Support for ex-offenders

Help finding work

Our Unlocking Opportunities page provides you with a range of live employment opportunities with employers who are committed to recruiting ex offenders.

We’ll support you every step of the way to increase your chances of gaining employment.

Click the link below to find out more.

View job vacancies
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Additional Support

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Guide to finding work

We recommend taking a minute to read our Guide to finding work.

Guide to finding work

CFO Activity Hub

If you're not quite ready for work, we recommend contacting the CFO Activity Hub, who provide a safe space for ex-offenders to build a healthier, more stable and fulfilling life.

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Get Into Construction - Onsite Construction Hub Programme

Build Your Career in Construction!
The Leicestershire Construction Skills Hub is offering a free, three-week entry programme into the construction sector.

complete an expression of interest form
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Get into Driving LGV/HGV/Forklift with Futures

Gain local labour market information for LGV/HGV/Forklift, careers advice, an understanding of transferable skills and how to create an effective and tailored CV and interview techniques.

Book your place on the NCS website
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Inclusive employers

View our list of inclusive employers who are committed to offering fair opportunities to ex-offenders who apply for their jobs.

View inclusive employers

Top tips

View top tips for finding work from a variety of support services.

top tips

Leicester Mental Health and Wellbeing Service

Do you need support with your mental health and wellbeing? Are you unsure where to turn?

P3 offers a recovery service for people living in Leicester, providing information, advice, and guidance to empower people to improve and maintain their mental health and wellbeing.

find out more on the P3 website
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Pre-employment support

If you're not quite ready for work, there are lots of support options available, click the link below to find out more.

Pre-employment support services
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Transport solutions

Increase your employment options with these transport solutions.

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GamCare East Midlands

GamCare provide a full range of free, flexible services to support anyone affected by gambling harms across the East Midlands, including one-to one, face-to-face therapeutic support and treatment and group based Gambling Recovery Courses.

visit the gamcare website
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Considering self-employment

If you're interested in becoming self employed there are several support options available.

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Children and young people's justice service

Leicester’s children and young people justice service works with young people aged 10 to 17 years. The service aims to prevent and reduce children and young people reoffending and works towards promoting safer communities.

more on the CYPJS