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Jobs skills and employment

Whether you're actively looking for employment, training or education or need a helping hand, below are a few services and directories that can help you in your search. 

Jobs really is the place to look for public sector roles in Blackpool and beyond. They are home to every job vacancy for 13 local authorities and key services across the North West. Take a look at the latest vacancies

The Platform

The Platform offers targeted employment, education and training guidance to people aged between 16 to 24 in Blackpool.

The Platform helps individuals to get the support that they need, from help with application writing to interview tips. They work closely with local employers that can help you connect with career, education and training opportunities across Blackpool.

If you'd like to know more, get in touch.

New Start

New Start is a free service that provides job seeking support to those aged 25+ who are currently unemployed and not on any other employment programmes.

The service offers help with interview preparation, writing cover letters and promises three months support from a dedicated adviser. They have links to local employers and can help you to access exclusive job opportunities.

Find out more about this service.

Social media

We share a weekly highlight of the latest job opportunities currently available at Blackpool Council on our Facebook page. Make sure you're following us to see the latest opportunities, news and updates. 


Blackpool FC Community Trust

Blackpool FC Community Trust currently have degree courses available for anyone looking to get into sports coaching. The two-year foundation degree courses have been made available in partnership with the University of South Wales.