Senior HE & FE Careers Advisor
Hours: 37 hours per week
South Gloucestershire & Stroud College has an excellent reputation for delivering further education and work-based programmes in a range of subjects – from business to sport, engineering to media, GCSEs and A Levels to degree level courses.
Our experienced and passionate staff work hard to help our students achieve their personal challenges and career goals. We are proud of SGS and committed to making the College the best it can be. We are currently working hard to achieve “Outstanding” status after being classified as “Good” in our first inspection.
South Gloucestershire and Stroud College is a large and progressive FE College with a growing HE provision, (including HNDs, Foundation Degrees and full Honours Degrees) based in North Bristol, with 6 campus sites across the city, South Gloucestershire and Gloucestershire.
This post offers an exciting opportunity for an experienced Careers Advisor to deliver high quality, impartial careers information, advice and guidance to 16-24 year olds across FE and HE courses supported by a dedicated team of peers. They will work closely with Heads of Careers and HE Student Experience in honing a strategy that aims to achieve full Gatsby ‘Good Careers Guidance’ benchmark compliance for the college, as it enters an ambitious period of developing its careers services to all students.
SGS College is committed to partnership working and is a key member of the newly established West of England Careers Hub http://westofenglandlep.co.uk/news/new-careers-hub, one of only 20 in the country. This ensures our involvement in cutting-edge development of the Gatsby Benchmarks in the South West.
SGS Careers Services is Matrix accredited and works with 18 secondary school partners as well as serving its own 4,000 16-18 years student cohort and 400 HE students. The successful candidate will split their time equally between HE and FE work .
Expected Interview Date: Thursday 07 February 2019
The successful applicant will be required to obtain and maintain a satisfactory Disclosure Certificate, Enhanced with Children’s Barred list check, as a requirement of the job.
South Gloucestershire and Stroud College welcomes applications from all sectors of the community and is an equal opportunities employer.
Please apply via the link.