Careers Advisor

We are looking for a Careers Advisor who is fully qualified or working towards a level 6 qualification in Careers Guidance

The Role:

You would be a person who can provide a high quality, accessible and impartial careers education, information, advice and guidance service to all prospective and current learners of the College, maintaining best practice of customer care at all times and demonstrating exemplary equality of opportunity.

You would be part of a Careers team whose responsibility is to provide information, advice and guidance on Oldham College/University Campus Oldham courses and their progression routes promoting all that the College has to offer to learners, including adults, as well as their parents/guardians and other staff.

The successful candidate would have confidence in the delivery of personal careers guidance and in the creation and delivery of careers sessions in the classroom setting. 


  • You will need to have, or be working towards gaining, a level 6 qualification in careers guidance.
  • You will need to have English Language and Maths to at least level 2

 Joining our Journey:

When you join our college, not only will you benefit from an annual reviewed salary but have access to numerous benefits and facilities: 

  • Generous Pension Scheme  
  • Fantastic Staff Benefits and Rewards platform
  • Very generous holiday entitlement
  • Employee Assistance Scheme
  • Enhanced Maternity/Paternity provision
  • Staff Development days/week (Jan, July, Aug)
  • Free confidential counselling service
  • Staff recognition awards
  • Car Scheme
  • Subsidised car parking
  • On-site Day Nursery
  • On-site hair and beauty salon

 Our ambition is to be “The Best Place to Learn and Work”. We expect a lot from you, so we want ambitious, open minded candidates, who are ready to give their best.  But we give a lot in return, from training to pensions, our own benefits package, and one of the best and most helpful group of colleagues you could ever wish to meet.  

If your application is successful, your personal data may be used for a pre-employment screening check by a third party as permitted by applicable law. Depending on the vacancy and applicable laws, a pre-employment screening could include, employment history, education and other information (such as media information) that may be necessary for determining your qualifications and suitability for the role.

Oldham College is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share in this commitment.

Any appointments will be subject to enhanced DBS checks and a check of the DfE Barred List

This role is exempt from the Rehabilitation Act 1974. It is an offence to apply for the role if the applicant is barred from engaging in regulated activity relevant to children and vulnerable adults.

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