Employment support available in the borough.
Our Work Match employment service offers support, advice, guidance and training to help residents access new and existing jobs in Richmond upon Thames. We can match you with local employers who value local people and can offer a wide range of jobs in different sectors.
- Website: Richmond Work Match
- Telephone: 020 8871 5191
- Email: email@example.com
Jobcentre Plus provides resources to enable job-searchers to find work, through Jobpoints (touch-screen computer terminals), Jobseeker Direct (telephone service) and the Jobcentre Plus website.
They offer information about training opportunities for the chronically unemployed. They also administer claims for benefits such as Income Support, Incapacity Benefit, and Jobseeker's Allowance (currently being phased out in favour of Universal Credit).
- Website: Jobcentre Plus (GOV.UK)
- Telephone: 0800 169 0190
Get help looking for jobs
You can search and apply for jobs across a range of industries across the UK through the government’s find a job website.
Website: Find a job (GOV.UK)
National Careers Service
Offering free telephone and face to face consultations supporting people who are either looking for work (unemployed) or employed but looking to change career and/or upskill by providing careers advise, building CVs, preparation for interview, referring to training and finding jobs.
Website: National Careers Service (GOV.UK)
Better Working Futures
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 those looking for work.
Choice Support Richmond and Wandsworth
Choice Support Richmond and Wandsworth supports residents 18+ with disabilities to find work, including people with learning difficulties, those affected by mental ill health, sensory impairment, physical disability and autism. They provide pre-employment support and support when you get a job.
Constructing South London
Constructing South London is a collaboration between the mayor’s construction academy and the South London Partnership to connect people to jobs, training and skills in the construction industry. Its activities and the support available include Richmond.
Website: Constructing South London
Transform Work Life
Transform Work Life is a new series of seminars delivered by Richmond Libraries aimed at developing knowledge of your personal and professional skills. Over six in-person interactive seminars participants will learn skills and sell knowledge that will enhance employability, and encourage potential transformation in your work and life situation. The course is free to Richmond residents and applicable wherever you are on your employment journey, be that your first job, or looking to make a career change.
Website: Transform Work Life
Room for Work
Room for Work is a local charity that specialises in helping mature job seekers 40+ with previous work experience ranging from administrative to professional and managerial roles. Their free 12-week course supports learners to understand current job searching methods, write an effective CV, practice competency-based interviews, develop their speaking skills and much more. Interested participants can register for the next course at Room for Work.
Up to: Richmond Cost of Living Hub
Updated: 24 November 2023