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Careers Adviser

Covering Surrey, Sussex and Hampshire area
Salary Details:
up to 23,515 p.a.
Closing Date:
01 May 2019
About the role

A fantastic opportunity has arisen for Careers Advisers to join our Education Development Trust careers team.  

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 to work with adults on an individual and group basis and be able to establish and maintain effective relationships with other professionals, stakeholders and partners.

You will:

  • enjoy working with people to help them achieve their career goals
  • have a professional but friendly attitude
  • have an open-mind and be non-judgemental
  • want to make a difference and be able to bring out the best in others
  • be approachable and articulate
  • be organised and methodical
  • have excellent administration and IT skills
  • have an understanding of the career information, advice & guidance needs of adults
  • have knowledge of the local labour market and issues relating to learning and employment.
  • have demonstratable experience in the use of social media platforms
  • have a collaborative approach and be able to demonstrate building and maintaining effective internal and/or external relationships

We offer:

Pension: 6% matched Group Personal Pension Plan

Holiday Entitlement: 30-days annual leave plus bank holidays

Death in service: 2 x Annual Salary

Other: Excellent training and family friendly policies to support flexible working


Closing date: 1stMay,

The Recruitment day will take place on the 8thMay at the Holiday Inn Fareham

10am until 3pm

Parking onsite

Refreshments and lunch will be provided


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.

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.