Guidance Officer

Job Ref: 21/316 | Organisation: TEC Partnership

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Guidance Officer 21/316

£18,887

37 hours per week

Permanent

Location: East Riding College, Beverley

The East Riding College is part of the TEC Partnership, which is a large, innovative, dynamic and financially sound organisation. We are officially an “Outstanding” educational provider.

We are now offering a fantastic opportunity to join the East Riding College in the role of a Guidance Officer. If you are a team player who is passionate about helping learners reach their full potential, then we want to hear from you!

About the role

The Learner Services Department are looking to appoint a motivated and enthusiastic Guidance Officer to join our friendly and hard working Guidance Team. This is a diverse role, providing information, advice and guidance (IAG) to all learners and potential applicants on a range of careers, course options and pastoral issues.

Duties will include:

  • Providing a support service that facilitates learner participation, attendance, retention, achievement and progression and providing the Head of Learner Services with information and reports as required.
  • Provide careers guidance to learners both one to one and through group activities
  • Provide information, advice and guidance on the availability of support, financial support, welfare and counselling services, acting as a member of the safeguarding team and making relevant referrals as required.
  • Liaise with internal and external agencies to maximise recruitment, progression and achievement, including identifying any learners at risk of leaving and implementing measures to provide support.
  • To contribute to learner enrolment and induction activities.

About the person

The successful candidate will have confident communication skills and the ability to provide excellent customer service on a broad range of support needs, being proactive about finding out further information when necessary.

Candidates should also have:

  • Recent and relevant experience of providing IAG.
  • A relevant level 3 qualification or the willingness to work towards.
  • Careers education or IAG qualification at level 4 or above or the willingness to work towards.
  • Knowledge of career progression routes and relevant frameworks (Gatsby Benchmarks)
  • Understanding of the barriers to education for young people and adults.
  • Awareness of safeguarding.

In return for your experience and skills, we can offer you a good salary, pension membership, access to a wide range of other Group benefits and opportunities for career progression and personal development.

If having read the job description you are interested in this role, please press the “Apply Now” button and send us your application.

The closing date for this advert is 23rd January 2022.

The TEC Partnership is committed to Prevent Duty, Equality, Diversity & Inclusion and promoting British Values within the workplace. We are an equal opportunity workplace. Safeguarding is a priority for us, as well as ensuring the welfare of children and young people and we expect the same commitment from all staff and volunteers.

 All posts are subject to an Enhanced Disclosure Clearance through the DBS, references that cover the last two years of employment and other checks may also be required.

Please note that all employees must have Literacy and Numeracy to at least Level 2.

 

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Location: East Riding College ,

Wage: GBP £18,887

Date Posted: 07/01/2022

Closing Date: 23/01/2022

Post Type: Support

Hours: Full-time

Contract Type: Permanent

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