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Careers Consultant

Careers and Employability

Location:  Egham
Salary:  £39,233 per annum pro rata - including London Allowance
This is the expected starting salary for this post however appointment at a higher point may be made for candidates who demonstrate exceptional skills and experience relevant to the role.
Post Type:  Part Time
Closing Date:  23.59 hours BST on Tuesday 03 October 2023
Reference:  0923-418

Part-Time, Permanent 0.8FTE

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

A part time, permanent Careers Consultant position has arisen within the Careers Service at Royal Holloway. Joining the Careers Consultant team at an exciting phase of implementation of the University’s Employability Strategy, the appointee will get the opportunity to help students achieve their Career Aspirations by working with students individually (providing advice, guidance and application checking), through group activity and in collaboration with academic departments to deliver timetabled or in-curriculum careers education.   Groupwork activity will consist of online, face-to-face and hybrid 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 Engineering, Physics and Mathematical Sciences (EPMS). 

The appointee will work closely with the team of Careers Consultants, academics within the School of Engineering, Physics and Mathematical Sciences and the other colleagues across the Careers Service (Employer Engagement, Placements and Volunteering). 

The successful candidate will be able to deliver engaging and interactive workshops in-person, online and hybrid. They will need have good knowledge of graduate recruitment practices and well-developed influencing and negotiation skills. 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 University is situated in a beautiful, leafy campus near to Windsor Great Park and within commuting distance from London. 

For an informal discussion about the post, please contact Simon Mantell,

For queries on the application process the Human Resources Department can be contacted by email at: 

Please quote the reference: 0923-418

Closing Date:   23:59, 3 October 2023 

Interview Date: To Be Confirmed

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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The university has adopted hybrid working for some roles therefore some remote working may be possible for this role.

Royal Holloway is committed to equality, diversity and inclusion (EDI), and encourages applications from all people regardless of age, disability, gender, marital status, parental status, race, religion or belief, sexual orientation, or trans status or history. More information on our structures and initiatives around EDI, including information on staff diversity networks, can be found on our Equality and Diversity Intranet page.



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