Careers Adviser

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Paisley, Renfrewshire (GB)
Grade 5: £30,497 to £36,382 per annum, pro rata
15 Sep 2021
End of advertisement period
30 Sep 2021
Contract Type
Fixed Term
Part Time

Student Services

Careers Adviser

Paisley Campus


Grade 5: £30,497 to £36,382 per annum, pro rata

Part Time: 17.5 (0.5FTE), Fixed term: 9 months

An exciting opportunity has arisen for the position of Careers Adviser within the Careers Team in Student Services at UWS.  You will provide careers advice and guidance to students of all levels and disciplines, contributing to the development of student employability in line with University Strategies. 

UWS’ Student Experience Programme seeks to embed employability within the curriculum, creating opportunities throughout the Student Journey and developing world class graduates.  Careers Advisers will play a central role in the delivery of this strategy, also providing a consultative role to University Schools in planning and delivering careers activities, workshops and events.

Educated to degree level, you will also have a post-graduate qualification in Careers Guidance or equivalent. With experience of working in a careers advisory post and delivery of career planning/careers education, you will have exceptional communication, negotiation, and presentation skills.  Up to date knowledge of the graduate labour market and experience of working within FE/HE are desirable.

Further Information, including details of how to apply are available at

Closing Date:          Thursday 30th September 2021

Interview Date:       Tuesday 19th October 2021

UWS is committed to equality and diversity and welcomes applications from underrepresented groups.

UWS is a “Disability Confident” employer.

University of the West of Scotland is a registered Scottish charity, no. SC002520.