Northumberland Careers Guidance Team

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The Northumberland Careers Guidance Team carries out the local authority's statutory responsibilities to:

  • promote participation in education, employment and training by providing access for vulnerable young people to impartial careers information, advice and guidance (IAG)

  • identify and report to the Department for Education (DfE) on 16 and 17-year-olds who are not participating and support them to find a place in education, employment or training

  • reduce the numbers of young people who are not in education, employment or training (NEET) or not known

We also must return accurate monthly data to the Department for Education for all 16 to 18-year-olds who are resident in the county. 

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Who are we? 

We are a team of fully qualified and experienced Careers Advisers (Level 6 and above)/Assistants (Level 3 and 4) who are here to support young people.  

Every secondary and special school in Northumberland has a link Careers Adviser. If you are unsure of your adviser please email us, details below. 

We can help young people to: 

  • find the opportunities they are looking for  
  • tell them about courses and apprenticeships in their area  
  • plan a route to the career they want 
  • help them improve their job search skills  
  • help with benefits.  

We can provide a traded service, offering careers interviews and group sessions. Please contact us for further details, we offer a competitive price. 

The Careers Team also organise the Northumberland CEIAG Network meetings.

Dates across the year are below. If you would like an invite, please email Lindsey Taggart.

  • Wednesday 26th January 2022 8:30am-10:00am Virtual
  • Thursday 28th April 2022 8:30-10:00am Virtual
  • Wednesday 22nd June 8:30-10:00am Virtual

Contact us:

Please contact us on 07827 244027 or email careersteam@northumberland.gov.uk  to find out more about how we can help you.

Also check out further information, including our Virtual Careers Event here.

 

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