Vacancies

Over 50s Activities Programme Lead, (open to full or part time), Abbey Community Centre

Head of Policy, (full time), Equal, deadline 9 October

Community Partnerships Manager, (full time), Islington Council, deadline 6 October

Employment Support Advisor, (part time), Islington Refugee and Migrant Forum, deadline 7 October
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Producer/Project manager, (full time), Company Three, deadline 11 October

Service Coordinator, (full time), MEWS, deadline 11 October

Islington's Youth Employment bulletin lists the latest training, apprenticeships and work related opportunities with many open to all.  

Other work-based opportunities

Scope is launching Starting Line a seven week course for people with disabilities to find work. It includes building confidence and time management, help with CVs and interviews and support to find volunteering and training to boost your skills!

Islington Council has lots of free courses if you want to find work. This includes help with application forms, boosting your interview skills and introduction courses to working in different industries. They are also running a health and social care jobs fair on Wednesday, 9 October. There will be over 25 employers and live vacancies so it is a good chance to find work.

Support around employment and training - if you are not currently in work, or are struggling financially to make ends meet and would like to make some changes in your life, Help on Your Doorstep is working with IWork to provide you with free support and employment related advice. We will listen without judgement and help you take the steps towards a brighter future. Find out more and make an appointment with your local Connect office.

Looking for work? Caxton House Community Centre, N19 is offering free employment support. The sessions include help with job searching, CV and application writing and run fortnightly on Thursdays from 2pm – 4pm. This is free and no appointment is needed!

Are you aged 18 – 21 years old and want to find work but not sure where to begin? Islington Council has partnered with Park Theatre to offer a free, fun and creative 10 week course starting on 10 September. You will gain confidence using theatre skills and it will help you find work.  

Are you looking for work? Peabody helps people in Islington at the Hugh Cubitt Centre (N1) Monday – Friday with creating CVs, job hunting, interview skills plus help finding apprenticeships and volunteering.

If you are unemployed, or in work and earning less than £21K Islington and City College has level 1 and 2 courses available for free. Courses include English for Speakers of Other Languages (ESOL), Accounting and Payroll Introduction, and Using a Computer.

Need to know more about computers, the Internet, or email? Do you want to improve your IT to find work? Islington Adult and Community Learning is running employment support on a Wednesday with an experienced tutor.

There are more work based listings in the Keep Learning section of our website


Organisations that offer support around employment opportunities in Islington

Clarion Love London Working is a training and employment programme to help unemployed people over the age of 16 into work or to start their own business. 

Hillside Clubhouse  is a resource for people living with mental health issues making social inclusion and participation in everyday life a reality. 

Islington Individual Placement and Support Service offering support for people with long term health conditions and/or disabilities who would like to work.

iWork London Borough of Islington employment services offers 1-2-1 tailored coaching and mentoring support to get unemployed Islington residents into jobs they want to do.

London Village Network delivers programmes in the heart of local communities on inner-city estates addressing unemployment, barriers to entry and other social complex issues. THe objective is to provide access to positive role models, careers guidance and to meet the social and developmental needs of young people.

National Careers Service providing information, advice and guidance to help make decisions on learning, training and work.

Peabody Employment and Training Services provides employment and training in London with qualified professionals offering free one-to-one advice and guidance in your job search or your preparations for working life. They work closely with a range of employers and local partners to access a range of job vacancies.

St Giles Trust is a charity helping people facing severe disadvantage to find jobs, homes and the support they need.

Smart Works has a long track record of improving the lives of women and helping them with the clothes and the confidence they need for job success.

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