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DBS4296 Apprentice Connexions Adviser x 2

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Job Summary

Contract Type:
Fixed Term
Working Pattern:
Full time
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Advert End Date:
Closed for applications on 04/07/2021 23:59
£17,942 pa
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Employment Location:
Any location within North Tyneside
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Job details 

Closing date:
4 Jul

Please note

This job is closed for applications.

Further information

The Connexions Service, which provides careers information, advice, and guidance for young people in North Tyneside, is seeking an Apprentice Adviser to work with young people aged 13-25.

As an apprentice you will develop skills, knowledge, and experience in all aspects of careers guidance and advice. This will be via on the job training and formal training sessions to gain knowledge and understanding to ensure that you attain the required skills to become a fully qualified careers adviser.

The Apprenticeship is expected to last for two years.

You will be supported to provide careers guidance and support to a caseload of young people aged 13 to 19 – or older for those who may have special educational needs or disabilities. Much of your caseload will be school based and you will also work with young people who are not in education, employment or training (NEET).

You will be expected to hold a NVQ level IV in Advice & Guidance Or have a degree in a guidance and counselling, or a child or young people, related field.

You will be required to engage with young people, inspire and motivate them towards their participation in learning or employment. As such, you will need to have a good understanding of the range of options for young people and the pathways that they can follow. You will be a member of a team of advisers within the Connexions service. You will, however, as you develop in the role be required to work frequently on your own and will be responsible for self-managing your time and your day to day activities.

For further information or to discuss the requirements of the post please contact John Gibson (Connexions Programme Manager): email: john.gibson@northtyneside.gov.uk or call 0191 643 2782 / 07980629517.

Please be advised that this position will require an Enhanced check from the Disclosure and Barring Service.

North Tyneside Council is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.

In addition, staff and volunteers are expected to familiarise themselves with all relevant policies, procedures and guidance in relation to safeguarding children and safe practice with vulnerable adults. Within North Tyneside, safeguarding is everybody’s business.

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