Part Time, Term Time Only- 38 weeks, 22.5 h/w

We are seeking a passionate and dedicated Part-Time Independent Careers Advisor to join our team. As an Independent Careers Advisor, you will provide impartial and comprehensive careers guidance to our students, supporting them in making informed decisions about their future pathways. 

This role offers flexibility in working hours, providing an excellent opportunity for those seeking to balance work with other commitments. Days per week can be negotiated with Line manager.

What we are looking for:

  • Qualified Careers Advisor to at least Level 6 to join our team
  • Experience in delivering careers guidance and support, preferably within an educational setting.
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills, with the ability to build rapport and establish trust with students.
  • Strong knowledge of career development theories, assessment tools, and resources.
  • Ability to work independently and manage own caseload effectively.
  • Commitment to promoting equality, diversity, and inclusion in careers guidance practice.
  • Flexibility to work variable hours as required to accommodate student needs.

Duties/responsibilities:

  • Providing comprehensive career guidance and support to students. 
  • One-to-one appointments, building relationships with employers, providing information on job searching.
  • Ability to deliver talks to groups of students. 
  • Keeping up-to-date with industry trends, labour market information, and educational pathways to provide accurate and relevant guidance to students.
  • Maintaining accurate records of interactions with students on Grofar and monitoring their progress towards their career goals.
  • Collaborating with academic staff, support services, and external partners to enhance the provision of careers guidance within the college.

Benefits:

  • A discounted on-site gym, sports hall, fitness class, osteopathy and day nursery
  • 5-minute walk from Ewell East Station
  • Discounted Starbucks, Modern hair and beauty salon offering employee discounts
  • Free online qualifications
  • Free parking on-site

Nescot is graded ‘Good’ by Ofsted following its latest inspection in January 2023. Inspectors rated the College as Good in all 8 aspects. The report recognises that students “enjoy their courses and are motivated to succeed”, and benefit from “highly supportive relationships” with staff. Safeguarding arrangements are “effective” with regular training for staff, and leaders have in place “an effective policy for safer recruitment.”

At Nescot, we’re proud of our inclusive culture and we welcome all applications. This role is employed through Nescot Enterprises Ltd, a wholly owned subsidiary of Nescot which operates different terms and conditions.

Closing date is Sunday 30th June 2024

Interviews will be held as and when candidates apply



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Recruitment Queries?

If you have any queries please do not hesitate to contact us on jobs@nescot.ac.uk. We look forward to your application.

Working at Nescot

Nescot continually strives to progress with our equality and diversity objectives and is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of students and expects all staff to share this commitment.

Applicants must be willing to undergo child protection screening including checks with past employers, online checks, and enhanced DBS clearance.

Please note: It is an offence to apply for roles at the college if you are barred from engaging in regulated activity related to children.

As users of the Disability Confident Scheme, we guarantee to interview all disabled applicants who meet the minimum criteria for the vacancy.

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