Learning and Upskilling

Job support for those affected by COVID-19

Employment programme to help those affected by COVID-19

Any age, unemployed, receiving benefits for at least 13 weeks

A new employment programme, aimed at helping south London residents who have lost their jobs as a result of COVID-19, launched on Monday 5 October. The South London Work & Health Programme: Job Entry Targeted Support (JETS) will provide participants with tailored support to quickly get back into employment.

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Support for jobseekers with disabilities

For those with additional barriers to employment

Better Working Futures gives people who face additional barriers to finding work the best support available. It is part of a wider package of support for jobseekers and people with disabilities and health conditions announced by the government and aims to bring jobseekers, support provision and employers together to provide greater opportunities for jobseekers.

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Jobs, apprenticeships and training roles

Any age needing support into employment or training

Work Match is a programme to help unemployed residents in Kingston secure new jobs, apprenticeships and training roles, working with businesses across the borough. Work Match will only be available to residents who are out of work. Candidates will be supported through the application process to give them the best chance of success.

Visit the Work Match website.

Local jobs for local people

16-24 year olds receiving UC

As part of the government’s Plan for Jobs, the Kickstart Scheme aims to create thousands of new, fully funded jobs by offering funding to employers to create new job roles that will help the young person build experience and move towards sustained employment. 

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Mayor's Construction Academy

For those entering construction - coming soon

The Mayor's Construction Academy (MCA) aims to help more Londoners train in the skills they need to access construction sector vacancies on the capital’s housing construction sites. 

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Last Modified: 18/12/2020 14:42:15