Careers Coach - National Careers Service (NCS)

Milton Keynes College
Milton Keynes,
£15,000 - £20,000 Per Year
29 Apr 2021 14:00
13 May 2021 23:59
Further Education
Job Level
Careers Advice
Contract Type
Fixed Term
Part Time

Careers Coach - National Careers Service (NCS)

Careers Coach – National Careers Service

Location: Milton Keynes
Contract: Fixed term until 31st March 2022
Flexible Working:
We welcome applications from those seeking flexible or part time hours
Up to £25,000 pro rata (£10,000 per annum based on hours per week)
Development opportunities are available through Apprenticeship standards
Reporting To:
Careers Leader
Closing Date for Applications:


As Careers Coach you will be responsible for overseeing and monitoring the progress of clients throughout their participation in the National Careers Service programme.  The role will be to act as the main contact for a caseload of job-seeking clients and to support them in their journey in gaining sustainable employment or progressing into Further or Higher Education.

Milton Keynes College is proud to be working with the National Careers Service in a bid to deliver personalised, long-term practical support to people who need the greatest help to get back into the workplace.

This service will offer targeted support to help the most vulnerable and unemployed, providing the skills and help required to return to work. You will work with the wider Careers team to oversee the progression of students undergoing employability training and support. Offering advice and guidance around progression and employment opportunities. You will act as the main point of contact for learners and help them on their journey to overcome barriers and keep on track with progression.

MK College will treat all applicants fairly and with respect, irrespective of their background, disability or any other individual characteristic. We particularly encourage applications from people with backgrounds which are currently under-represented within Milton Keynes College.  All offers made to successful candidates are subject to satisfactory outcomes to a range of pre-employment checks including a Disclosure and Barring Service check (DBS).   In addition, security clearance is required for all prison services positions up to Counter Terrorist Check (CTC) level.


  • 25 days’ annual leave, 3 additional days leave for Christmas to New Year closure and UK Bank Holidays (entitlement will be pro-rated for part-time employees)
  • Generous Pension Scheme
  • Professional development opportunities, including professional qualifications
  • Employee Assistance Programme (EAP) accessible 24 hours per day, 365 days per year
  • A variety of amazing discounts with NUS Card
  • Employee wellbeing platform with options to book free activities

Please refer to the attached document to learn more about this opportunity.


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