Work Based Learning Officer

Updated: 3 months ago
Location: Durham, ENGLAND
Job Type: FullTime
Deadline: 08 Feb 2024

The Role and the Department

Careers & Enterprise sits within the Education Division, which is headed by the Pro Vice Chancellor for Education, and is part of the University's developmental approach to ensuring effective student engagement, achievement and positive progression.

The Careers & Enterprise (C&E) Centre is a dynamic and developing team, operating across the university through subject departments, colleges, societies and industry facing initiatives to support the development and progression needs of students. It aims to help them meet the challenges and opportunities of the constantly developing employment market, and become the leaders and innovators of the near future.

The Work Based Learning Officer is part of an integrated team, working in partnership with university staff, students, employers and regional partners, to support the development and operational delivery of work-based learning initiatives, internships, activities and services. The post holder is responsible for building strong relationships with employers and contributing to the skills development and employability of Durham students and graduates. In addition to supporting core 'work experience' provision, the role will be responsible for delivery of regional internship programmes (aligned to UKSPF funding requirements) and regional employer engagement. The post holder will also collaborate effectively with regional agencies and departments within the university, to deliver an excellent, stakeholder focussed service. This post is funded through UK Shared Prosperity Fund (Funded by UK Government/Powered by Levelling Up)

What you are required to submit:

  • A CV
  • A covering letter or statement which shows examples of how you meet all of the criteria within the Person Specification

Contact details

If you would like to have a chat or ask any questions about the role, please contact; Donna Carr, email:

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