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The Careers & Enterprise Company is an employer-led organisation set up to inspire and prepare young people for the fast-changing world of work. Its role is to take an umbrella view of the landscape of careers and enterprise, supporting the programme coverage nationally.

The role of the Enterprise Adviser

Enterprise Advisers work with teachers to support aspirational careers education.  Their role is fundamental to the success of this programme and Thames Valley Berkshire Local Enterprise Partnership (LEP)  is looking for passionate, high calibre professionals from a range of sectors to join our Adviser Network.

Main purpose of the role

Supported by an Enterprise Co-ordinator, the Enterprise Adviser work closely with the senior leadership team of a specific school or college to:

  • Support the development of a whole school strategy for careers, enterprise and employer engagement
  • Provide access to their existing, local business networks
  • Help schools and colleges to focus efforts on programmes and activities that are most effective in supporting independent choice, motivating young people and achieving positive outcomes.

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