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Careers Advisor

Location
Weston-super-Mare, UK
College
Weston College
Hours
Full Time
Salary
25,425.00 to £33,771.00 per annum.
Posted
11th August 2022
Start Date
As soon as possible
Expires
31st August 2022 12:00 AM
Contract Type
Permanent
Job ID
1262968
Job Reference
WREQ3654
Start date
As soon as possible
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Working within Weston College’s Careers Advice Team, you will be responsible for providing an effective and responsive careers service across all college campuses. Weston College careers advisors support our learners to realise their goals, unlock their potential and enable them to develop and grow. Our advisors guide young people and adults during crucial decision-making periods in their lives and provide individuals with expert knowledge to lift aspirations and make well informed and realistic decisions.

You will play an integral role in delivering the College’s careers programme whilst ensuring that the College meets its statutory duty detailed in the National Careers Strategy and that it meets all eight of the Gatsby Benchmarks. You will work closely with all curriculum areas and support services within the College and will therefore play a vital role in ensuring that all college learners are able to progress onto higher level learning and / or into employment.

In addition, and working with key stakeholders, this member of the careers team will play a key role in developing the provision of adult careers advice and guidance within the organisation.

When you join the team at Weston College, you will be joining a multi-award-winning organisation which is one of the fasted growing colleges in the UK.

As an employee of Weston College, you will have access to a huge range of benefits and support, including but not limited to:

  • Wellbeing @ Weston hub, providing well-being support for all,
  • A staff welfare officer,
  • Confidential Employee Assistance Programme (available 24/7, 365 days a year),
  • Access to Mental Health First Aiders, and the opportunity to complete this training yourself,
  • A mentor to support you in your new role,
  • Training and development opportunities,
  • Regular staff conferences, with guest speakers,
  • Staff social events,
  • Great progression opportunities,
  • Generous pension schemes

Weston College is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of young people and vulnerable adults and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.

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Safeguarding Statement:

Weston College is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. Successful applicants will be required to complete an enhanced CRB check.