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Career Clinics and Career Consultations

Just a quick query? Come along to one of our clinics - reserve your place by booking online. Visit our website for full details: www.gcu.ac.uk/careers

Book a consultation with a careers adviser and let us help you with:
• Planning your career and study options.
• Finding and applying for jobs.
• Preparing for interviews.

To book a longer careers consultation, make an appointment at the Campus Life Desk on Level 1 of the George Moore Building, or contact them by email: studentsupport@gcu.ac.uk

Temporary Registration Staff 2017 – on campus job! https://gcu.prospects.ac.uk

14/07/2017

We are looking for temporary staff to help our students register online, take photographs and issue student ID cards.

Applicants should have excellent interpersonal skills and be able to work quickly and accurately under pressure. You should be enthusiastic and well-motivated with excellent timekeeping. Training will be provided.

Please be prepared for a short interview. We may ask you to sit an IT skills test. The rate of pay will be £8.45 per hour. You must be available from 08/09/17 to 21/09/17, which may include some weekend work, but you may not be required every day. Some staff may be kept on beyond these dates.

Applying for the post couldn’t be easier. Simply download our application form from the link below and fully complete the information requested as accurately as you can.

To apply please see http://www.gcu.ac.uk/student/registry/studentrecords/registrationstaff2017/

We are also advertising this and other part-time on campus jobs on https://gcu.prospects.ac.uk

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Theatre Nurse Recruitment Day at Addenbrooke’s Hospital, 29th July 2017

13/07/2017

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When: Saturday 29th July 2017

Time: 9am – 4pm

Where: Addenbrooke’s Hospital, Cambridge

Cambridge University Hospitals (CUH) NHS Foundation Trust comprises Addenbrooke’s Hospital and the Rosie Hospital in Cambridge. With over 9000 staff and over 1100 beds the priorities of the Trust focus on a quality service which is all about people.

Have you ever wondered what it would be like to work in theatres? We are holding a recruitment day on Saturday 29th July 2017 where you will be able to come along and have a tour of theatres and speak to current staff members.

Ideally we are looking for experienced practitioners for scrub and anaesthetics, with valid NMC/HCPC registration.

However we are also looking for Band 5 staff without Theatre skills to join the scrub nurse rotation and the in-house Anaesthetic nurses course. Ability to plan, organise and prioritise your workload is essential to this role, along with excellent communication skills and the ability to work well within a multidisciplinary team. Staff need to be able to work flexibly to cover service requirements, including nights and weekend commitments.

Closing date for applications is 20th July 2017 and interviews will be held on the day (29th July).

Why choose Cambridge University Hospitals?

• Our values and reputation for outstanding care
• Opportunities to experience a range of specialities
• Career and development opportunities
• Preceptorship and mentoring programmes delivered by a dedicated clinical education support team
• Research experience and opportunities
• £1000 Welcome Subsidy on commencement and up to a further £3000 loan to support your resettlement and contribute towards a deposit or first months’ rent subject to eligibility
• Lovely location and quality of life
• Excellent schools/colleges and transport links (road, rail and air)

For more information on this event visit the CUH webpage.

 

Part-time job – Undergraduate Graphic Designer / Social Media Planner – £10 per hour. Apply by 28th July!

12/07/2017

Employer: Just Employment Law

Undergraduate Graphic Designer / Social Media Planner

Closing date: 28/07/2017

£10 per hour

Undergraduate Graphic Designer / Social Media Planner

  • Someone who can come up with their own ideas regarding artwork that we can use on social media / email updates and our website and who can then make the images.
  • Someone who can implement our ideas, such as email footers and other digital designs.
  • Images would need to be in a format that can be posted on social media and used online.
  • Assistance with social media set up and website updates (liaising with our external providers as required)

Hours of work – Casual/flexible. Up to 15 hours per week during term time with scope for more hours during holidays.

Applications close on 28th July and we are looking to start someone early August, although this is flexible.

This role is casual/ongoing.

Company information

Legal services based in Glasgow.

To apply please contact louisewalker@justemploymentlaw.co.uk

Please note that the closing date is 28th July so apply now so you don’t miss out on this great part-time job!

Also being advertised on https://gcu.prospects.ac.uk

Direct Line Group Graduate Programme

12/07/2017

Direct Line Group have opportunities in the following areas:

  • Products, Pricing and Underwriting
  • Sales, Marketing and Customer Service
  • Claims
  • Digital, Technology and Data
  • Risk
  • Finance
  • HR

For more info check out http://www.dlgearlycareers.com/

These opportunities and more are also being advertised on https://gcu.prospects.ac.uk

Check them out!

