Employment services

Decent employment is an important step for many of the people we help. We work with people who have been held back by disadvantage secure and sustain employment.  We also help people who are experiencing in-work poverty to improve their employment circumstances.

Employment support for adults

Who we help

We provide impartial, client centre employment support for people who have experienced barriers such as homelessness, time spent in prison, mental health and addiction issues.

What to expect

Our focus is on helping people overcome these barriers, working at their pace to build their confidence and skills. Services typically offered:


Help building CVs


Support with job searching


Preparing for interviews


accessing skills

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Accessing financial support for employment-related costs e.g. tools, equipment.

Our experienced and knowledgeable staff promote choice based on the clients’ interest and support them to make and implement decisions about employment or training that is right for them.

Employment support for young people

Who we help

We support young people held back by barriers such as poverty, family breakdown, leaving care or previous involvement with the criminal justice system access training and employment opportunities.

What to expect

The help we provide is both emotional and practical as many of the young people need a lot of support to build their levels of confidence and self-believe. Through impartial and confidential IAG, we help young people identify their career goals and then support them towards achieving these. The services typically provide similar support to our adult employment services with the same focus on helping address any underlying issues which might be holding the young person back from realising their full potential.

Want to make a referral?

If you or someone you know would like to be refer to our employment services, please fill out the referral form linked here. This will enable us to respond to your query as soon as possible.

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Evaluations of our work

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