Work & learning

Work & learning

Employment, training, volunteering and career opportunities

Work & learning

Current opportunities

KX Recruit have various opportunities. See their website or contact them at or call 020 3691 4000.

Islington Council's job vacancies

Islington Working is a partnership of agencies, working together to help local residents to access good local jobs. If you are an Islington resident looking for a job, or an employer wanting to recruit, please register.

Metropolitan Police are currently recruiting new police officers.

Training and support into employment

Adult Community Learning are offering a range of online courses.

Groundwork are currently offering Horticulture courses, ACE Opportunities for people with disability and 16-24 job opportunities. Contact or call 07736135268 

Grow: Get ready for work -  a new online programme offering for mums looking to get back to work. Participants need to live in London, not be working, but have the right to work in the UK. They speak English, Farsi, Pashto, Punjabi, Tamil and Urdu.

Hillside Clubhouse offer an employment support service which is continuing by phone and online. Direct phone numbers are published on their website for staff members or call 020 7700 6408.

The Hyde Group provide employment support and advice to people who are unemployed, over 16 and live in London. They can help you find a job, suitable training or move closer to the jobs market. All of their services are currently delivered over the phone, via email and other digital channels. Email or phone 020 8297 7505.

Islington Working e-bulletin - sign up to Islington Council's Islington Working e-bulletins. They contain information on job vacancies in the borough, training schemes available for Islington residents and advice on applying to jobs or universal credit.

iWork are continuing to offer support to job seekers via telephone and online, there are a number of current vacancies in health and social care. You can call them on 020 7527 2706 or email them at 

Laamiga offer one to one telephone and video support from a woman volunteer mentor to Black Asian Minority Ethnic and Refugee women aged over 18 who need support to look for work, volunteering, education, training, and to improve skills and knowledge, self confidence and motivation. Phone 0208 257 7317 or email

Laamiga is running a free training course called Sheba. Over a period of twelve months, Sheba will help women identify their goals, overcome emotional and practical barriers in their career aspirations, and take steps towards employment, self-employment or further training. Click here to find out more.

National Careers Service can help you with your career, learning and training choices. Call them on 0800 100 900

Open University has partnered with the Department for Work & Pensions offer free training tools designed to help people find a job, advance their career or grow their business. There’s a good selection of courses- find out more here.

Peabody offer employment support to all adults with current vacancies available. Contact Tel 0741 564 7258 or go to their website.

SmartWorks provide coaching and clothes for unemployed women will continue to deliver a virtual service to those who need it. This will now consist of a one to one personalised hour of video or phone coaching with a volunteer coach. They will re-start wardrobe parcels as soon as possible.

Information for employees and businesses during the Coronavirus crisis

ACAS has useful employment advice, including Coronavirus related advice for employees and employers.

Covid-19 advice for employers and businesses from the Government.

Covid-19 support for businesses from the Government.

Note for your employer - use this service if you have been told to self-isolate because of coronavirus and you need a note for your employer.

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