Specialist Career Services have successfully established themselves as a leading brand for the delivery of Careers Advice services in England.
Our aim is to provide everyone with the opportunity to gain ‘Free’ impartial careers advice via the National Careers Service, followed by specific access to employability support via COMPASS, and suitable training courses provided by our extensive list of College and Training provider links. We can then link you to a specialist consultant to support you in applying for job vacancies via our Recruitment Consultancy. For Employers we can offer a number of ‘free’ workforce development services which can help you identify skills gaps within your business. We can then link you to our extensive list of College and Training providers to up skill your current workforce, or recruit new staff for your business via our Recruitment Consultancy to fill the gaps. All of Specialist Career Services Careers Consultants are NVQ qualified in Advice and Guidance, with a high majority of our Consultants also being Certificate (CertRP) or Diploma (DipRP) qualified in Recruitment Practice. The business is also Department for Work & Pensions & Matrix accredited being Cyber Essentials Certified Plus.
people in to learning or work in 2017 / 2018
of people who register with us manage their career to achieve a more positive work based outcome
SCS have been Matrix accredited, and we are one of a small number of recruitment companies to hold this accreditation
The National Careers Service
Helping you take the next step
The National Careers Service offer a free universal careers advice service for adults whatever their age, prior skills and qualifications or employment status – fuelling the potential of millions of adults:
– aged 19 or more
– aged 18, who have been referred by Jobcentre PlusWe offer face-to-face help and support about training, learning and the world of work.
We can help you to
- Know your strengths & importantly your skills
- Develop action plans to help you reach your goal, and monitor your progress
- Keep going with our help and support via follow up appointments and the Compass help line
- Secure the right role (based on your skills) with the help of a dedicated consultant
We can refer you to a number of Colleges & Training providers across the West Midlands
We understand that training can be a key part of a candidates career development. SCS have therefore established a number of links with Colleges and Training providersCollege links