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Careers and Employability Adviser (Level 6)

Weybridge KT13, UK
Brooklands College
Full Time
29th November 2022
Start Date
As soon as possible
3rd January 2023 12:00 AM
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  • Contract type: Permanent
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  • Job ID: 1291292

Position: Careers Advisor – Level 6

Salary: £26,878.43 to £30,246.11 per annum

Hours/Contract: 37 per week/ part time hours will also be considered

Contract Type: Permanent

Location: The post holder will be required to work flexibly across all campuses, according to department needs

Closing date: 2 January 2023

Interview date: TBC - early 2023

Brooklands College is a Further Education College with two campuses based in Weybridge and Ashford. We pride ourselves on providing innovative and effective programmes for learners of all abilities.

We are looking for an individual to work within the Careers Team to provide high quality impartial advice and guidance to students.

You must have effective communication and organisational skills. Excellent customer care skills with the ability to relate to young people/students and people at all levels in the organisation and outside in a confident, persuasive and sensitive manner.

The successful candidate will be a qualified Level 6 Careers Advisor with experience of:

  • Delivering 1-2-1 and group guidance sessions
  • UCAS and related processes
  • Managing relationships with Employers and Universities
  • Gatsby Benchmarks
  • Working internally with curriculum, work placement, marketing and student services teams

The successful candidate will be:

  • An enthusiastic team member who is flexible and willing to work on both college campuses and in employer workplaces.
  • Collaborative
  • Able to manage workload and time with strong attention to detail
  • Able to communicate & present to under 16s, 16-18-year olds and adult learners.
  • Keen to contribute ideas to drive performance, continuous improvement and future strategy

At Brooklands College we have a vibrant, sociable working environment with a real sense of working at the heart of the local community. We offer a generous benefits package, including: -

What’s in it for you:

  • Pension (TPS or LGPS)
  • Generous holiday entitlement
  • Staff well-being and fitness resources
  • CPD courses and training to enhance your skills and provide strong career progression
  • Financial benefits and discounts
  • Cycle to work scheme
  • Discounted gym membership
  • Health cash plan
  • Hair and Beauty services
  • Brooks Café open daily, serving hot and cold food
  • Employee recognition schemes: - Celebration Day and Brooklands Value Awards
  • Free on-site parking
  • Flexible working

Brooklands College is dedicated to being a place of work where people with diverse cultures and backgrounds are welcome. We believe that having equality, diversity and inclusion amongst our staff and learners embody the essence of what Brooklands College is about.

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About Us

We are a Further Education College that serves the community of Surrey. We have three campuses that are closely located to the town centres of Weybridge and Ashford, with very good local transport links and train links to London.

Approximately 2,000 leaners choose to study with us each year, either to start or enhance their career pathway or broaden their skills and knowledge for their own professional development.

With an Ofsted rating of Good (2019), this is an excellent place to study.

Brooklands College’s values underpin the mission and aims of the College and shape the culture and behaviours that will support aspiration and achievement.

The College values are:

  • Respect and Compassion
  • Integrity
  • Innovation
  • Equality, Diversity & Inclusion

Brooklands College and the Brooklands Estate has a rich and fascinating history. This is particularly relating to the Locke King family, which through its pioneering contribution to British motor racing and aviation made the name and the reputation of Brooklands famous throughout the world.

Brooklands College reserve the right to close this vacancy before the closing date. Please apply early to avoid disappointment.


Safeguarding Statement:

Education and training is a right for all and Brooklands College regards all of its existing and potential students, staff and customers as being of equal value. The College aims to ensure equal and safe access and equal opportunities for all, irrespective of gender or marital status, race or religion, learning ability/disability or difficulty, sexual orientation or age. In this respect, no one should receive less favourable treatment in relation to the curriculum, services, employment or any other aspect of College life. Brooklands aims to present a positive image which is welcoming to all and to keep both the College and the community informed of its policy and ethos.

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