Profession

Careers Adviser, Higher Education Professional

Location

Fife , Scotland


Experience

Careers Adviser
University of St Andrews
Careers Adviser with responsibility for the Humanities Schools of Art History, Classics, English, Film Studies and Modern Languages at the University of St Andrews. Delivering career education, information, advice and guidance to students and graduates on their transition from higher education to the next stage of their lives.
Careers Adviser & Honorary Lecturer
University of Dundee
Careers Adviser with primary responsibility for the School of Environment and secondary responsibility for the School of Humanities at the University of Dundee. Module tutor on the undergraduate Career Planning Module and recently became the Careers Adviser with specialist interest in International Students.
Careers Adviser
Skills Development Scotland
Careers Adviser based in the Angus area with responsibility for Arbroath Academy. Worked within the school to provide pupils with career education, information, advice and guidance on their transition from school to employment, further or higher education. Also ran workshops with youth unemployed to prepare them for the job market and offered guidance to adults looking for a careers change or returning to work.
Parliamentary Assistant and Office Manager
Roseanna Cunningham MSP
In my role as office manager and parliamentary assistance to Roseanna Cunningham MSP, I engaged with constituents on a face-to-face basis, helping to resolve issues and queries. Alongside maintained the constituent database, dealing with day-to-day correspondence and caseloads, I also managed the constituency office staff. I worked collaboratively with her Ministerial staff, local government and other organisations to ensure that her diary and duties were managed effectively.
Sales Adviser and Interior Designer
Fired Earth
In my role as Home Design Consultant I advised customers on the range of products provided by Fired Earth and how these products could be best used to enhance their homes. I tailored each Home Design Scheme to the individual customer's needs and provided visual representations of the end result as well as a full estimate cost of all materials involved.

Skills

PGDip QCG Career Guidance & Development
Edinburgh Napier University
Covering all aspects of careers theory and practice.