Find my future Hub

Find my future

Pendleton Gateway will be the first #FindMyFuture Hub. There you will find dedicated youth support services who can help young people age 16-24 to search, apply and secure their next step into education, employment or training.

Services will include Connexions, National Careers Service, Job Centre Plus, Salford Employ and Work and Health. At different points throughout the year other partners including colleges, training providers and employers will be available to talk about specific courses, training and jobs available.

When: Every Tuesday
Location: Pendleton Gateway, 1 Broadwalk, M6 5FX

You can make an appointment or drop in at the hub as follows:

Service Morning Afternoon
Connexions 10.30am to 12.30pm (appointments) 1pm to 3.30pm (drop-in)
National Careers Service 9.30am to 12.45pm (appointments) 2.30pm to 5pm (drop-in)
Job Centre Plus 9.30am to 12.30pm (appointments) 2pm to 4pm (drop-in)
Salford Employ Not available 1pm to 4pm (drop-in)
Work and Health 9.30am to 12.30pm (appointments) 2pm to 4pm (drop-in)

Not sure where to start?

You can also email the council Skills and Work team who can help direct you to a service that can help.

Send an email to SAWhelpline@salford.gov.uk with the following details about you:

  • Full name and age
  • Postcode of where you live in Salford
  • What you need help with, for example:
    • finding a job
    • looking for training or education
  • What is your current situation, for example:
    • recently unemployed and looking for work
    • unemployed for longer than three months
    • recently completed education at college or other training

More about the organisations

Connexions

Connexions provide careers information, advice, guidance and support to young people aged 16-18 and can arrange to see you at a range of venues across Salford to help with careers, jobs and training. If you are not in education, employment or training please call Connexions on 0161 393 4500 to register and arrange an appointment with your local Connexions adviser.

Key contact: gavin.armstrong@careerconnect.org.uk

National Careers Service

The National Careers Service provides information, advice, and guidance for young people and adults to help them make informed choices about their work, learning and training options. Delivered in a flexible way that works around your lifestyle, we provide targeted careers support that helps you to identify and address any barriers to getting into, and on in work.

The National Careers Service can help you with:

  • Understanding your skills, interests and motivations
  • Finding courses and training 
  • Accessing the latest local and national labour market information
  • Job-searching skills, CV writing and interview techniques

Who can access the service?

Our face-to-face services are available for adults ages 19 and over, and for 18-year olds who are not in education, employment or training. 

The National Careers Helpline, and our online services, are available for everyone aged 13 and over.

The National Careers Service helpline is available every day from 8-00 am to 10-00pm on 0800 100 900. Access our online services at National Careers Service.

To speak with an adviser please contact our local appointment booking line on 0161 393 6473.

Job Centre Plus

Contact Jobcentre Plus

Salford Employ

Salford Employ offers a brokered bespoke 'one stop' offer on behalf of Salford City Council's Employer Engagement Partnership, in order to connect local people and businesses to opportunities in Salford.

During the COVID-19 outbreak, Salford Employ are committed to providing continued support to Salford residents and employers.

Although all face to face delivery has been suspended, support through the local team continues through telephone and digital channels.

Are you a Salford resident looking for work?

Salford Employ can connect you to: job vacancies, apprenticeship vacancies, work experience and pre-employment training opportunities.

We also have details of some additional vacancies and support.

You can also find details on the Salford Employ Facebook page.

Career advice, information and support is also available from the National Careers Service.

Work and Health

The Work and Health Programme helps you find and keep a job if you’re out of work and have health conditions or a disability. It’s voluntary - unless you’ve been out of work and claiming unemployment benefits for 24 months.

We work with a range of people throughout Greater Manchester including health professionals, employment specialists and local community organisations to create a support package to help you find the right job, at the right time.

What you’ll get personal support to help you:

  • identify your employment needs
  • match your skills to work that’s available
  • put you in touch with employers
  • find long-term employment
  • get training to help you find work
  • manage health problems to reduce their impact on work
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