Careers Consultant (Widening Participation)
- UNIVERSITY OF SOUTHAMPTON
- Southampton, United Kingdom
- £35,333 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: £35,333 to £40,931 per annum
Full Time Permanent
Closing Date: Sunday 26 March 2023
Interview Date: Tuesday 18 April 2023
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 Careers Consultant for Widening Participation, you will provide a vital service in identifying and supporting the additional careers and employability needs of widening participation students to support them to achieve successful graduate outcomes. You will create and deliver a comprehensive wrap-around programme of careers, employability and employment support and events for students from groups under-represented in the labour market, using the OfS (Office for Students) indicators of disadvantage and recognising the importance of intersectionality.
You will possess a recognised professional qualification in careers guidance along with in depth knowledge of careers and employability and with the current challenges faced by widening participation 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 https://TalentEdu.com/UoS/CESE.
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: https://www.southampton.ac.uk/hr/services/benefits-explained/index.page
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.
You should submit your completed application form online at www.jobs.soton.ac.uk 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 email@example.com Please quote reference 2192523LR on all correspondence.
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