Local Community Support

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If you are looking for jobs and careers at the airport, we have thousands of roles available. Please access our vacancies page for details on upcoming roles.

There are a number of organisations available to people who require additional employability support. Please see below for some useful links.

The Heathrow Skills Partnership

The Heathrow Skills Partnership has a range of courses for adults to help improve their skills and job prospects. Each partner college below is offering free support for their local residents.

The National Careers Service

The National Careers Service in England continues to be available for people in need of careers information, advice, and guidance. In line with government guidance, adviser sessions will be available via telephone. Clients can book an appointment via the National Careers Helpline. They can also book webchat sessions via the National Careers website.

www.nationalcareers.service.gov.uk

Careers Helpline: 0800 100 900

Skills Builder Framework

The Universal Framework for Essential Skills is a toolkit developed by the Skills Builder Partnership and informed by industry leaders. The Framework helps users to identify how skills are used and transferred in every stage of life and provides ‘build it’ steps to help develop essential skills. The Toolkit is a free downloadable resource for colleagues.

Shaw Trust employment support programmes

The West London Alliance, made up of the boroughs of Barnet, Brent, Ealing, Hammersmith and Fulham, Harrow, Hillingdon and Hounslow are working with Shaw Trust to deliver two employment support programmes. The programmes will help residents develop their skills and gain sustainable employment.

Whether you have recently lost your job or been unemployed for a long time, the Work and Health Programme and Job Entry Targeted Support (JETS) are available.

For more information, please speak with your Jobcentre Plus work coach or get in touch with the Shaw Trust directly on 0800 389 0186 or WLAintegration@shaw-trust.org.uk.

Citizens Advice

Citizen Advice helps thousands of people to resolve their legal, money and a huge variety of other issues by providing free, independent and confidential advice. When you access their advice services you will be asked to enter your location and identify support and guidance in the area you require.

www.citizensadvice.org.uk

Advice Line: 0344 848 7903

Access to Work

Access to Work is a publicly funded employment support programme that aims to help more disabled people start or stay in work. It can provide practical and financial support for people who have a disability or long term physical or mental health condition. Support is offered through mental health support services, specialist equipment, help with travel to and from work or support workers.

www.gov.uk/access-to-work

Government Services

The best place to find government services and information is directly from the Gov UK website.
Visit: www.gov.uk