I want to work in...Personal and Careers Guidance

This list of links and resources has been carefully compiled by our Careers Consultants and Careers Information Team to provide you with the key knowledge you need if you are considering a career in this line of work.   All the links are reviewed regularly to ensure the source is reliable and the information is accurate and relevant.

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Sector overview

Overview of the social care sector 

 

Typical job profiles

Adult guidance worker

Careers adviser

Careers information officer

Life coach

 

Useful online resources

Careers Development Institute 

Careers Service Northern Ireland

Careers Wales

Careers Research and Advisory Centre (CRAC)

Children and Young People Now

How to become a life coach UCAS

Skills Development Scotland

 

Job sites and specialist recruiters

Jobs in Advice

Local government jobs  

Skills Development Scotland jobs board 

 

Professional bodies

Association of Career Professionals International

Association of Graduate Careers Advisory Services

Career Development Institute

International Coach Federation

 

To find out more about what it's like to work in this career, use the LinkedIn alumni tool to make contact with Strathclyde alumni working in this area.