Help with getting a job

Getting a job is never easy at the best of times but recently, it has become more difficult. If you have been out of work for a long time or have recently become unemployed, then we can help. 

I'm looking for a job, what help is available?

Our Adult Learning and Employability team offer a wide range of services and support to help you get back into work.  Our team work closely with local employers to match your skills and experience with their vacancies.

You might be eligible to access one of our funded programmes:

  • Brid Works – Funding in Bridlington to support people aged 19 plus who have been unemployed less than 2 years. 

  • Building Better Opportunities (BBO) - personalised support for people aged 25 and over to overcome barriers to getting employment, education or training.
  • Kickstart - a scooter loan scheme to help people aged 18 years or older access jobs and training opportunities.
  • No Limits – employability support for 18-24 year olds across the East Riding.
  • Vulnerable Persons Settlement Programme – part of a nationwide support programme for Syrian refugees to help integrate into society including employment, volunteering, training and development of language skills and local knowledge.
  • Kickstart Internal Placement Scheme – supporting young people aged 16-24 to take six month paid work placements within the council.
  • Sector-based Work Academy Programme (SWAP) – supporting people to gain the skills they need to successfully apply for a position working at the council

 We can provide support with: CV writing; completing job applications; using the internet to search for jobs; uploading your CV to job sites; interview preparation and anything else you need to give you a chance of not only getting back into work but also finding a job you really want.


How do I contact you?

For an informal chat about how we might be able to help you, give us a call on (01482) 887670. You can also email learn@eastriding.gov.uk

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