Careers and Employment Advisor

Worcester, Worcestershire
£23,632 - £25,579 per annum
02 Aug 2022
28 Aug 2022
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Recruitment Team
Contract Type
Fixed Term Contract
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Job Title: Careers and Employment Advisor
Vacancies: 1no.
Salary: £23,632 - £25,579 per annum
35 hours
Location: Worcester
Fixed Term Contract - Until 30/12/2023

The Role

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 part funded by The European Social Fund which supports young people 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.
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, Part 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 holiday (potential to match up to 30 days), plus bank holidays 
• Commitment to ongoing professional development and training
• Excellent opportunities for career progression
• Greener Car Scheme & Bike Scheme
• Local Government Pension Scheme
• Access to a range of leisure, fashion, travel and lifestyle discounts

Disability Confident

There are 7.6m working age people who have a disability or health condition. We’re tapping into this talent pool. 

If you have a disability and require reasonable adjustments, please let us know.


Worcestershire County Council is committed to promoting equality and diversity and ensuring that all appointments are made based on the suitability of a candidate to the role only.
In line with the "Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974, we do not automatically reject applicants with a criminal record. Every application will be considered individually, considering the nature and circumstances of the conviction and the type of work applied for. You will not be asked to disclose 'spent' convictions unless the work requires access to children and vulnerable adults.


CV With Cover letters 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.

Please submit your CV with Cover Letter to

Application Closing Date: Sunday 28th August 2022
Anticipated Interview Date: Week Commencing Monday 5th September 2022

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