Employment support is still available for Kirklees residents

Works Better is an employment support programme that has been designed to help residents in Kirklees, tackle barriers into work.

The Works Better team is working hard amongst all of this uncertainty with Covid19 to provide support, advice and guidance to residents on finding new employment opportunities in the future.

How can they help?

The team understands that this is a stressful time for job seekers and especially those that have recently been made redundant.

Currently, due to Covid19, services are only being delivered via telephone and digitally, to make sure they comply with government guidance and that residents can still access that crucial support.

This support includes:

  • Help to apply for Universal Credit
  • Mentoring
  • Advice on updating your CV
  • Searching for jobs
  • Preparing for interviews
  • Support with Job Applications and much more.

How can I access this support?

If you or someone you know could benefit from this type of support please call 01484 221000 (and ask for Works Better) to speak to the team or register details online at www.worksbetter.co.uk.

Works Better Enhanced is part funded by the European Social Fund. It is delivered across the Kirklees District in partnership with Fusion Housing, Paddock Community Trust, Proper Job Theatre Company and Kirklees Neighbourhood Housing. Works Better 15-25 is part funded by the European Social Fund. It is managed by Kirklees Council and delivered by C&K Careers. They work with residents to create a bespoke plan to make sure you find the right job for you.



Works Better Enhanced is receiving up to £3,113,574 of funding from the European Social Fund as part of the 2014-2020 European Structural and Investment Funds Growth Programme in England.

The Department for Work and Pensions is the Managing Authority for the England European Social Fund programme. Established by the European Union, the European Social Fund helps local areas stimulate their economic development by investing in projects which will support skills development, employment and job creation, social inclusion and local community regenerations.

For more information visit https://www.gov.uk/european-growth-funding


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