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Are you looking for rewarding work
in a growing organisation?



Working at The Skills Network, you will be joining a diverse workforce who produce fantastic results and are passionate about what they do. Many of our roles are based at our HQ in Selby, North Yorkshire, but we also have many home-based positions to provide flexibility.



Sales Advisor - Selby

Sales Advisor

Salary: £16-£18k + uncapped bonus + plus benefits.

Are you looking for an exciting new role? 

Are you hungry for progression? 

Do you want to work in an exciting environment with huge opportunities for growth?

We are currently looking to recruit highly enthusiastic Sales Advisors to work in our fast-growing Sales Team based in Selby.

Working in a fast paced target driven environment you will be contacting customers and managing key accounts to promote all the benefits on offer from The Skills Network who are one of the largest training providers in the UK.

As part of the The Skills Network family we offer fast progression routes for high performers with fantastic personal training and development opportunities.

You don’t need to be an experienced sales professional, but you’ll definitely need to bring brilliant customer service skills, ambition, and a passion to sell.

Developing a career with us:

Working as part of The Skills Network family you’ll have access to our range of accredited training courses helping you drive your career to the next level. With 90% of our managers / senior managers coming from internal promotion we are dedicated to growing talent.

Perks:

25 Days annual leave, plus bank holidays

Oustanding uncapped bonus scheme

Ongoing sales incentives throughout the year (Last year we gave away a £1000 Thomas Cook voucher) along side many weekly incentives.

Eyecare, Childcare vouchers, Pension

 

       If you are looking for your next role and has the necessary experience, then hit apply!

Sales Consultant - Selby

Sales Consultant

Salary: £18- £20k + uncapped bonus + plus benefits.

Looking for an exciting new role? Hungry for progression? Want to work in an exciting environment with huge opportunities for growth?

We are currently looking to recruit highly enthusiastic Sales Advisors to work in our fast-growing Sales Team based in Selby.

The Skills Network are passionate about our people and as you increase your skills you will reap the rewards as a top performer.

  • Average bonus per month for on target - £300
  • Average bonus per month for performance above target - £500
  • Average bonus per month for performance exceeding targets - £700

Working in a fast paced target driven environment you will be contacting customers and managing key accounts to promote all the benefits on offer from The Skills Network who are one of the largest training providers in the UK.

  • Motivate the team and drive performance
  • Create and supervise activities that drive sales performance
  • Providing training and support to sales team members as and when needed
  • Lead by example
  • To provide appointments for the employer engagement team
  • To engage with new employers to provide learner leads
  • To meet personal targets set in order for the company to meet contract targets
  • To undertake administrative duties associated with the role including but not limited to – daily summary reports, pipeline update, sending information to employers
  • To maintain up to date and accurate contact records for all clients and learners using internal CRM system and company databases
  • To liaise with sales teams to create new sales opportunities through direct marketing and office based sales initiatives
  • To undertake other duties and responsibilities as directed by line management from time to time

Perks:

25 Days annual leave, plus bank holidays

Great uncapped bonus scheme

Ongoing sales incentives throughout the year (Last year we gave away a £1000 Thomas Cook voucher) along side many weekly incentives.

      Eyecare, Childcare vouchers, Pension      

If you feel you have the necessary skills and experience for this role thenhit apply!      

Office Administrator - Information Services - Selby

Information Services Administrator

£16,000 Per Annum

Working hours Mon-Fri 9-5 and 1 Saturday in 4

The Skills Network are in search of a Information and Services Administrator to work within our busy Information Services department. This is a permanent position with an immediate start available.

The Role:

  • Meet daily targets/expectations as set by line manager
  • Log the paperwork completed by Enrolment Officers
  • Process all client enrolment paperwork in accordance with requirements, including but not exclusive to compliance checking, accurate and timely data inputting, identifying issues
  • Meet Key Performance Indicators, including but not exclusive to error rates and inputting levels
  • Update third party systems when required
  • Send complete client paperwork to the funding partner
  • Attend external partners training events as and when necessary
  • Audit student record files in accordance with funding and compliance requirements
  • Provide support to other departments as and when required
  • Adhere to policies and procedures of the business
  • Undertake any training relevant to the efficient execution of any of the above duties, and take responsibility for own professional development
  • Undertake necessary Health & Safety responsibilities and duties as required by this post
  • Undertake any necessary Data Protection responsibilities and duties as required by the post
  • Undertake other duties and responsibilities as directed by line management from time to time
  • Ensure the office is clean and tidy and clear desk policy is adhered to.

