Jobs Search



Searching for a job can be pretty daunting. To help, The Penwortham  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 208/19 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

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

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.

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)

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 Advice and Guidance Services to Young People under the age of 18 years of age, please contact the Young People Service  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 is a online careers assessment and guidance package. This  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. Penwortham Job Club can offer some individuals  access the assessment if they have Level 3 qualifications and above. contact  CAP Job Club Manager Mark Willett  at

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. The Preston team has deep roots in the local community, which helps them best meet the needs of 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

CV Template

lots a great examplesto help you develop that winning CV

Jobcentre Plus  now know as Find a job which replaced Universal Job Match.

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:


National web site


National Web site


“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)


National Web site

Retail Jobs

One stop shop for jobs in retail.


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.

Brand new site to try


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


The UK’s Largest Job Search Engine


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


UK’s Leading Recruitment Agency


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

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

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

UK Recruitment Agency

Agency Central


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.

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

Christian Vocations


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

Jobsearch Monitor

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


Christian Aid

web site vacancies

Tear Fund

web site vacancies


Web site vacancies

World Vision

web site for vacancies

Water Aid

web site for paid work and volunteering

Christian Jobs online


Vacancies with Youth for Christ

New Wine

Local Church Network Vacancies


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


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.