Not in work and looking for a job?

If you’re looking to get back into the workplace, you’ll find all the support you need here. It doesn’t matter whether you’ve been out of work for a while, or if you want to switch gears and try something new – you can get some great help and advice to ensure your CV stands out, and there’s plenty of training and learning opportunities available.

National Support

Job Centre Plus

Find a job

If you’re looking for a new opportunity, discover full- and part-time vacancies via the Job Centre.

Visit the job centre plus website


Do something different

Whether you’re craving a new adventure or want to travel the world, the Army needs people with lots of different skills – from combat roles to communications.

Visit the British Army website

DWP and Seetec Pluss

The right support to help you achieve your potential

Seetec Pluss offer a range of programmes to help you get back into work – whether you’ve been suffering from ill health, or have been out of work for a while, these schemes help you to build your confidence and find a job that’s right for you.

Visit the Seetec Pluss website

National Careers Service

Explore careers, skills and more

These services provide information, advice and guidance to help you make decisions on learning, training and work.

Visit the National Careers Service website

Local Support


Disability employment support

Forwards is an all age, all disability service, supporting people with disabilities to achieve their employment dreams.

Visit the Forwards website

Library Service – Ask Us

Free, fast information service

The Ask Us enquiry service can help with finding organisations and activities in the local area, business contact help, consumer information and job-hunting information.

Visit the Ask Us page


Looking for local jobs?

GlosJobs is the largest online job advertiser in Gloucestershire with thousands of jobs offered every day.

Visit the Glosjobs website

IPS – GHC NHS Foundation Trust

Help for jobseekers with mental health illnesses

If you’re a working-age adult with a serious mental health illness who currently receives support, the IPS specialists can help you find the right employment as part of your recovery journey.

Visit the IPS website

Learning and training

Adult Education in Gloucestershire

Basic skills training

Adult Education in Gloucestershire provides learning for individuals, employers and communities, with a number of free courses available to eligible learners.

Visit the GCC website

Gloucestershire College

Support for jobseekers

Whether you're unemployed, looking to change career, or have recently been made redundant, Gloucestershire College offers a wide range of courses that can give you the skills and confidence to get the job you want.

Visit the Gloucestershire College website

South Gloucestershire and Stroud College


SGS College is dedicated to helping you gain the right knowledge and expertise to succeed and offers a range of full-time, part-time and short courses designed to make you more employable.

Visit the SGS website

University of Gloucestershire

Outreach and community

Learn more about how higher education can help you get the career you want, with a diverse range of activities and events that are suitable for students of all ages and abilities.

Visit the UoG website

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