The Ideal Candidate will be:

  • Well organised and able to demonstrate a high level of accuracy
  • Good communication skills and telephone manner
  • Proven numerical and written skills
  • Able to use all MS Office programs particularly Word, Excel, Outlook and PowerPoint and be familiar with other bespoke databases
  • An eye for detail and methodical manner
  • Willingness to adapt and respond to the changing and varied needs of the business.

Package:

  • Perk Box
  • Excellent CPD opportunities
  • Eyecare Vouchers 

Early Years Childcare Assessor - London

Early Years Childcare Assessor

Field Based – London

Full Time

£25,000

 

The Skills Network are in search of an Early Years Childcare Assessor to work within our busy Work Based Learning department. This is a permanent position with an immediate start available.

 

This role will support and assess learners in completing CACHE L2 and L3 within agreed timescales.

 

The Role:

  •       To provide skills/knowledge input to candidates for CACHE L2 and L3 / QCF qualifications and assess competence to national occupational standards with a caseload of learners
  •       To embed and teach functional skills English and maths to level 2 standard providing intensive coaching and training for learners where required
  •       To provide ongoing numeracy and literacy support for learners who have completed level 2 functional skills or equivalent
  •       To be responsible for and ensure knowledge and awareness of Safeguarding, Prevent, Health and Safety and E&D is embedded with the candidates
  •       Timely completion of assessment reports and awarding body documentation
  •       To maintain accurate records of the progress through student reviews, travel claims, visit logs, assessment logs, schemes of work and plans. Complete other documents relating to specific funding requirements for The Skills Network
  •       Attend team standardisation meetings and meetings with employers regarding employer activity/learner progress
  •       Complete any tracking systems via an e-portfolio as required
  •       To participate in internal quality audits [IQA] on learner work as required
  •       To liaise regularly with the Lead IQA/Work based Learning Manager and alert them to any concerns regarding candidate progress
  •       To promote The Skills Network to employers/external stakeholders to feedback to the Work based Learning Manager, good news or areas for development
  •       To agree an annual Continuous Professional Development plan (CPD), to maintain and log CPD in line with awarding bodies’ requirements. To continuously develop professional competence in the age ranges assessed including knowledge, industrial updating and maintain awareness of developments and changes to respective CACHE/QCF standards.

 

The Candidate:

  •       A minimum two years’ experience of Apprenticeship/NVQ assessing.
  •       Assessing Award (A1/A2/D32/D33/TAQA or equivalent qualification).
  •       Minimum NVQ Level 3 or equivalent qualification in the sector area.
  •       Sector experience.
  •       GCSE English & Maths (A – C).
  •       Must be able to drive.
  •       Well organised and able to demonstrate a high level of accuracy.
  •       Good communication skills.
  •       Ability to motivate others.
  •       An eye for detail and methodical manner.
  •       Willingness to adapt and respond to the changing and varied needs of the business

 

Benefits:

  •       Excellent CPD opportunities
  •       Perbox subscription
  •       Eye care voucher

Tutor - Level 2 Certificate in Understanding Children and Young People's Mental Health - Home Based

The Skills Network is a leading private training provider, delivering high quality courses and support to learners, employers and FE Colleges.

We are currently looking to build up our bank of flexible Distance Learning Tutors to assess and mark learners’ work and provide robust and developmental written feedback to learners on the Level 2 Certificate in Understanding Children and Young People’s Mental Health.

The position is home-based, with a requirement to attend one standardisation meeting per year (per course you mark on) at our head office in Selby, North Yorkshire. All work is carried out via our bespoke internet-based system, EQUAL.

NB: This role is freelance and therefore classed as self-employed.

