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Employment matters – Get the tools to help you be seen and heard by employers

Help with finding a job

There is a lot of help around to assist you in finding a job and getting financial help to start work. Have a look at what’s available by clicking here.

Need more help? Our experts can help you to find a job, increase your hours/income, start a business and improve your confidence as well as gaining qualifications.

To get in touch with your work coach today please click here and fill in our employment referral form.

Our employment support service is designed to assist you to reach your potential. This service can be carried out at your home, over the telephone or from a mutually convenient place.

Assistance available includes, but is not limited to:

  • CV writing and interview techniques
  • Job searching/applications - Need support finding the right job for you?
  • Apprenticeships - Would you like to earn whilst you learn?
  • Voluntary work/ work experience - Are you thinking about work but not quite ready?
  • Self-employment - Looking to become your own boss?
  • Education and training - Are you looking to change career?
  • In work support - Do you want to develop your career?

Maybe you need more confidence with interviews, or you need to make your CV shine. To get in touch with your work coach today and start your journey, please fill in the form below.

I'm going on to universal credit

To find out how this will affect you visit the universal credit page here.

Did you know that 100% of Orbit customers were better off going into work rather than just claiming universal credit - will you be next?

Need more help? Our experts can help you to find a job, increase your hours/income, start a business, and improve your confidence as well as gaining qualifications.

To get in touch with your work coach today please click here and fill in our employment referral form.

Our employment support service is designed to assist you to reach your full potential. This service can be carried out at your home, over the telephone or from a mutually convenient place.

Assistance available includes, but is not limited to:

  • CV writing and interview techniques
  • Job searching/applications - Need support finding the right job for you?
  • Apprenticeships - Would you like to earn whilst you learn?
  • Voluntary work/ work experience - Are you thinking about work but not quite ready?
  • Self-employment - Looking to become your own boss?
  • Education and training - Are you looking to change career?
  • In work support - Do you want to develop your career?

Maybe you need more confidence with interviews, or you need to make your CV shine. To get in touch with your work coach today and start your journey, please fill in the form below.

I’m being made redundant

At risk of redundancy? To find out what your rights are and what procedures must be followed click here.

Use the online calculator by clicking here to see how much statutory redundancy pay you can get. It’s based on age, weekly pay and number of years in the job.

Need more help? Our experts can help you to find a job, increase your hours/income, start a business, and improve your confidence as well as gaining qualifications.

To get in touch with your work coach today please click here and fill in our employment referral form.

Our employment support service is designed to assist you to reach your potential. This service can be carried out at your home, over the telephone or from a mutually convenient place.

Assistance available includes, but is not limited to:

  • CV writing and interview techniques
  • Job searching/applications - Need support finding the right job for you?
  • Apprenticeships - Would you like to earn whilst you learn?
  • Voluntary work/ work experience - Are you thinking about work but not quite ready?
  • Self-employment - Looking to become your own boss?
  • Education and training - Are you looking to change career?
  • In work support - Do you want to develop your career?

Maybe you need more confidence with interviews, or you need to make your CV shine. To get in touch with your work coach today and start your journey, please fill in the form below.

I think I have been dismissed from work

Dismissal or being sacked may be fair or unfair depending on the circumstances. The information on this link will help you work out what to do next.

I want to talk to someone. ACAS (Advisory, Conciliation and Arbitration Service) covers all aspects of employment and dispute resolution.

Call the FREE and confidential helpline on 0300 123 1100.The ACAS website also has a wealth of information on all aspects of employment.

Need more help? Our experts can help you to find a job, increase your hours/income, start a business, and improve your confidence as well as gaining qualifications.

To get in touch with your work coach today please click here and fill in our employment referral form.

Our employment support service is designed to assist you to reach your potential. This service can be carried out at your home, over the telephone or from a mutually convenient place.

Assistance available includes, but is not limited to:

  • CV writing and interview techniques
  • Job searching/applications - Need support finding the right job for you?
  • Apprenticeships - Would you like to earn whilst you learn?
  • Voluntary work/ work experience - Are you thinking about work but not quite ready?
  • Self-employment - Looking to become your own boss?
  • Education and training - Are you looking to change career?
  • In work support - Do you want to develop your career?

Maybe you need more confidence with interviews, or you need to make your CV shine. To get in touch with your work coach today and start your journey, please fill in the form below.

