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The Prospect Trust


Careers Information and Guidance Advisor

Category: Trust

Closing Date: Sunday 23rd May 2021 23:59

Salary: £23,709 - £29,478 (circa £16,756 - £20,833 pro rata, per annum)

Careers Information and Guidance Advisor 

(Level 6 preferred, but we will be happy to hear from anyone who holds the NVQ Level 4 in Advice and Guidance as full training to Level 6 will be provided.)

4 days a week, term time.

Salary: Grade 5 £23,709 - £29,478 (Circa £16,756 - £20,833 pro rata, per annum)

Due to expansion we are recruiting for this exciting, full time opportunity for a qualified and highly experienced careers professional with excellent administration and time management skills to join The Prospect Trust’s (TPT) award winning Careers Services team.  We are seeking a qualified (minimum Level 4) motivated and flexible careers adviser to provide an outstanding service to students from (TPT) academies and to schools outside of the trust who we provide a careers service to. 

The successful applicant will work alongside a team of professional advisers and coordinators whilst reporting to the Lead CEIAG Adviser. 

The main focus of this role is to deliver an outstanding IAG service across all TPT academies and partner schools in order to:

  • enable all students to make informed, suitable and achievable career decisions 
  • advise all students on how to source relevant training courses or qualifications and what funding/bursaries might be available 
  • provide advice to all students on CV and personal statement preparation, college, university, apprenticeship and employment applications, job search and interview techniques
  • ensure relevant pastoral and subject tutors are appraised of any relevant discussion outcomes via agreed communication routes
  • deliver small group sessions or larger presentations on all aspects of careers work and topics related to progression across TPT academies and schools as appropriate
  • support all students in the use of computer aided IAG and Labour Market Information (LMI) packages to help students understand and access information about the current job market 
  • assist the Lead CEIAG Advisor in the development and use of service tracking systems, as appropriate for service users 
  • support and advise  curriculum and pastoral colleagues in relation to progression opportunities relevant to their areas of responsibility

This position is term time only.  You will need to hold a full driving licence as movement between the sites is an essential criteria for this role.

If you would like to have an informal discussion before applying for this role please contact Nikki Coleman Head of Careers, Education, Information, Advice and Guidance

Candidates should complete the attached application form, employment declaration and equality monitoring form. Completed applications should be returned by midnight on Sunday 9th May 2021 via email to 

Interviews are likely to take place on Thursday 13th May

The Prospect Trust takes the control and processing of employee data very seriously and is committed to act in line with the GDPR regulations; please read the attached applicant privacy notice which explains how your data is processed.

We welcome applications from all suitably qualified applicants, however all disabled applicants who meet our minimum criteria will be invited for interview. Any future offer of employment would remain subject to satisfactory pre-employment checks, including enhanced DBS clearance.

The Prospect Trust has an uncompromising commitment to the safeguarding of our students.