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Find a job

Find a job with Rochdale Borough Council, other councils, agency work or jobs around Great Britain and abroad.

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Get help finding a job

Get help with travel costs, advice and help with skills like CV writing, applications and interview techniques.

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By volunteering your time, you can help the community and gain experience and skills to help you find and develop a career.

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Training and courses

Options include apprenticeships, training for unemployed adults, free IT training, business training and evening classes.

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Redundancy information

Get help and advice to find a new job, improve your skills or find out about benefits you may get.

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Careers advice

We provide services in 1-to-1 interviews at either the Employment Links Centre or at borough wide outreach bases.

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We're recruiting newly qualified primary school teachers

Our primary NQT talent pool is open to all newly qualified teachers completing initial teacher training in 2017.

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Children's social care jobs

We are always looking for passionate newly qualified and experienced social workers and practice managers.

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PossAbilities Employment (formerly REDS)

Training and development for people with a disability.

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Free access to computers

Find out where your nearest centre is to access the internet for free.

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Basic skills to help you get online

Access free training to help you develop your IT skills and websites you may find helpful to find a job, access your emails and more.

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Support for ex/armedforces and their families

If you've served in the armed forces and need some help finding work or improving your skills we've several links to organisations that may be able to help you.

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Talk English project

The Talk English project is for people with low levels of English. It aims to help you learn English and get involved in the wider community.