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Trainee Careers Adviser (Brighton, Hove and Arun District)

Location:
Brighton, Hove and Arun District
Salary Details:
c£21,500 per annum
Closing Date:
31 Aug 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 Adviser? 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 are currently recruiting for Advisers to cover the Brighton , Hove and Arun District area.

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 demonstrable 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
 
We offer:

In return we offer a competitive salary, a generous holiday allowance (30 days & bank holidays), a 6% matched pension scheme and arange of other voluntary benefits.

In addition, we offer excellent training and family friendly policies to support flexible working and a range of health and discount benefits, including study leave to support your training in careers advice.

Deadline: 31st August
 
Assessment day: 5th September (Location 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.

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.
Here is a video of our Director of Careers and Employability, Laura Bell, taking about the benefits of working at Education Development Trust.