Career Development

The Career Development team are based at Augustine House, Canterbury. Our services are available across all campuses, please contact us.

Tel: 01227 782222        Email:


Helen Gleaves, Head of Career Development

Helen is Head of Career Development; please contact her for all departmental issues and on any aspect of the service.

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Claire Charles, Acting Head of Career Development

Claire is Head of the service throughout 2014, to help drive and maximise the impact of our Career Development. Claire provides professional and effective line management to all the team, please contact her for collaborative projects.

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Pat Carmody, Senior Career Development Adviser

Pat supports Claire in leading the service and deals with all operational aspects for the team. In addition she is the link adviser for the Business School and Faculty of Education.

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John Hoyle, Careers Consultant

John provides careers advice and guidance to all students and recent graduates. In addition he is the link adviser for the Faculty of Health and Social Care.

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Jenny Walters, Careers Consultant

Jenny provides careers advice and guidance to all students and recent graduates.

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Sonia Rogers, Career Development Adviser

Sonia contributes to the delivery and project management of Career Development. She works closely with the Faculty of Social and Applied Sciences, to embed employability in the curriculum.

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Vicky Evans, Career Development Adviser

Vicky contributes to the delivery and project management of Career Development. She coordinates employer engagement activities, with a particular focus on generating leads and negotiating opportunities to bring these activities to fruition.

Vicky is also the link adviser the Faculty of Arts and Humanities.

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Judy Challis, Volunteering Co-ordinator

Judy organises and promotes all community volunteering opportunities to the student body, co-ordinating their volunteering accordingly. Please contact her with any opportunities.

Email Judy


Claire Roby, Communications and Information Officer

Claire oversees all Career Development communications and delivery of service information, including the website, social media, written material and marketing campaigns. Please contact her for any joint promotion.

Email Claire


Keeley Hensby, Communications and Information Assistant

Keeley assists the team in its communication to students. In her final year of study, Keeley provides a useful student insight, helping to inform the service's delivery of information to the student body.

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Deborah Kendall, Employer Liaison Officer

Responsible for the University’s TempShop, Deborah sources and trains current Canterbury Christ Church University students to be available for a range of work opportunities at all campuses.

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Annie Weatherill,

Events Officer

Annie co-ordinates and organises all Career Development events and workshops, please contact her if you would like to work with the service on an event for our students.

Annie also co-ordinates JobShop, the University’s free online job board where employers post a range of vacancies including full-time, part-time, seasonal, work experience, work placements, internships and voluntary roles.  

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