Moore Networking Limited

Apprenticeship Mentor - Advanced (Level 3)

Moore Networking Limited (Employer)

Trac (Training Provider)

Annual wage £13,250.00
37.0 hours per week Mon-Fri - 08:30- 5:00 with occasional evening and weekends.
18 months (duration)
1 July 2021(start date)
Recruitment Consultant (apprenticeship standard)
30 June 2021 (application closing date)
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Job Description

The Apprentice Mentor will work as a part of a team delivering the Moore Networking and TrAC service across the New Anglia LEP area. You will work in local education settings supporting young people into apprenticeships. You will also engage with the local business community to identify and support businesses who wish to take on an apprentice.

Responsibilities

This post is funded by the European Social Fund.

To provide or offer appropriate support and assistance to individuals (including vulnerable young people), school staff, training providers, public sector staff and support organisations about accessing and taking up apprenticeships. The Apprentice Mentor will work with a caseload of young people in schools to identify and support young people who wish to embark on apprenticeships and ease the transitional period between education and the labour market.

To provide and offer appropriate support and assistance to a placement within local business focussed organisations. The Apprentice Mentor will work with a caseload of local businesses to identify and support businesses who wish to take on an apprentice and offering them additional support and assistance through the wider Moore Networking Ltd team.

  • Work with a caseload of up to 4 schools, working with established staff members such as careers leads and other activities taking place within schools (e.g. Enterprise Adviser Networks) to identify individuals that wish to pursue an apprenticeship
  • Attend Information Advice and Guidance (IAG) events within the schools
  • Support students into apprenticeships/further learning
  • Liaise directly with the Apprentice Business Mentors, who are placed within business support organisations, to support the matching process between the young people and local businesses
  • Contact local Small/Medium employers (with less than 250 employees and a turnover of less than £39million) to promote the benefits of employing an apprentice
  • Contribute to the development of a support package designed for SMEs including apprentice mentoring skills, mental health first aid awareness, work place health and safety and safeguarding
  • Liaise with the Moore Networking team (Apprentice Mentors) and SMEs to arrange apprenticeship interviews, opportunities to engage with schools, access to the SME support package, work experience placements and apprenticeship ambassador meetings
  • Visit local SMEs to attend meetings/presentations regarding the benefits to employing or hosting an apprentice
  • Liaise directly with the Apprentice Mentors, who are placed within local schools, to support the matching process between the young people and local businesses
  • Attend Information Advice and Guidance (IAG) events within the schools
  • Support students into apprenticeships/further learning
  • Liaise directly with the Apprentice Business Mentors, who are placed within business support organisations, to support the matching process between the young people and local businesses

Future Prospects

Recruitment consultant is a pivotal role within the recruitment sector. This apprenticeship provides successful learners with routes for progression into a number of more senior roles within the industry. Successful learners may choose to progress on to a higher level qualification or vocationally related programmes.

Learners who complete the qualifications above will also be eligible for professional registration of the Institute of Recruitment Professionals or Institute of Recruiters.

Reality Check

The successful candidate must have a full driving licence and access to a vehicle.

The successful candidate must pass a DBS check.

Skills Required

  • Excellent communication skills - verbal, written & telephone
  • Ability to work on own initiative
  • Ability to work to deadlines
  • Attention to detail & accuracy
  • Ability to work under pressure and problem-solve
  • Understand the importance of confidentiality
  • Knowledge of Microsoft Office - Word, Outlook, Excel, PowerPoint
  • A good understanding of safeguarding protocol and data protection/GDPR guidelines

Qualities Required

  • Reliable and punctual
  • Team player and good interpersonal skills
  • Good sense of humour
  • Professional, flexible and adaptable approach to work
  • The successful candidate will be dealing with confidential information and must understand the need for discretion at all times
  • Willingness to learn and develop towards Apprenticeship accreditation
  • Motivated to continually improve work practices and procedures both in own working area and others

Qualifications Required

  • Good general standard of education (4 x GCSEs or equivalent at Grade 4/C or above including English and maths)
  • You must have a full driving licence and access to a vehicle

Training Provided

Predominantly employed within the recruitment sector, the recruitment consultant’s role is to identify and secure job opportunities within client organisations. They attract candidates and successfully place them in those jobs in return for a fee. A recruitment consultant may focus on the supply of flexible workers, permanent placements or a combination of both.

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