Coventry College

Careers and Employability Adviser

Coventry, West Midlands
£25,347 - £26,895 per annum
01 Aug 2018
16 Aug 2018
Job Function
Careers Advice
Contract Type
Full Time

Do you enjoy and have the experience of working with people of all ages to provide careers advice and guidance? Do you have the knowledge and passion to develop and shape a Careers and Employability service? Can you work flexibly and work as part of a large multi skilled team?  If so, we have a fantastic opportunity for a Level 6 qualified Careers Adviser to join Coventry College.

In this key role you will provide impartial careers guidance including pre-entry, course and progression advice to potential and existing students on a one to one and group basis.  Higher Education and UCAS applications are a large part of this role.

About You
Educated to Level 6 Diploma in Careers guidance (or equivalent) with a minimum Level 2 qualification in English and Maths you will have significant experience providing educational and careers guidance with a range of client / student groups.

With a strong understanding of the current job market and issues on gaining paid employment this will equip you to provide an up to date careers service to our students.

An excellent communicator you will be an expert at delivering careers guidance and employability skills within a range of settings such as one to one, small groups and workshops.

About Us
On 1 August 2017, City College and Henley College merged to become Coventry College.   This is an exciting period of change for us as we look to offer our students the best possible learning opportunities and outcomes. 

We offer exceptional teaching and learning, excellent work experience placements and opportunities for students to develop independently as well as meeting the needs of employers.

Why join our team?

Our excellent facilities, strong partnerships with major employers and universities, as well as excellent international relationships make us a sought-after place to study for thousands of young people and adults.

Benefits include 30 days annual leave plus statutory bank holidays and an attractive local government pension scheme.

To apply, please return the attached application form via the Apply link.

Closing Date: Thursday 16th August 2018
Interview Date: Friday 31st August 2018

Candidates with a disability will be guaranteed an interview, providing they meet all the essential requirements of the post.

The successful applicant will be required to complete an enhanced DBS check.

We are actively committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and any vulnerable groups within the College community.  We value our diverse College community and are actively committed to promoting equality and diversity in all areas of College life.  Applications are welcomed from all sections of the community.  We expect all our staff and volunteers to share these commitments.

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