National Careers Service: Supporting Young People
Getting professional support from an experienced adviser can make a real difference to young people facing some big decisions. The service is delivered by friendly, professional and impartial careers advisers with a background in supporting young people.
Young people can get help and advice in a variety of ways, with the most popular being over the telephone, or online via a web-chat.
Webchat: is available from 8am to 10pm, seven days a week
Follow-up calls are available to find out how things went, and to offer further advice.
Young people can also e-mail a question using an internet form, get basic information sent to a mobile by text (SMS: 07766 4 13 2 19) and join in moderated chat-rooms and message-boards with their peers.
To find out more about how the National Careers Service can help you, visit
www.nationalcareersservice.direct.gov.uk or call 0800 100 900
Download our free app – CareerAdvice
This includes an interactive careers toolkit to help you to develop a CV, search for work and prepare for an interview. There are also audio top tips, learners’ stories, job profiles, feature articles and even graphic novels.
The app can be downloaded for free from Google Play for Android users and from the Apple Store for Apple customers.