Trainee Careers Adviser

Location: Sittingbourne and Sheerness Contract: Permanent, Full-time Salary: £25,372 per annum Closing Date: 22nd July 2024 Interviews Held: 31st Jul

We are looking for a Trainee Careers Adviser to work as part of our National Careers Service team.  To apply for this role, no direct experience is necessary, and full training and support will be provided.  

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.  The National Careers Service provides careers information advice and guidance to help people make decisions about learning, training and work. 

Passion, innovation, and integrity are at the heart of our culture. Therefore, we’re dedicated to bringing together highly skilled people who are passionate about making a difference. In return, we offer a flexible, professional, and friendly working environment in which our staff are truly valued and invested in.

We are looking for excellent communicators who are passionate about supporting others to achieve their goals.   You will be organised, able to work flexibly and confident using the internet and IT.    

If you want to make a difference by supporting others and have experience of working with people in retail, customer service, sales, recruitment, education, employability, or something similar, then this could be the role for you!

In return you will receive: 

  • Comprehensive training including a fully funded qualification in Careers Information Advice and Guidance.
  • Extensive work shadowing, practical experience, and on-the-job training.
  • All the required support to get to know your local area, the needs of our customers and the partners we work with.
  • 30-33 days holiday, plus bank holidays.
  • Membership of a defined contribution pension scheme, with contributions matched by CXK (up to 10% of annual salary depending on length of service).
  • Free personal Life Assurance (3 x annual salary).
  • Flexible working arrangements, including home working.
  • Generous sickness, maternity and paternity leave benefits.

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

If your experience looks a little different from what we’ve identified and you think you can bring value to the role, we’d love to learn more about you!  

Closing date for applications: 9am, Monday 22nd July 2024. Interviews will take place on 31st July 2024 in Ashford, Kent. 

 **Please note that we reserve the right to 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**


To apply for this role, please email a copy of your CV and supporting statement (max 750 words) to

Your supporting statement should address how you meet the requirements of the job description and person specification. Please note that CVs alone will not be considered.

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