The roles in information Advice and Guidance

These include Personal Advisers (PA) Employment and Training Advisers (ETA) and Keeping in Touch Advisers (KIT)

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We provide a wide range of support for young people aged 13-19 (up to 25 if they have learning difficulties or disabilities) to make sure that the needs of young people are met so that they are able and motivated to remain in or return to education, training or work and achieve their full potential.

Personal Adviser (PAs)

  •  Level 6 Diploma in Career Guidance and Development
  • engage with clients mainly young people through one-to-one and/or group situations and assess an individual’s needs and offer impartial information, advice and guidance where necessary
  • providing sustained support  particularly for those who face challenges to progression in learning and in vulnerable groups, e.g. care leavers, young parents, young people who are not in education, employment or training (NEET), young people from black and minority ethnic communities or young people with a learning difficulty or a disability (LDD)
  • work with and support schools, colleges, training providers and employers in delivering innovative packages
  • work with voluntary, statutory and community agencies and commercial bodies to ensure a coordinated approach to overcoming the barriers to learning and employment faced by young people  
  • work with parents, carers and families to support young people  

The National Careers Service has information about the role of Careers Adviser


Employment and Training Adviser

  • Canvass employers to generate local opportunities including vacancies, apprenticeships, traineeships, work experience and wider work related learning  and advocate on clients’ behalf
  • Advise on the local labour market
  • Support clients in finding appropriate employment, work experience or training
  • Help clients to make applications including compile CVs, speculative letters and complete application forms including online
  • Develop job broking initiatives and events to support local clients
  • Carry out Health & Safety checks at employers premises to ensure young people are safe when undertaking their work experience


Keeping in Touch Advisers

  • Provide information and advice through a variety of electronic, postal and telephone communication methods with young people
  • Maintain contact with young people to update their current education or employment status
  • Offer information and advice including signposting to further support if required
  • Support NEET young people (not in education, employment and training) by sending vacancy alerts, advice and support with applications, CVs and interviews for employment and training opportunities.


All Job vacancies

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