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Find a job

Where should I look for a job? What support can the Skills Launchpad offer?

There are many reasons why you might be looking for a new job right now from uncertainty about the future of your current job or apprenticeship to leaving school, college or university, with or without hoped for results.

The great news is that there are jobs available right now in Plymouth. 

We can help you access impartial careers advice and guidance to help plan out your next steps. This could involve training or further study, or a fresh CV and some interview preparation to put you in the best position for employment. 

Through the Skills Launchpad we aim to help you to develop the skills you may need to apply for and fill these current jobs and apprenticeships, and also look ahead to Plymouth’s future jobs which will be created as our local businesses work hard to recover and the city’s investment and recovery programme takes effect.

Find advice and guidance here:
  • Need some inspiration for your career options?
    With so many career choices, it can be hard to decide! Use the links below to find the right path for you. Skillsometer - discover what jobs you might like to do Icould - discover your personality and what jobs might suit you NCS Skills Assessment - discover your skills and what jobs might suit you Careers Pilot Go Construct - construction specific Prospects Job Services - for graduates Target Careers UCAS
  • Not sure how to start? Check out these useful links to support you
    Make sure you feel ready to get back out there – check out the support available if you are feeling anxious, confused, lost or overwhelmed. Plymouth has lots of growing industries that will have many job openings in the future. One of them could be for you! Find out more. Get your own free Careers and Skills Plan with National Careers Service. Develop yourself through further study and training opportunities. Find out where to find jobs in Plymouth.
  • Need to talk through your options?
    Pop in and see us on Wednesdays and Thursdays at Barclays in Plymouth Centre or sign up as a member, we'd be happy to help. Or if you'd rather speak to someone on the phone, call the National Careers Service on 0800 100 900. They can help to identify what career is best for you and the skills that could be useful in a range of different apprenticeship roles.
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