Plumpton College

Careers Officer

Plumpton, Lewes
£22 533 - £26 342 per annum
16 Aug 2022
15 Sep 2022
Job Function
Careers Advice
Contract Type
Full Time

We have an exciting new opportunity for a Careers Officer to join a dynamic and progressive team. If you have an enthusiasm and drive for helping and supporting young people and adults to succeed in education and with their career goals this could be the ideal opportunity for you to take your own career forward.

The successful applicant will have the skills and knowledge to provide impartial careers information, advice and guidance to students with the aim of broadening students’ careers prospects, and meeting the College’s statutory duties in relation to Careers Guidance.

This is a role in which you can genuinely change lives through offering students the support and guidance they need to help them decide the steps they need to take in order to help them achieve their aspirations.

The suitable candidate would ideally have recent experience in a student guidance and adult education role. They would also have great presentation skills and experience creating resources to deliver workshops in group sessions. Additionally, the knowledge of qualifications within FE and the different progression routes that are available is desirable.

As well as a competitive salary, you can also look forward to a great range of benefits including 26 days holiday plus bank holidays (as well as up to 5 efficiency days at Christmas) and membership of the Local Government Pension Scheme. Other benefits include a cycle to work scheme, access to our Employee Assistant Programme and a range of staff discounts.

Plumpton College has been on an upward curve in terms of quality, growth and profile for the last four years, and we’ve developed a national reputation for our progressive approach. We achieve and maintain consistently impressive student outcomes, offer a broad, innovative curriculum and our student numbers have increased. We also have a perfect natural environment and outstanding facilities. Apply now! What are you waiting for?

Download an application form and an equality and diversity monitoring form and return them to or send it to: HR Department, Plumpton College, Ditchling Road, Plumpton, East Sussex, BN7 3AE. Tel: 01273 890454. Contact us for more information or advice on your application.

Closing Date: Wednesday 15th September at 9.00am. 

Interview date: Wednesday 22nd September 2022

We reserve the right to call candidates to interview or withdraw this vacancy at any time if there is a good level of response. Therefore, we recommend you submit your application as early as possible. 

More Information

For further information about the role including job description and application form please visit the vacancies section of our website via the apply link.

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