Jobs and careers

Support finding work

Our iWork services offers help anyone who is out of work in Islington to find a job, apprenticeship, training or education.

The NHS and the Office for National Statistics are recruiting now. Find out about Census 2021 and NHS vaccine vacancies here, and if you need support to apply our iWork team can help. 

iWork can help match your skills to local job and training opportunities and coach you to build your confidence while you are searching for work or training.

If you need help sorting out your benefits so you can study or retrain, they can help with this too. We are offering support over the telephone, email and Skype. Contact 020 7527 2706 or

If you are looking for a job, search and apply for local jobs on the Islington Working employment portal:

Islington Working employment portal

Looking for your first job or returning to work after a long period of unemployment can be difficult. iWork have a whole team dedicated to understanding your circumstances and helping you into the best work or training opportunity for you. If you are an Islington resident and want support to find training or employment, contact us now so one of our dedicated work coaches can help you make the best next step towards a job you enjoy.

iWork contact form

iWork can also help signpost to local training opportunities.

Youth employment support

If you are aged between 16 and 24, there are many opportunities to work towards a career you enjoy but deciding what path to take can be difficult. We have a dedicated team to help you take your next step towards a job, apprenticeship or training opportunity.

If you live in Islington or left an Islington school or sixth form in the last year, contact us to discuss your situation and get the support you need. We employ advisers who can help you to decide how to move forward if you want to find a job, apprenticeship or get training. They are happy to help regardless of your circumstances.

Find out more about council apprenticeships


The Spear Programme helps young people facing disadvantage into work or education by equipping them with confidence, motivation and the vital skills they need to succeed in long-term employment. Find out more here.

Other sources of help 

Job help from Jobcentre Plus

The Department of Work and Pensions (DWP) have launched an online support site for job-seekers that lists full-time and part-time vacancies as well as hints and tips on applying for jobs, how to use your transferable skills, staying motivated and support with redundancy. Find out more here

Get Back on Track

If you are in work but your job has been affected by the Covid-19 crisis, then Shaw Trust’s Get Back on Track service can offer you advice/support on a range of issues including furlough.

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