Finding employment

City of Oxford College

Run by City of Oxford College, the programme helps people who are unemployed to find jobs and get back into work. The college run courses in care, hospitality, business administration, construction, security and first aid, literacy and numeracy, teaching, and IT/computing skills. The college also creates programmes based on the employment needs of the local community and advises trainees on CVs and successful job applications

Tel: 01865 550 550

Jobcentre Plus

This organisation offers specialist help and advice on current local/ regional vacancies and job hunting.

7 Worcester Street
Oxford, OX1 2BX
01865 445000


For help with improving job prospects, looking for help finding work or wanting to gain new qualifications or experience: 

  • Drop-in sessions run on Wednesday morning from 9.30-12.00 and Wednesday evening from 6-8pm
  • The programme intends to run a series of workshops on aspects of job searching and employment in the coming months, including ones on self-employment and business start-up

Barton Community Association
Martin Ousley / Programme Co-ordinator
[email protected]

Crisis Skylight

Support: For help finding a way out of homelessness, support for training and education to gain new qualifications right for you, and advice and coaching on how to find and keep a job, the Progression Team can help you plan your future and link you to financial grants to set you up as self-employed. 

Old Fire Station, 40 George Street, Oxford OX1 2AQ
Tel: 01865 263900

Josie Brooks/ Work & Learning Coach 01865 263920 (direct) [email protected]