Sonia Mills

Associate Careers Adviser

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Sonia is a careers adviser with twenty eight years of experience working in the Careers Service. Her role is to deliver careers advice and guidance to students in schools.


Prior to joining BDSIP, Sonia worked as a Special Needs Careers Adviser with the Education Health Care Team for London Borough of Barking & Dagenham. She delivered careers advice and guidance to students with additional needs in local schools based in the ARP (Additional Resource Provision), students in Alternative Provisions, Barking & Dagenham students placed in “out of borough schools” as well as Further Education Colleges include local and out of borough. She attended annual review meetings at schools and colleges with students and their parents, to discuss their progression and next step. Also worked with “Looked After Children” and students in residential schools that are placed out of borough.


Sonia gained a Level 6 and Level 4 Diploma in Careers Advice and Guidance. Also have a great deal of experience working on several ESF funding projects delivered by the Careers Service. She also worked as an Employment and Training Adviser, helping young people into education, employment and training.