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    Looking for work, or just need a change? We can support you to improve your skills and employment prospects. 

    Our employment and training team can help you discover what you want to do, set goals and support you to achieve them.

    From Tuesday 1 June we are holding face to face appointments at our job hubs in Sevenoaks and Swanley.

    We are still providing telephone appointments for employment support.

    We can help you with:

    • Creating a bespoke CV

      Whether you've never had a CV before and need one, or just need an old one updating; we're here to help create a great CV that employers won't want to miss!

    • Job vacancies and application forms

      We know there are so many places to look for jobs, and this can be a little overwhelming. Contact us and we'll help you with this - we're often the first to know about opportunities, and can help you with the application process too.

      We know about these great opportunities - let us know if you're interested in applying for any and we'll help you.

    • Finding work placements, apprenticeships and volunteer roles

      Work placements are currently on hold due to the Covid-19 outbreak.

      Whether you already know what you want to do, or just want to try a few things to see what your ideal job could be - we can organise work placements and apprenticeships for you.

      We also offer a variety of work placements and apprenticeship roles at West Kent. Contact us to find out more.

    • Interview skills, techniques and confidence building

      Are those interview nerves stopping you from getting the job you want? 

      Speak to us and we'll help you with some interview skills; including what to wear, how to answer the questions and how to build your confidence. You already know you're right for the job, so we'll help you to show that to your future employer!

    • Careers advice

      Have you just finished school, but have no idea what you want to do? Do you just want a career change so you can start doing something you enjoy? 

      Speak to us, we can offer careers advice and help find you your ideal job. In the meantime, why not complete the quiz below! Let us know your answers when you speak to us. 

      Skills assessment

    • Training courses

      If you need some extra training to get you the job you want, let us know. We're happy to arrange training or help to find courses for you to go on - some of these for free!

      Some of our training courses include SIA security guard course, computing, and CSCS cards for construction.

      Current courses:

      • Hospitality package including food hygiene level 2
      • COSHH
      • Customer service

      We're running two online sessions to help you look for a job using Facebook and LinkedIn. Contact the team by email westkentworks@wkha.org.uk with the subject line 'Social media job hunting', or call Pauline on 07715 993293.

    • Job hubs

      From Tuesday 1 June we are providing face to face appointments.

      Sevenoaks - every Tuesday from 1 June at the Plaza Suite, London Road, TN13 1ZZ

      Swanley - every Wednesday from 2 June at the Clocktower Pavilion, St Mary's Road, BR8 7BU

      We are still providing telephone support to help with your job search. Contact us by email, or phone.

      westkentworks@wkha.org.uk

      07715 993293 / 07850506383

      Virtual job event 

      There are no upcoming virtual job events.

    • Redundancy

      If you've been made redundant as a result of the coronavirus pandemic we can provide specialist help and support.

      Complete the form below, and one of the team will get in touch with you. 

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    We’ve also got lots of great contacts with other organisations and charities who are there to help.

    We know lots of people are worried about employment at the moment. Speak to us to find out how we can help.

    Contact our training and employment team by filling out the form below, calling 01732 749420, or emailing westkentworks@wkha.org.uk