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Careers Co-ordinator - based at Preston Campus (1)

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 Co-ordinator.

The post covers the co-ordination, delivery, and promotion of our Careers Programme, encompassing the My Future / Careers information, advice, and guidance on a range of key areas of cross college activity.

The job will include working with individuals and groups of staff and students, ensuring that they all receive appropriate support and guidance on a range of topics including as examples, Higher Education, UCAS applications, employability skills development and careers advice. 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 Gatsby, CDI framework and the overall Careers Strategy.

The purposes of the post are to co-ordinate, deliver and promote Careers, information, Advice and Guidance, and to deliver high quality services to students and staff and provide information, advice and guidance on key development and support areas. 

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 £20,907 - £30,179 per annum, relating to qualifications and experience.

The closing date is Monday 30 August 2021

It is anticipated the interviews will be held virtually.

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

Safeguarding our students is of paramount importance. Our recruitment process has been designed to keep students safe and to ensure that we appoint safe and suitable people.

All successful applicants will be required to undertake pre-employment background and safeguarding checks. 

The successful applicant will be responsible for complying with all safeguarding policies and practices, and for ensuring student safety and wellbeing is at the forefront of everything they do.

This post is not exempt from the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974.

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.

Careers and Work Placements
Myerscough College (Preston)
£20,907 - £30,179 per annum, relating to qualifications and experience
Reference No
Closing Date
Monday 30 August 2021
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