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Careers Consultant (Disability Lead)

Student Services

Salary:   £37,746 to £45,854 per annum
Release Date:   Wednesday 01 June 2022
Closing Date:   Sunday 03 July 2022
Interview Date:   Tuesday 12 July 2022
Reference:   SS187

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. 

Find out more about us https://www.uwl.ac.uk/about-us

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

Act as the lead Careers consultant in supporting students and graduates with disabilities in developing their career plans and entry to graduate level work. Lead the development of accessible teaching and learning around career planning working closely with academic colleagues and other members of professional services.  

To provide professional career guidance and employability support to students and graduates of the University through a range of teaching and learning activities and individual consultations. To utilise specialist knowledge of career development learning and theory and in collaboration with academic schools and the wider community meeting the challenges of the current employability agenda and support the future career success of students and graduates.   

The Person 

We are seeking a qualified careers professional who is enthusiastic and outgoing, an excellent communicator and listener and keen to use innovative and research informed practice for the benefit of our diverse student body. You will be particularly interested in supporting students with disabilities and long-term health conditions make a successful progression from their studies to graduate level. 

How to Apply 

To apply click on ‘Apply Online’ and fill out the application form. Further information about the application process can be found here: https://jobs.uwl.ac.uk/display.aspx?id=1253&pid=0 

Please email hr.recruitment@uwl.ac.uk  if you need any assistance with the application process.

Interviews are expected to be held in the week commencing 11th July 2022. 

Additional Information 

Read more about working at the University of West London at https://www.uwl.ac.uk/about-us/how-university-works/why-work-uwl


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