Employment support

If you are in temporary accommodation or threatened with homelessness and being supported by the Housing Solutions service and need support getting back into employment, you can get help from Lewisham Council.

The Council’s employment project can assist you with the following:

  • A tailored support plan around getting back into work/increasing employment opportunities
  • Interview skills and building confidence in order to access the jobs market
  • Support with completing job application forms and CV cover letters
  • Support around accessing childcare and employment benefits
  • Support to access relevant vocational training schemes
  • Opportunities with volunteering roles to gain experience
  • Support with writing and updating CVs

If you’re interested and want to find out more, please email housingsolutionsemployment@lewisham.gov.uk and one of the dedicated Employment Advisers will contact you with further information