Last updated: 23 October 2023

Next review: 23 October 2024

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Find skills support, and advice on how to access employment and volunteering opportunities, on our  Waltham Forest Jobs website.  

If you need help finding a job or learning new skills, there is plenty of support available:  

Support into work  

You can find services such as support from advisors, interview preparation, and access to jobs and training. We offer tailored support at every step of your journey into work.  

Employment Drop-In Sessions 

Join us at our convenient drop-in sessions and experience the advantage of one-to-one guidance from our dedicated employment advisors. 

Direct Employment Programmes 

Find employment programmes that offer fast-track access into industries with vacancies to fill. Industries include: teaching, retail, logistics, hospitality, construction, and health and social care.   

Supported Employment 

Discover how we can assist job seekers with learning disabilities, particularly autism, in finding work. 

Employment Support for 16 to 25 year olds 

The Future Formed programme offers young residents insight and exposure to the creative industries, as well as mentoring and professional advice with the ultimate aim of supporting participants into paid work. 

Adult Learning Service 

The Adult Learning Service provides opportunities for you to improve your English, Maths, and digital skills, or to look for a new qualification. Get yourself 'job ready' and enrol on an Adult Learning Service course.  

Waltham Forest Migrant Hub  

If you are a migrant or a refugee, you can get support with: 

  • English learning 
  • Volunteering 
  • Other provisions to enhance your skills and job prospects 

The Hub is open to all, regardless of income or immigration status.  

We know that businesses have also been hit hard by the cost of living and we are offering dedicated support: 

  • Cost of doing business – if you’re a business owner and facing challenges, we’re here to help. There is plenty of information on our webpage, including resources around property rental, money and debt advice, funding, and loans.  
  • Support for your business – find expert advice around starting, growing, and financing your business, and finding new business connections.