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Casual Careers Adviser opportunities across the South

Salary Details:
Closing Date:
31 Dec 2019
About the role

Are you looking for a new challenge?  Are you a qualified Careers adviser Level 4 and upwards? If so then a fantastic casual career opportunity has arisen for individuals to join our successful and rapidly expanding Education Development Trust Associate careers team.

We are currently looking to recruit in the following areas:
  • Cornwall: (Liskeard, Bodmin, Truro and Redruth)
  • Hampshire: (Aldershot, Alton, Bordon, Farnborough, Basingstoke, Porthsmouth, Southampton)
  • Surrey: Staines, Weybridge, Guildford, Camberley, Redhill, Epsom, Woking)

 Our Associate 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
  • understand 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
  • Have access to your own vehicle

In return we offer a competitive salary and a range of other voluntary benefits.

Job Type: Casual Associate Careers Adviser (Ad hoc)

Deadline for applications: ongoing (Please note, we reserve the right to close our vacancies early if sufficient applications are received)
Assessment day:dependent on area of interest (this will be confirmed on application)

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.