Career Development Officer

Westminster Adult Education Service

  • £31,716 - £34,770
  • Westminster / London
  • Permanent
  • Full Time
Posted 2 weeks ago

Career Development Officer – 36 hours per week – would also consider candidates who are interested in working part-time hours or term time only.

£31,716 – £34,770 – Salary is negotiable depending on experience

31 days holiday (pro-rata for mid-year starters)

Westminster City Council is committed to creating a Fairer City where people are born into a supportive and safe environment, grow and learn throughout their lives, and build fantastic careers in world-leading industries.

Westminster Adult Education Service (WAES) is the City Council’s adult education service and the largest local authority adult education service in London and one of the largest nationally.

Our recent Ofsted was good overall with outstanding features and will enable us to grow and develop as an organization and want someone who shares our vision of attaining excellence to join our passionate and highly skilled workforce.  We provide life-changing learning opportunities for our learners through our qualification courses, apprenticeship programmes and extensive community based provision.  We work to adapt to the changing needs of our communities – resulting in a dynamic atmosphere where ambition, diversity and creativity are celebrated.

If you want to join an organisation that makes a difference in people’s lives, we want to hear from you.

The role:

An exciting opportunity to work alongside an established team as a Career Development Officer is now available.  You will be joining a good provider at a time where making a difference to peoples’ lives is even more important than ever, you will take the lead with developing job opportunities and career progression with WAES learners.

Within this role you will deliver outstanding customer satisfaction, support across the Learner Journey –delivering CEIAG, coaching learners into employment, delivering Careers Presentations.

You will be working in our new Careers and Employability Hub at out Lisson Grove Centre, offering a one stop shop for all things careers, and employability related.

The role involves supporting learners with UCAS, facilitating, and delivering cross service enrichment activities throughout the year and working alongside a team of Career Development Officers.

What we offer:

We are passionate about our aim to be an inclusive workplace for all that reflects the communities we serve, and we believe everyone is valued.

We particularly welcome applicants from underrepresented backgrounds, including BAME, LGBTQ+ and those with hidden or visible disabilities.

The Service offers a competitive salary, employment benefits including a public sector pension scheme, generous holiday allowance and opportunities for Continuous Professional Development.

The closing date to apply for this post is 9am Thursday 30th November 2023

Interviews for this post will take place on Friday 8th December our Lisson Grove Centre.  Shortlisted candidates must be available to attend on this day.

Please quote reference number ED/WAES/2147.

To apply for this post, please complete the Application Form and EO Monitoring Form from our website.

When you have completed your application and EO Monitoring Form, please email the documents back to

An Enhanced DBS is required for this post.

CV’s will not be accepted for this post.

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