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Careers Consultant

Home based (travel to locations occasionally)
Salary Details:
£33,232 per annum FTE
07 Oct 2022
About the role

Careers Consultant  

Location:  Homebased but occasional travel might be required (England)

Salary:   £33,232 per annum ( £17.22 per hour)

Job type: Casual/as and when required

Benefits: 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, a 6% matched pension scheme and additional voluntary money saving benefits.   

A fantastic opportunity has arisen for a Careers Consultants to work on our national Quality in Careers Standard Ed Dev trust is an awarding body for the national Quality in Careers Standard.

We are looking for Careers Consultants to join our pool and work to provide support schools who are undertaking the Quality in Careers Standard with Ed Dev Trust.

The role will include:

  • Delivering bespoke careers consultancy and training to individual Learning Providers including delivering teacher CPD sessions
  • Providing expertise in delivering the Quality in Careers standard to learning Providers
  • Supporting the school to implement and achieve the Gatsby benchmarks and embed careers throughout the curriculum including where appropriate working towards the Quality in Careers Standard
  • Liaison with stakeholders including Higher Education institutions and employers to implement a joined up offer across the cluster     

To be successful in the role you will have:

  • L6 careerguidance qualification or above
  • In-deptknowledge of schools/college curriculum, Gatsby Benchmarks and statutory guidance requirements
  • Detailed knowledgorelevant developmentiCEIAG and abilittapplin a wider context
  • Experience of delivering CEIAG and/or CEIAG consultancy in a school/college setting     

  • Our Careers Consultants 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

Closing date 7th October

Interviews:  Virtual interviews throughout September/October

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.