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Jobs and employment

This section contains information you need to find a job, develop your skills, and advance your career in Plymouth.

Your gateway to employment

The Plymouth Job Centres is your one-stop shop for employment assistance. They offer a range of services, including job search support, CV and interview preparation, skills development training, and financial assistance.

Caring Plymouth is a city-wide partnership that is working together on skills, training, education, careers, and jobs in the health and social care sector. 

Proud To Care in Devon is a campaign that promotes the value of social care careers. They provide information on the different roles available, training opportunities, and the benefits of working in social care.

Explore employment opportunities

Discover a wide range of job vacancies in Plymouth across various industries, including healthcare, IT, construction, and retail.

If you're passionate about making a positive impact on the lives of children, explore the rewarding career opportunities as a children's social worker in Plymouth.

Apprenticeships offer a unique blend of on-the-job training and theoretical learning, providing a valuable pathway to skilled employment. Explore apprenticeship opportunities in Plymouth across various industries.

Expand your horizons

Volunteering and unpaid work can provide valuable experience, enhance your skills, and contribute to your community. Discover volunteer opportunities in Plymouth that align with your interests.

Work Clubs provide a supportive environment for job seekers to network, share tips, and access resources. Find a Work Club in Plymouth that suits your needs.

Enhance your skills

Skills Launchpad Plymouth offers a range of training and development opportunities to help you acquire new skills and enhance your employability. Explore their courses and workshops to upskill and advance your career.

Personal Assistant jobs in Plymouth

Personal Assistant jobs in Plymouth: If you're seeking a rewarding career in providing support and assistance to individuals, explore personal assistant jobs in Plymouth.

Explore the articles below to view information, advice and signposting to organisations and services that can help you.


View an A to Z Directory of jobs and employment-related groups and organisations


Plymouth Job Centre

Plymouth has two job centres located in Exeter Street and St Levan Road with each offering a range of services to assist you in your job search.

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Caring Plymouth

Caring Plymouth is a city-wide partnership that is working together on skills, training, education, careers and jobs in the health and social care sector.

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Proud To Care in Plymouth

Proud To Care is a regional campaign to encourage more people to consider working in health or social care. We have information about training, career pathways, inspirational case studies of people who work in social care, and you can search our jobs board to find the right role for you.

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Job vacancies in Plymouth

Plymouth boasts a dynamic job market with opportunities in diverse sectors, including healthcare, retail, manufacturing, and tourism. If you're looking for a new job in Plymouth then you might these links and resources useful.

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Children's social worker job vacancies

If you're passionate about working with children and young people and keen to develop your career with a progressive employer, then Plymouth City Council would love to hear from you.

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Apprenticeships in Plymouth offer a unique blend of on-the-job training and classroom learning, allowing you to gain valuable skills and experience while earning a wage. If you're looking to start your career, make a career change, or simply enhance your skills and employability, apprenticeships can be an excellent option.

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Volunteering and unpaid work

Volunteering can be very rewarding and is a great way to meet new people, gain new or use existing skills, get experience and make a big difference to your community.

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Work Clubs

Work Clubs provide unemployed people with a place to meet, exchange skills, share experiences, find opportunities, make contacts and get support to help them in their return to work. No two Work Clubs are the same as they reflect the needs of the members and their community.

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Skills Launchpad Plymouth

Skills Launchpad Plymouth offers targeted support for young people aged 16 to 24-years-old, including those with additional needs through the Youth Hub and supports those aged 25 years+ who are seeking work, facing redundancy or changing careers through the Adult Hub.

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Personal Assistant jobs in Plymouth

View and apply for Personal Assistant jobs in Plymouth that have been advertised in association with the Enham Trust.

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