treat each other fairly and with respect. For more information on the benefits and opportunities of working at Sheffield Hallam, please visit The Hallam Deal: Your Benefits.

For this job we particularly welcome applications from minority ethnic applicants who are underrepresented in this area/ this type of job at Sheffield Hallam.

The University is unable to sponsor the employment of international applicants in this role

We welcome applications for job-share, part-time and flexible working arrangements as advertised.