This vacancy is now closed

 
Job Category
National Careers Service
Location
Kent, United Kingdom
Salary
£26,223.80 - £30,594.09
Closing date
22/04/2024
Ref
26499
Contract type
Permanent
Total hours per week
37.5
Description

“Shaw Trust promotes team spirit, inclusiveness and it is an organisation where everybody is somebody. I am proud to be part of this great organisation.” 

At Shaw Trust we believe everyone has the right to live a decent and dignified life and an opportunity for rewarding work. We are a social purpose organisation challenging inequality and breaking down barriers to enable social mobility. 

For us being part of the solution is about creating the conditions for this to happen, advocating and delivering services that make a real difference. Working in partnership not competition, we are part of an eco-system of purpose-led organisations, striving for a fairer, more equal society centred on opportunity for all. 

National Career Service Adviser

To provide careers advice and guidance to National Careers Service customers in Kent, using various modes of delivery, and support customers through to job or learning outcomes. 

We are recruiting to: Ashford and Folkestone

Trainee Careers Adviser - Starting at £26223.80 per annum 

Careers Adviser (Level 4 qualified) - Starting at £28408.43 per annum

Careers Adviser (Level 6 qualified) - Starting at £30594.09 per annum 

Essential:

  • Willing to undertake professional training to maintain standards.
  • Qualified - Hold, as a minimum, Level 4 Diploma in Careers Information and Advice, NVQ 4 in Advice & Guidance or equivalent 
  • Trainee - All Trainee Careers Advisers will receive training to gain a Level 3 Award in Information, Advice and Guidance during their initial induction and will then be expected to undertake, and complete within one year, Level 4 Diploma in Careers Information and Advice.
  • High level of competency, effective operation and use of ICT including its wider application e.g. use of social media 
  • Excellent communication and presentation skills 

Download the Job Description for full details. 

Location: 

You will be based in Kent

Employee Benefits 

As an employee of Shaw Trust  as well as positively impacting people’s lives, you will have access to the following benefits: 

  • 25 days annual leave per year (plus bank holidays), with incremental increases post 3 years’ service up to 28 days, and the option to purchase additional holiday 
  • 2 days paid volunteering leave each year
  • An enhanced pension scheme after 6 months
  • Life Assurance at 3 times your annual salary rate
  • Access to a suite of learning and development opportunities including paid for apprenticeship and masters’ levels qualifications, and management development programmes
  • Opportunities to connect with our employee diversity networks (LGBTQ+ Support Network, Racial Equality Network, Disability Equality Network, Women’s Network)
  • Health and Wellbeing initiatives including internal support, employee assistance programme and health cash plan 

 Join a diverse and inclusive organisation 

Shaw Trust is committed to creating a diverse and inclusive working environment, where every employee, regardless of their background or lived experience, feels that they belong and can progress in their career. 

In addition; 

  • We are proud to be certified as an employer who meets the National Equality Standard, the accepted standard for inclusiveness in business across the UK. 
  • We are Disability Confident Leaders, support the guaranteed interview scheme and use of the government’s Access to Work scheme.  
  • Living our values, we are keen to reflect the diversity of UK society at every level within our organisation. 

We welcome applications from all sections of the community including from people with lived experience and/or knowledge of disability or social exclusion. 

If you have accessibility requirements and/or would like further information about the role, please contact: Resourcing@shaw-trust.org.uk   

Shaw Trust reserve the right to close this vacancy early if sufficient applications are received.