Leeds Employment Hub
During April 2019-April 2020 we supported over 5000 people into work. If you are currently out of work we can help you to gain a job, training or plan your next steps. You can still access our support even if you are already studying or in education.
Our Employment Advisors can offer
- Individual support tailored to your needs
- Careers advice and guidance
- Opportunities to learn new skills
- Tips on CV writing and completing application forms
- Interview practice
- Access to local job and apprenticeship opportunities
- Opportunities to hear from a range of local employers
- In-work support
- Information and guidance on self-employment
- Advice on benefits calculations and managing debt
Get in touch with an advisor today
We are still working even if we cannot meet you face to face. Our friendly advisors will be able to answer any of your questions. Contact us and we can arrange a phone call, letter or email, whatever works for you.
If you are currently employed but want a new job or you are at risk of redundancy we can support you. Our Jobshops service will help you:
- search for available jobs
- update or create a CV
- complete application forms
- prepare for interviews
Find your nearest Jobshop and see what it can offer you.
European Social Fund
Leeds Employment Hub is part funded through the European Social Fund. It pulls together a number of projects aimed at supporting Leeds residents into employment, education and or training, including the Leeds City Region Employment Hub managed by West Yorkshire Combined Authority, Youth Engagement and Progression Programme managed by City of Bradford Metropolitan District Council and the Employment Hub Mental Health Programme managed by Leeds City Council in partnership with City of Bradford Metropolitan District Council.
There may be other reasons why you may be out of work. These can include debt, addiction, legal issues and carer responsibilities.
Leeds Directory can give you further information and support.
Do you want to gain more confidence whilst looking for work? Visit MindWell Leeds for information and other ways to feel positive and well.
Take a look at The Skills Toolkit, a free, online site with digital and numeracy courses to build your skills.
Are you aged 15-25?
Our Start in Leeds site is for young people. It gives you information on your options if you have left school or college.
Start your own business
Do you want to be your own boss and start your own business instead? Find out about the support and resources available here.