Jobs Search

 

 

Searching for a job can be pretty daunting. To help, The Job Club   Team has compiled a list of some of the most popular and some less known sites that  can be helpful in searching online. The list will be updated on a regular basis and we will welcome feedback and comments from The Job Club  members and partners.
The Job Club  Team  reserves the right to delete any sites which receive adverse publicity or feedback.

Careers/Job Book of the Week:

How to Get a Job you love by John Lees 2015/16 Edition. The Job Club  recommended this book for any one who has been made redundant,  seeking a career change or just wants a great resource to help you navigate the job market. We also recommend to other  Job Clubs/Work Clubs  as a valuable training resource for their volunteers/job coaches.


Web Sites of the Week:

CV Library over 124,000 jobs from over 9800 companies

Icould 1200 videos of people talking about there careers, really fascinating.

Working for a charity  promotes the voluntary sector as a positive option for those seeking paid work.

 National Careers Week http://www.nationalcareersweek.com/resources/careers-websites/ The Club will be supporting the National Careers Week March 2015 , but meanwhile some great sites to check out.

 


Web sites for Young People and their parents

National Careers Service for young People resources for students at College thinking of post 18 options. Good example of personal statements and CVs.

Working for youth

Recruitment and Job opportunities for Young People

National Apprenticeships

One-stop-shop for National web site to find out about apprenticeships and to apply on line. (highly recommended for young people aged 18-25 years looking for first step into employment with training/qualification)

BestCourse4me

is a new site for Careers Adviser, Parents and  Young People.“bestCourse4me aims to help students, parents and careers advisers get information about university courses and career paths, comparing statistics on requirements, entry levels and future employment. We are the only provider who does this so using the site could prove to be invaluable in helping you to make the best choice for you future.” from the site

Young Peoples Service

provided by Lancashire County Council , The Job Club Team also recommend the following national on-line resoures that you may find helpful if you are Teacher, Parent/Carer helping a young person with their career options

Currently The Job Club is not providing Careers Guidance Services to Young People under the age of 18 years of age, please contact the Young People Service or the Via Partnership for details of what is available in your area. Alternatively contact you School or College and ask to speak to Careers Co-ordintor or School/College Careers Adviser/Personal Adviser.

I Could  handy site for individuals looking for new directions, lots of useful videos and resources.

What Uni Handy site for Sixth Former thinking about university and beyond

Getting-in another handy site when applying to university

Morrisby Online 

Morrisby Online is our new online careers assessment and guidance package. This completely new system has been designed to offer comprehensive and accurate information about an individual. It focuses not only on their interests, motivations and the subjects they are studying, but most importantly on their strengths and potential. CAP Job Club offers individuals to access the assessment through the Job Club, contact  CAP Job Club Manager Mark Willett  at hello@theworkclub.org.uk

Get Smart Parents Paper web site and magazine for parents looking to help their young person with careers choices. Usual features and articles, plus useful tips on apprenticeships, universities and how to apply.

 

Our Most Popular Job Search Sites, recommended by Team and Club Members:

Action for Blind People

Action for Blind People is a national charity with local reach. Our Preston team has deep roots in the local community, which helps us to best meet the needs of our blind and partially sighted service users. This grassroots approach is consistent across all of our offices throughout England. further details contact

Local Action Team – Howick House, Howick Park Avenue, Penwortham, Preston, PR1 0LS 01772 320550


Blackpool Borough Council Jobs and Careers Information

vacancies via the Council Site


Blackburn with Darwen Work Club

The BwD Work Club Team have completed a great make over of their site and added new new features including some great  video clips and handy hints for job seekers.


CV Template

lots a great examplesto help you develop that winning CV


Jobcentre Plus

has one of Britain’s largest databases of job vacancies, which is updated constantly. Thousands of new jobs are available every week. You can also look for voluntary work which can help you develop and learn new skills while you’re looking for a job:


Totaljobs

National web site


Trovit

National Web site


Indeed

“one search all jobs”


Fish for Jobs

National web site


National Careers Service

National Information, Advice and Guidance web site  on Learning and Work , (rated highly by The Work Club for CV advice and course information)


National Apprenticeships

One-stop-shop for National web site to find out about apprenticeships and to apply on line. (highly recommended for young people aged 18-25 years looking for first step into employment with training/qualification)


Jobrapido

National Web site


Retail Jobs

One stop shop for jobs in retail.


