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Lewisham Works

Lewisham Works is a free service for Lewisham residents seeking support to gain new skills and get a job.

Lewisham Works is a free service to support unemployed residents in to good jobs.

We work closely with training partners and businesses to provide pathways into a range of jobs in various sectors.

We offer:

  • a dedicated employment and training advisor
  • careers advice and guidance
  • CV development, job application support and interview techniques
  • sector specific training
  • access to volunteering and work experience opportunities
  • access to vacancies and apprenticeships in Lewisham and the surrounding areas
  • financial advice to maximise the benefit of working
  • funds available for childcare and travel in the first few weeks of a new job

If you want to join Lewisham Works, please email JobsAndSkills@lewisham.gov.uk or register your interest and an advisor will contact you. (Please note this will be a different login and password to the Council site)

Check out our jobs and opportunities board for opportunities you can apply for today. 

If you are a business that would like to recruit local talent, then register with us to access support at no cost to your business.

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