Careers Consultant (Faculty Facing)

Southampton, United Kingdom
£33,314 to £40,931 per annum
28 Feb 2023
End of advertisement period
26 Mar 2023
Contract Type
Full Time

Careers Information & Guidance

Location:  Highfield Campus
Salary:   £33,314 to £40,931 per annum
Full Time Permanent
Closing Date:  Sunday 26 March 2023
Interview Date:   Tuesday 18 April 2023
Reference:  2192423LR

The University of Southampton is committed to excellence in all we do, applying our insights and inventiveness to solve the most complex societal and environmental challenges. As a world-leading, research-intensive university, with a strong and high-quality educational offering, we are renowned for our innovation and enterprise and are within the top 1% of universities worldwide.

Careers, Employability and Student Enterprise is an essential part of the University, responsible for supporting our students and graduates to plan their future career paths and develop essential enterprising skills. It’s an exciting time to join the team as we are expanding from 35 to approximately 55 staff members over the next few months.

As a faculty facing Careers Consultant, you will work closely with a wide range of stakeholders in the design and delivery of leading-edge careers education, information, advice and guidance. Key to this, will be building successful relationships both inside and outside the university to create an outstanding service and experience for our students and graduates so that they achieve the best outcomes, whether that’s a graduate career, future study or a business/social enterprise.

You will possess a recognised professional qualification in careers guidance, or relevant experience of providing advice and guidance within a Higher Education context plus a commitment to acquiring approved qualification once employed. In addition, you will have in depth knowledge of careers and employability and the current challenges facing students in HE and developments within the graduate labour market.

For a fuller understanding of what it is like to work within Careers, Employability and Student Enterprise, before applying via the University of Southampton website, please click

We are committed to supporting our staff and students and we are open to a flexible and hybrid working approach. We give full consideration to applicants that wish to work flexibly and those who have taken a career break.

As well as additional benefits that will make your life easier, such as a generous holiday allowance and additional university closure days, we will support your long-term future too, with access to the Universities Superannuation Scheme (USS), subsidised health and fitness facilities and a range of discounts. All our benefits can be viewed here:

We believe equality, diversity and inclusion are fundamental to making the University of Southampton a welcoming, vibrant, and successful organisation. Having a diverse workforce, inclusive of people of all ages and beliefs, from different racial, educational, and social backgrounds opens up a wealth of possibilities, makes us more creative and accelerates our impact on society. We welcome applicants that value the diversity of our community and are willing to play their part in supporting the mission of inclusivity.  

Assessment centre to be held on 18th and 19th April 2023.

Application procedure

You should submit your completed application form online at The application deadline will be midnight on the closing date stated above. If you need any assistance, please call Lauren (Recruitment Team) on +44 (0) 2380 592750 or email Please quote reference 2192423LR on all correspondence.

For an informal discussion about the role, please contact Leanne Barnes on

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