Information for families in Bournemouth, Christchurch and Poole

National Careers Service

The National Careers Service provides information, advice and guidance to help you make decisions on learning, training and work opportunities. The service offers confidential and impartial advice. This is supported by qualified careers advisers.

The National Careers Service website aims to:

  • help you with careers decisions and planning
  • support you in reviewing your skills and abilities and develop new goals
  • motivate you to implement your plan of action
  • enable you to make the best use of high quality career related tools.

Perhaps you have just finished college or university or have been made redundant. You might be unhappy in your current job and ready for a change, but not sure what. You might have been out of work for a while and looking for job hunting tips. Whatever your situation, whatever your barriers, we're here to help you overcome them and reach your potential.

We have many ways for you to get in touch email, online chat, callback service,  our free helpline or by post.

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Venue/Contact Details
National Careers Service
PO Box 1331
Newcastle Upon Tyne
NE99 5EB
Area coverage
See Journey Planner on the right-hand side of this page, where you can view bus, car and train routes from your location
Times and Costs
Opening times:
Monday to Sunday from 8am to 8pm. Saturdays and Bank Holidays from 10am to 5pm. Webchat also available on the website.
Further opening details:
  • Evening
  • Afternoon
  • Morning
  • Daily
  • All Year Round
This is a free service.
Ages, Booking Details and Referral Information
Eligibility criteria:
Open to all ages, and a specific part of the website dedicated to 13-16 year olds
Booking Information:
Contact via the website or by telephone