Job reference: 640
Fair Ways is a not for profit organisation where we pride ourselves on getting the best from our staff and young people which we encourage through training, engagement and delivery.
We are looking for a skilled and motivated Careers Advice & Transitions Lead to join our Totton School. The primary function of the role will be to create and implement a careers advice programme to support the children’s transition to higher education and/or employment.
What will you be doing?
- Help young people draw up action plans for employment, education and training and support them to achieve these goals. This will include a high standard of planning and delivery of the programme whilst supporting the individual needs of the students.
- Provide advice on writing CVs, applications, job hunting, interview techniques and topics related to personal development either in one to one or small group sessions.
- Advise students on how to source relevant training courses or qualifications and what funding might be available.
- To observe, assess and monitor young people’s health, development and emotional wellbeing initiating proactive responses and interaction.
What do you need?
- To be a qualified to A Level or equivalent. A Level 4 Diploma in Career Information and Advice or a Level 6 Diploma in Careers Guidance and Development would be desirable however this is not essential.
- To actively contribute towards the maintenance of a positive culture within all Fair Ways services and the ability to engage with young people, staff and members of the public, in which teamwork thrives.
- The successful candidate will have experience and knowledge of child protection procedures and be confident on reporting, recording and information sharing.
- Ability to time manage own workload effectively and work as part of a team, promoting a positive culture.
- In addition, you will be required to demonstrate excellent organisational skills, verbal, non-verbal and written.
Full Time: 37.5 hours per week
Salary: Band F £19,464-£22,725 per annum
Closing date: 2nd February 2020