Statement of Service

Oxfordshire County Council Education, Employment and Training Service is part of the Family Solutions Service. It helps young people stay in learning and access suitable learning and training opportunities, as well as positive activities to support wellbeing.

Online information for all young people in Oxfordshire, including;

  • Opportunity search function; online registration for additional services.
  • Online registration triggering support through weekly jobs and learning bulletins
  • Information about positive activities happening locally

Web-chat and helpline

Web-chat on available and EET service helpline 01865 328460 during office hours to provide information about opportunities and support available.

Job Clubs, Drop-ins and Activities

Sessions run at the Children and Family Centres (previously Early Intervention Hubs and Children's Centres) across Oxfordshire offering face to face information and support (some weekly, some one-off events). Access to computers for jobseeking, signposting and researching careers and learning, as well as referral to support to tackle barriers to participation.

Support and Case Work for NEET young people

NEET young people are not in Employment are those aged 16-18 who are Not in Employment, Education or Training (up to 25 if they have an EHC plan or are Looked After).  Extra support is available to these young people to support them to re-engage with learning.

You can register for the EET Support Service online.

This can be a one-off, a few meetings or ongoing case work depending on the needs of each  young person.

Outreach to NEET Young People

For young people who are Not in Education, Employment or Training (NEET):

  • 16-18 year olds who are NEET are contacted every 30 days and offered support into learning or work. This may also include support on barriers facing young people trying to get into work or learning
  • Young people becoming NEET are sent an information pack explaining the support available
  • All young people where we have email contact details are sent weekly emails encouraging them into learning (sign up here)
  • Weekly CHOICES learning and earning drop-in sessions run in the Children & Family Centres
  • Weekly social networking promotions run on our social media accounts Oxme @oxmeinfo and @oxmeinfo  providing information about EET and opportunities in Oxfordshire

Support for Schools and Colleges

Support for schools and colleges to implement best practice in careers education and guidance through networking events, regular communications and sharing information about post-16 learning and employment opportunities.

  • Identification of students at risk of becoming NEET and support for students at risk to remain in learning.
  • Provide destination data to schools to help them improve their Careers Education and Guidance
  • Weekly Bulletins to provide regular information about the local offer of opportunities 
  • EET Casework services can only be provided when a child has left statutory education at 16+, while a child is at school IAG remains responsibility of the school.

Full statement of service

This is a summary version of our statement of service.

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