Career Consultant Salary: Starting from £38,022 per annum inclusive of London Weighting Closing Date: 02/10/2023 Reference: 2389-23-PS

University of East London




Starting from £38,022 per annum inclusive of London Weighting

Post Type: 

Full Time

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Closing Date:

Monday 02 October 2023

Interview Date:

Monday 16 October 2023



Founded in 1898, we at the University of East London (UEL) are proud to change lives through education. Our goal is to advance industry 5.0 careers-first education and provide a clear path to the jobs and opportunities of the future. We’re committed to driving diversity in the 5.0 talent pipeline, working in partnership to promote talent wherever it is found and creating a balanced, inclusive, and green future.

But we can’t achieve this goal alone. We need forward-thinking, innovative, and curious individuals like you to join our community and help us craft our future. As part of our team, you’ll have the opportunity to work with a diverse range of people who share your passion for creating positive change. We’re an inclusive and welcoming community that is constantly moving forward, never satisfied with the status quo.

About Us

The Careers and Student Enterprise Service is the academic, career and employability nucleus of the University of East London. The goal of the service is to support every student to achieve academically, gain the skills for the 21st century workforce, and build direct pathways to employment. The service’s approach has innovation and creativity at its core. To improve progression, retention and graduate outcomes, the service utilises innovative technology and research, which has shown impact on our students’ satisfaction, behaviour, and outcomes. 

About the Job

Our Career Consultants are at the heart of our Careers & Student Enterprise service providing frontline support to students from career-planning to interview preparation. This multifaced and autonomous role will support the development and delivery of centralised careers’ content for UG and PG students. You will work closely with students, other Careers staff and academics to deliver a careers-first education, specifically aligned to our Career Development Framework and programmes of activity for target groups to increase engagement and drive awareness. You will support students on a one-to-one basis, as well as delivering a range of topics to small groups and larger workshops. We encourage applications from individuals who want to take ownership of developing the careers-first content for underrepresented groups and international students, who are eager to support, develop, and provide industry insights that will benefit our students. 

About You

Successful applicants will have experience of delivering careers guidance, information, and advice, using a variety of methods, with further experience of developing high quality, interactive learning materials. Excellent networking and interpersonal skills are essential for this role, as is the ability to communicate, through various mediums, to internal and external audiences.

Benefits Package

Here at UEL we understand it’s about more than just a salary. It’s about the entire package on offer along with our outstanding work environment and inclusive culture. We know the market rates for this vacancy and will offer a genuinely competitive salary DOE.

We care deeply about your wellbeing and our benefits includes: 20% pension (4% from you, 16% from us), 25 days holiday, plus 3 days over Christmas and bank holidays, hybrid working for most positions, and we’re always open to consider flexible working arrangements. We have a shared success bonus of £4,250 pa, subsidised gym membership, 3 times base salary life assurance, a cashback healthcare scheme and wide variety of other generous benefits including discounts on: Apple and Samsung products, holidays, clothing, fitness, lifestyle, dining out and weekly shopping.

Equal Opportunities

UEL is an inclusive equal opportunities employer and are proud of our Equality, Diversity, and Inclusivity achievements, including: zero gender pay gap, members of Stonewall and have won Athena Swan awards. We expect all employees of UEL to accept our EDI policy and will not tolerate discrimination in any form.

So, if you’d like to take your career to the next level with us here at the University of East London and are inspired by our environment and committed to success, we want you to apply today!

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To contact the recruitment team please phone +44 20 8223 3000 x 4600 or e-mail [email protected]

CVs without a completed application form will not be accepted.

At UEL we are committed to working together to build a community which values diversity in both our staff and student populations, is representative and inclusive, enabling all to progress and thrive.

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