Careers Advisor

Date Posted: 10 days ago
Salary: £19,226 - £20,603 a year

Job Description

Hertford Regional College – Student Services Department - Careers Advisor - Permanent – Full Time – 36 hours per week or Job Share – Term Time only - Cross Campus

We seek a committed Careers Advisor to join our Student Services team, who will develop and deliver a range of Careers guidance services for young people and adults wishing to enter all fields of education, training and employment in line with internal quality standards, Matrix and OFSTED requirements.

We are seeking an enthusiastic individual who has significant proven experience in careers advice and guidance. You will have a good understanding of the Further Education and Higher Education sectors, skilled in the use of computer aided guidance resources, possess good oral and written communication and excellent presentational skills. It is essential that you have a Diploma in Career Guidance or NVQ level 6 in Guidance.

We are looking for someone who is well-organised and has the ability to create rapport with learners and to inspire trust and confidence.

This post is a Full Time position however Job share can be considered. Please specify in your supporting statement if you are interested in Job Share and how many hours a week preferred.

Hertford Regional College can provide you with some of the best in house training and staff development opportunities to maintain your professional development.

Hertford Regional College offers access to state of the art facilities for staff and learners, a defined benefit Pension scheme, free parking, onsite refectory with subsidised coffee outlet, a gym and a library. As a member of our team, you and everybody living at your home address will have access to an Employee Assistance Programme, promoting wellbeing and a healthy lifestyle.

Are you passionate about Careers Advice? Would you be able to inspire our learners to achieve their high expectations and outstanding outcomes? If so, apply now!

To find out more about Hertford Regional College and working with us, please visit our website:

Please note

All Candidates will receive either a notification to attend an Interview or an email to advise that they have been unsuccessful. This will be sent to the email address supplied upon application.

Please ensure that you outline in the Supporting Statement how your experience, skills and qualifications meet those outlined in the Person Specification; only candidates that fully outline the above will be selected for interview.

We reserve the right to bring forward the closing date of any vacancies when we have received a suitable number of applications from which to make a shortlist.

All positions are subject to a DBS (formerly CRB) check and your start date will be dependent upon receipt of satisfactory DBS clearance.

For more details, please refer to the attached Job Description and Person Specification.

Hours: 36 hours a week, Monday to Friday; or Job Share would be considered (Days/Hours can be discussed). This is a Term Time only post working 35 weeks per year

Salary: based on FTE of £24,290 - £26,030 p.a. (Actual Salary £19,225.54 - £20,602.75 p.a. or pro rata if Job Share) depending on qualifications and experience

Annual Leave: You will receive annual leave entitlement of 25 days (pro rata) that is incorporated into your salary payment.

Closing Date: Thursday 21 October 2021 @ 12 noon

Interview Date: Wednesday 03 November 2021

If you wish to contact us, please email:

“Hertford Regional College does not work with and will not accept any CV’s that are sent in by recruitment agencies, please refer to our website for more information.”

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