We are delighted to be recruiting a Trainee Careers Adviser to support the delivery of the Prisons contract across Kent, East Sussex and Surrey, supporting the Area Manager to ensure a high standard of service is maintained.
As Trainee Careers Adviser, you will be responsible for supporting prison residents to ensure they have a structured pathway of education, work and training during their stay in custody.
You will undertake the level 4 Qualification in Careers Information & Advice and complete the training and assignments within the given timescale so you are able to provide a high qualify impartial Careers Advice and guidance that best reflects individuals’ needs and circumstances.
Based at HMP Downview, the successful candidate will have the ability to motivate and build rapport with individuals from a variety of backgrounds and can be non-judgemental. Excellent organisational and communication skills are also essential, as this post will involve working in partnership with other key prison partners in order to support residents during the induction process and for the length of their sentence.
This is an exciting opportunity for a passionate and dedicated individual with a genuine desire to grow and develop as a Careers Adviser and who wants to join an organisation that improves the lives of more than 300,000 individuals every year.
As a Trainee Careers Adviser you will benefit from a comprehensive 18 month training programme where you will:
CXK is a leading 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.
CXK delivers careers information, advice and guidance (IAG) services in ten prisons across Kent, Surrey and East Sussex: supporting prison residents with a structured pathway of education, work and training during their stay in custody.
Prison residents are provided with professional and impartial careers information, advice and guidance delivered by qualified careers advisers. A Personal Learning Plan (PLP) is produced for every resident of the prison, which identifies short, medium, and long-term skills and targets for the resident to achieve. This plan is influenced by the individual’s career aspirations and the opportunities for work in their local establishment.
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.
Closing date for applications: 9am, Monday 14th February 2022
**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**