Help Finding Work

Check below for many useful websites and apps that can help you find work, advise you on the best ways to apply or help you find which careers would be right for you.

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A .DOCX file is a standard format for digital documents. If you create, edit or view these types of files, learning how to open them on different devices can be helpful. Understanding how to open a .DOCX file using multiple methods can make you more versatile and provide you with options for a variety of situations in the workplace.


Our advice centre contains articles with helpful tips, how-to guides and CV templates. Written by career experts, we’re committed to helping your job search and ensuring you get the most from your career.

Sections include Careers Advice, CV Builder, Search Jobs, Online Courses, and Job Search.

National Careers Service

We provide careers information, advice and guidance. We can help you to make decisions on learning, training and work at all stages in your career.

Skills Assessment – Learn more about your skills and match them to potential new careers.

Explore Careers – Choose from over 800 career profiles to discover what a job involves.

The Prince’s Trust

The Prince’s Trust offer support for young people aged 16 to 30 to get training, skills and gain the experience they need to find employment.

A charity founded in 1976 by King Charles III, then Prince of Wales, it is dedicated to helping young vulnerable people get their lives in order. It helps young people who may be struggling with mental health problems, having trouble with the law or even homelessness.

Find A Job

Replacing Universal Jobmatch, this is the UK Government’s portal for finding full-time or part-time jobs in England, Scotland and Wales.

You can browse jobs by category such as retail and social care, by location, by contract type and filter such as to only Disability Confident employers.


Reed offer job search, career advice and online courses. Their vision is simple: to connect people to a world of career opportunities online.

Their career advice includes advice and expert tips on writing cover letters and CVs, interview preparation, and professional development.

They offer online courses available at a discount or free on a wide range of subjects, including caring, nursing, customer service, digital skills and business administration.


Totaljobs offer job search and career advice to their users. They can help you to prepare for interviews, write your CV and find your ideal job.


Jobsite offer job search and career advice. They use technology to help match your profile to recommendations for appropriate roles, with instant alerts available.

Their career advice includes help on writing cover letters and CVs, as well as interview preparation.


Monster are a popular job search site helping you to find the right fit. They also offer career advice.


Indeed are a job search site, offering career advice and allowing you to research companies, as well as a salary guide for many job roles.

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