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Enterprise Co-ordinator

Telford & Wrekin Council
Telford, Shropshire
£27,741 - £29,577 per annum
Closing date
3 Oct 2021

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Health and Social Care, Health, Children's Services, Social Care
Contract Type
Full time
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Job Details

The Enterprise Coordinator (EC) sits at the heart of the local Enterprise Adviser Network (EAN) to help schools and colleges improve their careers and enterprise activities and to engage with the world of work. Working closely with the Skills Lead, FutureFocus and the Life Ready, Work Ready Team, the EC will ensure the EAN is embedded into the LEP’s skills strategy and make it easier for employers to engage with schools and colleges. Through establishing the local and national contexts the EC will focus everyone’s efforts on programmes and activities that are most effective in motivating young people, supporting independent choice, and supporting positive outcomes for young people.

Nationally, there is a network of Careers Hubs.  Telford & Wrekin Council is part of the Marches Careers Hub, which brings together local EC's to regularly review progress, share good practice, collaborate and innovate.  The EC plays a vital role in contributing to the local Careers Hub in order to help schools and colleges improve their careers and enterprise programmes and to engage with the world of work.

For further information on the role please click on the links below to view the job description and person specification.

The post holder will be expected to liaise and maintain effective working relationships with a range of other agencies, businesses, and Local Authority teams.

This post will include funding from the Careers and Enterprise Company and the post holder will be required to work with other colleagues funded by ESF on the Life Ready Work Ready project that draws down this funding. Life Ready Work Ready delivers joined up working, bringing employers and education together to support young people in being ready for the world of work.

We are committed to equality and diversity. Posts working with children or vulnerable groups will be subject to an appropriate criminal records check.

Sorry but CVs will not be accepted.

Supporting documents
Enterprise Coordinator Job Description.pdf


Why work for Telford & Wrekin Council?

As a co-operative council, the work environment is innovative, creative and entrepreneurial.

You will be joining an organisation that works hard on a personal and professional level, and most importantly, an administration that serves local communities to the highest possible standards. And, as a council employee, you are entitled to a range of excellent terms and conditions like flexible working hours, a modern working environment and, career progress.

What’s in it for you?

  • Good work/life balance. Work from home. Annual pay increments. Training courses and workshops. Annual Personal Professional Development (APPD) Automatic membership of the Local Government Pension Scheme. Discount on products and services, such as theme parks and discounted travel. Free parking for employees.
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01952 380000
Addenbrooke House
Ironmasters Way
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