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Hampshire Careers and Employability Service packages

We offer the following packages:

Bronze careers service package

A careers adviser for one day a week for 36 weeks of the year.

Choose from:

  • six one-to-one careers guidance interviews per day to students identified by the school/college
  • an action plan and research work for the young person
  • nine review and follow-up appointments per day
  • a daily report about the work undertaken provided to the school/college
  • attendance and input at options evenings (half-day each)
  • information and advice to parents/carers at information and parents’ evenings (half-day each)
  • advice on the development of the school/college CEIAG programme (half-day)
  • input to the school/college CEIAG programme, such as option choices sessions (two group sessions per half-day)
  • apprenticeship sessions, CV writing workshops, job search skills and mock interviews (two groups per half-day)
  • results time advice and support to students (half-day)
  • input at assemblies and tutor groups providing information to support CEIAG
  • organisation of one-to-one interviews, taking over administration from the school,/college using questionnaires and discussions with schools/colleges to identify priority young people (quarter day a week)
  • other services as negotiated.

The school/college:

  • identifies young people for the careers guidance interviews
  • undertakes the administration involved in students attending the interviews.
 

Silver careers service package

A careers adviser for two days a week for 36 weeks of the year.

Choose from:

  • six one-to-one careers guidance interviews per day to students identified by the school/college
  • an action plan and research work for the young person
  • nine review and follow-up appointments per day
  • a daily report about the work undertaken provided to the school/college
  • attendance and input at options evenings (half-day each)
  • information and advice to parents/carers at information and parents’ evenings (half-day each)
  • advice on the development of the school/college CEIAG programme (half-day)
  • input to the school/college CEIAG programme, such as option choices sessions (two group sessions per half-day)
  • apprenticeship sessions, CV writing workshops, job search skills and mock interviews (two groups per half-day)
  • results time advice and support to students (half-day)
  • input at assemblies and tutor groups providing information to support CEIAG
  • organisation of one-to-one interviews, taking over administration from the school/collge, using questionnaires and discussions with schools/colleges to identify priority young people (quarter day a week)
  • other services as negotiated.

The school/college:

  • identifies young people for the careers guidance interviews
  • undertakes the administration involved in students attending the interviews.
 

Gold careers service package

A careers adviser for three days a week for 36 weeks of the year.

Choose from:

  • six one-to-one careers guidance interviews per day to students identified by the school/college
  • an action plan and research work for the young person
  • nine review and follow-up appointments per day
  • a daily report about the work undertaken provided to the school/college
  • attendance and input at options evenings (half-day each)
  • information and advice to parents/carers at information and parents’ evenings (half-day each)
  • advice on the development of the school/college CEIAG programme (half-day)
  • input to the school/college CEIAG programme, such as option choices sessions (two group sessions per half-day)
  • apprenticeship sessions, CV writing workshops, job search skills and mock interviews (two groups per half-day)
  • results time advice and support to students (half-day)
  • input at assemblies and tutor groups providing information to support CEIAG
  • organisation of one-to-one interviews, taking over administration from the school/college, using questionnaires and discussions with schools/colleges to identify priority young people (quarter day a week)
  • other services as negotiated.

The school/college:

  • identifies young people for the careers guidance interviews
  • undertakes the administration involved in students attending the interviews.
 

Plus careers service package

In addition to bronze, silver and gold, a ‘plus’ careers service is available of an additional half day a week for 36 weeks of the year.

Choose from:

  • six one-to-one careers guidance interviews per day to students identified by the school/college
  • an action plan and research work for the young person
  • nine review and follow-up appointments per day
  • a daily report about the work undertaken provided to the school/college
  • attendance and input at options evenings (half-day each)
  • information and advice to parents/carers at information and parents’ evenings (half-day each)
  • advice on the development of the school/college CEIAG programme (half-day)
  • input to the school/college CEIAG programme, such as option choices sessions (two group sessions per half-day)
  • apprenticeship sessions, CV writing workshops, job search skills and mock interviews (two groups per half-day)
  • results time advice and support to students (half-day)
  • input at assemblies and tutor groups providing information to support CEIAG
  • organisation of one-to-one interviews, taking over administration from the school/college, using questionnaires and discussions with schools/colleges to identify priority young people (quarter day a week)
  • other services as negotiated.

The school/college:

  • identifies young people for the careers guidance interviews
  • undertakes the administration involved in students attending the interviews.
 

Flexible careers service package

We are able to offer flexible careers services packages at an hourly or half-day rate. Please contact us to discuss your requirements and we will be able to develop a bespoke careers service package to meet your needs.
 

Careers service package for special schools

The service can be delivered over 36 weeks of the year, or 42 weeks, to allow for follow-up work with vulnerable students during school holidays. A minimum of half a day per week over 36 weeks is recommended. We offer:
  • guidance and support to young people
  • identified by the school
  • quality one-to-one time with individual
  • students, getting to know them and
  • their needs to support them through the transition process
  • contact with parents (home visits if required) to provide information and assist smooth transitions
  • visits with the young person to opportunity providers’ and taster days
  • one-to-one support on personal development issues
  • curriculum inputs on personal, social and health education, transition and CEIAG programmes
  • other services as negotiated.

The school:

  • identifies the young people
  • shares appropriate pre-interview information with the careers adviser.

The County Council

The County Council will continue to undertake statutory S139a assessments supporting Hampshire funded students with statements of special educational needs in special schools on an uncharged basis, as appropriate.
 

Personal development package

The service is delivered over 42 weeks of the year to allow for follow-up work with vulnerable students during school holidays. A minimum of half a day per week is recommended. We offer:
  • targeted support to students referred by the school/college
  • five one-to-one appointments per day
  • in-depth one-to-one work on issues such as:
    • bereavement, anger management, stress, self-esteem, bullying, emotional health, self-harm, teenage pregnancy, substance misuse, sex and relationships, family relationships, team work skills, transition, housing, benefits, and finance
    • small group work for six to eight young people can be delivered on similar themes
    • for one-to-one work, a model of six sessions and review of involvement is proposed
    • each intervention involves a one-to-one interview (or small group session), an action plan and follow-up work, including referral to specialist services as required
    • a daily report about the work undertaken is provided to the school/college, subject to agreement with the young person
    • delivery of personal, social and health education sessions as requested, including drugs, alcohol and substance misuse, sex and relationships, stress management, and managing finances and budgeting.

The school/college:

  • identifies the young people and undertakes the administration involved in attending interviews
  • shares appropriate pre-interview information with the adviser.
 
 

Why choose us?

  • Bespoke packages available, tailored to the needs of your school

  • Existing, experienced and qualified careers advisers

  • Careers training for school/college staff during INSET days

  • Committed to quality - working towards the Matrix Standard

  • An outstanding reputation

  • and many more.....