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Careers advice and support for young people with SEND


A young man and a woman sat at a table with books Careers advisers can help to explain the different choices and options available, and suggest opportunities for young people to consider before they make decisions about their future employment or careers.

In Portsmouth local secondary schools, colleges and universities offer support and guidance on future plans and next steps towards getting a job or choosing a career.

Specialist Careers Guidance

Portsmouth City Council have a specialist careers guidance team for young people aged 16-25 with special educational needs and disabilities. They can meet you at the Civic Offices, in your own home or a suitable venue. They provide individual careers guidance which may include CV writing, job search, work experience, placements and voluntary work.

For enquiries: please email or
Telephone: 023 9273 2450

The National Careers Service provides information, advice and guidance to help you make decisions on learning, training and work opportunities. The service offers confidential and impartial advice. This is supported by qualified careers advisers.


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