Job Description

Tutor - Level 2 Certificate in Counselling Skills - Home Based

The Skills Network is a leading private training provider, delivering high quality courses and support to learners, employers and FE Colleges.

We are currently looking to build up our bank of flexible Distance Learning Tutors to assess and mark learners’ work and provide robust and developmental written feedback to learners on the Level 2 Certificate in Counselling Skills.

The position is home-based, with a requirement to attend one standardisation meeting per year (per course you mark on) at our head office in Selby, North Yorkshire. All work is carried out via our bespoke internet-based system, EQUAL.

NB: This role is freelance and therefore classed as self-employed.

Job Description

Tutor - Level 2 Certificate in Cleaning Knowledge and Skills - Home Based

The Skills Network is a leading private training provider, delivering high quality courses and support to learners, employers and FE Colleges.

We are currently looking to build up our bank of flexible Distance Learning Tutors to assess and mark learners’ work and provide robust and developmental written feedback to learners on the Level 2 Certificate in Cleaning Knowledge and Skills.

The position is home-based, with a requirement to attend one standardisation meeting per year (per course you mark on) at our head office in Selby, North Yorkshire. All work is carried out via our bespoke internet-based system, EQUAL.

NB: This role is freelance and therefore classed as self-employed.

Job Description

Office Administrator - Individual Learner Records - Selby

ILR Officer

37.5 hours

Selby, North Yorkshire

The Skills Network are recruiting for an experienced Administrator to join our busy Admin team. This role will be responsible for producing, validating and submitting (Individualised Learner Record) ILR returns, ensuring data and funding claims are comprehensive, accurate and timely. The role will also be responsible for ensuring ILR data corresponds with other associated information portals e.g. Student Loans Company and Apprenticeship Service.

 

The Role:

  • Maintain up-to-date knowledge of the ILR and funding rules, and apply this to maintain accurate ILR data in accordance with the published validation rules
  • Ensure the ILR is uploaded to the ESFA Hub in accordance with the published schedule of returns
  • Monitor data on the Student Loans Company and Apprenticeship Service portals; in conjunction with other relevant staff ensure that SLC and Apprenticeship Service data corresponds with EQUAL and the ILR, ensuring contractual compliance and timely receipt of payments.
  • Identify opportunities for continuous improvement of data collection and recording by carrying out regular compliance checking of ILR data including, but not necessarily limited to, the use of FIS, FAM, ESFA hub and PDSAT reports.
  • Support the Data Analyst by ensuring reports developed are accurate, intuitive timely and add value to the organisation.
  • Work to a set of agreed KPIs and ensure progress against these is reported in real time wherever possible
  • Undertake other duties and responsibilities as directed by line management from time to time.

 

The Candidate:

  • Excellent communication, listening & problem solving skills
  • Well organised and able to demonstrate a high level of accuracy
  • Proven numerical and written skills
  • Able to use all MS Office programs particularly Word, Excel, Outlook and PowerPoint and be familiar with other bespoke databases
  • An eye for detail and a methodical manner
  • Willingness to adapt and respond to the changing and varied needs of the business.

 

Perks:

  • Excellent CPD opportunities
  • Perkbox subscription
  • Eye care voucher

Programme Lead - Level 3 Award in Supporting Teaching and Learning in Schools - Home Based

The Skills Network is a leading private training provider, delivering high quality courses and support to learners, employers and FE Colleges.

We are currently looking to recruit a Programme Lead to assist with the internal moderation process and external verification visits on our Level 3 Award in Supporting Teaching and Learning in Schools.

The position is home-based, with a requirement to hold standardisation meetings throughout the academic year at our head office in Selby, North Yorkshire. All work is carried out via our bespoke internet-based system, EQUAL.

NB: This role is freelance and therefore classed as self-employed.

Job Description

Leaner/Customer Support Advisor - Selby

Learner/Customer Support Advisor

£16,000 - £18,000 Per Annum plus bonus

Working hours: 37.5 over mon-sat

IMMEDIATE START AVAILABLE

We are currently looking to add additional Learner/Customer Support Advisors to our existing team in Selby.

This is a fantastic opportunity for a Learner Support Advisor to join our company due to expansion. We are looking for suitable candidates to join a highly driven team of Learner/Customer Support Advisors widely recognized for producing market leading training to the Consumer.

