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Level 6 Qualified Careers Adviser - Remote & onsite postions

England (Nationwide)
Salary Details:
starting salary £28,184 per annum FTE
28 Sep 2022
About the role

Level 6 Qualified School Careers Advisers  

Remote opportunities and Onsite opportunities across London, West Sussex and Dorset

Salary: starting salary £28,184 per annum FTE (annual increments).

These roles are term time only on a rolling contract; however we are flexible around the number of days that you are able to work for us so welcome applications from candidates looking for full time and part time hours.

We pride ourselves on creating an environment that supports a healthy work life balance for all our staff. We have a commitment to providing policies that encourage flexible working around individual needs. Aligned to this is our commitment to offering a sector leading range of benefits including a generous holiday allowance of 30 days and 8 bank holidays (based on FTE), accredited training and development opportunities, pension scheme and additional voluntary money saving benefits.

Key duties:

We have a number of opportunities for Qualified Careers Advisers to join our Education Development Trust careers team to provide careers advice, guidance and support to individuals and groups of young people. You will produce tailored careers information, advice and guidance to meet the needs of young people including vulnerable groups and those with special educations needs and disabilities (SEND); taking part in reviews as required. Support the school in achieving the Gatsby benchmarks. These are face to face, term time only vacancies in schools. We have both part time and full-time opportunities.

You will have:

  • Level 6 qualification in careers guidance
  • Experience of working with young people preferably in a school or college setting
  • Thorough knowledge of education, employment, training and personal development opportunities that are available for young people/labour market information
  • Provide careers advice and guidance in a one-to-one setting or group workshop/assemblies to support students with their career aspirations.
  • Arrange career talks and a range of activities for students
  • Have the ability to engage with and inspire young people with SEND and disadvantaged as well as with their parents/carers
  • Support the Schools Careers Leader to implement and enhance the schools programme to contribute towards meetings the Gatsby Benchmarks.
  • Demonstrate professional commitment to Children's rights, equal opportunities and diversity.
  • Undertake administration duties to ensure that all delivery evidence is complete and compliant in line with contract and quality standards.

Our Careers Advisers are expected to work flexibly and independently but will be supported as part of the wider team.  Applicants must demonstrate excellent communication and interpersonal skills 

Job type: Full time & part time, term time only (onsite & remote)

Deadline for applications: Wednesday 28th September (Please note, we reserve the right to close our vacancies early if sufficient applications are received)

Assessment day/interviews will take place details to be confirmed in advance

How to apply:

To be considered for this vacancy, applicants are required to complete and submit a fully completed application form through our website.

Education Development Trust is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of vulnerable adults and applicants must be willing to undergo screening appropriate to the post, including checks with past employers and the Disclosure & Barring Service.

At Education Development Trust, we strive to create a workplace where everyone feels valued, can be themselves and knows they can reach their full potential.  We embrace and celebrate our differences through various initiatives and support colleagues through a number of staff networks. We’re committed to building a strong, diverse workforce and making Education Development Trust an inclusive place to work.  If you have specific requirements or adjustments, please let us know if there is anything we can do to support your application.  We are proud to be a member of the Disability Confident employer scheme.

About the organisation
Education Development Trust has first-rate credentials in providing services that bridge the gap between education, training and employment. We have been a leading careers service provider in the UK for over 20 years and have a successful track record of managing programmes delivering careers, employment and skills support.
To find out more about the careers service at Education Development Trust, please click here.