Graduate Advisor

  • Apprenticeship Reference: 1382374314-2
  • Date Posted: 8 July 2024
  • Apprentice Employer: UCEN
  • Location: City, Manchester
  • Apprentice Pay: On Application
  • Apprenticeship Sector: Health and Safety, Social care, Teaching and Education
  • Apprenticeship Type: Contract
  • Work Hours: Full Time

About this Apprenticeship

We have an exciting opportunity to join our Student Experience & Engagement Department as a Graduate Advisor on a fixed term (until July 2025), full time (35 hours per week) basis.

As Graduate Advisor you will provide first-level information, advice, and guidance to target school/college pupils /students, teachers and parents in relation to the benefits of Higher Education, giving presentations at events within local schools and colleges.

To support target students in schools and colleges to raise and increase their awareness of, and readiness for, Higher Education and to be a role model for students in the area, advocating the benefits of Higher Education.

To liaise with staff in target schools and colleges to increase their engagement in, and awareness of, the Greater Manchester Higher programme.

In order to do this, you will need:

  • Higher Education qualification (such as a degree, HND or Foundation Degree)
  • Knowledge of the routes into Higher Education
  • Experience of providing advice and guidance to school or college pupils
  • Experience of dealing with confidential and sensitive information
  • Experience of working with and making presentations to young people
  • Experience of dealing with a wide range of enquiries and requests from within an organisation and outside

In return you will benefit from an excellent package including:

  • 35 days paid annual leave plus 8 bank holidays (FTE)
  • Significant pension contribution
  • Retail discounts
  • Employee Assistance Program
  • Cycle to work scheme
  • Simply Health scheme care vouchers

Applicants must demonstrate in their application their ability to meet the key responsibilities, key result areas and Qualifications/Skills and Experience detailed within the role profile.

Salaries are based on skills, qualifications and experience.

Safeguarding

LTE group is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. All applicants will be required to undergo an appropriate DBS check via the Criminal Records Bureau and may be subject to additional online checks as part of our pre-screening process. Some roles are exempt from the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 and would require an Enhanced DBS check.

Equal opportunities statement

At The Manchester College, we're committed to providing an environment free from discrimination, bullying, harassment, or victimisation, where all members of our community are treated with respect and dignity. The Manchester College is committed to working in an inclusive way with all the communities where we are geographically located and to developing a workforce and student community that reflects Greater Manchester's and the UK's rich diversity and vibrancy.

The closing date for this job advert is 16/07/2024. However, sometimes the job advert may close early if we receive a good response!

The LTE group is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. All applicants will be required to undergo an appropriate DBS check via the Criminal Records Bureau. Due to the educational aspect of our group some roles are exempt from the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 and would require an Enhanced DBS check and may be subject to additional online checks as part of our pre-screening