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Connexions and Careers Service (Camden Council)

Offers expert careers information, advice and guidance to help young people plan their future careers and education pathways. Careers and connexions advisers are working within schools and in the the community where the advice and support is aimed at young people who are not in education, employment or training.

The advisers work with young people 13 - 19 and up to 25 for those who have a learning difficulty or disability

For those with learning difficulties or disabilities, the support from the Connexions service is focused on advice and guidance for young people moving from statutory education into post 16 placements, giving advice on what types of course and support is available through person centred approaches to planning.

The service will provide direct support or refer a young person the a provider or service in the best position to support them

Contact details

Contact Name
Telephone
020 7974 7252
E-mail
tracey.howell@camden.gov.uk
Alternative Contact
connexions@camden.gov.uk

Further details

Last checked date
12/03/2019
Record ID
40070

Local Offer

About Local Offer
Description

The Camden Connexions service can Offer information, advice, guidance and support with transitions, for young people aged 16 -25 who are Camden residents

The support from the Connexions service is focused on advice and guidance for young people moving from statutory education into post 16 placements,  giving advice on what types of course and support is available through person centred approaches to planning.

The Connexions service will provide direct support or refer a young person the a provider or service  in the best position to support them.

Contact Name
Tracey Howell
Contact Email
tracey.howell@camden.gov.uk
Local Offer Age Bands
Preparing for Adult Life 14-25
SEN Provision Type
Universal
Where is the service located and what areas does it cover?

There is a Connexions service available in in all special schools and some main stream  schools as well as a specialist adviser for young people with disabilities.

Who does your service provide for?

The Connexions service is available to all young people who are Camden residents with special educational needs and disabilities from 16 -25 years old.

How can a child or young person start using the service?

Contact 020 7974 7252 for enquiries.

How are decisions made about eligibility for your service?

The Connexions service is available to all young people who are Camden residents with special educational needs and disabilities from 16 -25 years old

How do you communicate with service users and how are they involved in decision making/planning?

The Connexions service is on the Camden website and referrals come through schools, social workers, planning and placement officers as well as young people themselves 

Is your service fully accessible?

Yes

What training have the staff supporting children and young people with SEND had/or will be they be getting?

All Connexions staff are trained at least to level four in advice and guidance many have level seven Careers Guidance qualifications

Specialist Connexions workers will also have training in Person Centred Planning and using Makaton.

Who should a service user contact if they want to raise a concern or complain about something?

To complain please contact - Miriam Hatter Connexions Service manager on 0207 974 78374 or Miriam.hatter@camden.gov.uk

Who can a parent carer/young person contact for further information?

Contact 020 7974 7252 for enquiries.

The Local Offer is a free and impartial service provided by Camden Local Authority. Any service or provider mentioned in this Local Offer, does not represent a recommendation or endorsement of the service or quality of the service provided. You are responsible for undertaking your own checks to determine suitability of the service and provider.

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