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Careers & Employability Adviser

Kingston University - Careers & Employability Service

Location: Kingston upon Thames
Salary: £34,809 to £38,847
Hours: Full Time
Contract Type: Permanent
Placed On: 19th November 2021
Closes: 13th December 2021
Job Ref: 464647
 

This is a fantastic opportunity to join the dynamic and expanding Careers & Employability Service at Kingston University in an exciting and varied role. As a Careers Adviser for students in the faculty of Business and Social Sciences (with a focus on Law, Social and Behavioural Sciences) you will work with students to provide tailored information, advice and guidance across a range of employability topics to students across all study levels. Within this role you will work with students on a 1-2-1 basis, deliver workshops and webinars and provide e-guidance to ensure Kingston students are successfully able to gain professional experiences during their studies, but also go on to successful graduate level outcomes. As part of the Careers and Employability Service you’ll also have the opportunities to get involved in the range of student-facing activity we currently offer, including employer-facing activity and projects.

You will work under an annualised hours scheme with a basic working week of 37 hours excluding lunch breaks. Working hours are typically 8.00-9am to 4.30-5.30pm with occasional evening and weekends, however adjustments to the standard working pattern may be discussed with line management. Flexible working will be possible with an expectation of 3 days minimum on campus during term time.

The Person

You will have extensive experience working with students in a higher education careers service setting, ideally holding a guidance qualification. The Careers & Employability Service are committed to delivering the highest levels of customer service to the diverse range of students we work with every day, therefore we are looking for someone who can demonstrate a dedication to ensuring students have a positive experience in their interactions with the service. Communication between different stakeholders is a key aspect of this role, therefore you must have strong verbal and written communication skill with the ability to tailor to a range of audiences. In order to deliver high quality support students, strong labour market knowledge is required along with the proactivity to constantly develop knowledge in this area. You must have strong IT skills, ideally with experience working with career service management systems.

Further information

This is a full time permanent position with a starting salary of £34,809 per annum.

Interviews are expected to be held on Tuesday 21 December 2021.

If you require further information, please contact Laura Ingham, Career Development & Graduate Outcomes Manager.

Kingston University values the diversity of its student and staff body. We are committed to providing a fully inclusive environment to ensure consistent and holistic support for our whole community, including staff, students and visitors. We recognise our duty under the Equality Act 2010 to prevent discrimination, advance equality of opportunity and foster good relations between different people when carrying out their activities.

Candidates must be able to demonstrate their eligibility to work in the UK in accordance with the Immigration, Asylum and Nationality Act 2006. Where required, this may include entry clearance or continued leave to remain under the Points Based Immigration Scheme.

To apply click on ‘Apply Now’. If, for accessibility reasons, you need to apply in an alternative format, please email jobs@kingston.ac.uk or call the HR Shared Services team on 020 8417 3118.

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