KX Recruit works with a number of different Partners to give candidates the best chance of achieving a positive outcome.
If you feel you need extra support with your job search, CV writing, interview preperation, please see the list below of local organisations who will be more than happy to help.
National Careers Service
The National Careers Service is the publicly funded careers service for adults (aged 19 and over) in England, delivered by qualified Careers Advisers offering confidential, impartial and independent information, advice and guidance on a range of career topics including digital skills, identifying transferable skills, finding a job or course, CV and interview guidance and much more. To book a free appointment in London, call 0203 714 8350 or visit www.careersinspiration.co.uk/London. For more information on the National Careers Service, visit https://nationalcareersservice.direct.gov.uk or call 0800 100 900.
Volunteer Centre Camden
Would you like to share a skill, try something new or get ‘job ready’? Volunteering can help with all of this and more. And we have 100s of roles, so there’s plenty to choose from. It’s quick and easy to search online, or you could come to one of our drop-ins or volunteering fairs. Full details on our website and social media. Or phone 020 7424 9990.
Central London Works
Central London Works is an employability programme designed for people with disabilities and health conditions to gain sustainable employment across 12 Central London boroughs, including Camden & Islington. Working alongside our caseworkers, participants can attend Health Educator Workshops on topics such as good sleep, nutrition, stress managements, pilates and many more wellbeing sessions. Our in house health team also includes practitioners from both physical and mental health disciplines, so participants get one to one support from a health professional, in addition to working with their caseworker. We are keen to work with external organisations who can offer other interventions to support people on their journey back to work such as social & sports groups, volunteering, debt advice etc., please contact Hazel [email protected] to discuss working together to best support local people in to work. www.centrallondonworks.com
New Horizon Youth Centre
New Horizon Youth Centre supports 16-21 year olds who are homeless or at risk of homelessness. We provide practical support such as free hot food, showers and laundry as well as finding young people a place to stay, and working with them to find training and jobs. We also offer counselling, drug and alcohol support, health, fitness, art, music and communication skills workshops – everything they need to create a positive future. Visit our website http://www.nhyouthcentre.org.uk for more information.
Are you 40 years old or above and actively seeking employment? Yes, then our friendly Kennedy Scott Caseworkers can offer up to a year of 1-2-1 support to help you plan your career, transfer your skills into employment, gain qualifications and improve your health and wellbeing. The Journey 2 Work project is delivered across Camden, Islington, Westminster and the City of London. To make an initial enquiry please call 07891 320553 where someone will be happy to help you. https://www.kennedyscott.co.uk/Journey-2-Work.html
Somers Town Job Hub
We are here to help anyone in Camden with support and advice about job-seeking, finding a training course, securing a voluntary placement and everything in between, including CV preparation, completing application forms and help with interview preparation. At the Job hub we want to make sure that everything we offer is relevant to the needs of the community. We work closely with various partner organisations in order to provide the best support possible. We are able to support anyone who lives in Camden, who are employed or unemployed, and of working age. Contact the Job Hub on 020 7380 0453 or email [email protected]
Future Path offer a “back to work” service for Camden residents who want to find employment. Our team carry out an assessment of barriers, and then support the resident to address them, whilst sourcing and helping apply for relevant job vacancies. We have a strong track record of supporting people with a very diverse range of needs, from the relatively job-ready to those facing multiple and complex challenges including poor mental health, homelessness, severe debt and substance misuse issues. Eligibility criteria apply. Target audience: unemployed Camden residents who have some desire to work. Aged 16+ with some form of family link (not necessarily a partner or a blood link, can include a sibling, child or ex-partner). www.future-path.co.uk
Spear is a programme that empowers young people between the ages of 16 – 24, from disadvantaged backgrounds, to enter and sustain employment. In the initial six week programme we cover the practical skills needed to enter into work, such as CV writing, cover letters, and interview skills, as well as the development of soft skills, such as confidence, resilience, and conflict management. Spear completers then receive one year of follow up support. http://www.resurgo.org.uk/venue/camden/
If you would like help looking for employment or work related training, go along to Peabody’s Hugh Cubitt Centre in King’s Cross and meet one of their qualified professionals. They offer free one-to-one support in your search for a job or preparation for work. Their service includes: careers advice, access to work based training, job search advice, help with creating bespoke CVs and covering letters, help with completing application forms and personal statements, interview preparation, introduction to employers & in work support. The service is free and available to adults aged 16+, who are unemployed or working less than 16 hours per week and are able to prove a right to work in the UK. To book an appointment or call Jasmine or Julie on 0203 828 3867/3879 or email your contact details to [email protected]
West Euston Partnership
West Euston Partnership offers free one-to-one support for Camden adults either unemployed or working less than 16 hours a week in the areas of employment, education or training. They also run courses (including internet skills and online job searching, interview skills and business advice) and can help you gain the experience you need so you end up both job-ready and confident. Their excellent network of partners also means you will have access to the best local advice available. We always make sure our service is tailored to meet your specific needs. Based at their One Stop Shop on Hampstead Road, they also run advice sessions at the Kentish Town, Pancras Square and Camden Town Libraries. If you wish to book and appointment with one of their advisors, contact us on 020 7388 7932 or email [email protected].
Street League offer employability and sports programmes for young people, 16-24 who are out of education and employment. We run employability sessions including CV writing, interview practice, and personalised job search support. We also offer sports/fitness activities targeted at improving soft skills, building confidence and promoting social integration. Our corporate partners can play an integral role in the programme, providing support and volunteers for CV workshops, mock interviews, rugby & football matches and dance classes. In case anyone would like more info about Street League:
Lindsay Gowlett, Operations Manager, 07702687024, [email protected].
Camden Apprenticeships works with employers in and around Camden as well as managers within the Council to create apprenticeship vacancies. They offer apprenticeships in a wide range of industries throughout the year. Apprenticeships can be a great way for school or college leavers to continue education in a working environment, or for adults looking to return to work or change career. Apprenticeships are now open to all, including university graduates. What’s more, many employers now offer apprenticeships with flexible hours to suit candidates’ commitments. If you are interested in applying for an apprenticeship or you would like to recruit an apprentice, visit their website for more information, or call 02079748778 to speak to a member of the team.