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Careers Consultant

Careers and Employability

Location:  Egham
Salary:  £35,931 per annum pro rata - including London Allowance
Closing Date:  Monday 28 June 2021
Interview Date:  Wednesday 07 July 2021
Reference:  0521-143

Applications are invited for the post of Careers Consultant in the Careers Service at Royal Holloway

A fixed term Careers Consultant position has arisen within the Careers Service at Royal Holloway due to a staff member temporarily reducing their hours. Joining the Careers Consultant team at an exciting phase of implementation of the College’s Employability Strategy, the appointee will get the opportunity to help students achieve their Career Aspirations through work with students individually, providing advice, guidance and application checking, and providing Careers Education to groups. The groupwork consists of online or face-to-face Careers Service delivered workshops and in-curriculum Careers programs. In particular, the post holder will support the needs of our students in the School of Business and Management and Economics department.

The post is available for 6 months full time, but we are very open to it being worked over a longer period with a lower number of hours per week. 

The appointee would be working closely with the team of 6 Careers Consultants, academics within the School of Business and Management and Economics department and the other teams within the Careers Service. 

The successful candidate will be able to deliver in-person or online engaging, interactive workshops, have good knowledge of graduate recruitment practices and well-developed interpersonal understanding. Excellent written English, multitasking and the ability to collaborate with others are also key attributes. 

In return we offer a highly competitive rewards and benefits package including:

  • Generous annual leave entitlement 
  • Training and Development opportunities
  • Pension Scheme with generous employer contribution 
  • Various schemes including Cycle to Work, Season Ticket Loans and help with the cost of Eyesight testing. 
  • Free parking 

The post is based in Egham, Surrey where the College is situated in a beautiful, leafy campus near to Windsor Great Park and within commuting distance from London. Working from home some of the time would be possible.

For an informal discussion about the post, please contact Simon Mantell on simon.mantell@rhul.ac.uk 

To view further details of this post and to apply please visit https://jobs.royalholloway.ac.ukFor queries on the application process the Human Resources Department can be contacted by email at: recruitment@rhul.ac.uk 

Please quote the reference: 0521-143

Closing Date:  Midnight, 28 June 2021

Interview Date: 7 July 2021

Please note that it will not be possible for the College to issue a Certificate of Sponsorship for successful candidates as this role does not fall into one of the standard occupational codes deemed eligible for sponsorship by UK Visas and Immigration. Successful candidates will therefore need to be eligible to work in the UK or have limited leave to remain in the UK and associated right to work for the duration of their employment with the College, in accordance with the Immigration, Asylum and Nationality Act 2006. 

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Royal Holloway is committed to equality and diversity, and encourages applications from all sections of the community. Read here about structures and initiatives around equality and diversity, including information on staff diversity networks.


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