Careers and Employability Adviser

Location; Based at North Notts College, Worksop (will be required to work at other college sites as and when required)

About the Role

In this exciting role of Careers and Employability Advisor, you will be focused on providing excellent careers and employability information, advice and guidance to our all students in their progression. 

As a key member of our careers team you will deliver a high level of careers information, advice and guidance supporting learners with their choices in regards to their career progression and set SMART career targets to support our learners to positive destinations.

An in-depth knowledge and understanding of the routes available including up-to-date labour market information is essential. You will work collaboratively across college and with our external partners to advocate on behalf of students and reinforce our partnership network, but have a sole focus on one of the three Colleges.

You will provide students and potential students with the information they need to make decisions on future studies or employment at the end of their time at College, and will support students to secure part time employment whilst they are studying. 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.

You’ll be committed to providing excellent information, advice and guidance on careers and employability to our students, helping them to secure the very best outcomes.

You will…

You will have experience with student guidance, working with learners aged 14-16, 16-18, 19+ including those with Special Educational Needs and Disabilities/Looked After Children/Education Health and Care Plans. You will have experience of creating innovative resources and delivering group sessions therefore good presentation skills are essential.

You will have a Level 3 in Initial Advice and Guidance, or be willing to undertake and a Level 2 (or equivalent) qualification in English and Maths (or be willing to undertake).

You will ideally have knowledge of qualifications within Further Education and progression route.

Department Info

You will report directly to the Careers Education Information Advice and Guidance Leader as part of the Careers Team and will work with our Students Support team, referring students onto them as required, for instance if a student is experiencing financial or emotional issues. You will develop links with Curriculum teams in order to promote the Careers Team and the information and guidance that the team can provide. Your role also supports the achievement of the Gatsby Benchmarks and our accreditation for the Matrix.

Our excellent benefits and rewards package:

  • Access to local government pensions scheme
  • Up to 41 days annual leave per year including closure during Christmas period
  • Access to our gyms, restaurants and salons
  • Staff health & wellbeing and benefits schemes including in-house Occupational Health service
  • Full, part time and flexible working hours available in many roles
  • Parking available at all of our sites
  • Fantastic career development opportunities including funding for teacher training, apprenticeships and various other industry recognised qualifications
  • Recruitment Referral Scheme for all employees worth by upto £200 per referral made

What is the RNN Group?

RNN Group’s main goal is to be an ‘outstanding’ education and training provider and this is at the heart of everything that we do. To help us achieve this we are looking to recruit highly motivated and innovative individuals to join our existing teams. To be a part of the team at RNN Group we will expect you to be committed to our values too;

  • We are Inclusive,
  • We have Integrity,
  • We Deliver,
  • We are One Team.

We are OFSTED ‘Good’ (November 2022)

We celebrate diversity and are proud to have been recognised as Investors in Diversity for our work on Equality, Diversity and Inclusion.  This means that you’d be working in a supportive environment that encourages, recognises and celebrates effort, achievement and cooperative attitudes. We welcome applications from everyone regardless of age, gender, ethnicity, sexuality, faith or disability. We are also proud to be part of the Disability Confidence Scheme.

We are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, vulnerable adults and young people. All new employees will be required undertake a DBS check and other associated checks in line with Keeping Children Safe in Education Guidance.

All candidates must have the legal right to work in the UK.

Closing date: Monday 8 April 2024 at 12:00 Noon - if you are shortlisted for this post you will be contacted within a week of the closing date.

Provisional Interview Date: w/c 15 April 2024

If you require further information about this vacancy please contact the HR department on 01709 722750 or

For further information about the role please apply via the link.