Peabody employment and training

Our Employment and Training Team helps more than 30 unemployed Londoners into work every month.

If you're looking for employment and training in London, 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.

Contact us

Phone numbers and addresses for each of our learning 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.

What we offer

  • Use of computers to carry out job searches 
  • Access to a range of workshops to improve job-specific skills and knowledge
  • Group and individual job search sessions 
  • One-to-one support to create a bespoke CV
  • Help with writing covering letters and completing application forms 
  • Assistance with interview preparation and techniques 
  • Advice and guidance related to careers and further training

Who can register

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

  • Aged 16+
  • Unemployed and looking for work
  • 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.

Where to find us

Our employment teams are based at our learning centres.
Opening hours for all of our learning centres are: Mon–Fri 9.30am–12.30pm and 1.30pm–4.30pm (closed Wed afternoons). Please note that Joyce Dawson Way in Thamesmead is open Monday to Friday, 9am-5pm.

Email: for more details.


Hackney - Pembury Community Centre
Ground Floor
Atkins Square
Dalston Lane
Hackney, E8 1HL

Tel: 020 3828 3500

Islington - Hugh Cubitt Centre
48 Collier Street
N1 9QZ

Tel: 020 3828 3588

Southwark - Darwin Court
1 Crail Row
Elephant & Castle
SE17 1AD

Tel: 020 3828 4818

Thamesmead – The Link Thamesmead
Bazalgette Way
Off Harrow Manorway
SE2  9BS

Tel: 020 3828 4950

Thamesmead (Peabody office)
15 Joyce Dawson Way
Thamesmead Town Centre,
SE28 8RA

Tel: 0300 123 1237
(Opening hours:
Monday to Friday, 9am-5pm)

Waltham Forest – Digital Learning Centre
7 Saxon Close
E17 8LE

Tel: 020 3828 3586/4556

Waltham Forest – Oliver Road
40 Oliver Road
E10 5JY

Tel: 0203 828 3938

Waltham Forest – Paradox Centre
3 Ching Way,
E4 8YD

Tel: 0203 828 4557/4556

Westminster - Bruce House Centre
Kemble Street

Tel: 020 3828 3893