You’re Better Off Working

  • Are you ready to work but haven’t got the right skills?
  • Is lack of work experience stopping you finding the job you want?
  • Do you need help with practising for interviews or improving your CV?
  • Do you know how to access the ‘hidden market’ for jobs?
  • Do you want help in focusing your job search?

Uxbridge College welcomes you to its Work Programme service which will support you to find work. The Work Programme is a Government initiative that we provide on behalf of Jobcentre Plus. The programme is part of the Government’s plans to help the unemployed into work and get Britain working.

1 - Your own Employment Adviser: Your Employment Adviser will support you every step of the way, helping you move from benefits to work.

2 - We’ll prove that you’re Better Off Working: We’ll give you clear information and advice, help you make the right choices and show you how much you’ll be better off in work.

3 - Providing you with specialist training: Through our employer focused training you will gain new skills and build your confidence to secure the right job.

4 - Expert job search help: We have access to thousands of vacancies. We’ll help you find the right job and make sure you have the CV and interview skills to succeed.

5 - Starting your job: We can help with financial support to pay for work clothes, equipment and travel costs, plus provide support to get you ready for your first day.

6 - Supporting you in work: Regular contact with your Employment Adviser and our specialist Coaches will help you to progress in your new role.

For more information please contact Giles Strachan on 01895 853653 or email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

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Employers Click here to find out how you can recruit the right people with the right skills or keep your existing workforce developed through The Work Programme.

To read more about the key people involved with supporting The Work Programme, including Reed in Partnership, please click here.