Careers & Employability Advisor

Waltham Forest College
707 Forest Road, E17 4JB
£29,095 - £31,630 Per Year, £29,095 - £31,630 inclusive of London Weighting
01 Aug 2022 08:31
31 Aug 2022 23:59
Further Education
Job Level
Careers Advice
Contract Type
Flexible / Job Share
Organisational Type
General Further Education College

Careers & Employability Advisor

Job Title: Careers and Employability Adviser

Location: East London

Hours: 36 hours, 52 weeks per year

Salary range: £29,095 - £31,630 inclusive of London Weighting

Waltham Forest College is a forward thinking, vibrant, diverse and exciting place to study and work.  We are proud of our achievements including being rated as the top performing college in London for student satisfaction for the past two consecutive years, as well as being graded as Good by Ofsted.

We believe that our employees are the heart of the organisation and having the right people in the right place, with the right skills is the key to our success.  We are looking for a committed individual who is passionate about working in an aspirational and high performing college and dedicated to contributing to an outstanding experience for our learners. 

If you believe you have the skills, experience and motivation to make a difference and be part of Team Forest, we strongly encourage you to apply for the post at Waltham Forest College.

This postholder will be supporting the Careers Leader developing the cross-college Careers Programme and ensuring successful implementation. The postholder will be making a difference to people’s lives by promoting social mobility; supporting customers to remove barriers to employment and training, to access opportunities to progress into the world of work, and to manage their careers.

The postholder will ensure that they utilise local labour market intelligence that will provide learners with local and national employment opportunities and trends. It is essential for the postholder to have a can-do, proactive and flexible style of working.

You must hold a level 4 Diploma in IAG or working towards achieving a Level 6 Diploma in Careers Guidance and Development, with relevant experience of providing high-quality careers information, advice and guidance in a post 16 education setting.

What’s in it for you?

We offer the opportunity to help develop your skills and knowledge in a friendly team environment, plus a range of benefits including a career average pension scheme (LGPS), employee assistance programme, discounted local gym membership, enhanced sick pay, NUS Employee discount, free onsite parking, cycle to work scheme and Sodexo benefits scheme

Equality, diversity and inclusion
We are committed to creating and promoting a diverse and inclusive workforce that better reflects the wider community we support. We particularly welcome applicants from groups currently under-represented in senior roles, including females, Black, Asian and Minority Ethnic (BAME), people with disabilities and from the LGBTQ community.


We are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare and safety of our students and expect everybody working for the College to share this commitment.  We actively seek DBS clearance checks for applications of employment as part of our safeguarding procedures.

Closing Date:   14th August 2022

Interview Date: TBC

*Please apply as soon as possible as applications will be considered upon receipt; we reserve the right to interview before the closing date*.