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The National Careers Service provides free, expert, impartial information, advice and guidance on careers, skills and the labour market in England.

To make decisions about your future, it is important to know what’s out there and what’s right for you. Whatever stage you are at in your career, we can help you understand what your skills are and what skills you might need to adapt to new jobs, circumstances and opportunities.

There are many options open to you when thinking about your next steps, and we provide information, advice and guidance to help you make the best decisions on learning, training and work.

The National Careers Service will help you to:

  • explore different careers – our website has information on many different job roles with sections and covers how to get the job, what you’ll do, career paths, progression, and training opportunities
  • review your skills and develop new goals
  • feel motivated to implement your plan of action
  • enable you to make the best use of high-quality, career-related tools.
  • find a course and study for your future
  • Get the job you want

Further information and contact details are available here.

National Careers Service Virtual Jobs Fair: 20 – 24 July 2020
To ensure people are receiving crucial careers support during the Covid-19 outbreak, the National Careers Service is working to bring job seekers and employers closer together by advertising vacancies across social media.

The Virtual Jobs Fair will virtually visit nine different regions of England throughout the week and give employers in those regions a chance to advertise current opportunities. Each region will have a 1-hour time slot, the virtual jobs fair for the South West & Oxfordshire is on Monday 20 July, 11:00-12:00. The National Careers Service will promote these opportunities through its national and regional social media channels.

People can search for #JobsHour to find these vacancies or follow National Careers Service social media channels to find out more and see vacancies during the week.

The National Careers Service will also provide free personalised careers information, advice and guidance for anyone wanting advice on vacancies, next steps or finding a role that is right for them.

Links to events
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South West & Oxfordshire:

Twitter: @NationalCareers
Facebook: NationalCareersService

For further support, the National Careers Service is available for free, personalised and impartial careers advice for people who need help to find learning and work that’s right for them. To contact the service call the helpline on 0800 100 900, open 7 days a week from 8am until 10pm, or visit their website.

Last updated: 16/07/20