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Our Employment and Training Team help unemployed jobseekers into work every month.

If you're looking for employment and training in the South East, come along and meet one of our qualified professionals. They can offer you free one-to-one advice and guidance in your search for a job or your preparations for working life. They work closely with a range of employers and local partners to access a range of job vacancies.

What we offer

  • Volunteering opportunities
  • Assistance with interview preparation and techniques 
  • Help with writing covering letters, CVs and personal statements
  • Jobs and apprenticeships
  • Access to training
  • Opportunity to meet different employers
  • Access to a range of accredited and non-development training

Who can register

The service is available to everyone, including non-Peabody residents, who are:

  • Aged 16+
  • Unemployed and looking for work
  • Working part-time and receiving in-work benefit
  • Have the right to work in the UK (proof required)

We are accredited by Matrix – a quality kite mark for services delivering information, advice and guidance.

Contact us

Phone numbers and addresses for each of our community centres are given below. Give us a ring or call in to find out what's going on in your area.

Alternatively, email for more details.

Where to find us

Our employment teams are based at the locations listed below.
Opening hours are: Mon–Fri 9.30am–4.30pm (closed Wednesday afternoons). Please note that Joyce Dawson Way in Thamesmead is open Monday to Friday, 9am-5pm.

Email: for more details.


Islington - Hugh Cubitt Centre
48 Collier Street
N1 9QZ
Tel: 020 3828 3867/ 3879

Hackney - Pembury Community Centre
1 Atkins Square
Dalston Lane
E8 1HL
Tel: 020 3828 3500/ 3524/ 4557

Waltham Forest – Leyton Centre
40 Oliver Road
E10 5JY
Tel: 0203 828 3760/ 3765

Waltham Forest – Saxon Close Community Centre
7 Saxon Close Walthamstow
E17 8LE
Tel: 020 3828 3586/ 4514

Southwark - Darwin Court
1 Crail Row
Elephant & Castle
SE17 1AD
Tel: 020 3828 5745/ 3591

Thamesmead - Joyce Dawson Way
15 Joyce Dawson Way
Thamesmead Town Centre,
SE28 8RA
Tel: 020 3828 5746

Westminster - Bruce House Centre
Kemble Street
Tel: 020 3828 3893/ 3591

Romford - Holgate House
6 Holgate House
Western Road
Romford Essex
Tel: 020 3828 3739

Hammersmith and Fulham - Old Oak House
43-45 Erconwald Street
W12 0BP
Tel: 020 7089 1342

Pitsea -
Pembroke House

11 Northlands Pavement
SS13 3DU
Tel: 01268 498 512

Thamesmead – The Link
Bazalgette Way
Off Harrow Manorway
SE2  9BS
Tel: 020 3828 4950/ 4913

Lewisham - Parkside Community Centre
1 Copperwood Place
SE10 8FY
Tel: 020 3828 4638/ 3970

For more information, please contact our Employment and Training team at and someone will get back to you.

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