£12-£13 per hour
3 months ago
07 May 2019
Temporary Careers Adviser
Locations all over Wales (mentioned below)
I am currently working with a well-known client who are looking for qualified careers advisors to join their company. The client are looking for people to temporarily occupy sites in North, West, South East and South Wales. These roles are running anywhere from 6 weeks, phased return posts and also maternity cover.
This is what you’ll be doing-
- Providing professional guidance services, including consultancy to partner organisations, in order to improve clients’ skills, knowledge and understanding for career planning and management.
- To provide information, advice and advocacy that assists clients in making informed decisions, encourages learning and sustains them in appropriate education, training and/or employment.
- Participate in negotiations with partner organisations, planned and agreed activities, and maintain regular contact with key professionals and support agencies.
- Develop and maintain a good working knowledge of opportunity providers, employers and other agencies in order to advocate on behalf of clients, be up-to-date on information, labour market intelligence and have an understanding of employer requirements to effectively refer and signpost clients.
- Provide consultancy and support to partner organisations, notably schools, in order to facilitate improvements and impact in the services they offer for clients’ career planning and understanding of the world of work.
The experience you’’ bring to the team-
Qualified and experienced careers adviser:
- Dip C.G.
- NVQ Level 4 Advice and Guidance, plus the 3 QCF Level 6 units identified by the Career Development Institute (CDI) for ‘unconditional’ entry to the professional Register
- QCF Level 6 Diploma in Career Guidance and Development
- An in depth understanding of the careers sector, career guidance theory, current research, government and company policy and the ability to communicate this to others through learning and development
- Excellent oral, written and group facilitation and presentation skills.
- Ability to respond to changes in the delivery of services to clients, and in meeting the demands and priorities of new CIAG interactions.
- Ability to collate and analyse statistical information.
- Ability to make judgments on standards of service.
- Capacity to be self-managing, prioritising activities.
- IT skills in Microsoft Office applications and Company systems.
- Demonstrable understanding of confidentiality and data protection.
- Demonstrable understanding of equality of opportunity, including the issues and concepts of working within a bilingual society.
- Welsh language skills.
- Use of Microsoft packages, especially Word and Outlook.
- Use of client databases, especially Cognisoft IO.
Are you up to the challenge?
If you believe that you have the skills and experience for this role please get in touch at your earliest convenience on 02921 673740 or via email: firstname.lastname@example.org.
Please note, whilst we do our best to contact all candidates, due to the high number of applications we receive we cannot guarantee this for every role. If you have not heard anything from us within 7 days of applying – then unfortunately you have been unsuccessful. Please keep an eye on our website for more opportunities.
If this role is not suitable for you at this time, but you know of a friend/colleague who would be interested, please put them in touch as we offer referral vouchers for all candidates whose details are passed to us that we successfully place. If you have any further questions then please contact Hannah Davies at Yolk Recruitment on 02921 673740