Careers and Employment Advisor
Job Title: Careers and Employment Advisor
Salary: £23,632 - £25,579 per annum
Full-Time: 35 hours
Temporary: until 30/09/2023
Worcestershire County Council in response to Covid 19 and the growing challenge of Youth Unemployment, is looking to recruit a Careers and Employment Advisors to work with young people in Worcestershire.
Worcestershire County Council's Skills team delivers a European programme which supports young people focused on Years 11 and above to improve their careers education as well as programmes to support people who are out of work. This exciting Careers and Employment Advisor role will work both through our educational establishments providing Careers Advice and Guidance to years 11, 12 and 13 students but also working out in our communities to support those young people whose employment status has been affected by Covid 19 and are now seeking employment.
The successful applicants will work across Worcestershire offering support and guidance as needed to a high standard, being either qualified to Level 6 or 4 in Information, Advice and Guidance or with a good level of equivalent compensatory experience, strong communication, good interpersonal skills, a high level of attention to detail and being self-motivated with a desire to study the qualification.
Reporting to and working closely with a range of partners, you’ll work with the Council teams, Local Enterprise Partnership ,Education establishments across Worcestershire as well as interacting with young people whilst ensuring that your role contributes to deliver the desired outputs, outcomes and benefits, in line with the programme. Reporting to the Careers Hub Deputy Manager this role will be based in our Wildwood campus in Worcester but working across the county ideally over 35 hours a week ( part time hours will be considered )
The posts will be contracted to December 2023 , funded by the European Social Fund.
Come and help us support our young people and create Worcestershire’s future workforce.
In return, you can look forward to (per annum, pro rata for part-time) :
• 25 days’ annual leave, plus bank holidays
• Commitment to ongoing professional development and training.
• Excellent opportunities for career progression
• Local Government Pension Scheme
• Access to a range of leisure, fashion, travel and lifestyle discounts
We are inclusive – this is really important to us and we are proud to be a Disability Confident Employer.
Disability Confident is helping us recruit and retain great people to meet our workforce needs.
If you have a disability and require reasonable adjustments, please let us know.
Applications are invited to apply for this role.
Please find the Job Description and Person Specification attached.
Please write your submission with consideration for the essential and desirable criteria on the Person Specification. This should include examples why you should be considered; the experience, skills and knowledge that you would bring to the post.
Application Closing Date: Sunday 27th February 2022,
Anticipated Interview Date: TBC