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6 May 2022

Full-Time Careers Hub Lead – Operations

Cheshire and Warrington LEP – Posted by Winsford, England, United Kingdom

Job Description

About Us – The Cheshire and Warrington Pledge

The Cheshire and Warrington Pledge puts employers at the heart of inspiring, informing and communicating with the next generation in Cheshire and Warrington.  The partnership was launched in June 2019 and is made up of 9 local Pledges that cover the whole of the Cheshire and Warrington sub-region.  The Partnership brings over 500 organisations together, including 400 employers, all the secondary schools and FE colleges and most special needs schools, youth community and charitable groups, local authorities and employer led organisations.

The Cheshire & Warrington Careers Hub, based within The Pledge team, provides the infrastructure for delivery of The Careers & Enterprise Company’s objectives to improve careers education for 11–18-year-olds.  Our Network acts as a catalyst, connecting employers with schools and colleges throughout England to deliver modern, 21st century careers education which helps every young person to find their best next step.

The team is based at The Cheshire & Warrington Local Enterprise Partnership and is aligned to the LEPs vision for Cheshire and Warrington to have the healthiest, sustainable and inclusive growing economy in the UK.

To support the expansion of our Careers Hub we’re recruiting for a talented and passionate leader to join our team in a new role that will be key in driving success across our strategic priorities and grant agreement KPIs.

As the Pledge Partnership brings a variety of stakeholders together, we are keen to receive applicants from a wide range of backgrounds, be it from education, business, voluntary or local authority.

This post is funded by The Careers & Enterprise Company.

The Role

You will be leading a team of Enterprise Co-ordinators and volunteers to provide high quality careers and enterprise education that ensures improved career outcomes and achieves sustainable system change both locally and nationally.

Further detail on the responsibilities of the role can be downloaded from the job description & person specification.

Successful applicants will be required to complete an enhanced DBS disclosure before appointment.

What We Offer

As well as a competitive salary and working arrangements, we will provide you with opportunities to access a wide range of stakeholders along with further training to enhance & develop your career.

The role can be delivered flexibly, in part from home and in part from the office under a hybrid working arrangement.  We also offer the following benefits:

  • 26 days holiday + Bank Holidays
  • Company Sick Pay
  • Contributory Nest Pension Scheme
  • Cycle Scheme
  • Employee Assistance Programme
  • Payment of Annual CPD Subscription Fees
  • Company Laptop & Mobile in addition to a contribution towards equipment for home working if required.

How to Apply

For further information please visit Please send the following documents no later than Mid-day, 20th May 2022 to
  • Your CV (no more than 3 pages)
  • A supporting personal statement explaining the reasons for your interest in the role and how you meet the requirements set out in the person specification (no more than 2 pages)
Cheshire & Warrington LEP collects diversity information to produce management information about the appointments process, and the diversity of the field of applicants. In supporting us to meet our commitments in this area, we also request that a Diversity Monitoring Form is completed here: Should you require further information or wish to have a confidential discussion regarding the role please contact Grace Sheldon, Strategic Hub Lead at Closing Date: 12 noon Friday 20th May 2022 Interviews: Monday 30th May 2022 C&W LEP is an inclusive, equal opportunities employer, working to attract the best talent from diverse backgrounds to enhance a specialist team. As a proactive Disability Confident Member, we guarantee to interview all applicants with a disability, who meet the person specification for the role applied for.

Job Categories: Equal Opportunities. Job Types: Full-Time. Salaries: 20,000 - 40,000.

Job expires in 28 days.

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