Targeted Prevention Team (TPT) is a team of experienced and dedicated Careers, Education, Employment and Training Workers. The team offer mentoring and coaching to young people, living in the Royal Borough of Kensington and Chelsea, aged 16 - 19 (up to 25 SEND and an EHCP) Not in Education, Employment and Training (NEET), or at risk of becoming NEET.
Young people are supported into positive outcomes such as, education, employment, an apprenticeship or traineeship. Each session is tailored to meet the needs and aspirations of the young person. Regular one-to-one or interactive groupwork sessions are delivered in youth hubs and community settings.
During Covid-19, the team are continuing to support NEET young people:
- Regular communication with NEET young people offering careers information, advice and guidance;
- Telephone calls and virtual communication is done using secure and safe channels
- Weekly TPT careers information and training bulletins are sent to NEETs, via emails, WhatsApp message and text.
- Referrals to RBKC Covid -19 hub, specialist services within the council as well as in the community.