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Careers Advisor

Would you like to be part of a team that helps shape a great learning experience for students?

An exciting opportunity has arisen to join the Careers and Work Placements Team as a Careers Advisor.

The post covers the delivery of Careers Guidance 1:1 sessions and tutorials, across all of our curriculum, and cross centres.

The job will include working with individuals and groups of staff and students, ensuring that they all receive appropriate support on a range of topics including Higher Education, UCAS applications funding etc; The ability to offer advice and support; developing links, and promoting the College to a growing number of external organisations are essential whilst working positively and enthusiastically with College staff and learners on the growing Careers and IAG frameworks, with a key focus on the achievement of the Gatsby Benchmarks across the College.

The purposes of the post are to work closely with the Careers Co-ordinator to ensure that all targets around the delivery and promotion of Careers, information, Advice and Guidance, are achieved and to deliver quality services to students and staff and provide information, advice and guidance on key support areas.

As part of this role you will be expected to travel regularly to our other sites as part of your caseload to ensure outstanding and consistent provision is provided for all study programme students.

The successful candidate will have experience of using Microsoft Word and Excel, Office 365, educated to Further or Higher education standard, a qualification and experience in Careers guidance at Level 4 and be willing to work towards upskilling to Level 6 on starting the job alongside GCSE (or equivalent) at Grade C/4 or above in English and Maths.

If you are interested in the role – please apply.

For more information please see the job description.

Here at Myerscough College, we offer a fantastic working environment, an attractive benefit package - including access to the Local Government Pension Scheme and a wealth of professional development opportunities.

The role is 37 hours per week.

The salary range is £18,758 - £26,674 per annum, relating to qualifications and experience.

The closing date is Wednesday 12 May 2021

It is anticipated the interviews will be held virtually on 21 May 2021.

Please visit the College website at www.myerscough.ac.uk to download an application pack.  If you are unable to download an application pack, please contact the HR team on recruitment@myerscough.ac.uk

We are an equal opportunity employer; we want all our candidates to have a fair and equal opportunity to secure employment with us. We encourage applications from all underrepresented groups: BAME applicants, disabled applicants, and LGBTQIA applicants.

If you require any adjustments to the recruitment process, due to a disability, then please speak with a member of the HR team.

As a disability confident employer, we commit to guaranteeing an interview for any disabled applicant who meets all of the essential criteria.



37 hours per week
Careers and Work Placements
Myerscough College (Preston)
£18,758 - £26,674
Reference No
Closing Date
Wednesday 12 May 2021
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