50+Works

Site aimed at people working with older job seekers.


careerhappening

Is the web site of Kath Houston ( Author and Careers Practioner and lives locally in the area )  who is at UCLAN lots of great tips for job seekers.


graduateland.com

Brand new site to try


Randstad

Recruitment agency and internet job site. The Preston Branch specialises in the Education sector.


Workhound

The UK’s Largest Job Search Engine


Monster

Popular job search site with some great careers tools, CV templates and useful videos.


Reed

UK’s Leading Recruitment Agency


Prospects

Recommended site for graduates and post graduate students


University of Bolton

Recommended site for useful hand outs for graduates and post graduates seeking work. Includes tips on writing CVs and going for interviews. just press down load button for documents.


University of Kent

Excellent site for job profiles and links


Indus Delta

Welfare to Work vacancies


Lancashire County Council Vacancies


Preston City Council Vacancies


South Ribble Council Vacancies


The Career Development Institute

vacancies in the sector plus very useful links site  which gives some great information for job seekers and professionals


The Guardian Newspaper Group

Vacancies across the UK


Guardian Careers Site

useful careers tips and ideas


3Sector Site

opportunities in 3rd Sector


Alljobs

popular site with opportunities across UK


Telegraph Newspaper

Jobs and Careers Site


A Career Change

Make a Career move plus lots of opportunities to view online


Local Government Jobs


Seasonal and Temporary jobs

Hot Recruitment  – seasonal and temporary jobs home and abroad


UKjobsguide

lots of useful links


NHS Vacancies

National online vacancy search site for jobs in the NHS


Jobs go Public

Public Sector Jobs


Civil Service Jobs


Working with Children and Young People


Third Sector Vacancies

working for Charities, Social Enterprise and Community, Voluntary Sector


Charity Jobs

National Web Site recommended by the team


Hotrecruit

Part-time casual jobs


UK Recruitment Agency

Agency Central


Management Today

leading management publication has jobs section local and UK wide




UnemployedNet 

is a new online service providing information and guidance to help users find work, develop their abilities and improve their lives as well as representing them to government, service providers, the media and others.


Adzuna

New web site with lots of useful tip for job seekers, vacancies


The following sites have been selected for folks looking for jobs working with Christian Organisations

Christian Vocations


OSCAR

is now the largest and most comprehensive UK based advertiser of Christian opportunities on the Web, with around 800 listings from a large range of Christian organisations at any one time. Many of these have an emphasis on mission, but some are also general vacancies in Christian work. Vacancies submitted to OSCAR also get advertised through Indeed, Workhound, Jobrapido and the CMF website


Salvation Army Site


Jobsearch Monitor

Vacancies with Christian based organisation, useful source if you want to work in youth and community in a church based setting


Evangelical Alliance

web site vacancies


Christian Aid

web site vacancies


Tear Fund

web site vacancies

Compassion

Web site vacancies


World Vision

web site for vacancies


Water Aid

web site for paid work and volunteering


Christian Jobs online


YFC

Vacancies with Youth for Christ


New Wine

Local Church Network Vacancies


CYM

Institute for Children, Youth and Mission, Jobs working with children and young people.


 Nazarene Church UK  

Vacancies with the Nazarene Church


Methodist Church UK

Vacancies with the Methodist Church UK


Baptist Church UK

Vacancies in the Baptist Church UK


Assemblies of God  (AOG UK)

Vacancies  with AOG Church


FIEC  Federation of Independent Evangelical Churches

Vacancies across there network of churches


Church Of England

Vacancies in the CoE national and local.


Christians Against Poverty (CAP UK)

Vacancies at CAP UK Head Office


 

Charity Job Uk


 

Third Sector

Many Christian based organisations advertise their vacancies on CharityJob UK and Third Sector


 

Overview of Charities/Voluntary Sector on Prospects.ac.uk

Prospects is a leading web site for undergraduates/post graduates   seeking the next step after Higher Education.


Jobsgopublic  

Jobs in public sector but includes some charity/volunteering opportunities


Good moves  UK

Good moves is the recruitment advertising and careers hub for the voluntary sector.