Careers Development Officer - Full or Part Time

36 hours per week – would also consider candidates who are interested in working part-time hours or term-time only

Westminster City Council is committed to creating a Fairer City where people are born into a supportive and safe environment, grow and learn throughout their lives, and build fantastic careers in world-leading industries.

Westminster Adult Education Service (WAES) is the City Council’s adult education service and the largest local authority adult education service in London and one of the largest nationally.

Our recent Ofsted was good overall with outstanding features and will enable us to grow and develop as an organization and we want someone who shares our vision of attaining excellence to join our passionate and highly-skilled workforce.

We provide life-changing learning opportunities for our learners through our qualification courses, apprenticeship programmes and extensive community-based provision. We work to adapt to the changing needs of our communities, resulting in a dynamic atmosphere where ambition, diversity and creativity are celebrated.

If you want to join an organisation that makes a difference in people’s lives, we want to hear from you.

The role:

An exciting opportunity to work alongside an established team as a Careers Development Officer is now available. You will be joining a good provider at a time when making a difference to people’s lives is even more important than ever; you will take the lead with developing job opportunities and career progression with WAES learners.

Within this role you will deliver outstanding customer satisfaction and support across the Learner Journey – Support with Learner Interviews, deliver CEIAG, Initial Assessments and Careers Presentations.

You will support with the implementation of a new Careers and Employability Hub at out Lisson Grove Centre, offering a one-stop shop for all things related to careers and employability.

The role involves supporting learners with UCAS, facilitating, and delivering cross-service enrichment activities throughout the year and working alongside a team of Careers Development Officers.

What we offer: 

We are passionate about our aim to be an inclusive workplace for all that reflects the communities we serve, and we believe everyone is valued.   

We particularly welcome applicants from underrepresented backgrounds, including BAME, LGBTQ+ and those with hidden or visible disabilities.   

The Service offers a competitive salary, employment benefits including a public sector pension scheme, generous holiday allowance and opportunities for Continuous Professional Development.   

The closing date to apply for this post is 9am Thursday 2 February 2023.

Interviews for this post will take place on Thursday 9 February 2023 and our Lisson Grove Centre. Shortlisted candidates must be available to attend on this day.

Please quote reference number ED/WAES/2067.

A Basic DBS is required for this post.

Please apply via the link