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. 


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

Maria overcomes language barrier to secure first job in the UK

29 January, 2019

“My whole life has changed for the better. I now have a ‘normal’ life and I feel useful to my daughter again.

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Janakkumar supported into work after 17 years unemployed

21 January, 2019

“Since being in work I feel a lot happier and more positive about my life. I feel my life is getting back on track.” – Janakkumar Joshi, Leicester customer.

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Upcoming Events

28 Feb

Health and Wellbeing Workshops in February

If your health concerns are preventing you from finding employment we might be able to help. Leicester health adviser, Emma Foulds, is running a number of workshops throughout February.

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Meet the Leicester team

Rachel Beck
Rachel Beck


Rachel works with customers to develop their existing skills and learn ones. We run employability sessions as well as accredited qualifications to help customers gain work.

Emma Foulds
Emma Foulds

Health Facilitator

Emma supports our customers to improve their health through workshops and one-to-one support. Emma's health support will help you progress towards employment.

Harjit Dhillon
Harjit Dhillon

Employer Services Consultant

Harjit connects employers with our customers. His lead has created many successful business partnerships leading to high levels of employment for our customers.

Malini Ruparelia
Malini Ruparelia

Personal Consultant

Malini is a highly skilled consultant offering a holistic service for customers which has helped to change many people’s lives.

Rupa Arya
Rupa Arya

Engagement Consultant

Rupa is the first point of contact with potential customers promoting the excellent service the team delivers and ensuring a smooth transition on to our programme.

Margaret Ashton
Margaret Ashton


Margaret started her relationship with Working Links as one of our customers. Ten years later, she has successfully sustained employment and she's the heart of our office.