Funded programmes to help you find work

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Greenwich Local Labour and Business (GLLaB) promotes funded programmes that help Royal Greenwich residents who are looking for work. The programmes provide the following support:

  • one-to-one appointments with advisors
  • guidance on CV writing, job searching and interview preparation
  • access to various training opportunities
  • debt and money management advice
  • benefits advice and a Better Off calculation to help decide if work is right for you
  • access to childcare support
  • referrals to relevant external agencies if required, including Time to Talk and Greenwich Volunteer Centre
  • in-work support including access to future vacancies.

Growth Boroughs' ESF 'Unlocking Opportunities' Programme

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Who can apply

To join this programme you must be both:

  • aged over 18 years
  • not working.

The programme is funded by the European Union European Social Fund.

How to apply

Register your interest online

You can also register your interest by contacting GLLaB.

The Work Routes 50+ Programme

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Who can apply

To join this programme you must be both:

  • aged 50 years old or older
  • not working.

The programme is in partnership with Reed and the Department for Work and Pensions, and is co-funded by the European Union European Social Fund.

How to apply

Register your interest online

You can also register your interest by contacting GLLaB.

Local London Work and Health Programme

This work and health programme offers tailored, community-based employment and health and wellbeing support from key workers qualified to work with complex disabilities and health needs.

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Who can apply

To join this programme you must be working age and one of the following:

  • disabled
  • have a health condition
  • be dependent on drugs or alcohol
  • be long-term unemployed.

The programme is delivered in partnership with Local London and Maximus and co-financed by the European Social Fund and the Department for Work and Pensions.

How to apply

Speak to your JobCentre Plus Work Coach, who will check if you are eligible before referring you for our support.

Youth Employment Skills (YES)

Supporting young people into employment, education and training.

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Who can apply

To join this programme you must be:

  • aged 18 to 24 years old
  • not in education, training or employment (NEET).

The programme is delivered in partnership with Education and Skills Funding Agency and REED in Partnership and co-financed by the European Social Fund.

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How to apply

Speak to your JobCentre Plus Work Coach, who will check if you are eligible before referring you for our support.

Proof of address not required.

Documents you need to bring

When you are invited in to discuss your eligibility, you will need to provide one of the following documents as proof of ID:

  • passport
  • valid proof of Leave to Remain or Home Office documents
  • full UK birth certificate.

We will also need two proofs of address dated within the last three months (except for the YES programme). They must be two different types and can include:

  • bank statement
  • utility bill
  • letter from the Council
  • letter from Jobcentre Plus.