Careers Advisor, Wigan

Closing date:Expiring soon

St John Rigby CollegeWigan

Date posted:
Start date: ASAP
Contract type: Part Time
Salary: £24,162 - £25,725 pro rata, per annum
Contract term: Fixed Term

St John Rigby College offers a wide range of academic and vocational courses at all levels in a highly supportive and caring environment to approximately 1600 full-time students aged 16-18. We welcome applications from people who are keen to work with us to deliver educational excellence at all levels. 

The College was inspected in February 2017 under the latest common inspection framework and became only the third sixth form college in the country to be judged “outstanding” under this framework.  Inspectors quote: “Students value the support they receive and are able to identify how it has helped their progress and developed their confidence.  The Catholic mission and values permeate the college and are highly effective in developing students’ positive attitudes to learning.”


Start Date As soon as possible

Fixed term until 30 June 2020

Hours per week 14.5 

Work Pattern         Days to be confirmed 08.30 – 16.30 

Tenure          Term Time only  

Grade 30 – 32 (£24,162 - £25,725 pro-rata, per annum) Sixth Form Colleges Support Staff Pay Scale

The successful candidate will work to provide high quality impartial careers advice to students, to support them in their preparation for a variety of career pathways. To liaise with College staff, local employers, HE providers and parents/carers to ensure students have the most up to date careers, information, advice and guidance. In addition to this they will work with individual students to secure work experience and apprenticeship opportunities.

This role is key in enabling and supporting the College to achieve the required Gatsby Benchmarks for September 2020.

Salary and terms and conditions are in accordance with Sixth Form Colleges’ Support Staff pay and conditions.  

For further details about the post, please visit the College’s website or send an e-mail to to request an application pack.

Completed applications forms, together with completed Rehabilitation of Offenders Form, should be emailed to Yvonne Bimpson, HR Manager, at the following email address: However, if you have any convictions to declare then the completed Rehabilitation of Offenders Form only should be sent under separate cover to the Principal.

Closing date for receipt of applications 26 September 2019 at 12 O’Clock  

Interview will be held: Thursday 3 October 2019


More about St John Rigby College
Phase: Further Education
Gender: Mixed
Age Range: 16 - 19 years
Denomination: Roman Catholic
Address: Gathurst Road, Orrell, Wigan, Lancashire, WN5 0LJ, United Kingdom. View in Google Maps
Telephone: +44 1942 214 797
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