Careers Adviser

Salary: £22,371 - 30,175
Full-time (37 hours per week)

Careers Adviser, Welsh language is essential for this role ??? competitive salary - excellent terms and conditions - vacancies in Ceredigion.

Can you inspire and motivate young people and adults to make positive steps towards fulfilling their ambitions?
Do you want to contribute to the development of skills and the future economy of Wales?
Do you want to work for a professional, modern and innovative national organisation and make a real difference to people???s lives?

Careers Wales is an all age guidance service supporting young people in education and customers in the labour market. We are the only national organisation in Wales that offers impartial careers information, advice and guidance services. Our advisers are passionate about helping people achieve their potential.
We are recruiting for a qualified or trainee Careers Adviser who can work with a wide range of adults and young people. Careers Adviser salary £24,972 - £30,175 and Trainee Careers Adviser salary £22,371 - £23,931.

Working with young people and adults in the Labour Market:
Our careers advisers working with young people and adults in the labour market offer assessment and guidance support to help them enter or re-enter the labour market. They work with a range of customer groups, including those who are both long and short term unemployed, economically inactive, people with health and disability barriers and those seeking to change their careers. They also work in partnership with both local and national organisations including training providers, jobcentre plus, prisons, youth offending teams, employers, and other professional organisations to support their customers into education, training and sustained employment.

Advisers use a range of tools and skills to support the work they do and this ranges from one to one support, delivering interactive employability focused group sessions to presenting information using a range of digital technologies.
If you would like the challenge of working with young people and adults of all abilities and backgrounds in the labour market, can motivate and inspire them to achieve their goals, can establish effective relationships with a range of partner organisations, then we would like to hear from you.

We would particularly welcome applications from those who have a background in working in:

We have a vacancy for a full time careers adviser and /or trainee careers adviser working with young people and adults in the labour market in Ceredigion. Welsh language is essential for this post.

You are required to travel within Wales and occasionally UK in order to fulfil your duties and/or to attend learning and development events. You are responsible for ensuring that you have adequate transport arrangements to enable you to fulfil your duties and/or to attend learning and development events.

Qualified Careers Advisers must be qualified to QCF Level 6 Diploma in Career Guidance and Development (or equivalent) and be eligible for the Career Development Institute Register of Practitioners.

If you do not already have the QCF qualification, we will provide you with the training and support you need to achieve this valuable qualification.

Trainee Careers Advisers should be educated to degree level or equivalent standard and will complete the Level 6 Diploma in Career Guidance and Development. This is a degree-level vocational qualification, which will be completed in the work place, but will require some independent learning in the learner???s own time.
The successful applicant will be required to have an Enhanced Disclosure from the Disclosure and Barring Service.

The full job description, application form and Welsh Language Assessment form are available at Completed applications should be returned to by 9am on 21/05/19. The selection process will take the form of an assessment centre, with successful candidates proceeding to a final interview stage.

Please note that we do not accept CV applications.
Applications in Welsh or English are welcomed. An application made in Welsh will not be treated less favourably than an application made in English.

The closing date for applications is 09:00 on Tuesday 21 May 2019.

To apply for this vacancy you will need to do the following:

  1. Enter some brief contact details below
  2. Download the application pack on the next page
  3. Return the application form and equal opportunities monitoring form to the Careers Wales HR team :
    By email:
    By post:
     HR Enquiries
     HR Officer
     Careers Wales Gyrfa Cymru
     Unit 21
     North Walk
     NP44 1PR

Please note that Careers Wales does not accept CVs.

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