Find out about Routes

We specialise in supporting people who would like to work but for various reasons find it hard to get a job.

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Find out about Routes

We specialise in supporting people who would like to work but for various reasons find it hard to get a job.

There are many people in our local area who are currently unemployed, and you are not alone. We believe that everyone who wants to work has the potential to secure a job.

Our friendly team gives free advice and support to help you on your journey into employment. This might include helping you to realise what your current skills are, learn new skills, build your confidence, secure a career work placement, support you to apply for jobs, help you with interview preparation and even support you during your first weeks in work.

Use the blocks below to find out more about Routes and how we can work for you.

About Routes

What makes Routes different from other employment support services is that we are free, we offer financial help, and we offer fantastic work placements.

How we support you

Whether you are looking to work for the first time, or to return to work after time away, our dedicated Routes advisers can help you to achieve your ambitions and goals.

Meet the team

The Routes team is made up of advisers and project team members. Find out a little more about us, how we can support you, and what we like doing in our spare time.

FAQs

Find answers to common questions about Routes, including: eligibility, benefits, personal information and how much time the Routes journey takes.

"Routes is REAL. There are HUMANS behind the name … and what a human I met, that is. Since bumping into Nicole, I have achieved more than I did for the last decade or so.  …  Her dedication, genuineness and professionalism are second to none. Nothing would have been possible without her.  …  I am so grateful for the opportunity.”

Personal stories

Read other people’s experiences of their journey with Routes.