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Finding and applying for work

Organisations that can support you finding a job

Local and national organisations offering one on one or group support to help you find your next job. Looking for work can seem daunting, especially if you haven't worked for a while, or have recently been made redundant. In Hart there is lots of support available which are listed below. These and other organisations that can help you back into work.

National Careers Service

The National Careers Service website contains advice for anyone looking to choose or change their career. The National Careers Service offers free advice and guidance on careers, skills and the labour market for all adults. To make a free telephone appointment or find out more about what support they offer, call 0800 100 900. Lines are open seven days a week from 8am to 10pm.

Local Jobcentre Plus

Visit the Jobcentre Plus Job Help website for a range of support and to search latest vacancies. If you want to visit in person, there are three offices locally:

For hints and tips on applying for jobs visit the Job Help website. You can also access the latest jobs registered with Job Centre Plus at GOV.UK - find a job.

Fedcap - Restart Scheme

The Restart Scheme provides tailored support to help you find work if you have been claiming Universal Credit for 12 to 18 months.

If you would like to access this scheme, please speak to your Job centre Plus Work Coach and they will refer you to Fedcap Employment Restart-scheme

You can access:

  • a dedicated employment adviser who will stay with you every step of the way
  • specialist recruitment advice
  • access to local employment opportunities
  • ongoing assessments to understand your needs
  • access to our online career portal, the Fedcap Hub
  • a range of personal support from local and specialist services
  • financial health support and budgeting
  • business start-up and self-employment advice
  • skills support and training
  • improved job searching skills
  • access to our Wellbeing Support team

Enterprise M3

The Links to Work Programme, an employment support initiative programme providing tailored support for unemployed residents aged 16 years or over and who face additional barriers to gain employment, work for themselves, or overcome health issues to being able to work. They work with Schools and Colleges offering Careers Hubs to identify your strengths, skills and abilities and support you with any barriers to employment. 

To find out more, or to register for the programme, go to enterprise M3


Enterprise M3 The careers and enterprise Company

Tel: 01256 262760 or email:

Jobs Go Public

Our vacancies are advertised on Jobs Go Public, along with many other public sector roles and opportunities across Hampshire.

Hampshire jobs

Hampshire County Council offers a wide range of full and part time jobs with offices in many locations across Hampshire. To search for jobs, visit the Hampshire County Council careers website. 

In addition, residents who are 19 and over, who are looking into FREE employment and training, may be interested in Skills Bootcamps. All courses are flexible and include a minimum of 60 hours of learning across a maximum 16-week period, providing learners with several positive outcomes no matter their circumstances. Individuals aged 19 and over who live in the Hampshire or Surrey area are eligible to sign up as learners.

Employers advertising apprenticeship vacancies with training providers are advertised on the government website.

Agency Central

You can find information on a wide range of recruitment agencies, and you can search by sector and location to find the right one for you. To search for an agency, visit the Agency Central website.


While you are looking for a job, there are other ways that you can get experience, for example volunteering. For more information about volunteering opportunities in the area, Hart Voluntary Action - Become a Member

Volunteering in Hart at Citizens Advice Hart - Citizens Advice Hart-get-involved-volunteering

Volunteer North Hampshire - Volunteer North Hants

Health, wellbeing and looking for work

Every Mind Matters provides expert advice and practical tips to help you look after your mental health and wellbeing while looking for work.

You can find also local support and national helplines on our mental health and wellbeing guide.

If you are living with a disability or health condition, including problems with mental health, you could find additional support through:

Interview Tips

National Careers Service

Provides information on the different types of interviews, example interview questions and tips on how to make a good impression. For more information visit the National Careers Service website.


Prospects is a careers website aimed at students. However, it has a range of useful tips and videos about interviews that are great for anyone at any stage of their career. For more information visit the Prospects website.