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Sefton, Merseyside, England, United Kingdom

Job Description

A vacancy has arisen within Sefton for a Careers Adviser to join our NEET Reduction and Early Intervention Service and Our Education and Business Team (working with schools).

This exciting opportunity will be split 50/50 across the teams (NR & EIS supporting young people Not in Education, Employment or Training or at Risk of NEET). 

Working in Sefton with a caseload of vulnerable young people, you will be providing bespoke IAG support and information, this may include a caseload of SEN children, depending on your experience.

There is an increasing demand for activities relating to: 

– Raising aspirations

– Building confidence/resilience

– Employability, and the world of work – these will be included in the Careers Adviser role in line with commissioning requirements. 

– Including supporting transition

– Multi-agency working

– Career planning and assessment for NEET and Vulnerable Young People with complex needs, Children in Care/Care Experienced Young People, Young Offenders, young people with Special Educational Needs and the potential to attend annual reviews for young people with EHCplans.

The work will include the delivery of Careers Information, Advice and Guidance activities in schools/colleges to include one to one guidance Interviews and aspirational/motivational group work (both programme style and individual sessions).

Flexibility and adaptability is a requirement for this role as you will be expected to deliver across a number of schools/colleges to support the requirements of contracts and funded projects. 

Our Careers Advisers earn a salary of £25,466 up to £28,817 per annum, depending on experience.

A job description and person specification can be found by clicking on this sentence.

About Career Connect

We are a charity with over 20 years’ experience in the Careers industry, we help young people and adults achieve their potential by providing high quality, professional career, employment and training services. As a Careers Adviser you will help steer people onto a career path that could influence or change their life.

We are proud to be an Investors in Diversity Employer, we promote equality and diversity across all that we do. We aspire to recruit a workforce that is diversely representative of our local communities and welcome applicants from people from Black and Minority Ethnic groups. Equality and Diversity will form a significant aspect of your training.

We offer all our staff a range of benefits, more information can be found on our webpage at Work for us – Career Connect

Our holidays start at 25 days + Bank Holidays and we give an extra 6 days a year for staff with longer service, everyone also gets the day off on their birthday.

Read what our staff say about working for Career Connect on Glassdoor

How to apply

Please apply by sending your cover letter and CV to us by the closing date Friday 8th December 2023

Interviews will take place at our Head Office, Walker House, Exchange Flags, Liverpool L2 3YL on Tuesday 12th December

As a Disability Confident Leader, we want you to let us know if you need any reasonable adjustments in the recruitment process.

If you would like an informal discussion about this role, please contact [email protected]

Job requirements

Candidates must be qualified in IAG Level 4 as a minimum, with at least one year experience of working with young people and a willingness to complete a Level 6 qualification through us.  

Level 6 in Information Advice and Guidance is desirable. 

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