For Employers

Advertising An Opportunity

You can advertise jobs and placement opportunities with us free of charge.

We advertise on our website and on our social media platforms: Twitter and Facebook.
Vacancies are targeted towards UCA students and graduates.

To advertise your job vacancy, please contact the Careers & Employability team. 

Please note we reserve the right not to advertise vacancies which may be deemed to be unsuitable. For more information on this, or any other aspect of our services to employers please contact us.

 

For more information:

We can advertise vacancies and work experience opportunities for students and graduates. These can be full or part time, freelance, placements or volunteering opportunities.

We do not advertise any vacancies that, to our knowledge:

  • Do not comply with the National Minimum Wage legislation or any other aspect of employment law. We therefore do not advertise any unpaid placements/internships/work experience opportunities, unless covered by a specific exemption to the legislation, e.g. work for a registered charity, part of a higher or further education course.
  • Discriminate on the basis of race, gender, disability, religion, age, sexual preference, or other protected characteristics unless there is a genuine occupational requirement, covered by the relevant legislation, which permits exemption from this legislation OR the vacancy aims to provide people from a particular group (or groups) the opportunity to compete for work in areas in which they have been under-represented or absent and this aim is sanctioned under relevant legislation.
  • Have a reward structure which is entirely or principally commission-based; or which involve unreasonable financial investment by the applicant. 

 

For more information:

 

In both the above cases, employers must quote the relevant section of the applicable Act when submitting the vacancy.

 

In addition, we do not provide recruitment services involving pre-selecting or matching candidates for the job vacancies we advertise on our website on behalf of employers.

Please note: Our posts are entirely public. If you only wish UCA students/graduates to apply, please state this in your details.

 

Disclaimer - Recruitment Agencies/Job Boards

UCA Careers & Employability:

  • provides the listing of opportunities, employment agencies and job boards in good faith.
  • will update listings of employment agencies and job boards from time to time.
  • does not knowingly list any agency or job board that is known to contravene equal opportunities legislation.
  • advises all students and graduates to check whether an agency subscribes to a code of practice, such as that provided by the Recruitment & Employment Confederation.

If you are interested in advertising a job or an opportunity please send an email to careers@uca.ac.uk

Advertisements need to include:

  • A job title.
  • A job description, which outlines the nature of the role and key duties.
  • Person Specification that details the skills, qualifications and experience the candidate should possess.
  • Details on how to apply.
  • A named contact with details and where possible a link to your website.
  • If the position is to be advertised as a job it needs to comply with national minimum wage legislation. Please confirm this or, ideally, include details of the salary/wage you are envisaging.
  • In addition it would also be helpful to include information on hours, work pattern, closing date for applications.

Working With Us

  • Advertising jobs and placements

    We offer a free service that advertises jobs and placement opportunities for students and graduates. This includes full or part time work, freelance and volunteering.

  • Collaborative projects

    We host a programme of taught sessions in the academic timetable to support student career development and work readiness. Employers can often contribute.

  • Careers and employability events

    Employers can get to meet students and graduates through our programme of events. This includes workshops, presentations and stands at fairs and employer events. 

  • Feedback from employers

    Are we doing things well or can we improve what we do? Let us know how you would like to work with us.

Contact us

For more information on our services for employers please contact us:

Email: careers@uca.ac.uk

Telephone: 01252 892619

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