Career Connect

Career Connect delivers Careers Information Advice Guidance, known locally as NEET ( Not in Education, Employment or Training) Reduction and Prevention Service, we are Commissioned by Sefton Council. Our Service supports NEET or ‘at risk of becoming NEET’ young people aged 16 -18 year old. We provide impartial bespoke Careers Information, Advice and Guidance to support transition into education, employment and training. 

We support particular vulnerable groups of young people across the borough: -

We work closely with our colleagues in Sefton council. We will provide a named advisor or careers coach to all young people who are NEET young people to support career planning and give individual advice to look at next steps. Our aim is to help young people reach their true potential in finding education, employment, and training. This is underpinned by strong partnership working with local social work teams, Sefton@work, colleges, training providers and employers to ensure young people have the support needed to progress and achieve. 

We offer targeted support to SEND young people with an Education, Health, Care plans and or High Needs Funded (From Year 9 to Year 14) who may be at risk of NEET - we have a team of SEND advisers that work closely with schools/colleges and the L.A. statutory assessment team to support work the council undertake in relation to young people with an EHC plans or HNF and their transitions. 

Menu of support Career Connect can provide;

  • Careers Advice and Guidance to support career planning
  • Person Centred Support in looking at short- and long-term goals for career journey
  • Motivational Interviews
  • Job Search
  • Employability Skills
  • Applications for college, post 16 training, education and employment.
  • Interview preparation
  • Named case worker to provide frequent contact
  • Transition support for post 16
  • Attendance at SEN annual review at key transitions and where possible.
  • We work in partnership with all professionals to provide co-ordinated support

If you have a Sefton resident 16-18, concerned about school, college, apprenticeships or work during this current situation you can call  07807 128 907  or email

Who to contact

07807 128 907 07807 128 907 0151 944 6100 0151 944 6100
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Where to go

Cambridge Adult Education Centre
Cambridge Road
L21 1EZ
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Last Updated

Last updated: 07/11/2022


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