News : Serco Confirms Contract Award with National Careers Service
London, UK, Feb 16, 2015 -- Serco, the international service company, has secured a new three-year contract for delivering contact centre services for the National Careers Service.
The new centre will be accessible seven days a week and 14 hours a day on the telephone and online, to provide a careers information and support service for adults in England as well as additional comprehensive advice and guidance for young people.
Sponsored by the Department for Business, Innovation and Skills and managed by the Skills Funding Agency is in place for an initial three-year term with the option to extend for a further two years.
The contract will see careers advisers engaging with customers across a wide range of channels, from telephone, web chat, email and SMS to message boards and social media platforms. The call centre will also be the first point of call for adults seeking face-to-face advice in their local community. There will also be a strong focus on developing new partnerships with other external organisations and maximising brokerage with schools, employers and local service providers.
Posted by Veronica Silva Cusi, news correspondent
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