Vacancy – Careers Coaches
Location Southend – on – Sea
37 hours per week; 52 weeks per year
Salary Scale – £18301 – £19300
Our Client South Essex College are currently recruiting for Career Coaches across all campuses to apply through this advert or follow the link below to apply directly.
With an advisory and facilitation focus, this post will contribute to the delivery of one to one and group work in CEIAG to support a wide range of activities/services to engage students in personal development and progression opportunities within education, training, or work. The successful candidate will work to deliver impartial CEIAG to students (FE, Apprentices, and Adults). Be proactive in liaising within the community and can be devise and deliver group work. The role will require an innovative and proactive approach, along with strong administrative and organisation skills. The post holder will also share administrative and quality assurance responsibility for the College.
Duties and Responsibilities
1. Develop and deliver Career, Education, Information, Advice and Guidance (CEIAG) services/activities for students in the following areas:
a. Careers advice relating to employment opportunities.
b. Course advice and guidance.
c. General education guidance.
d. Progression advice, including university, traineeships and apprenticeship
e. Welfare and safeguarding advice.
f. Funding advice (for FE, adult and HE learners)
g. Welfare and safeguarding advice
h. UCAS application advice
2. Ensure activities are delivered in line with Gatsby Benchmark guidelines.
3. Encourage and support learners to engage with education progression through one-to-one interviews and group works.
4. Plan and develop a range of events to encourage positive destinations for students.
5. Support the College with achieving positive student destination data.
6. Undertake and support students with the UCAS application process.
7. Contribute to the development of CEIAG services and group works for prospective and current College students.
8. Co-ordinate and support the development and advertisement of the Job Shop service.
9. Contribute towards the development of the College’s tutorial and enrichment programme by planning and delivering appropriate sessions on, careers and progression opportunities.
10. Collate and input attendance registers for all sessions attended.
11. Collate and analyse student feedback to support with improving delivery of service
12. Ensure services are compliant with College and National standards (i.e. Ofsted and Matrix).
13. Network and build partnerships with internal and external services (i.e. employers, local authorities, universities and apprenticeship providers) to support the impact of the service to student.
14. Promote all opportunities that support the development of student’s personal skills and progression prospects.
15. Maintain appropriate administration records in line with college requirements.
16. Support schools and college events (such as Open Evenings) as required.
17. Work flexibly to meet the needs of the service which may require evening/weekends.
18. Be multi campus based to meet the needs of the department and college.
19. Take responsibility for your own development in accordance with the needs identified through appraisals. Attend staff training, meetings or conferences as required.
20. Act professionally, prudently and in the interests of the organisation always.
21. Be committed to the safeguarding and promoting the welfare of students.
22. Promote Equality and Diversity in all aspects and assess the impact.
23. Ensure safety of all students during activities / workshops, reporting any problems or concerns to management and / or appropriate department.
24. Maintain, use safely and in the proper manner all equipment and the college environment in accordance with college policy, guidelines and legislative requirements. Ensuring all r