Covid-19 Redundancy and Recruitment Service

If you are 19 and over and have recently been made redundant, Futures can help you find jobs and training. Their professional Careers Advisers provide free impartial information, advice and guidance.

Please contact Sarah Baranyai of Futures, Email: or call Sarah Baranyai on 07570 671594

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We can help you get a job, apprenticeship, traineeship or work placement.

We can also help you

  • improve your skills
  • source work experience, internships and volunteering opportunities

Our service is for any Leicester or Leicestershire resident over the age of 16 including any DWP or National Careers Service clients

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Tips for searching for jobs in lockdown

The Prince's Trust have pulled together some of the most useful advice, guidance and resources so you can continue to upskill by developing your confidence and abilities during this challenging time, as well as find the answers to your questions on work and self-employment.

Find out more on the Prince's Trust website by clicking below.

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View our pick of local job and apprenticeship vacancies

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The careers service for young people in Leicester

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Events & Courses

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Volunteering opportunities

Gain confidence, make a difference and learn new skills.

Jobs in Health and Social Care

Supporting people has never been more important as we face the challenges of COVID-19, which is particularly impacting our Care Markets and their ability to delivery care and support to some of the most vulnerable people.

Find out more about job opportunities in this sector by clicking the link below.

As well as direct care roles, there are also support roles in areas such as IT, catering, driving and admin.

Volunteer with Langdale Care

During these difficult times Langdale Care Homes are looking for individuals with a caring nature who would be happy to volunteer and give back to the elderly. This could be through helping with feeding or joining in with activities.

There are various locations across Leicestershire, click the link below to find out more.

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Start careers site

Start is a great resource to help you identify the right career for you and to provide you with information on what you'll need to do to achieve your choice.

It's aimed at 11 - 18 year olds but useful for all ages.

Click the link below to find out more.

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Construction jobs

Construction isn't just about hard hats and hi-vis, it's a vast sector with lots of opportunities available.

Find out about the range of construction roles available and how best to access them by clicking the link below.

Becoming an apprentice

Find out the answers to questions you may have to determine whether an apprenticeship is the right path for you.

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Jobs in sport and health & recreation

Job vacancies for posts in sport, physical activity, health and recreation can be found on the Leicester-Shire & Rutland Sport website by clicking the link below.

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Wheels2Work scheme

The Wheels2Work scheme offers low-cost loans for electric bikes, pedal bikes and electric scooters, so that they can be hired from the city council’s Bike Park for up to six months.

The idea is to help people who have a job, training or education to get to, but no way of getting there. The scheme is open to anyone aged 16 or over who lives in Leicester, or anyone who lives in the county but the majority of their commute would be in the city. Self-employed people who regularly travel are also eligible.

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Alderman Newton’s Educational Foundation

Alderman Newton’s Educational Foundation provides grants for educational and vocational training activities to people in need of financial assistance, who are under the age of 25 years and who are normally resident in the Diocese of Leicester.

Find out more by clicking the link below. logo


icould is a website which helps draw links between school subjects and jobs.

icould uses the power of personal stories to inform and inspire young people’s career choices.

Find out more by clicking the link below.

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Apprenticeships - #TheRealDeal

Find out what the real deal is with apprenticeships

Employers and apprentices in Leicester and Leicestershire bust some of the myths

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