Careers Adviser

Location: Hastings/Bexhill Contract: Permanent, Full-time or Part-time (min. 22.2 hours/week) Salary: £25,880 to £31,554 pro rata (depending on skills and experience) Closing Date: Ongoing

CXK is an award-winning charity that empowers young people and adults to build the skills and confidence they need to move into sustainable education, employment or training.  Each year we make a difference to more than 300,000 people across the South of England.

We are delighted to be recruiting an IAG qualified Careers Adviser to deliver information, advice and guidance across Hastings and Bexhill, supporting individuals to maximise their potential. 

As a Careers Adviser you will be responsible for providing Careers Information, Advice and Guidance to adults on a range of opportunities including learning, career paths and employment. Primarily this role will involve working in the community but may also be required to deliver sessions virtually. 

This is an exciting opportunity for a passionate individual with a genuine desire to make a difference and who wants to join an organisation that improves the lives of more than 300,00 individuals every year.

Main Responsibilities:

  • Deliver clear and unbiased information, advice and guidance (IAG).
  • To provide IAG on all matters relating to learning and work, including employment, education and training
  • Achieve a range of set quantitative and qualitative targets using a case load management approach, and utilising the customer management system (CRM) effectively.
  • Identify and engage with priority customer groups to identify barriers to their progression in education, training and employment.
  • Support customers to produce a personal careers action plan which is realistic and tailored to their future plans and support needs.

Please click here for the full job description and person specification.

**Whilst we are recruiting for qualified advisers we are open to applications from unqualified candidates that have relevant experience and transferable skills and who would be willing to undertake a L4 IAG qualification**

In return for your skills and experience, you’ll receive the following benefits:

  • An annual salary of £25,880 to £31,554 (pro rata)
  • 28-31 days holiday, plus bank holidays (pro rata)
  • Defined contribution pension scheme (matched by CXK up to 10% depending on length of service)
  • Death in service life assurance policy (3 x annual salary)
  • Flexible working
  • Generous sick leave benefits
  • Enhanced maternity and paternity leave
  • Comprehensive training and development programmes
  • Mental health first aiders
  • Cycle to work scheme
  • Interest free season ticket loans
  • Interest free parking permit loans
  • Health Assured – Employee Assistance programme

To apply for this role all you need to do is download, complete and upload the CXK application form.  Please note that CVs alone will not be considered. 

**Please note that we reserve the right close this vacancy early if we receive sufficient applications for the role.  Therefore, if you are interested, please submit your application as soon as possible**


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