The Role:

As a Learner Support Advisor your main responsibilities will include:

=         To follow structured guidelines and processes designed to support the learning journey

=         To contact learners as and when required, eg pre, on and post work due dates, course completion, course achievement, etc

=         To professionally handle inbound and outbound telephone, postal and electronic enquiries from learners and employers

=         To maintain up to date and accurate contact records for all learners

=         To manage own ‘learner bank’ including data retrieval, diary management, support of learners and successful completion of the learning journey

=         To work closely with Tutors and other Learner Support Co-ordinators to ensure allocation, capacity and deadlines are met and ensuring correct guided learning hours are maintained by tutors.

=         To complete regular learner surveys with allocated learners at the point of completion.

=         To assist the Employer Engagement Team in engaging with new employers to provide eligible learner leads/inductions as and when required

=         To undertake other duties and responsibilities as directed by line management from time to time.

The Candidate:

=         Energetic and enthusiastic

=         Ability to work without constant supervision

=         Structured and organised approach

=         Friendly and approachable

=         Professional appearance

=         Excellent communication, listening & problem solving skills

=         Excellent telephone manner

=         Well organised and able to demonstrate a high level of accuracy with the ability to multitask

=         Proven numerical and written skills

=         Able to use all MS Office programs particularly Word, Excel, Outlook and Powerpoint and be familiar with other bespoke databases

=         An eye for detail and a methodical manner

=         Willingness to adapt and respond to the changing and varied needs of the business.

BENEFITS:

=         Perkbox

=         Uncapped bonus sceme

=         Eyecare scheme

=         Pension

=         Excellent CPD opportunities

=         25 days holiday, plus bank holidays.

 

If you believe you have the necessary skills and experience for this role hit apply!

Sales Manager - Selby

Salary: £20,000 - £25,000 per annum plus bonus


The Skills Network are in search of an experienced Sales Manager to work with our Commercial Sales Team taking responsibility for the office-based Commercial Sales Team, including Telesales and Admin employees.  
This management position will ensure the team and individual sales targets are met on a weekly and monthly basis. This role will have a clear target for appointment setting for the senior management team. The role will also support senior management in contributing to the development and improvement of sales strategies to aid the continued growth of the company.

This role will also include
• Ensuring sales strategies are in place to deliver weekly and monthly targets to budget
• Sourcing new business opportunities and account management of existing clients to grow contracts in line with the company growth strategy 
• Ensuring your team achieves targets and KPIs
• Development of the team including training and coaching 
• Oversee the effective and accurate use of the CRM system 
• Responsible for recruitment and selection of new staff 
• Communicate regularly with the Head of Commercial Sales (Operations) and Sales Director providing sales figures, forecasts, and projections. 

The Candidate:
• Experience in managing a telesales team and exceeding targets is essential
• Must be well organised and able to demonstrate a high level of accuracy
• Proven track record of outbound sales
• Confident at generating new business
• Excellent leadership and communication skills
• High standards of report writing
• Strong IT Skills including Excel, Word, Outlook, PowerPoint, and CRM
• Ability to communicate at all levels
• Willingness to adapt and respond to the changing and varied needs of the business
• Energetic and enthusiastic 
• Friendly and approachable
• Strong team player with a positive attitude.

Perks:
• Bonus
• Excellent CPD opportunities
• Perkbox subscription
• Eye care voucher
• Pension scheme

Tutor - Level 2 Certificate in Understanding Stewarding at Spectator Events - Home Based

The Skills Network is a leading private training provider, delivering high quality courses and support to learners, employers and FE Colleges.

We are currently looking to build up our bank of flexible Distance Learning Tutors to assess and mark learners’ work and provide robust and developmental written feedback to learners on the Level 2 Certificate in Understanding Stewarding at Spectator Events.

The position is home-based, with a requirement to attend one standardisation meeting per year (per course you mark on) at our head office in Selby, North Yorkshire.

All work is carried out via our bespoke internet-based system, EQUAL.

NB: This role is freelance and therefore classed as self-employed.

Job Description