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AAT Career Development Advisor

Blackburn, Lancashire
Job Type
9 Sep 2020
Do you want to educate and share your AAT knowledge in the finance sector with others? Are you level 4 AAT qualified or equivalent?
If so, then we have the perfect role for you!
Training 2000 is at the heart of the Lancashire economy, developing talent and training the next generation. We are growing and an exciting opportunity has arisen for the post of AAT Career Development Advisor.
If you haven't already heard of us, we are part of the University of Central Lancashire Group and have over 50 years' experience of delivering high quality technical and professional training programmes to industry and individuals.
We have a strong heritage, skilled workforce, state of the art facilities and above all a great team ethos. We are on a mission to deliver learning excellence and create outstanding talent for Lancashire and beyond and we firmly believe our people are our biggest asset in achieving this. Our customers are diverse and their businesses varied, from micro businesses such as Accounting Practices to global companies such as Chubb.
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We're looking for an enthusiastic and knowledgeable part time Career Development Advisor that will support, coach, assess and review learners in the workplace towards the new accounting standards. You will also be responsible for the recruitment and interviewing of applicants for the AAT programme.
We are looking for someone who holds a relevant accounting qualification and has current relevant accounting experience.
This a rewarding career in supporting future professionals in accounting along their career pathway.
For this role, you will be required to work 21 hours a week and you will receive a salary of £30,000 pro rata and a competitive benefits package. The role will be a 12 month fixed term contract, based at the Blackburn Training 2000 site and travel across the North West will be required.
In addition, we believe in providing more than just salary and benefits and we'll give you time and support to develop your career. Our Career Development Advisors continually develop themselves through CPD opportunities and we are in the process of developing a learning and development strategy with dedicated CPD days to ensure our whole workforce can continually enhance their career.
To give you an idea of our benefits, we firmly believe in having a good work life balance and therefore, they include 27 days annual leave plus bank holidays. This entitlement will increase with over time to 32 days and you are also able to purchase up to 5 days extra per year. In addition to this, from the day you join, you will receive life assurance whilst employed at 4 x your annual salary. Finally, with pensions being an important part of peoples' career, following 6 months service you will be entitled to enrol into our Group Private Pension scheme where we will match contributions up to 5%.
We firmly believe that everyone is unique in their own way and we are looking for people from all walks of life who will join our inclusive culture. We are committed to equality, diversity and access for all which makes Training 2000 a great place to work.
Safeguarding of our learners is at the heart of everything that we do. Therefore, due to having children (under 18's) on our site, all appointments are subject to the receipt of a satisfactory enhanced child workforce disclosure from the Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS; formally the CRB), or a check via the Update Service on a relevant enhanced disclosure. Further information on these checks can be obtained from the Government website.
If this sounds like the kind of role and place for you then we are really excited to hear from you. If you'd like an informal discussion ahead of applying, please contact a member of our HR team on (phone number removed) and they will be more than happy to help
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  • Job Reference: 172740320-2
  • Date Posted: 9 September 2020
  • Recruiter: Confidential
  • Location: Blackburn, Lancashire
  • Salary: On Application
  • Sector: Accounting
  • Job Type: Contract