Careers Advisor

Grantham College
19 Sep 2020
22 Sep 2020
Contract Type
Part Time
An exciting opportunity has arisen for a Careers Advisor to join our Student Services department.

The purpose of the role is to provide professional careers advice and guidance services, including personal guidance interviews, in order to improve young people’s skills, knowledge and understanding for career planning and management.

The successful applicant must have:
  • Degree level or equivalent qualification or work experience in a relevant area
  • Appropriate and relevant L6 qualification in Careers Advice and Guidance
  • Understand the role of a college Careers Adviser and the current recruitment market in the UK
  • A passion for maximising the career opportunities for students and the ability to advise and motivate a range of students
  • A commitment to target setting and the monitoring of such progress towards such targets
  • Experience of: Careers Education and Guidance, supporting clients with one to one advice, the design and delivery of training to enhance students’ employability or skills development, the delivery of a high standard of customer service, dealing with both young people and adults.

What we offer you in return:
  • An excellent pension scheme (Teachers’ Pension or Local Government)
  • An extensive employee discount package
  • A continued professional development programme
  • A generous holiday allowance
  • Five college closure days in December in addition to annual leave
  • A flexible approach to working

The closing date for all applications will be Tuesday 22 September. Interviews will be held the week commencing 28 September 2020.