Jobs and training opportunities in Hounslow – creative businesses, construction, redundant workers, temporary census officers and census team leaders, entrepreneurs

Workshops for creative businesses

Creative People and Places are running a series of business development workshops in February and March for artists and creative sector companies.

All of these sessions are free and take place online from 7.30pm – 9pm

  • 9 February: Know your worth and have the confidence to ask for it
  • 23 February: Securing relationships with new clients and corporates
  • 9 March: Develop the tools to build mutually beneficial relationships

To book for these workshops email:

Cidori in partnership with O’Neill & Brennan and Wates are running a free 3 week on-line construction course.

Applicants who complete the course will be guaranteed a first stage interview with O’Neill & Brennan. 

Applicants can also sit the test for the CSCS card and if successful obtain a 5 year CSCS card. For further information click here

The DWP have launched the West London Rapid Response Service for Redundancies.  If you are at risk of being made redundant you can receive:

  • Job search support
  • Referral to supporting organisations
  • Benefits advice
  • Upskilling/Retraining support

Contact Mohit (Team Leader) on 07979512538, Mona on 07385414723, Priya on 07385414681 or Rishika on 07385414642

Targeted support for residents who have lost their jobs due to COVID-19 More than £12 million has been made available through the Job Entry Targeted Support (JETS) programme to help people to find work and to develop new skills and retrain to improve their chances of securing alternative employment.  The scheme is designed to help people who have been unemployed and in receipt of benefits for at least 13 weeks.  Employment advisers will support individuals for up to six months and candidates will have access to online courses, training and information on suitable vacancies. Find out more here.

Addecco are recruiting for temporary  Census Officers and Census Team Leaders – full job descriptions and details of how to apply can be found here

Evolve Apprentices Ltd manage the Construction Industry Training Board Shared Apprenticeship Scheme in London. They currently have a vacancy in Hounslow for anyone interested in starting and completing a Level 4 Construction Site Supervisor apprenticeship.  For a job description and details of how to apply please email here and put “Site Supervisor Apprenticeship” in the subject box.

Skills Escalator Business Mentoring Programme

This programme is for residents of Hounslow, in receipt of means tested welfare benefits, in work (self-employed/sole trading) or recently made unemployed  and either running or hoping to start a successful business.

If this is you, we can help with free business mentoring from entrepreneurs who have run their own businesses.

  • Offering up to 6 hours of 1 to 1 mentoring,
  • Focusing on how to make money doing something you love,
  • Work flexibly,
  • Be your own boss and reduce your dependency on means tested benefits
  • Reduce your dependency on benefits

If you are interested please  Elizabeth Whenu via email: or on 07790359392