CSA - National Careers Advisor

  • Location
    Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne And Wear
  • Salary
  • Category
    Education & Childcare - Careers Advisory
  • Job type
  • Industry
    Public Sector
  • External Reference

There is currently an exciting opportunity available to work on a national helpline providing careers information, advice and guidance to citizens. The National Careers Service supports, encourages and inspires people at every stage of their working life and we need passionate, inspiring and enthusiastic individuals to be part of our team.

Helpline Advisers support customers with careers, education, employment and apprenticeships, help individuals to realise their goals,unlock their potential and enable them to develop and grow.

Our Advisers provide expert information and an enthusiastic service to citizens to allow them to gain positive outcomes in learning, employment, training, apprenticeships and volunteering. Using a range of multimedia contact channels including webchat, phone, SMS and email, they provide information to individuals on a one-to-one basis, tailored to each individual situation.

In order to provide personalised advice, Adviser responsibilities include tailoring information to citizen's situations, conducting research, monitoring developments in education, training and employment and raising awareness of support options available to individuals.

Required skills and abilities:

  • Excellent telephone manner with the ability to extract and retain information from customers

  • Ability to use multiple IT systems to accurately capture and record customer information

  • Advanced keyboard skills with good written communication

  • Ability to work effectively, both independently and as part of a team

  • Excellent listening skills and the ability to interact with customers in an empathetic and non-judgmental manner

  • Ability to work within defined quality guidelines and maintain good practices at all times

  • Strong research skills, with the ability to source information efficiently to support present and future customer queries

  • Ability to use approved resources to tailor support to fully resolve customer queries

  • Educated to Level 4 or above

As part of our commitment to professional development, Helpline Advisers will complete an NVQ Level 3 in Information, Advice and Guidance; on successful completion of the qualification you will have the opportunity to progress onto higher level learning programs.

Salary: £8.43ph

Hours: 37.5 hours per week over a range of shifts between 8am and 10pm Monday to Sunday

Adecco acts as an employment agency for permanent recruitment and an employment business for the supply of temporary workers. The Adecco Group UK & Ireland is an Equal Opportunities Employer.

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Please apply with your CV to: kiera hadgett