International Student Employability Summit 2017

03/07/2017

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GradConnection invite international students to attend their upcoming summits and expo’s in Shanghai and Hong Kong. The events are designed to bring tangible employability outcomes to international students.

International Students Employability Summit 2017

27th & 28th July | Shanghai
1st & 2nd August | Hong Kong

The aim of the International Student Employability Summit is to provide real connections between universities and employers of international students. Visit the Summit website for more information on the event, details of venues and accommodation!

 

A Festival of Financial Planning: Birmingham 7th – 8th November 2017

03/07/2017

Personal Finance Society

 

When: Tuesday 7th & Wednesday 8th November

Time: 9am – 5pm

Where: NEC, Birmingham

On 7-8 November, the PFS is having the UK’s largest conference on financial planning at the NEC Birmingham.

This is an excellent (and FREE) opportunity for students with an interest in a finance career to build knowledge and networks. Vibrant, exciting and relevant – it’s a place where you’ll be educated and entertained, taken beyond the familiar and encouraged to push boundaries. A hothouse for ideas and inspiration!

Dry and predictable it won’t be, so if you’re expecting the usual, prepare to be disappointed.

Visit the PFS Festival website for more information.

GCU London Research Project: Fashion, Identity and Inequalities: Building a Literature Database – Application deadline extended to Wednesday 19th July 2017!

29/06/2017

Application deadline extended to Wednesday 19th July 2017!

GCU London research project: Fashion, Identity and Inequalities: Building a literature database

A graduate will be recruited as a researcher, to conduct critical literature reviews in the area of Fashion, Identity and Inequalities, including the specific methodologies utilised in these areas.  The researcher will be required to scope existing literature to identify relevant research studies and papers, in order to identify gaps that will form the basis for future research. The specific foci of the literature reviews will be dependent on the various areas of interest of the research team. The researcher will also write summaries and contribute to the writing of reviews for publication, which will focus on a range of research questions identified by the research team; the overall findings of studies and conclusions of commentaries; the range of theories developed/applied; types of methodologies utilised.

Key responsibilities:

  • To search existing databases and other literature and media sources using appropriate key words and search terms, with guidance from supervisors/research team
  • To identify and select relevant literature
  • To write summaries of literature in accordance with identified research questions
  • To create appropriate databases within Endnote, input relevant literature and information and manage the databases
  • To provide regular progress reports to supervisors and research team
  • To contribute to the writing of literature reviews for publication

Person specification

 Essential criteria:

  • High personal motivation and self-management
  • Excellent skills in conducting critical literature reviews, including ability to scope appropriate databases, academic and grey literature, and media.
  • Knowledge in the area of Fashion
  • Ability to take responsibility in meeting deadlines and making progress both with and without direct supervision.
  • Excellent skills in note-taking
  • Excellent critical reading skills
  • Excellent academic writing skills
  • Excellent skills in referencing
  • Ability to learn new skills quickly (e.g learning how to use new software).
  • Excellent IT skills with Microsoft Office and general internet and electronic communications

Desirable criteria

  • Knowledge in the area of Identities and Inequalities
  • Experience and skill in using ENDNOTE

Eligibility

Must be based in London to work at GCU London campus

Hours and pay:

Hourly pay = £17.58 per hour

Would prefer 2 days per week (7 hours per day) for 16 weeks, however days per week/number of weeks are negotiable

Must be available to start August/September 2017 (start date and work-days negotiable/flexible but preferably Tuesdays – Thursdays)

  Closing date for applications:

19th July 12.00pm, 2017.

If you would like to apply for this post, please ensure you clearly indicate how you meet each of the person criteria in a CV and covering letter.  In the covering letter, please address these three points specifically:

  • Your excellent skills in conducting critical literature reviews, including ability to scope appropriate databases, academic and grey literature, and media.
  • Your knowledge in the area of Fashion
  • Your ability to take responsibility in meeting deadlines and making progress both with and without direct supervision.

Please send your CV and covering letter by email to: Bipasha.Ahmed@gcu.ac.uk by the closing date.    We will be making a decision based on application only; therefore if you are not clear how you meet the criteria, your application will not be successful.

This role is also being advertise at https://gcu.prospects.ac.uk

Vacancy reference number: GCU170629/371