Jobs and careers

Support finding work

We offer a service to help anyone who is out of work in Islington to find a job, apprenticeship, training or education.

We work with local organisations to provide the support you need regardless of your current situation. 

If you have any employment or training related enquiry, contact us below and we will be able to offer you the assistance you need.

Help into work

Whatever your situation, we can help you back into work.

Looking for your first job or returning to work after a long period of unemployment can be difficult. In Islington, we have a whole team dedicated to understanding your circumstances and helping you into the best work or training opportunity for you. We can offer support regardless of your current situation including:

  • being out of work for a long time
  • looking for work after starting a family
  • living with a physical disability
  • living with a learning disability
  • living with a mental health condition
  • looking for work after a long term illness or injury

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.

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Free courses and training

Learning a new skill or gaining a qualification can improve your chances of finding a job you enjoy.

If you are currently unemployed or on a low wage, we offer a wide variety of courses that will help you access further education, improve language skills or earn a useful qualification. 

There is something for everyone.

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Youth employment and apprenticeship 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. Your future starts here!

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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.

Pop in to get some information, appointments are not required: 

  • Platform (Mondays, 2pm-7pm) 
  • Lift (Wednesdays and Fridays, 12pm-5pm)
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