Careers and Employability Adviser

Nottingham, Nottinghamshire
Grade: 2 salary scale £16,845 - £19,729
10 Aug 2018
29 Aug 2018
Contract Type
Part Time

We are currently recruiting for a Careers and Employability Adviser

Grade: 2 salary scale £16,845 - £19,729 (pro- rata for part time)
Progression to 2B salary scale £20,870 is subject to having required IAG qualification and being able
to demonstrate competence to perform the role effectively.

Hours: 22 hours a week over 3 days (Wednesday to Friday)
Location: Maid Marian Way, Nottingham City Centre

Closing Date:   29th August 2018 at 12.00pm

Interview Date:  14th September 2018

What are we looking for? 

A self-motivated, passionate and professional individual, with a minimum level 3 qualification in Advice and Guidance, to deliver the National Careers Service contract in Nottingham. A passion for making a difference to people’s lives and promoting social mobility, supporting customers to remove barriers to employment and training, to access opportunities to progress in the world of work and to manage their careers. Your flexibility, creativity and desire to achieve in a target driven environment are key to success in this role.

Who Are We?

We are an Ofsted rated ‘Outstanding social enterprise at the forefront of providing jobs and skills advice, training and apprenticeships to support young people, adults into work with reputable employers and training. We deliver projects and administer funding within local communities and operate the National Careers Service across the East Midlands and Eastern England. We are jointly owned by Nottingham City Council and Nottinghamshire County Council.

Our mission is to inspire people of all ages to achieve their potential and, in so doing, help reduce unemployment and support economic growth.

What can we offer? At Futures, our company-wide values: underpin who we are and what we do and it is essential that all colleagues share these.  Having these values means we work in a culture which is open to learning and improvement, leads by example, is passionate about making a difference and develops the potential of both colleagues and clients.

Having a happy and motivated workforce is critical to our ongoing success. We genuinely care about our colleagues and offer a range of benefits and opportunities to support you in your role and grow in confidence. We will: help you develop in your role, support your career growth, promote positive health and wellbeing at work, and encourage a good work/life balance

Job Specification Requirements
The successful candidate will:

  • Hold a minimum level 3 IAG qualification
  • Be driven to succeed in a target driven, payment by results working environment
  • Be organised and accountable as able to work well in a team
  • Good interpersonal and customer service skills
  • Competent administrator with the ability to use a full range of ICT packages

Application Method
To apply, and for further details and a job description for this vacancy visit the Futures website.

Job reference: FUT39

We are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults and we expect all staff to share this commitment and undergo appropriate checks prior and during employment.

Futures is supportive of job share working arrangements wherever possible. If this is something you are interested in we would encourage you to discuss this during the selection process.

'Futures Advice, Skills and Employment believe people's differences
make us a stronger organisation'