Jobs and training

Below you will find a number of organisations that might be able to help you.

Job Centre Plus

Job Centre Plus offers access to information and advice on benefits and looking for work. All job vacancies are shown on the website and there is practical support for those applying for jobs, including help in writing a CV.

Call 0845 606 0234 or see the website.

National Careers Service

https://nationalcareersservice.direct.gov.uk/Pages/Home.aspx

Graduate Careers Advice

http://www.prospects.ac.uk/careers.htm

You can register with a recruitment agent or website which may be able to assist you in finding short or long term, temporary or permanent work.

Local recruitment agencies

Adecco UK
Address: 11-13 Winchester Street, Basingstoke, Hampshire. RG21 7EG.
Telephone: 01256 466725

HAYS
Address: 12-13 Church Street, Basingstoke, Hampshire. RG21 7QH.
Telephone: 01256 461133

Manpower Recruitment Centre
Address: Mountbatten House, Basing View, Basingstoke, Hampshire. RG21 4HJ.
Telephone: 01256 387700

Office Angels
Address: 81-83 Church Street, Basingstoke, Hampshire. RG21 7QT.
Telephone: 01256 464744

Recruitment websites

Fish 4 Jobs
http://www.fish4.co.uk

Monster
http://www.monster.co.uk

Jobsite
http://www.jobsite.co.uk

Total Jobs
http://www.totaljobs.com

Adzuna
https://www.adzuna.co.uk/jobs/basingstoke

Support getting into employment

A4E
http://mya4e.com

If you are aged 16-25 years old:
The Prince Trust Programme
https://www.princes-trust.org.uk/

If you have a disability and need support finding employment:
Disability Go
http://www.disabledgo.com

If you are aged 55 or older and need support finding employment:
Age UK
http://www.ageuk.org.uk/work-and-learning/looking-for-work

Skills and learning

The Skills Funding Agency gives:

  • advice on how to get back into work
  • information on local learning opportunities
Apprenticeships

For further information on apprenticeship opportunities go to http://www.apprenticeships.org.uk.

Volunteering

Volunteering can help you to develop new skills, gain experience and provide training opportunities. It can help you to give something back to your community, make new friends and enjoy yourself. Your help, skill, company, patience, friendliness and your time can make all the difference to someone.

Basingstoke Voluntary Services is the professional help and advice centre for voluntary and community organisations. Merlin is the service’s searchable directory of the services provided by the voluntary and community sector in Basingstoke and Deane. Call Basingstoke Voluntary Services on 01256 423816 or email bvs@voluntaryservices.com

The Volunteer Centre has a database of several hundred volunteering opportunities with charitable and voluntary/volunteer-engaging organisations in Basingstoke and Deane. Find out more at https://do-it.org/ or call the BVS Volunteer Centre 01256 423850 or email the Volunteer Centre Coordinator sarah.robinson@voluntaryservices.com.

Contact us

  • Contact us online
  • 01256 844844
  • Civic Offices
    London Road
    Basingstoke
    RG21 4AH
  • Opening hours
    Monday to Thursday
    8.30am to 5pm
    Fridays
    8.30am to 4.30pm
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