Job seeking

Jobs and opportunities for young people plus job clubs, CV tips and more to help you find and get the perfect job.

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Weekly Bulletins

Opportunities and Vacancy Bulletins for people aged 16-19 (up to age 25 with learning difficulties)

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Working in Oxfordshire

Oxfordshire is an innovative and thriving area with lots of career choices open to young people - especially those with skills and qualifications.

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Am I work ready?

Education is coming to an end and the workplace beckons - how can you make sure you are ready for work?

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Basic skills

Basic skills are the key skills you need in study and life, and include Maths, English and ICT

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Career Options

Figuring out what you want to do for work can be confusing, here are resources to help you explore your options.

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Careers in construction

Construction isn't just for labourers and isn't just building - IT, Engineering, Site Management and Administration all play their part, and there are good opportunities for everyone.

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Careers in Health

Careers in Health is not just about being a doctor, nurse or dentist. There are around 350 different careers available for anyone who decides to follow a career in health

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Careers in ICT

Jobs in ICT come in all different varieties - find out how you can get started in the field, and get a job that suits your needs!

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Careers in Law

With a variety of different fields in law, there are many different job opportunities for someone interested in pursuing law, find out what job suits you and your needs!

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Careers in Science

There is more in science than you think, not just physics, chemistry and biology. Explore the different careers that you can find in the science sector.

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Finding a job

There are all sorts of jobs out there and different ways of applying for them.

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Interviewing for a job

You will usually need to do an interview before you get offered a job - find out how to do your best and impress

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Job Clubs

There are job clubs and workers who can help young people not in employment or learning all over Oxfordshire - link up with your local support

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Opportunities Noticeboard

Posters, notices and fliers about open days, job clubs, training, learning and more for young people in Oxfordshire

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Traineeships

Traineeships are flexible new training programmes for young people aged 16 to 24 years

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Training at work

Even when you are in employment it is important to keep on building new skills

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Training Providers

Local training providers offer alternative options for 16+ learning, including community-based programmes, engagement, and specialist support

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Working Legally

There are restrictions on what work young people can do, and also laws to protect your rights

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Youth Hubs in Oxfordshire

Youth Hubs are a new initiative from the Job Centre to help younger jobseekers (those aged 16-24) access the opportunities and support they need to find work and get ahead!