• Location: Bridgend, Bridgend, CF31 3DF
  • Subject: Careers Adviser
  • Hours: Full Time
  • Contract: Fixed Term
  • End Date: 30 September, 2023
  • Salary Type: Annually
  • Salary Range: £22,938 - £28,343
  • Language: English
  • Closing Date: 21 March, 2023 11:59 PM

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Careers and Employment Coach

Careers and Employment Coach

Bridgend College
In this role, you will provide impartial careers information, advice and guidance sessions to students and clients on other external projects e.g. JGW+


You will also provide advice and guidance sessions to students, and assist students with key progression and career tasks including UCAS personal statements, UCAS applications, CV creation, personal skills development, job applications, interview techniques and employment searches.


If you have experience of working with young people in an advisory role and experience of providing information, advice, and guidance to a wide range of individuals, we want to hear from you! 
● Experience of working with young people in an advisory role
● Knowledge of the UCAS process
● Experience of coordinating multi-agency engagement events
● Experience of using labour market intelligence (LMI) systems and data to inform
decisions and service delivery
● Experience of providing information, advice, and guidance to a wide range of
● Experience within the FE/HE sector or education sector
● Diploma in Careers Guidance Parts 1 and 2 or Post Graduate Diploma in Careers
Guidance with Qualification in Careers Guidance or NVQ Level 4 (or above) in
Advice and Guidance (or willingness to work towards within an agreed timeframe)
● A-C Maths and English or Welsh GCSE
● Ability to work towards and achieve external deadlines
● Excellent listening skills
● Excellent written and oral communication skills
● Cultural awareness
● Initiative
● Excellent report writing skills
● Problem Solver
● Reliable
● Integrity and probity
● Commitment
● Ability to respond to the changing needs of students
● Excellent team player
● Ability to work under pressure and maintain a calm approach.