Careers Advisor, Leeds

Closing date:New this week

Leeds College of BuildingLeeds

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Contract type: Full Time
Salary: £25,408 - £29,266 per annum pro rata
Contract term: Permanent



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Hours: 37 per week, 38 weeks per year

Salary: £25,408 - £29,266 per annum pro rata 

As an award-winning college, we are looking for exceptional staff to join our team. We truly value our support staff who have a key role in supporting and developing our students. 

A fantastic opportunity has arisen for a Careers Advisor to join our Student Services Team. The successful candidate must be passionate about making a difference and be willing to engage with a variety of students of different ages including pre-16 school engagement, Higher Education, adults, students with SEN and external applicants. You will have the ability to work efficiently with professionals and curriculum staff to ensure a seamless service for students. 

You should enjoy and have experience of working with people in an advisory role to help them achieve their career goals in both group and 1:1 settings. You should also have knowledge of the local labour market and of issues relating to learning and employment. Previous experience of working in the education sector is essential. 

You should have a professional but friendly attitude, be approachable and have excellent listening skills, and possess the ability to motivate young people. You should also be organised and methodical with the ability to meet internal and external deadlines. 

Qualified to degree level, you should also possess or be willing to undertake a Level 6 qualification in Advice and Guidance and be willing to undertake training to reach the CDI License to practice requirements. 

In return, we offer a warm and welcoming college with an excellent benefits package that includes:

• A 25-day annual leave entitlement, plus 8 Bank Holidays and 6 college closure days (plus an additional 5 days of leave after 5 years of service with us)

• Free parking at all our College sites (on a first come first served basis)

• Family friendly policies and opportunities for flexible working

• Superb opportunities for training and development

So, if you’d like to be part of a unique organisation that supports one of the largest and most diverse employment sectors in the UK, we’d love to hear from you. 

Please note that all applications should be completed online.  Please visit the vacancies section of our website at   CV’s will not be accepted. 

Closing date for applications: Wednesday 23rd October 2019 at 12 noon 

Please note this position is subject to a Disclosure and Barring Service check.

The College is committed to safeguarding children, young people and vulnerable adults. It is also committed to the ‘Prevent Duty’ and the requirement to prevent people being drawn into terrorism and expects all staff to share these commitments.

More about Leeds College of Building
Phase: Further Education
Age Range: 16+ years
Denomination: Non-denominational
Address: North Street, Leeds, West Yorkshire, LS2 7QT, United Kingdom. View in Google Maps
Telephone: +44 113 222 6000
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Following incorporation on 1 April 1993, the College became independent of the Local Education Authority and is now mainly funded, approximately (75%) directly through the Learning and Skills Council (LS...