Useful Information

Get Career Confident

Sussex Learning Network & Elev8Careers has recently launched ‘Get Career Confident’.

Get Career Confident is a personal careers programme running in schools across Sussex. Using a mix of face-to-face careers advice, specially curated lesson materials and an innovative social media campaign, they engage young people and their families in a comprehensive programme of information, advice and guidance.

The programme includes lots of new supporting resources that are free to use by teachers and advisors. These can be found on the dedicated website www.getcareerconfident.co.uk

They are also posting regular advice and guidance, tips and local information online via the following channels:

Parents - follow them on Facebook @Get-Career-Confident
Students - follow them on Instagram @ GetCConfident


Future Roles:  Click here for local industries with expanding roles to see what employment opportunities there are locally:


Becoming more employable

Gaining more employability skills will help you to get ahead in your career. Good grades in your GCSEs are really important, especially in maths and English. But employers also want people with good team working and communication skills, a positive and professional attitude and who are ready to work hard and show initiative. Use your free time to develop those skills. Click here for some suggestions - your confidence will grow as you gain experience:


 

EXTERNAL LINKS

www.ucasprogress.com
www.nationalcareersservice.direct.gov.uk
www.apprenticeships-in-sussex.com

USEFUL WEBSITES 

Step into the NHS   Take the online quiz and find out your NHS career                   
Jobs in the NHS      Browse thousands of live NHS jobs
nhsvaluestool.e-lfh.org.uk/   Free online resource to find out whether you are suited to NHS work
apps.trac.jobs/   A database of all health and NHS jobs
healthcareers.nhs.uk/   Find information on working in health
haso.skillsforhealth.org.uk   Development of health apprenticeships
findapprenticeship.service.gov.uk & gov.uk/apply-apprenticeship   Help finding and applying for apprenticeships across the UK
instituteforapprenticeships.org   Easy access to standards, entry requirements and desireable skills
skillsforcare.org.uk   Question of Care Quiz - providing a personal profile of your suitability for care roles