In this new role you will be working across our provision to provide careers advice to learners within our academies. As a career’s advisor at Learning Curve Group you will have experience of working within the recruitment sector and provide a high level of careers information, advice and guidance supporting learners with their choices regarding their career progression and set SMART career targets to support our learners to positive destinations.
You’ll need these important qualities:
- flexibility and adaptability
- the ability to manage your own caseload
- an empathetic, non-judgmental and ethical approach
- high level of communication and listening skills
- the ability to build a rapport with people
- the ability to work individually or as part of a team
- the capability to work under pressure
- organisational skills, problem-solving and motivational skills
- Support learners throughout their learner journey to provide career advice and discuss progression opportunities into further education, employment or self-employment
- Build and maintain relationships with employers to source progression opportunities for learners into traineeship, apprenticeship or employment
- To conduct, impartial, personal career guidance interviews with learners which challenge and support them to make informed, realistic and adaptable career decisions based on self and opportunity awareness, aspirations, motivation, confidence and approach to learning and which, if necessary, broaden their horizons
- To generate and maintain learner records electronically in support of personal guidance interviews, including a summary of agreed actions/action plan.
- Support learners in CV development and job applications
- Develop progression routes to clearly show learners in specific job roles options available to help them to progress
- Carry out surveys and regular intervals to measure the impact of careers advise
- To assist, where relevant, with the monitoring, evaluation and reporting on the effectiveness of the career guidance programme in achieving the Gatsby Benchmarks and the Quality in Careers Standard
- To communicate with relevant external agencies and networks for the benefit of learners and the enhancement of the career guidance programme.
Attention to detail
Strong communication skills
Willing to learn
Desire to succeed
Able to work under pressure
Level 2 in English and maths
Careers IAG qualification at Level 3 or higher
Willing to undertake study at a higher level
Experience of working within the recruitment sector
The main duties and responsibilities shown above are not exhaustive but should merely be regarded as a guide. The jobholder will be expected to conduct any reasonable activities according to the business needs at that time. These will be subject to periodic review and may be amended to meet the changing needs of the business. The job holder will be expected to participate in this process and the company would aim to reach agreement to changes.
- Holidays – 26 days + bank holidays
- Pension – 5% from yourself, 3% from LCG
- Armed Forces Covenant - Silve
- Healthcare and Tech scheme
- Social events
- Keeping in touch meetings
- Amazing Headquarters
For LCG to really transform lives through learning, it takes diversity of skills, knowledge culture and background. That’s why we're an equal opportunities employer and positively encourage applications from suitably qualified and eligible candidates regardless of sex, race, disability, age, sexual orientation, transgender status, religion or belief, marital status, or pregnancy and maternity.