Careers Adviser

Recruiter
Maze 8 Group
Location
London
Salary
£22752/annum Pro rata £17,696
Posted
17 Jul 2017
Closes
16 Aug 2017
Sector
Education
Contract Type
Contract
Hours
Full Time
Our client is seeking a qualified Careers Adviser for Central/West London.

This position is a fixed term contract until December 2018, 4 days per week

Main Duties and Responsibilities

Deliver high quality CEIAG in the community as part of a duty rota and
vulnerable clients in a variety of settings, including in school, detached work
and in youth clubs in evenings
Identify and address their barriers to personal development, learning and
work, particularly during periods of transition
To use IYSS to record case notes and 50 significant interventions by the
monthly deadline
To attend the monthly NEET panel and termly CEIAG forum as requested
To develop employer links and apprenticeship links to support the delivery
of CEIAG
To develop materials and resources to support high quality CEIAG delivery.
To prepare and complete face to face group work and face to face 1:1 work
with young people
To contribute to a Home Visits schedule on a flexible basis by working later
in the afternoons and evenings in order to support with tracking young
people
To support and complete tracking on DfE participation returns of Year 11
and Year 12 students e.g. DfE Activity Survey Return, DfE September
Guarantee and Intended destination return using a variety of innovative
methods
To support and complete tracking on participation returns on young people
in years 12-14 resident e.g. monthly DfE in learning NEET and Not Known
using variety innovative methods
To support with organising events and workshops in collaboration with
National Careers week and GSCE results and enrolment to promote CEIAG
delivery
To attend monthly supervision meetings and regular staff meetings
To participate in QA observations, appraisals and performance reviews as
required
To manage own sickness absence rate within tolerated levels
To identify knowledge gaps and request appropriate professional
development
To work with parents, carers and families to support young people if
appropriate
To ensure that practise is inclusive and that different needs are taken into
account to include race, culture, language, sexuality, gender and disability
To ensure that legislation relating to the health, safety and welfare of young
people and staff is complied with at all times
To review and reflect upon their own professional practice to achieve
continuous improvement in performance
To attend all meetings and training as required
To ensure adherence to the company’s equalities and diversity policy,
safeguarding and confidentiality
To represent the company at conferences, seminars and
workshops/webinars
To undertake other tasks as required and work flexibly as part of an
integrated and results focused environment.

General Requirements

Working in line with the organisations integrated delivery model
Attending regular supervision with line manager
Regular use of Performance Hub
Representing the company at meetings as required
Working in line with company policies, particularly Safeguarding and Lone
working
Maintaining good attendance levels
Attending internal and external training as required
Substantial experience of working with young people who are disaffected
and face considerable barriers to learning
Substantial experience of supporting young people to enter and sustain
learning and work
The ability to establish relationships of trust with young people who are hard to engage
Experience of working with learning provides, employers and voluntary
agencies to establish suitable pathways for young people and advocate on
their behalf

Person Specification

Qualifications
Essential: Level 4 IAG qualification
Desirable: Level 6 IAG qualification

General Requirements

Essential:
Knowledge of current education structures, courses and
qualifications
Knowledge of the current labour market and career pathways for
young people
Ability to develop and manage networks and contacts
(employers; stakeholders; education & training)
Excellent organisational skills and ability to use ICT effectively
Strong interpersonal skills together with excellent relationship
management skills
Excellent communicator and high level of presentation skills
Innovative, proactive and with a ‘can do’ attitude
Flexible and adaptable, self-motivated with ability to work under
pressure and meet deadlines and objectives while managing
conflicting demands

Able to work flexible hours, including occasional weekends and
evenings, as and when required
Willing to travel across the London area on a regular basis
An understanding of and commitment to promoting equality and
diversity, and able to apply it to this role

You must be:

● People Focused
● Employee Led
● Improving
● Collaborative
● Creative
● Sustainable
● Equity
● Lead by good example
● Be respectful
● Be professional
● Learn new stuff
● Be enthusiastic
● Be proactive and entrepreneurial
● Be open and honest
● Be accountable and responsible