Study and Employment Advisor

Reference Number: 2021/34

Study and Employment Advisor

Blackpool Sixth is an outstanding college specialising in 16-19 education, we have an exciting opportunity for a full-time Study and Employability Advisor to join our team. Could you provide outstanding support to our students, helping them to raise their aspirations and enjoy the rewards of success? If so, this is an exciting opportunity to join our friendly and enthusiastic team as you take on a highly fulfilling role on a permanent basis. This post is full time, staff term time only plus 5 additional days.

Based in Learning Resources and Careers you will work to ensure excellent service to students, providing support for their independent learning and work readiness. Strong communication skills are an absolute must, along with a proactive and flexible approach.

A day in Learning Resources and Careers could see you: 

  • inspire students to achieve their full potential;
  • lead workshops with small groups of students to improve study skills;
  • liaise with outside agencies to provide employer engagement opportunities for students;
  • processing and organising the records of work experience and volunteering of students.

Are you educated to A Level or equivalent? Do you have experience of agreeing personal targets with young people and supporting their attainment? Do you have the confidence to interact with and motivate young adults and to develop effective relationships? If you have answered yes to these questions then apply now and find out more about the college.  

Closing date: 9:00am, 24th June 2021
Interviews: 2nd July 2021

It is planned that this recruitment will be held onsite, however, this is subject to change and we may decide to hold this remotely via Google Meet. If the interviews are held in person this will be with COVID secure measures in place.

Salary: £15,853 - £16,505 per annum

Closing date for applications: 24 June 2021, 9.00am

Interview Date: 2 July 2021

Other Information

The health and wellbeing of our staff is important to us, we have an established health and wellbeing group whose mission is to help create a healthy working environment for staff and students through the promotion of a healthy and balanced lifestyle.
We are an equal opportunities employer and we are determined to ensure that no applicant or employee receives less favourable treatment on the grounds of a protected characteristic, or is disadvantaged by any conditions or any related individual requirements. We welcome applications from all sections of the community and all diverse groups. The college provides equality of access, services and care to everyone, regardless of people’s age, disability, gender, gender identity, gender expression or trans status, race, religion or belief or sexual orientation. 

All staff will be carefully selected using recruitment and selection procedures designed to emphasise the college’s commitment to safeguarding. All posts, including volunteers, are subject to enhanced DBS clearance.


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