Salford Employment and Recruitment City Hub (SEARCH)

Job help for residents

If you have recently lost your job and need another role as a temporary stop gap, there are lots of opportunities out there.

The Office for National Statistics is hiring thousands of people nationally  for a range of temporary roles to make Census 2021 a success.

The census survey helps to plan and fund public services in your area so it’s vital everyone takes part.

A new website, Employ GM connects employers* who have urgent temporary vacancies with individuals across Greater Manchester, who are available to start working straight away during the Coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic. 

Local authorities in Greater Manchester are recruiting to key worker roles, from health and social care to catering and cleaning. Visit Greater Jobs to find out how you can help your community at this difficult time.

On a more national level, the BBC have highlighted the supermarkets and other organisations who need to urgently recruit during the coronavirus crisis. There is also a new website from Jobcentre Plus to help support people looking for a new role to help keep the country running.

You can also find below the latest information from the Salford Employment and Recruitment City Hub (SEARCH) which connects local people and businesses to opportunities in Salford and SEARCH are signposting job opportunities on behalf of local employers, please see the Facebook – Salford Employment And Recruitment City Hub.

* Employers will need to commit that they are complying with PHE guidelines in particular social distancing, and making appropriate personal hygiene facilities available to employees.

Support with employment, training and related advice is still available during this coronavirus shutdown period. To help with this, Salford Housing Associations Employment Support partnership are operating a virtual job club through personalised, individual telephone interviews.

Employment and training advice for 16 to 24-year olds is available through Salford Connexions Service delivered by Career Connect continue to provide support to young people and their parents via telephone and digital channels

SEARCH 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.

Are you a Salford resident looking for work?

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

You can also find details on the SEARCH Facebook page.

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

Are you a Salford business looking to fill a vacancy?

For businesses, we can advise on recruitment and training support and access to a pool of local talent, business development support, inward investment and expansion.

Contact us today to find out how we can help you

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  • Telephone: 0161 743 3662
  • Address: Salford Innovation Forum, Frederick Road, Salford, M6 6FP

This page was last updated on 13 November 2020

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