Looking for work

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It may have been a while since you last had to look for a job and go through the application and interview process. We show you where to look to find job opportunities

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Help with finding work

The Government runs a number of employment schemes intended to help people improve their job prospects and find work.

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Being a volunteer is a great way to gain experience if you're trying to get back into work.

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CVs and applications

Where to get help with your CV and applications and how to tailor it to the job.

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Recruitment agencies

How to find agencies, including ones specialising in the over 50s.

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Starting a business

Your options - and the help available - for turning your skills, hobby or passion into a business.

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Self employment

If you want to work for yourself, there is plenty of support available to help you get started.

We are grateful for the generous support of Dr Naim Dangoor CBE
and The Exilarch's Foundation

Your Age UK

Set your location to see what Age UK offers in your local area.

Age UK Advice:
0800 169 6565
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Are you entitled to more money?

Use our benefits calculator to find out what else you may be able to claim.

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