Getting a Job
Haringey Council provides a range of services through the Haringey Employment and Skills team (HEST) who can help you get a job and progress with your career. These services can provide you with the skills to return to employment, prepare you to apply for jobs, and guarantee you interviews for suitable jobs.
On these pages you can also find information about:
- more job-search support
- help in finding good local childcare
- how to improve your language and basic skills
- what benefits you may be entitled to, including in-work tax credits
If you are new to the country, we also have information on working in the UK.
Haringey Adult Learning Service (HALS) offer career Information Advice and Guidance to help adults at any stage of their lives to make choices about their skills, career options and qualifications, and support learners on HALS courses to get the best out of their course and plan what to do after their course.
Finally, if you want to work for yourself and are thinking of starting your own business, you can find information on the various advice and support services provided by the council on our business pages. You can also find more details of business advice organisations that provide specialist support, guidance and training and can provide help on writing a business plan and obtaining grants and funding.
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