Post 16 Progression Adviser

  • £22.00 - 22.62 per hour
  • Islington, Greater London, England
  • Temporary

Job Title: Progression Adviser Post 16 in Islington

Are you passionate about making a positive impact on the lives of young people in Islington? We are seeking a dedicated and motivated individual to join our team as a Progression Adviser Post 16. This role is instrumental in delivering wraparound support to improve education, employment, and training (EET) outcomes for young people of secondary school age up to the age of 18 (or 25 with LD/SEN) who are NEET or in vulnerable groups.
This includes those attending Alternative Provisions and those who are, or have been, subject to a youth offending order.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Work within an appropriate safeguarding framework, taking responsibility for promoting and safeguarding the welfare of children and young people at all times.
  • Meet agreed targets to support the progression and retention in EET of young people on your allocated caseload.
  • Deliver individual interventions and targeted follow-up to support young people’s progression in EET, meeting agreed targets.
  • Undertake effective assessment with young people to agree on individual goals and action plans, supporting access to EET.
  • Track young people allocated to your caseload effectively, ensuring destination information is up to date and maintaining regular contact.
  • Build and maintain relationships with key organisations supporting the education, training, and employment of young people post 16.
  • Build and maintain relationships with specialist agencies, ensuring information sharing and efficient work allocation.
  • Work closely with colleagues in the allocated service, prioritising young people at risk and completing work in partnership.
  • Work with parents and other partners to support clients’ progression in learning.
  • Collaborate with colleagues across Youth Employment, Progression, and Skills for a smooth transition to services supporting young people aged 18 and over.
  • Conduct outreach, including engagement with young people in community settings and home visits where appropriate.
  • Work flexibly, including daytime, evenings, and weekends as needed.
  • Undertake door knocking, evening calling, and other tracking activities as agreed with your line manager.
  • Assist with the organisation of occasional events to promote EET opportunities to young people.
  • Undertake other duties commensurate with the grade of the post.


  • Qualification in Careers/Advice and Guidance to a minimum of Level 4.

If you are dedicated to supporting the educational journey of young people and have the necessary qualifications, we invite you to apply for this rewarding position.


All applications are subject to an Enhanced DBS Disclosure, professional reference checks, Overseas Police Clearances (if applicable) in line with our stringent safeguarding policy

  • Your CV must cover the last 10 years of employment history where possible and all employment breaks must be explained
  • You must have legal right to work in the UK
  • You must be willing to attend a registration interview

All pay rates quoted will be inclusive of 12.07% statutory holiday pay. This advert is for a temporary position. In some cases, the option to make this role permanent may become available at a later date.

Spencer Clarke Group work with a variety of schools covering a wide geographical area. We deal with teaching placements at Primary, Secondary, Special Education needs and college level as well as support staff positions also within these.


Jolie Moon Recruitment Consultant

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