Careers and Employability Adviser

By January 10, 2022
  • Full Time
  • Permanent
  • London

Careers and Employability Adviser – College based

Hours: 35

Location: London 

Start: immediately 

£28,847 (TTO negotiable)


We are seeking an energetic and committed Careers and Employability Adviser to join an award-winning Careers and Employability Service within a leading college group in London. You will help develop and deliver a range of Careers Guidance, HE/UCAS and Employability/Events activities for young people and adults wishing to enter all fields of education, training and employment in line with internal quality standards, Gatsby Benchmarks, Matrix and OFSTED requirements.

Main Duties and Responsibilities

  • To provide career & employability guidance to students through all affective routes (e.g. 1:1 face-to-face individual interviews, group working, e-communication, employability/enterprise)
  • To deliver Career Guidance accordance with College Careers Policy, the CDI (including code of ethics) and other professional standards
  • To contribute to the development and delivery of a programme of careers & employability events and workshops
  • Assisting with Full UCAS cycle and managing a cohort of students progressing into HE
  • To work in partnership with the wider Student Service team to help students progress
  • To support the promotion of the careers and employability service
  • To support the development of new approaches, methods and technologies in order to improve the delivery of careers & employability services
  • To attend internal/external events on behalf of Careers and Employability Service
  • Support with events and building of partnerships e.g. Industry, Employers, Universities and Charities
  • To undertake such duties as may reasonably be requested and that are commensurate with the nature and grade of the post
  • To support the delivery of a Careers and Employability strategy targeted at learners and employers. The implemented strategy will increase learner attendance at events and usage of careers & employability support services
  • To provide appropriate expertise, professional advice and support to learners and employers. This will have a particular focus on establishing a careers and employability guidance and advisory service embedded within each curriculum area.
  • To record information on the Pro Monitor College system and work with appropriate staff to ensure effective coordination of learner related careers and employment activity

Essential Requirements

  • IAG Qualification/Careers Guidance Qualification Level 4- 6
  • Experience of providing Careers Education and 1:1 Guidance, including delivering UCAS/HE advice and Employability Programmes to a range of people including young people and adults

You must have a DBS within 12 months or be on the update service. 

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