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Esther Thompson

Esther Thompson

Careers Advisor

Ethers co-ordinates the work of the Career’s Service in schools, negotiate the programmes of work to be delivered with head teachers, careers co-ordinators and other staff members.

As an advisor she offers guidance and information on education, employment and training opportunities through one to one interviews and group work in our participating schools.

Esther has considerable experience in careers advice and guidance. Prior to coming to Barking and Dagenham in 2007 she worked as Careers Adviser in a range of schools and colleges in the London boroughs of Redbridge, Barnet and Hackney guiding and supporting young people with their future career plans. This included establishing contacts with employers and training providers, placing young people into work and advising on higher education.

Taking a career break in 1996, Esther taught on the Level 3 Advice and Guidance course at Newham College, took a Masters in Psychodynamic Counselling and used the experience to counsel adults and young people then subsequently taught on the Level 3 Counselling Skills Certificate for two years at Epping Forest College.

Her primary focus is to see young people fulfil their potential and access the opportunities open to them.

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