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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.

Contact

Sign up to the register

Address

Get Oldham Working 
22 Union Street
Oldham 
OL1 1BE

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:

National Careers Service

The National Careers Service is a free, high-quality, professional career management, impartial information advice and guidance service. It is available to every adult aged 19 and over living in England. It is also available to every adult aged 18 and over, however, they must be NEET: not in education, employment or training.

As part of the NCS offer you will:

  • Be encouraged to fully participate in developing and agreeing an action plan
  • Lifelong Learning Account and other National Careers Service website tools to help you manage your career
  • Apprenticeships and Traineeships
  • Redundancy support

Contact:

Phone: 0161 770 4674
Email: ncs@oldham.gov.uk

Apprenticeships

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.

Contact:

Restart

The Restart programme is a government initiative, that provides 12 months of personalised enhanced support to help you find a job in your local area. Along with one-to-one support, training and employment opportunities, you also get access to online resources which help with all aspects of your employment journey.

If you are interested in this initiative, you must be referred by your work coach, at the Oldham Job Centre Plus.

Career Advancement Service

The aim of the Career Advancement Service (CAS), is to help employed Oldham residents to raise and achieve their career aspirations.

This could mean achieving a lifelong ambition, earning more money, a change of pace, different working hours or simply a new challenge. You must be an employed Oldham resident.

This is a Get Oldham Working service

Contact:

GOW Therapy

Get Oldham Working Therapy aims to improve our residents' quality of life by providing free, mental health support to anyone looking for a job or change in employment.

Oldham’s Youth Hub

Oldham’s Youth Hub consists of a co-ordinated approach, to provide support to Oldham’s young people aged 16-25, who are thinking about getting a job or returning to education or training.

Young people are invited to come along to the base of the hub at our Get Oldham Working office, to get the support they need.

This could be to either find employment, make a career change, or re-engage in education or training at whatever level suits them.

Contact:

Phone: 0161 770 4674
Email: getoldhamworking@oldham.gov.uk

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

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Help to Get Oldham Working