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Project Support Officer Work Placements

Project Support Officer Work Placements

Posted 21 March by Adecco
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JOB TITLE: Project Support Officer (Work Placements)

LOCATION: Twickenham, TW1 3BZ (Hybrid working)

PAY RATE: £19.41 paye / £27.85 umbrella per hour

DURATION/HOURS: 3 months (possible extension)/ Mon-Fri 36 hours


Job purpose:

To help deliver the Social Care Paid Placements Programme funded by the Integrated Care Partnership (ICP) by providing comprehensive support to the SWL Social Care Placements Programme Lead and other officers by taking forward project work on the implementation of plans as they relate to strategic actions for employment and skills across the SWL area. The role will require excellent communication and organisational skills and will involve liaising with a wide range of internal and external including local authorities, social care employers, colleges, and training organisations, DWL and voluntary and community sector partners.

Duties & responsibilities:

  • To co-ordinate and provide project support to help deliver the SWL social care placements project.
  • To liaise with a wide range of external partners to secure and manage a programme of short paid placements opportunities in social care
  • To work with the Programme Lead and local authority employment brokerage teams to identify suitable candidates, provide impartial advice and guidance, and connect them to the placement most suitable to their needs.
  • Assist the Programme Lead in establishing and maintaining project reporting in relation to supported work placements including other SLP workforce activity
  • Ensure that robust project reports and data sets are produced, and an analysis is completed in each discrete area as they arise.
  • To assist in the production and lead on the maintenance of project scope documents, project plans, risk registers, issues logs, lessons learnt reports and other project related documents.
  • To lead small projects to deliver key elements of the project
  • To participate in relevant internal and external working groups/projects, services and initiatives to provide information, advice and support.
  • To assist with the creation of advice, training, reference materials, and other guidance relating to the project.
  • To facilitate the delivery of all key meetings within the supported work placements projects, primarily Steering Group (SG) meetings, including, scheduling and management of attendance, preparing agendas and papers, creating meeting packs for senior colleagues when required, writing minutes, tracking meeting actions, setting up IT requests etc
  • To act as a main point of contact for the project team and ensure excellent lines of communication between employers, candidates, training/education providers, employment teams, ICP and Local Authorities

Knowledge, skills & experience:

  • A good understanding of the employment and skills opportunities and challenges across the South London Partnership areas
  • A good understanding of the social care education system.
  • Experience of working in a project management environment, using a range of project management documentation.
  • Experience of working with councils on employment and skills activity.
  • Competence in the use of Microsoft Word, Excel. Basic knowledge of and ability to use standard IT packages (Microsoft Office and Outlook).
  • Canva experience - desirable
  • Understanding of employability opportunities.
  • Experience with Marketing, Events, promoting material

Adecco acts as an employment agency for permanent recruitment and an employment business for the supply of temporary workers. The Adecco Group UK & Ireland is an Equal Opportunities Employer.

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Required skills

  • Employment
  • Events
  • Local Authority
  • Marketing
  • Promoting
  • Recruitment
  • Social Care
  • Project
  • DWP
  • Canva
  • Employability Opportunities

Reference: 52355762

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