Oxfordshire Skills Board

Oxfordshire Skills Board brings together a wide range of public and private employers, secondary, further and higher education skills providers and stakeholder groups.

Working closely with the Oxfordshire Local Enterprise Partnership, the Board is developing a strategic and coordinated approach to skill development in Oxfordshire to:

  • ensure that all residents are able to develop the skills that enable them to successfully enter and remain in the workforce
  • assist local employers to develop or access the training they require to equip their workforce with the skills they need
  • enable all residents to make a positive contribution to their communities

For more information, visit the Oxfordshire Skills Board website.

OxLEP Skills

OxLEP Skills work with local schools/colleges, training providers and employers to inform and inspire young people and create opportunities for work and training for local people.

Discover more at the OxLEP Skills website.

Employment opportunities in Oxford

City of Oxford College

City of Oxford College offers programmes to help unemployed individuals find jobs. 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.

Learn more at the City of Oxford College website.

Jobcentre Plus

Jobcentre Plus provides expert advice on job vacancies and job hunting. The Oxford Jobcentre is located at 7 Worcester Street, Oxford, OX1 2BX.

For more details, visit the Jobcentre Plus contact page on GOV.UK.

Crisis Skylight Oxford

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.

More information is available on the Crisis Skylight - Oxford website.

Business in the Community

Oxford City Council partners with Business in the Community (BiTC) in the 'Business Class' initiative, working with Cherwell School to:

  • boost student confidence
  • develop employability skills
  • raise career awareness and aspirations
  • assist students in realising their potential

For more details, visit the Business in the Community (BiTC) website.