Vacancies available across: Staines, Camberley, Woking, Weybridge, Guildford and Epsom

Job type: Permanent full time roles (part time will also be considered)

Salary: £25,131.00 per annum FTE for Trainee (£27,196.00 for Qualified)

Do you want to support people to change their lives? Are you looking for a new challenge or wanting to change your career? If yes, have you considered the role of a Careers Adviser at Education Development Trust?

At EDT we provide the support, training and qualifications needed for you to become a fully qualified Careers Adviser. This role will deliver the National Careers Service contract within local communities to a wide range of adults. Employing a person-centred approach, we help individuals recognise their strengths and skills, improve their employability, and explore and manage their available career opportunities. Working together, we support people to take positive steps in achieving their career goals.

As an organisation EDT provide a wide range of services that help transform the lives of people around the world.  Our National Careers Service contract provides world class Careers Advice and Guidance to more than 100,000 adults annually across a range of community settings within England.

Key duties:

The right person:

Deadline:  Midnight Sunday 12 May Please note, we reserve the right to close our vacancies early if sufficient applications are received).

Interview dates & location to be confirmed

Interview Process:

To give us and you the best chance of ensuring the job is right for you, we run interview days to support the selection process. These will include an introduction to EDT and the Careers sector. Where possible we prefer to run these in-person to give you opportunity to interact with hiring managers and other members of staff, as well as other candidates. This may not always be possible in which case we may run a virtual process.

At EDT we pride ourselves on creating an environment that supports a healthy work life balance for all our staff. We provide policies that encourage flexible working around individual needs. We offer a range of benefits including a generous holiday allowance (30 days plus bank holidays), company pension scheme and additional voluntary money saving benefits.

Education Development Trust is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and adults whom we work with and come into contact with around the world. All applicants are subject to thorough screening and successful candidates are subject to the relevant level of criminal record checks with national police authorities or the UK’s Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS). This will be at minimum a basic DBS check.

At Education Development Trust, we strive to create a workplace where everyone feels valued, can be themselves and knows they can reach their full potential.  We embrace and celebrate our differences through various initiatives and support colleagues through a number of staff networks. We’re committed to building a strong, diverse workforce and making Education Development Trust an inclusive place to work.  If you have specific requirements or adjustments, please let us know if there is anything we can do to support your application.  We are proud to be a member of the Disability Confident employer scheme.