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Jacqui Jameson and Debra Norton work with a network of highly qualified careers advisers and draw support from a range of associates with expertise in careers information, labour market information, psychometric assessment and related fields.

Jacqui Jameson

Employment history

  • Deputy Principal Careers Adviser with Doncaster Council
  • HR Director at Nord Anglia plc (one of the main national contractors for the Careers Service and Connexions)
  • Head of Professional Development with Nord Anglia Training and  Development Services.


Jacqui Jameson Associates

  • Set up JJA in 2006
  • Worked as part of Doncaster Council’s 14-19 team, supporting local schools in curriculum development
  • Worked with careers co-ordinators across Doncaster to lead on career development strategy
  • Undertook HR projects for a range of customers, including the NHS
  • Developed the ‘Raising the Participation Age’ marketing campaign for Barnsley Council (a national pilot for this initiative)
  • Carried out an evaluation of best practice in the use of individual learning plans across Barnsley
  • Commissioned to do an audit of careers IAG provision across Doncaster’s secondary schools and to make recommendations for its ongoing     development within each school.
  • Delivered a range of bespoke personal and organisational development programmes for clients including schools, local authorities, employers and private sector organisations such as SERCO


Other interests

  • As part of the Local Enterprise Growth Initiative (LEGI) funding, Jacqui chaired the strategic group Doncaster Enterprise for Learning (DE4L)
  • Trained over 180 employers to work in effective partnership with local schools
  • A facilitator for The Pacific Institute, whose programmes help individuals and organisations unlock their potential
  • Governor at Hill House independent school in Doncaster




  • Business Studies graduate with a Postgraduate Diploma in Careers Guidance
  • NVQ Level 5 in Management
  • ILM Level 5 Diploma in Management
  • NVQ Level 4 in HRD
  • PRINCE2 Project Management
  • C&G 7307 Certificate in Teaching Adult Learners
  • NVQ TDLB D32/33/34 Assessors and Verifiers Awards
  • Internal Quality Auditor and Business Excellence Model Assessor
  • Approved facilitator for the The Pacific Instititute


Debra Norton

Employment History

  • Training Manager and Deputy Team Leader in Sheffield Careers Service
  • Senior Lecturer in Careers Guidance at the University of Huddersfield (Diploma in Careers Guidance, Masters in Careers Guidance , Student Services and Connexions Diploma/Certificate
  •  CfBT Regional Training Manager for Connexions Service Development
  • 14-19 Learning Partnership Co-ordinator Barnsley
  • Aimhigher Co-ordinator
  • CEIAG Strategy Manager in Barnsley
  • Raising Participation Manager.


Consultancy Experience (Debra Norton Associates)

  • Worked with a range of public and private sector careers companies to support change management, theory and professional practice
  • Quality assurance and capability assessment of individual practitioners
  • Bespoke course development leading to accreditation
  • Conference and CPD event speaking
  • Regional and national group facilitation.


Other interests:

  • Working in partnership to develop wider engagement in the careers offer to schools and academies
  • National lead for DfE in Raising of the Participation Age on the area of CEIAG
  • Development and support to regional networks
  • Widening participation in Higher Education



  • BA (Hons) in Business Studies
  • Post-Graduate Diploma in Careers Guidance
  • Institute of Personnel Management (Stage 2)
  • MA Post-16 Education and Training Policy
  • Certificate in Leadership and Management.
Contact Us

Careers Inc
D-Hub, 4 Atlas
First Point

Jacqui: 07703 127974
Debra: 07920 794799