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Preparing for Adulthood – Finding a job and training

Getting prepared for adulthood should start from the earliest opportunity. This includes planning for any future employment.

In Portsmouth, if a young person has an education, health and care plan you may find this is discussed as early as year 6.

In Portsmouth city we offer a wide range of options for young people to think about when planning and moving ahead into employment or further training outside of formal education.

This page has been designed to help you understand what is available and to help support planning your young person’s future.

To search for all related services in Portsmouth city go to our Information Hub. 

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Careers support

Information and guidance on the different careers services and support

Post-16 Education Setting and Careers Support

Finding a job in Portsmouth city - support for those with SEND

Information and guidance to help support young people as they move to a new school or college or make the first steps into adulthood

Support to find Employment

Volunteering and work experience

Information and guidance on volunteering and work experience for young people with SEND

Volunteering and Work Experience

Frequently asked questions

What employment rights are there for a young person with SEND?

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