Careers & Employability Advisor

Recruiter
RNN Group
Location
Wath-upon-Dearne, Rotherham
Salary
£20,137 pro rata
Posted
01 Nov 2018
Closes
28 Nov 2018
Ref
SRF007162
Contract Type
Temporary
Hours
Part Time

Temporary for one year, Term Time 38 weeks per year

The RNN Group incorporates Rotherham College, North Notts College, Dearne Valley College and its five subsidiary training organisations. We are based in the East Midlands and the South Yorkshire region and aim to help companies succeed and individuals learn their way to career security, fulfilment and happiness. Whatever role they are in, our staff are skilled, effective and dedicated to delivering or supporting outstanding education or training. If you want to work in a friendly, progressive organisation which makes a positive difference and are passionate, driven and enthusiastic then this could be an ideal role for you. 

About the role.

In this exciting role you will be responsible for providing excellent careers and employability information and advice to our students to help them progress into positive destinations. You will deliver 1:1 interviews and group sessions covering topics such as progression, UCAS and labour market information. You will set SMART targets to support aspirations and career goals. 

You will liaise with curriculum areas to ensure that sessions cover the topics students need more information on. You will work across the college to implement our careers programme and the Gatsby Benchmarks. 

In this role, you can genuinely change lives through offering students the support and guidance they need to help them decide on the steps they need to take in order to help them achieve their aspirations.

Have you got what it takes?

We would like you to have experience working with young people in a careers information and advice setting. You will be expected to manage a caseload of learners delivering 1:1 interviews and group sessions. You should also have English & Maths qualifications at level 2, and a Level 3 or above in Information, Advice & Guidance. An in depth knowledge and understanding of the routes available, including up to date labour market information, is essential. 

We can offer

  • Competitive salary
  • Generous annual leave entitlement for teaching and support staff
  • Entry to Local Government or Teachers pension scheme, with a significant contribution from the RNN Group
  • Access to salary sacrifice childcare vouchers scheme and other benefits designed to save you time and money
  • Significant investment in your development

We celebrate diversity and welcome applications from everyone. We are also proud to be part of the Disability Confidence Scheme.

We are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, vulnerable adults and young people. All new employees will be required undertake a DBS check.

Please apply with CV to mattjones@rotherham.ac.uk

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