Help finding a job

Finding a job can be really stressful. There are many services in Newham that can help you to find the right job for you.

Our Newham Work help to find a job

Our Newham Work has filled almost 40,000 jobs with Newham residents. Whatever your level of experience, we can provide support and advice about your next step. 

Our service is free to all Newham residents. We offer a range of advice and guidance including various support services to help you secure employment. These include:

  • improving your CV
  • identifying exciting career options
  • advising on jobs to best suit your skills
  • good quality apprenticeships for all ages
  • bespoke training to enhance your existing skills including accredited qualifications
  • preparing you for attending assessment centres and interviews

To sign up to this service, please fill out their registration form

Support for people with disabilities and mental health conditions

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If you have a disability or a mental health condition, Our Newham Work has a specialist pathway to help you.

Support for people with alcohol and drug needs

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Our Newham Work has a specialist pathway for residents who are already working with Change Grow Live Newham Rise.

Employment Rights Hub - Support with issues at work

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We deliver free Workshops to raise awareness of employment rights and provide one to one case-work support to resolve issues at work.

This includes unpaid wages, discrimination, sickness absence, grievances, disciplinaries, dismissals, and much more.

Pioneer London - Help for unemployed people to find work

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Work and Health Programme Pioneer is a specialist employment support service for people in Wales, London and Southern England who are not in work.

Our support can help you to:

Create a CV, apply for jobs, and prepare for interviews and work placements
Be more confident and improve your health and wellbeing
Learn new skills, train in a new sector and gain qualifications
Find a new job or self-employment and settle into your role

Work4All Scheme

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Work4All provides free 1-1 Employability support to unemployed people, over 16 with the right to work in the UK, based in Newham. It is an individualised service tailored to your needs and circumstance.

Learn a new skill

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Learning a new skill is a great way to improve your CV.

Frames of Mind Ozone Digital Skills Programme for 16 - 25 year olds

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Ozone is a creative digital skills training programme for 16-25 yrs, funded by North Central and East London CAMHS Provider Collaborative (NCEL) - Children and Young People's Mental Health, Hospital Admission Avoidance Fund.

Blossom Place Togetherness Café

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At Blossom, we believe in the potential of each person and the transformative power of community, compassion, and change. Our Togetherness Cafe is a vibrant and inclusive space where we come together to make a difference. Get support, in your native language where possible, with finding a job and much more.

Volunteering

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Volunteering is a great way to give back to your community, meet new people and to learn a new skill.

Access to Work

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Access to Work helps people to get or stay in work if they have a physical or mental health condition or disability. The support provided will depend on the person’s needs.

Worried about finding a job?

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We know that finding a job can be stressful. There are lots of support services in Newham that can help you with stress and worry.

SOCIAL PRESCRIBERS

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Social Prescribers work in GP practices and are part of the NHS.

Social prescribers are here to help you to connect with community activities, groups and services to support the practice, social and emotional needs that affect your health and wellbeing, such as housing and money.