Careers and Employability Officer

University of Northampton

Job Sort

Full Time Everlasting


£22,681 – £24,533 each year


Waterside Campus

In regards to the Job

Interview date: Week Commencing sixteenth October 2023

The College of Northampton is looking for a Careers and Employability Officer to affix the Careers and Employability Service which is a part of the Pupil Futures directorate.

On this diversified and thrilling put up you’ll act because the preliminary level of contact for Pupil Futures triaging shoppers to the put up acceptable service. Additionally, you will be required to supply knowledgeable careers data and recommendation to college students and alumni.  This contains offering CV suggestions and supporting the supply of workshops.

The put up holder can even be required to supply administrative assist to the Careers and Employability Service and Pupil Futures Directorate by means of exercise corresponding to sustaining the net careers platform ‘Pupil Futures Portal’ and managing Sharepoint websites.

We would like you to have the ability to perform your work in a approach that greatest helps UON and our college students, but additionally you as a person. We perceive this will fluctuate between completely different areas of the college in addition to from one individual to a different.  With Smarter Working you’ll be able to work with elevated flexibility, if you want to, which may facilitate larger freedom and autonomy.

About You

You should have expertise of working with numerous shoppers/clients in a paid or unpaid atmosphere.

You should have an understanding of the challenges graduates face when getting into the labour market and an appreciation of the position careers providers have in Larger Training establishments.

You might be extremely organised and have the flexibility to handle competing priorities.

The put up holder shall be skilled with utilizing IT software program corresponding to Microsoft Workplace, be a superb verbal and written communicator and reveal the flexibility to have the ability to work in a various group with a number of capabilities.



  • Educated to A Stage commonplace or equal, or possessing related demonstrable expertise.
  • NVQ4 or above qualification in Careers Data and Recommendation or equal, or a demonstrable curiosity in careers and employability, with a dedication to work in the direction of finishing an data and recommendation qualification the place not held inside 3 years.



The Careers and Employability Service is an integral a part of the brand new Pupil Futures directorate. 

Pupil Futures has the overarching targets of guaranteeing College of Northampton college students are outfitted with expertise and experiences to make them future prepared, are capable of make the transition into graduate employment or additional research and could be a changemaker who has societal impression.

As a member of The Careers and Employability Service you’ll work as a part of a specialist group who assist a various vary of undergraduate and postgraduate college students and graduates.

About Us

Come to the College of Northampton and you will note that we do issues a bit otherwise.

We’re one of many youngest universities within the UK however we’re already main the way in which in including worth to society, which we name social impression. We have now received a number of awards for our work on this space, amongst others, however what issues probably the most to us is guaranteeing that our college students and graduates have the chance to make their mark on the world too. That’s why we had been the primary college within the UK to be named as a Changemaker Campus in 2012.

We wish to break the mould of what Larger Training could be. This has led us to construct an entire new College from the bottom up that’s designed to replicate the way in which that college students really be taught relatively than the way in which they’re anticipated to be taught. Waterside Campus opened in September 2018.

Our dedication to reworking lives and galvanizing change is on the coronary heart of all that we do.

Proper to Work

All candidates shall be requested to supply proof of eligibility to work within the UK at interview. Because of the necessities laid out by UK Visas and Immigration relating to Proper to Work within the UK, the College can solely settle for purposes from people who at the moment have a standing permitting them to work within the UK for this place. On account of this standards we remorse that we’re unable to supply sponsorship at this ti


We welcome purposes from underrepresented teams. 

The College of Northampton is dedicated to offering a vibrant, moral and sustainable work, research and residing atmosphere that values equality, variety and inclusion.

This dedication, together with our authorized and ethical obligations, supplies an inclusive atmosphere for workers, college students and the general public who could also be affected by our actions.

Collectively @ UON confirms our dedication to equality and inclusion, underpinned by our perception in taking motion. We’re devoted to creating an atmosphere that celebrates equality and harnesses the facility of variety.

Collectively @ UON demonstrates our pledge to our employees, college students and companions to nurture and develop an atmosphere the place equality and inclusion can thrive while we Rework Lives and Encourage Change

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