Get Oldham Working has created over 3,000 jobs, Apprenticeships and work experience places in Oldham since 2013.

We can help you get the skills to secure the career you want.


Free services we offer to residents

Skills for Employment

SFE is for those who are long term unemployed or have limited recent work experience. Personal learning mentors will open up opportunities to give you the best chance of moving into employment.

Career Advancement Service

Want to make the most of your skills to get the job you’ve always wanted? We’re here to help.

Jobs boards, fairs and clubs

Get right to the heart of the local job market with the Get Oldham Working online Jobs Board, twice-yearly Jobs Fairs and specialist employer events. Get the help you need to write your CV and apply for jobs with local job clubs across the Borough.


Our paid Traineeship is open to any Oldham resident who is over 16 and has been unemployed for 6 months.


We can help you find an Apprenticeship in Oldham with the Council and a range of other workplaces. These are now open to all age groups and whatever your prior level of education.

To start your journey with Get Oldham Working call 0161 770 4674 or email


Free services to business


We can help you reach Oldham residents with jobs, Apprenticeships and work experience through our social media, email updates and the Get Oldham Working online Jobs board.

Recruitment support

We have employer engagement officers ready to help your business find the right person for you. We can help with pre-screening the right people for the position at your business.

To find out more about how we can help you please call 0161 770 4674 or email

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