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Careers Project Support Officer

London Borough of Richmond upon Thames and London Borough of Wandsworth
Greater London
£32,955 - £39,933
Closing date
12 May 2024

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Careers Project Support Officer 

Do you have experience of providing project support?

Do you have experience of setting up systems, processes and documentation for project delivery

Are you a strong networker with great interpersonal skills?

Would you like to help strengthen health and care careers education in south London?

South London Partnership are looking for a dynamic South London Careers Hub project support officer who will help deliver our Career Hub programme, across the region, with a focus on our Health and Care Work Experience Project.

You will be organised and solution focused, with strong administrative and project support experience, a team player, with experience of setting up reporting and performance systems,  project promotion, comms and marketing, and maintaining strong relationships across the region.  This experience can come from a variety of sectors, and we are keen to hear from people with transferable skills, with a focus on strong relationship building skills., employer engagement and stakeholder management.  

You will be responsible for supporting the delivery of the South London Careers Hub programme, working closely alongside project staff, to meet the project outputs and outcomes.  You will need to have previous project support engagement experience, excellent organisational and planning skills, as well as project delivery experience.

Your main responsibilities will include:

Support the South London Careers Hub with key strategic projects.

Lead the development of project reporting, project plans and project performance for the South London Careers Hub health and care work experience project. 

Support with the development of innovative events and activities which will engage local schools and college to raise awareness around the careers and pathways available within the local region.

As the Careers Project Support officer, you will be responsible for supporting the work of the South London Careers Hub on a variety of projects, including our Health and Care work experience project, ensuring that young people across the region are supported in their career pathways.  You will build up strong relationships across the region, working with existing networks and forums to build up opportunities for young people in the local region. 

South London Partnership (SLP) is a small and dynamic, close-knit team, working across the 5 boroughs of Croydon, Kingston, Merton, Richmond and Sutton. The SLP team focuses on areas where collaboration leads to increased influence, increased powers and funding and better delivery of the services our residents need.  


Indicative Recruitment Timeline

Closing Date:  28th April 2024

Shortlisting Date: w/c 29th April

Interview Date: w/c 6th May 

For an informal conversation please contact Rachel Bennett the Strategic Lead

South London Partnership Careers Hub via

Useful Information:

All internal applicants for this secondment must seek permission from their current line manager before applying. Failure to do so may result in the secondment not being authorised.

The closing date is given as a guide. We reserve the right to close this vacancy once a sufficient number of applications has been received. We strongly advise you to complete your application as soon as possible to avoid disappointment.

All internal applicants for this secondment must seek permission from their current line manager before applying. Failure to do so may result in the secondment not being authorised.

Richmond and Wandsworth Councils are committed to making our recruitment practices as inclusive as possible for everyone. We are committed to promoting equality and diversity and developing a culture that values differences, recognising that employees from a variety of backgrounds bring important and positive contributions to the Councils and can improve the way we deliver services. 

We are proud to be a Disability Confident employer. If you require any reasonable adjustments throughout the recruitment and selection process, please let us know.   

We are also committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people/vulnerable adults and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. Some posts may be exempted under the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 and as such appointment to these posts will be conditional upon the receipt of a satisfactory response to a check of police records via Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS).

We offer a wide range of benefits designed to attract, develop, and reward our employees such as 40 days annual leave (including Bank Holidays), flexible working and a generous pension plan.  

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