I have a job but need to earn more money

Want to get further training and improve your career choice? Our experts can help you to find a job, increase your hours/income, start a business, and improve your confidence as well as gaining qualifications.

Our employment support service is designed to assist you to reach your potential. This service can be carried out at your home, over the telephone or from a mutually convenient place.

To get in touch with your work coach today please click here and fill in our employment referral form.

Assistance available includes, but is not limited to:

  • CV writing and interview techniques
  • Job searching/applications - Need support finding the right job for you?
  • Apprenticeships - Would you like to earn whilst you learn?
  • Voluntary work/ work experience - Are you thinking about work but not quite ready?
  • Self-employment - Looking to become your own boss?
  • Education and training - Are you looking to change career?
  • In work support - Do you want to develop your career?

Having a baby/ rights at work when you are a parent

Need to understand your employment rights when you are pregnant?

Find out your employment rights during pregnancy, which are commonly known as statutory rights, by clicking here.

If you're having a baby, you may be able to get statutory maternity pay or maternity allowance and paternity pay/leave.

Need more help - Our experts can help you to prepare for your change in circumstance.

Our employment support service is designed to assist you to reach your potential. This service can be carried out at your home, over the telephone or from a mutually convenient place.

To get in touch with your work coach today please click here and fill in our employment referral form.

Assistance available includes, but is not limited to:

  • CV writing and interview techniques
  • Job searching/applications - Need support finding the right job for you?
  • Apprenticeships - Would you like to earn whilst you learn?
  • Voluntary work/ work experience - Are you thinking about work but not quite ready?
  • Self-employment - Looking to become your own boss?
  • Education and training - Are you looking to change career?
  • In work support - Do you want to develop your career?

Maybe you need more confidence with interviews, or you need to make your CV shine. To get in touch with your work coach today and start your journey, please fill in the form below.

My employer wants to change my hours/ my job role/ my pay

Usually, the employer and employee both need to agree to any contract changes such as altering your hours, place of work, job role etc. Click here for further information on changes to your employment contract.

https://www.gov.uk/your-employment-contract-how-it-can-be-changed

Our employment support service is designed to assist you to reach your potential. This service can be carried out at your home, over the telephone or from a mutually convenient place.

To get in touch with your work coach today please click here and fill in our employment referral form.

Assistance available includes, but is not limited to:

  • CV writing and interview techniques
  • Job searching/applications - Need support finding the right job for you?
  • Apprenticeships - Would you like to earn whilst you learn?
  • Voluntary work/ work Experience -Are you thinking about work but not quite ready?
  • Self-employment - Looking to become your own boss?
  • Education and training: -Are you looking to change career?
  • In work support… Do you want to develop your career?

I am unhappy about something at work

If you have a problem at work these pages will help you understand how to tackle it and what to do at each stage, whether you're sorting things out informally, raising a grievance or making a claim to an employment tribunal.

Our employment support service is designed to assist you to reach your potential. This service can be carried out at your home, over the telephone or from a mutually convenient place.

To get in touch with your work coach today please click here and fill in our employment referral form.

Assistance available includes, but is not limited to:

  • CV writing and interview techniques
  • Job searching/applications - Need support finding the right job for you?
  • Apprenticeships - Would you like to earn whilst you learn?
  • Voluntary work/ work experience - Are you thinking about work but not quite ready?
  • Self-employment - Looking to become your own boss?
  • Education and training - Are you looking to change career?
  • In work support - Do you want to develop your career?

Love London Working

Looking to get into work but not sure how? Then Love London Working could be for you.

Love London Working provides training and employment advice to overcome the barriers to getting into and staying in work. The Love London Working team will support you all the way from offering training opportunities to financial support through to developing key skills like IT and work related training.

We also offer individual support with:

  • job applications
  • writing CVs an cover letters
  • interview skills and practice

No matter how long you’ve been out of a job or what barriers to work you may be facing, such as health, disability or single parenthood, our team can assist you.

Follow this link to access job opportunities in the Bexley Area.

Love London Working is a three -year London-wide programme led by Clarion Housing Group, in partnership with 13 housing associations. However, you don’t need to be a resident to take part. So, with a dedicated team ready to help you take those first steps to get back to work, what’s stopping you?

Get in touch today, phone or text 07973 922 244 or email Nikki.Cruttwell@orbit.org.uk.

Love London Working is funded by the European Social Fund (ESF) programme for 2014-2020. ESF in London is managed by the Greater London Authority.

Need help? fill in our our employment referral form

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