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Careers Advisor

St Albans, Hertfordshire
Oaklands College
Full Time
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1st October 2020
Start Date
As soon as possible
13th October 2020 12:00 AM
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  • Contract type: Permanent
  • NQTs Considered:
  • Job ID: 1116123

Full Time - 37 Hours per week

Working hours 8.30am – 5.00pm Monday to Thursday / Friday 8.30am – 4:30pm.

Starting Salary £25,433 per annum (Salary banding £25,433 - £27,775)

Based at the St Albans Campus with travel within the Hertfordshire area.

We are looking for a Careers Advisor to work with the Careers and Personal development Coordinator to deliver careers, information advice and guidance that encourage students to aspire, make good choices and understand what they need to do in order to reach and succeed in their chosen career.

The successful applicant will ensure that all students participate in a high quality careers education, including meaningful encounters with employers and access to work experience placements. This is coupled with appropriate opportunities for students to develop the knowledge, skills and attributes needed to make successful choices and manage their careers.

To be considered for this role candidates need to hold the following;

Educated to CEIAG level 6 or equivalent in Information Advice and Guidance

Experience of providing advice and support to individuals and groups in FE colleges

Please refer to the job description when submitting your application.

Closing Date: Monday 12th October

Interview Date: Monday 19th October – Remotely via Microsoft teams


 • Generous Salary

• Generous annual leave – 30 days plus 8 days bank holiday

• Automatic entry into the Local Government pension Scheme.

• A dedicated and friendly team of professionals who are keen to develop and learn.

• Excellent CPD opportunities to grow and development through mentorship and coaching.

• Free onsite parking.

• Subsidised onsite restaurant.

• A cycle scheme and discounted gym membership.

• Fantastic facilities to resource your ability to teach your students.

• Exciting, accelerated leadership development and early promotion opportunities for the right candidates.

We welcome applicants from all backgrounds and communities, and we particularly welcome applicants who are currently under represented in our workforce. This includes but is not limited to Black, Asian and Minority Ethnic (BAME) candidates and disabled candidates.


Safeguarding Statement:

Oaklands College is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults and expects all staff to share this commitment. Employment is subject to an enhanced DBS check and satisfactory safeguarding checks.
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