Get Oldham Working is a Council service that aims to help people find work and training opportunities. The service offers:

  • Help if you are long-term unemployed or have limited recent work experience.

  • Personal learning mentors to assist you with improving your job prospects.
  • Help with writing CVs and making job applications.
  • Help with getting a better job that makes the most of your skills.
  • Information about local jobs and training opportunities, including jobs fairs and other recruitment events.
  • A register you can join if you are seeking work.


Sign up to the register


Get Oldham Working 
22 Union Street

Support to Succeed with Get Oldham Working

The Get Oldham Working team are now running free support sessions for those who may be experiencing barriers into work.

Get free access to sessions and activities that will improve your mental health and wellbeing, fitness, money management, nutrition, work skills and more.

To find out how to access the help, please visit the webpage:


Our paid traineeship will be open to any Oldham resident who is over 16 and has been unemployed for 6 months. Contact the team for more information.


We can help you find an apprenticeship in Oldham. Open to all age groups whatever your prior level of education. Contact the team for more information.

Skills for Employment

Working Wardrobe

Working Wardrobe is a personal styling and mentoring service, supporting Oldham residents with clothes and accessories for job interviews and prospective employment.

Free services to business

Get Oldham Working can help you to recruit people in Oldham.

Routes to employment Oldham

Routes to employment is a pathway collective, that can help certain groups of individuals achieve training, apprenticeships, work experience, and employment outcomes.

Businesses - Can you help to Get Oldham Working?

If you can:

  • Offer mentoring and support
  • Offer training and development
  • Support local suppliers
  • Offer work experience
  • Create apprenticeship opportunities
  • Create jobs
  • Create voluntary roles

Please complete our form:

Help to Get Oldham Working