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The National Careers Service

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 Plus
  • We offer 1-2-1 help and support about training, learning and the world of work.

Adults will experience a high quality service, offering them expert, impartial advice, resources and intelligence.  The National Careers Service will support them to make informed choices about future skills, careers, work and life, online or with advisers on the telephone Mon-Fri 8am – 8pm, Sat 10am – 5pm or 1-2-1 with advisers on the telephone who are based within your local community across the whole of the UK.

West Midlands

The National Careers Service is delivered via a wide range of organisations including subcontractors working across the UK.  Specialist Career Services hold a subcontract to deliver services across the West Midlands region.

How to book an appointment

If you would like to book an appointment with a National Careers Service adviser you can do that by ringing 0800 100 900 or by visiting: https://nationalcareers.service.gov.uk

Our friendly team of Careers Advisers are also happy to help with any initial enquiries:


Cath Malin – Contract Coordinator, Telephone Adviser & Outcomes Tracker – SCS Head Office, Rugby on 01926 633820 / 03331 214567 – cath.malin@scs-ukltd.co.uk

Damien Turrell – Careers Consultant – Northfield / Longbridge, Birmingham – Birmingham South West JCP on 07786 652995 – damien.turrell@scs-ukltd.co.uk

Tony Campbell – Careers Consultant – Yardley / South Yardley, Birmingham – Yardley JCP on 07876 881343 – tony.campbell@scs-ukltd.co.uk

Alison Foster – Careers Consultant – Perry Barr / Aston, Birmingham – Perry Barr JCP on 07825 795436 – alison.foster@scs-ukltd.co.uk

Sue Lamsdale – Careers Consultant – Sparkhill / Sparkbrook, Birmingham – Sparkhill JCP on 07827 831617 – sue.lamsdale@scs-ukltd.co.uk


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