Careers Adviser

Careers Adviser

Job Overview

Location
Stafford, England
Job Type
Full Time Job
Job ID
3923
Date Posted
1 year ago
Recruiter
Sophy Martin
Job Views
313

Job Description

What you’ll be doing:

  • Work with, manage and review an identified caseload, ensuring timely support is offered and all legislative requirements are met
  • Provide independent and impartial Information Advice and Guidance (IAG) through 1:1 interviews, group sessions and/or front line service
  • Work with education providers and other partners to agree shared outcomes and build effective relationships for the benefit of the client group
  • Use local and national labour market information to inform realistic choices and decisions
  • Engage with individuals to agree and complete progression plans that support transition, such as Career Action Plans, Participation Plans and Person-Centred Plans/Education and Health Care Plans
  • Identify gaps in provision and advocate on behalf of individuals to secure appropriate support as needed
  • Encourage and enable individuals to access appropriate learning, training and work opportunities adhering to participation requirements

What we’re looking for:

  • IAG Qualification at Level 6
  • Experience in delivery of careers information, advice and guidance to young people, individually and in groups.
  • Knowledge and ability to work with IT applications including MS Word, Excel and Outlook
  • Experience of working within an education setting
  • Full clean driving licence and use of a vehicle
  • Ability to obtain an Enhanced DBS

About Entrust

Entrust is a joint venture company between Capita and Staffordshire County Council and has supported educational establishments across England to improve outcomes since 2013. ‘Excellence in education’ is the heart of our business. Our passion is inspiring futures and improving outcomes for children, young people and adults. We work in partnership with schools, academy trusts and Local Authorities to provide specialist expertise, ensuring every child and young person;

  • receives a good education;
  • is in a safe and healthy environment;
  • and is given expert guidance to realise their full potential.

We also work with clients across a range of other sectors including central
government, health, and the private sector. Our achievements are underpinned by our vision ‘to inspire futures’ by being Open, Ingenious, Collaborative and Effective. By building on our reputation for excellence and delivering what we promise, we want to help make every school in England a good school, ensuring every child and young person gets the education they deserve.

What’s in it for you?

  • A zero hours contract allowing flexibility
  • The opportunity to take a paid day out of the office, volunteering for our charity partners or a cause of your choice
  • Company matched pension, life assurance, a cycle2work scheme, 15 weeks’ fully paid maternity, adoption and shared parental leave, paternity pay of two weeks…and plenty more
  • Voluntary benefits designed to suit your lifestyle – from discounts on retail and socialising, to health & wellbeing, travel and technology
  • Access to our Employee Network Groups, which represent every strand of diversity and allow colleagues to connect and learn from each other on an open, inclusive platform

You’ll get the chance to follow your chosen career path anywhere in Capita. You’ll be joining a network of 63,000 experienced, innovative and dedicated individuals across multiple disciplines and sectors. There are countless opportunities to learn new skills and develop in your career, and we’ll provide the support you need to do just that. Our purpose is to create a better outcome for you.

What we hope you’ll do next:

Choose ‘Apply now’ to fill out our short application, so that we can find out more about you.

To view our Covid-19 and process adjustments information, please visit the Capita Careers site.

Equal Opportunities

We’re an equal opportunity employer, which means we’ll consider all suitably qualified applicants regardless of gender identity or expression, ethnic origin, nationality, religion or beliefs, age, sexual orientation, disability status or any other protected characteristic. We recruit and develop our people based on merit and their passion for creating better outcomes, and we’re committed to creating an inclusive environment for all employees. During the application process, you’ll be asked to share your personal characteristics and data with us. This helps us understand our audience so we can make sure we are doing everything we can to attract a diverse range of people and ensure our recruitment processes are fair and inclusive.

Job ID: 3923

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