We are here to help you.

You will have access to your own personal consultant who will help you plan your journey back into work. We’ll work with you to identify your strengths, skills and abilities and identify any barriers you may have to employment.

We will provide you with a comprehensive support package, giving you the confidence to make those first steps back into work. 

Our specialist employment consultants will work with you to identify your skills and match these to a job that is right for you.  We also work with a wide range of employers, across different work areas, to identify suitable vacancies.       

Once you are in work our support doesn’t stop there. We’ll keep in touch with you to make sure everything’s going well. We’ll be on hand to answer any questions, and to support you with any challenges you might face. 

Leicester

Are you eligible?

You must be currently unemployed or working part time hours, over 25 years old and have one or more of the following barriers:

  • be over 50
  • be a lone parent
  • be an ethnic minority
  • have a basic skills need
  • have a disability or are managing a health condition
  • have caring responsibilities
  • have a basic skills needs
  • have mental health issues
  • have a criminal conviction
  • are drug or alcohol dependent
  • have no or low qualifications
  • have a language barrier (English not first language)

If you are still not sure, then please register and we will get back to you very soon.

Success stories from Leicester

Links to Work supports Mark* back into work after COVID-19 caused job loss.

29 July, 2020

Why Mark joined Links to Work programme? Mark was introduced to the ESF funded Links to Work programme by Michelle our engagement consultant.

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Julie had been unemployed for 17 years and was a stay at home mum, so she has never actively looked for work before.

Julie gets her first job in 17 years

22 July, 2020

Why did Julie join Links to Work programme?Julie had been unemployed for 17 years and was a stay at home mum, so she has never actively looked for work before, she certainly didn’t kno

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Meet the Leicester team

Carly York
Carly York

Personal Consultant

Carly is always on hand to help and advice anyone of our customers who are looking to go back into employment.

Michelle Lowe
Michelle Lowe

Engagement Consultant

Michelle is always happy to help. If you have any questions about our programme or how we can help you please ask.

Josephine Nicholls
Josephine Nicholls

Tutor

Josephine works with participants to develop their existing skills and learn new ones. She runs employability sessions, practice interviews and helps work on creative job search and confidence building.

Lainy Wills
Lainy Wills

Health and Wellbeing Advisor

Lainy supports participants improve their health and wellbeing through workshops and one to one support. With Lainys additional support this can help progress towards employment as well giving you support during employment.

Harjit Dillon
Harjit Dillon

Employment Solutions Consultant

Harjit is always on hand to help find the right role for you. His expert knowledge and experience are used to help people back into employment. Give us a call to see how we can help you.