Careers Adviser

We seek a qualified and experienced Careers Adviser to work two days a week, one of which is on a fixed term as a SUN Progression Mentor.

The details for this post are as follows:

Salary on the Support Staff Scale in the range 33 - 35: £26,593 - £28,371 per annum pro rata. Actual salary for the two roles: £9,204 - £9,819 pa.
Part time 2 days a week, 41 weeks a year (a total of 0.3461 FTE). To start September 2019. One day is on a permanent basis for 7 hours and the second day is a fixed term contact until August 2020 for 7.5 hours. One of the days must be a Tuesday but the other is negotiable.
One day permanent and one day fixed term for a year
As soon as possible
Thursday 29 August 2019
Monday 19 August 2019 12:30

Information About The Post

We are looking for a fully qualified and experienced Careers Adviser to join the College Careers Department for two days a week. This post will be split into two different responsibilities – one day will be a permanent position with duties including providing one-to-one careers guidance, delivering group sessions and supporting careers events throughout the academic year. The other day will be a fixed term contract until August 2020 as a SUN Progression Mentor. The Southern Universities Network (SUN) comprises of higher education providers, further education colleges, schools and other organisations in Dorset, Hampshire and the Isle of Wight. It is part of the National Collaborative Outreach Programme (NCOP) initiative, which focuses on providing targeted higher education outreach to young people in Years 9-13 living in particular geographic areas. The SUN Progression Mentor will act as the main point of contact for all NCOP students at the college, duties include working with students on a one-to-one basis providing advice and support with progression, along with creating and delivering bespoke workshops and presentations.

The successful candidate will have a good first degree and the Postgraduate Diploma in Careers Guidance (Level 7) or equivalent. You will also have recent experience of working in a post 16 environment and an up to date knowledge of all post 18 options, including familiarity with the HE and an understanding of the widening participation agenda. Your excellent interpersonal and organisational skills will equip you to work well as part of the Careers team.

We are dedicated to safeguarding the students in our care. To that end, a Disclosure and Barring Service enhanced disclosure will be required in the event of an individual being offered a position within our College. Our staff undertake regular safeguarding training and are subject to ongoing safeguarding scrutiny.

How To Apply

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Application Form

If you require any assistance or further information, please email us on the address above or telephone Personnel on 01962 857557.

Due to the number of applications we receive, we regret that we are unable to respond to all applicants personally. If you have not heard from us by the interview date you should assume that you have not been successful on this occasion. However, we would be very pleased to hear from you again in respect of future vacancies. Thank you for your interest in working at Peter Symonds College.