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Trainee Adviser

South Tyneside
Salary Details:
circa £21500 p.a.
Closing Date:
26 May 2019
About the role

Are you looking for a career change?  Would you like the opportunity to gain a professional qualification and become a Careers Advisor?  A fantastic career opportunity has arisen for individuals who may already be working with people in a retail, care, customer care, employability or learning environment 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.

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

                                    Study Leave

You will:

  • enjoy working with people to help them achieve their ambitions 
  • 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 demonstratable experience in the use of social media platforms
  • have a willingness to learn about the world of career information, advice & guidance for adults
  • have a collaborative approach and be able to demonstrate building and maintaining effective internal and/or external relationships

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.

Closing date:      Sunday 26th May 2019

Assessment Day: Wednesday 5th June 09:30 – 15:00 at Life Science Centre Times Square, Newcastle upon Tyne NE1 4EP
Interview Dates: tbc

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.