More opportunites for adults to get careers advice in Oxford
15th May 2018
Adults in Oxford seeking support to help them make decisions on learning, training and work can now get one-to-one advice from three new local venues. As well as our normal delivery at the Oxford Jobcentre Plus, the National Careers Service now offers advice sessions for those aged 19+ at the following locations:
- Oxford Citizens Advice Bureau, 95-96 St Aldate's, Oxford OX1 1DA
Bookable appointments every Monday from 1pm to 5pm
- Oxfordshire Adult Learning, The Union/Collins Street, Cowley, Oxford OX4 1EE
Bookable appointments alternate Thursdays (from 3rd May) from 9am to 1pm
- PeoplePlus Oxford, Kings Mead House, Oxpens Rd, Oxford OX1 1RX
Bookable appointments alternate Thursdays (from 10th May) from 9am to 5pm
To book an appointment or speak to a careers adviser call 0800 100 900. Lines are open from 8am to 10pm, 7 days a week (calls are free from landlines and most mobile numbers).
The National Careers Service is open to everyone whether they are in work or unemployed. It supports people seeking their first job, getting back into work after a break, facing redundancy or wanting to change career direction.
Our careers advisers are professionally qualified, accessible, friendly and understanding. They help people assess their skills and prepare for the different stages of a job hunt, including developing an effective CV and improving their interview skills. They use their extensive knowledgeable of the local job market and training courses to help people plan their future career steps. The service has been rated Good by Ofsted for the quality of information, advice and guidance provided and outcomes for customers.
Adviza is the Prime Contractor for the National Careers Service in the Thames Valley, covering Berkshire, Buckinghamshire, Gloucestershire, Oxfordshire, Swindon and Wiltshire. The provision has been rated Good by Ofsted. Its advisers provide careers advice and support to around 19,000 adults each year in 85 sites across the region including JobCentre Plus offices, libraries, colleges and community venues.
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