HE and Careers Advisor

About the role:

City and Islington College are looking for an outstanding Careers Adviser with experience of all aspects of post-16 guidance work and a proven ability in supporting young people with their progression into higher education, employability and apprenticeships.  Our Careers programme is Matrix accredited and we are committed to achieving The Gatsby Benchmarks.  You will be experienced in providing individual guidance and delivering high quality and relevant career-related enrichment events and activities to prepare students for their next steps.  We are always looking for ways to improve the careers provision, ensuring it is relevant and student-focused.   Developing student employability skills is a key aspect of the role and we have established a high-quality support programme for those seeking alternatives to university.

About you:

With appropriate experience and qualifications reflecting a strong background in careers education. You will have to have completed a Level 6 Careers Guidance qualification. Knowledge and understanding of the 14-19 curriculum plus 19+ Access to HE students, and the ability to effectively communicate with and counsel students. If you are enthusiastic, innovative, care about students and want to work in a supportive and friendly environment, this may be the job for you. City and Islington Camden Road Campus is well-established and over-subscribed. We are situated on one site in the heart of London, and our wonderful students travel from across the city to learn with us. 

About us:

We are the largest college group in London.  Our colleges include City and Islington College, Westminster Kingsway College, and The College of Haringey, Enfield and North East London.  We are committed to success through equality and diversity.

About City and Islington College:
City and Islington College is the first choice Further Education College for thousands of young people and adults across London. It achieves excellent academic results year on year for its students and creates pathways to careers for people of all ages.

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Closing date: 24th March 2023 

We are committed to the safeguarding and protection of young people and adults and follow Safer Recruitment processes.  All successful candidates will need to complete a DBS check, with some roles requiring an Enhanced check. A criminal record will not necessarily bar you from working for us; this will depend on the circumstances of any offences. We are committed to equality, diversity and inclusion in all our activities for everyone who learns and works here. We respect and value differences and welcome applications from candidates from all backgrounds.

For further information about the role please visit the vacancies section of our website via the apply link.