Student Adviser

Job Roles:
Organisation Type:
Further Education
FE College
Contract Type:
Full Time
Subject Area:
Other Subjects
South East
Contract Term:
Fixed Term
Salary Description:
£17,649 - £21,956
8th Apr 2019
Start Date:
Plumpton College
Job Ref:

Fixed term contract until June 2020)

We are looking to recruit a full time Student Adviser to join our expanding Job shop and Work Experience hub team. In this role you will work closely with our Level 2 and Level 3 students who require work placements as part of their study programmes.

Your role will be instrumental in matching students to industry specific placements as well as assisting in the recruitment of employers to our ever expanding network. You will spend more than 50% of your time visiting employers with students on placement to complete reviews and health and safety checks. The provision of industry placements is a huge area of growth for the College, and as such we have ambitious targets to reach. You will play a pivotal role in the progression of students into the workplace.

The ideal candidate will be able to build and maintain good working relationships with students, employers and wider college teams. They will be confident to work to KPIs and will be data numerate. It is essential for this role that the candidate can drive and has a full driving licence with business insurance on their vehicle. Due to the nature of our industries the vast majority of your day will be spent out on visits and you will be someone who thrives on organising their diary efficiently in independent working scenarios.

As well as a competitive salary, you can also look forward to a great range of benefits including 26 days holiday plus bank holidays (as well as upto 7 efficiency days at Christmas), membership of the Local Government Pension Scheme and free on-site parking. This is a fixed term contract role until June 2020.

With over 3,000 students, excellent resources and a drive for continuous improvement, Plumpton College is actively seeking staff who want to make a difference and be part of this exciting phase of our development. At Plumpton College we are Ambitious & Progressive, Enterprising, Professional, Supportive and Passionate about everything we do – if you share these values and would like to be part of our growing team then we’d like to hear from you.

To apply please complete an application form and an equality and diversity monitoring form and return them to or send it to: HR Department, Plumpton College, Ditchling Road, Plumpton, East Sussex, BN7 3AE. Tel: 01273 890454.

For further information about the role including job description and application form please visit the vacancies section of our website

Closing date for applications: Monday 29th April 2019 at 9.00am

Interviews will be held: Week commencing 7th May 2019

Closing Date:
Contact Details:
Plumpton College
Tel: 01273 890454
Contact: HR

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