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Careers Consultant

Student Services

Salary:   £37,746 to £45,854 per annum
Release Date:   Tuesday 31 May 2022
Closing Date:   Sunday 03 July 2022
Interview Date:   Monday 11 July 2022
Reference:   SS186

The University of West London (UWL) is one of the top 40 universities in the UK and the top modern university in London according to the influential Guardian University Guide 2021*.

We were also named University of the Year for Student Experience in The Times and The Sunday Times Good University Guide 2021, being described by the editor as “regularly among the top-performing universities” and proving that “it is possible for a London-based institution to achieve outstanding levels of student satisfaction beyond other universities”.

Over the last few years, we have invested more than £150 million into our campus to create an inspiring social and learning environment for students. The University puts our students at the heart of everything we do: dedicated to providing an excellent student experience delivering positive, life-changing outcomes - a combination of career focused courses and tailored pedagogic care delivered within a supportive community. 

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The Department 

Student Services plays a crucial role in supporting our students to ensure their academic success is sustained and their support needs are met. 

We are seeking a Careers Consultant to join our innovative Careers team looking to offer students and graduates the very best in careers guidance and planning; supporting our strategic aim to embed careers guidance and employability in the curriculum and become best in sector for graduate employability. You will have a level 6 qualification in careers guidance or equivalent and possess drive and enthusiasm and the desire to both lead and collaborate on a range of projects.

The Role

Key roles include providing effective and timely advice and guidance to students and graduates, delivering employability through the curriculum both as a consultant to academic staff and in deliver to student groups. Establishing and developing productive partnerships with academic staff, other professional colleagues and external organisations including employers. You will be required to research and develop a range of materials for use with students, graduates, and academics, producing information for use in print and digital form.

The Person

Candidates will need a level 6 qualification in Careers Guidance or similar, experience of working in careers with higher education students and strong communication skills both written and verbal. 

This post is not available for UWL students. 

Please be advised that it is expected that appointment within a grade will normally be at the minimum point.

Interviews will take place on week commencing 11th July 2022.

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