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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.
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 Employment.Training@peabody.org.uk 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: firstname.lastname@example.org for more details.
Hackney - Pembury Community Centre
Hackney, E8 1HL
Tel: 020 3828 3500
Islington - Hugh Cubitt Centre
48 Collier Street
Tel: 020 3828 3588
Southwark - Darwin Court
1 Crail Row
Elephant & Castle
Tel: 020 3828 4818
Thamesmead – The Link Thamesmead
Off Harrow Manorway
Tel: 020 3828 4950
Thamesmead (Peabody office)
15 Joyce Dawson Way
Thamesmead Town Centre,
Tel: 0300 123 1237
(Opening hours: Monday to Friday, 9am-5pm)
Waltham Forest – Digital Learning Centre
7 Saxon Close
Tel: 020 3828 3586/4556
Waltham Forest – Oliver Road
40 Oliver Road
Tel: 0203 828 3938
Waltham Forest – Paradox Centre
3 Ching Way,
Tel: 0203 828 4557/4556
Westminster - Bruce House Centre
Tel: 020 3828 3893
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