Get help finding a job

National Careers Service

The National Careers Service provides information, advice and guidance to help you make decisions on learning, training and work opportunities.

The service offers confidential and impartial advice, supported by qualified careers advisers.

Work Clubs

Work clubs support with job seeking, including help with CVs and job applications.

Find a work club near you:

Jobcentre Plus

Jobcentre Plus can help you find a job.

The Oldham office is at 75 Union street.

Local work programme providers

These providers offer support and training to help get you into work.

Ask about Jobseeking website

Visit the Ask about Business website for all the best jobseeking information in one place from CV writing and job interview techniques to time saving tools and links to online jobsites

Library resources

Oldham libraries have a wide range of specialist resources to support job seeking and identifying training and learning opportunities.

  • Information about training and learning opportunities
  • Local and national newspapers
  • Computers with free Internet access in all libraries to search for job vacancies, produce a CV and apply for jobs online
  • Fame and Mint UK available online in all libraries to generate mailing lists to distribute your CV and get detailed company information to prepare for interview.

Ask library staff for more information about any of these resources.

Information sessions at libraries

Regular events and workshops to support job seeking, including annual jobs and skills fairs

Select 'Business and Employment' to view relevant events in the library events calendar.

Support for business start ups

Oldham libraries have a wide range of specialist resources to help support local business start ups.

Jobcentre Plus
Tweedale House
75 Union Street
Tel 0845 604 3719
Oldham Citizens Advice Bureau
1-2 Ascroft Court
Peter Street
Greater Manchester
Tel 08448 472 638