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Careers Advisor

The London Institute of Banking & Finance

Based: London

Salary: £19,872 per annum (this is a pro rata amount of £33,130 full time equivalent)  

Hours:  22.5 hours per week, 3 days per week on campus.

Preferred days: Wednesday/Thursday/Friday

*This role is student facing role and you must be willing to work from our central London campus. Working from Home is possible on some days but with prior agreement with line manager. Working from home is welcome outside of term time.

Are you passionate about supporting undergraduate students with their future careers?

Do you want to join a growing University College that has achieved 3rd in the UK for student employability and where 100% of students achieve employment or go on to further study?

If so, then apply for our Careers Advisor role at the London Institute of Banking and Finance. You will be joining a small and friendly team that is devoted in helping students achieve their career ambitions

We are seeking a Careers Advisor to support the Head of Careers & Employability. The main focus of the role includes:

  • Supporting our undergraduate students in providing face to face careers advice to studying on our degree programmes
  • Developing relationships with banking and finance employers and sourcing internships, placements and graduate roles
  • Delivering specific careers workshops to large and small audiences on CV and Cover Letters and other career management topics
  • Host on campus career events with employers
  • Curate and source relevant careers information and resources for banking and finance.
  • Delivering careers education and guidance to potential students
  • Delivery of on campus weekly careers presentations for incoming students
  • Support at wider one-off events such as open days, offer holder events, widening participation events and Summer/Autumn university
  • Deliver in person and online careers in finance assemblies/talks to schools.
  • Working closely with our schools team to ensure careers content and messaging is accurate and reflective of current best practice within banking and finance careers
  • Take ownership of LIBF’s My Financial Career Website, ensuring copy and job profiles are up to date.

To be successful in this role you’ll need to have some experience providing careers advice and guidance or have two plus years’ experience in recruitment or student support or you may have worked as a schoolteacher in the past. If you don’t have a relevant careers guidance or coaching qualification but can show evidence of supporting learners, we would encourage you to apply. We welcome applications from those re-entering the workforce after a career break or those seeking to change careers. We are willing to support the successful candidate with obtaining the relevant qualifications as they progress in their career.  

You’ll need to have a passion for helping students succeed and have superb communication skills as well as the confidence to deal with ambiguity and changing priorities. Finally, we are looking for someone who has an interest in Banking and Financial Services.

You also need to be confident at working across all levels in an organisation, and with different stakeholders.

The London Institute of Banking & Finance was founded in 1879 as the Institute of Bankers and is today a leading international provider of financial education. We offer highly regarded Undergraduate and Postgraduate Degrees, a broad range of Professional and Specialist qualifications and Financial Capability Programmes in schools.

Here at The London Institute of Banking & Finance we support our staff to create work-life balance which works for them and welcome candidates looking for career flexibility. We are open to discussing flexible working at interview stage.

Before applying for any role please read our Recruitment Privacy Policy found at https://www.libf.ac.uk/about-us/vacancies

To apply please submit your CV with a covering letter explaining your suitability for the role to recruitment@libf.ac.uk. Please note that CVs without a covering letter will not be considered.

Please note that depending on number of CVs we receive; we may close the advert early. Due to the high volumes we receive, it may not be possible to respond to all applicants who are unsuccessful.

As part of your salary and benefits package, you’ll receive:

  • Buddy scheme
  • Buying and selling of annual leave (discretionary and decided on an annual basis)
  • Cycle to work scheme
  • Generous holiday entitlements, which increase after 2 years service and after 5 years’ service
  • Employee assistance scheme
  • Employee Volunteering Scheme allowing one free day per year for volunteering
  • Exceptional absence days
  • Flexible working arrangements
  • Free eyesight tests and vouchers towards the purchase of glasses
  • Life insurance
  • Mentor scheme
  • Occupational sick pay
  • Onboarding Promise
  • Paid time off for appointments
  • Pension plan
  • Perkbox membership offering employee benefits and discounts
  • Private Medical insurance (dependent on job family)
  • Season ticket and health club interest-free loans (after successful probation)
  • Service recognition
  • Social activities
  • Training and development opportunities
  • ImpAct group (focusing on sustainability)
  • Social Committee (events include bowling, karaoke, games nights, quizzes and Summer and Christmas parties)
  • Wellbeing Group ( We have worked towards a Wellbeing commitment and activities have included Pilates; Massages; Mindfulness; celebrated Mental Health Week; Breakfast Mornings;  Tea and Cake afternoons etc.)
  • Business Member with The Marlowe Theatre

Interviews: TBC

Location: London
Salary: £33,130 pro-rata
Hours: Part Time
Contract Type: Permanent
Placed On: 25th January 2023
Closes: 6th March 2023
   
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