Nottingham College

Careers Adviser

Nottingham, Nottinghamshire
£24,331 - £28,280 per annum
19 Jan 2022
01 Feb 2022
Contract Type
Full Time


  • Access to the Local Government Pension Scheme
  • Kia Car Scheme
  • Annual Travel Passes Scheme
  • Cycle to Work Scheme
  • Access to Additional Annual Leave
  • Discounts
  • Access to NUS/TOTUM Discount
  • Employee Assistance Helpline


Varied Campuses

Supporting documents

We are looking for a level 6 qualified Careers Guidance specialist to join our well established Careers Advice service at Nottingham College. You should be an experienced, motivational, enthusiastic and flexible Careers Adviser who can support the delivery of our college careers strategy, enable services to meet the 8 Gatsby Benchmarks and work collaboratively to retain our quality assurance standard through Matrix.

In this high paced role you should enjoy working with a wide range of students to support and guide them to navigate their way through a range of careers education experiences and support their progression into the world of work. You should have a broad range of experience of working with young people and adults across all levels of education, both 1:1 and in group settings to deliver careers guidance.

In this role will deliver services face to face on any of our campuses, telephone and or Virtual delivery through Teams will be available to suit the needs of your clients.

You will work closely with a specific faculty area manager and the college Careers Leader to create inspiring careers education activities including “careers events” for students, ensuring that they meet individual needs and aspirations.You should have a real passion for providing a high quality careers guidance service, some experience of working with vulnerable learners and learners with SEN would be advantageous to support transitions into further study or work.

You will be expected to design and deliver high quality group sessions to a wide range of clients, and have detailed knowledge of relevant developments in careers education and up to date knowledge of Local labour markets and issues relating to learning and employment.

You will be expected to work flexibly and independently but will be supported as part of a wider Careers Advice Team and Student Operations team.You will possess excellent networking skills which will allow you to foster positive relationships with the wider Student Services team – wellbeing and additional learning support as well as Achievement coaches and the work experience team.

The post will be shortlisted against the essential and desirable criteria at application stage from the person specification. Please ensure that you have a look at this specification attached to the Role Profile and complete your application directly from this, as these specifications are an integral part of the selection process.

For further details on this post which the job description and person specification cannot answer for you, please contact Helen Bird on 07971693977 or email

Nottingham College is committed to safeguarding and promoting the wellbeing of our students and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. Background checks including employer references and an enhanced DBS check will be required for this role.

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