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Engagement Officer

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Job Summary

Contract Type:
Permanent
Working Pattern:
Full time
Advert Start Date:
05/09/2019
Advert End Date:
20/09/2019 23:59
Salary:
Grade 6 (SCP 22-25) £26,317 - £28,785
Job Category:
Education
Vacancy ID:
190972
Employment Location:
Based at Sunderland Civic Centre but travel across all parts of Sunderland is required.
Post Number:
50087479

Job details 

Closing date:
20 Sep


Further information

Sunderland City Council has an exciting opportunity to join us as an Engagement Officer within the Learning and Skills Service. The role will require knowledge and experience of liaising with subcontracted training providers and co-ordinating and monitoring education and skills programmes delivered within Adult and Community Learning.

The successful candidate will possess effective people engagement skills, the ability to promote the learning and training programmes offered by the Service and experience of co-ordinating and maintaining forums and networks involving training providers and other partners.

The Engagement Officer will play a key role in the process for procurement of training providers and be a main liaison link between providers and the Service.

A large part of the role involves carrying out quality monitoring activities including inspection of learner-related documentation, observing learning sessions and ensuring that providers comply with the terms of their contracts with the Council. Linked with this is the preparation of monthly performance reports to support the Quality, Performance and Achievement Manager in implementing Contract Reviews.

The successful candidate will also support the Designated Safeguarding Lead to ensure compliance of providers with all Safeguarding/Prevent requirements stated in the contract terms.


This post is exempt from the rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 and therefore will be subject to a DBS check from the Disclosure and Barring Service.

For an informal discussion, please contact Julie Gwillym, Performance and Achievement Manager on 0191 561 2617 or email julie.gwillym@sunderland.gov.uk

Applications should be made on-line at northeastjobs.org.uk/sunderlandcitycouncil. For further assistance contact the Org Man & Resourcing Team by Telephone: 0191 561 1755 . Email: jobs@sunderland.gov.uk Please note that CV’s are not acceptable.

Please note that all communication regarding your application for this post will be sent to the email address that you have registered online with North East Jobs, including your invitation to any online assessment you are required to undertake and your to invite to interview if you are short-listed. Please check your email inbox after the closing date for notifications as you may not be notified by any other means. Please remember to check your junk mail items.


Please be advised if you have not heard from us in six weeks after the closing date please assume you have not been shortlisted.

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