From our huge Jobs Fairs offering 100s of vacancies, to the local and friendly Jobs Clubs which run every week, we have a wide range of employment support events to suit your needs. Find out more by clicking the links below:
Careers Course: The Time is Now
Our career course ‘The Time is Now’ offers a 5-week online programme designed to boost your confidence, and help you focus on where you go next.
What can I expect from The Time is Now?
Over the 5 weeks, guest experts cover the following topics:
Confidence: Discover ways to boost your self-confidence and self-esteem, ready for the next chapter in your life.
Goals: Understand how to set achievable goals to grow your business.
Self-employment: Find out how to make a hobby or interest into your own business and how to be your own boss.
Training: Learn about the training and upskilling you could use to reach your next stage.
Bonus session: Plan out the next steps to achieving your goal
How do I find out more?
Running once a month throughout 2021, The Time is Now offers the time and resources for you to take your next step in work, training or enterprise. You can learn more about the course and book your place by contacting Fiona Froude via the Customer Hub.
Employment Events calendar
Please note: all of Southway's events are currently postponed as we follow the government's social distancing rules.
Some events are still being held virtually online. Contact us to enquire about these.
This is our full schedule of Employment Events for the coming months. You can click Subscribe to add the events to your own calendar:
Spring & Fall into Work Jobs Fairs
Open to all residents of south Manchester, our Spring & Fall into Work events are free and welcoming spaces where you can get careers support and advice, plus access to lots of varied jobs and training opportunities.
These include our Jobs Fairs and Employer Presentations.
We know that formal employment events can be daunting and speaking to recruiters can be a challenge. What makes this programme different is that Southway staff are here to guide and support you into having a successful experience when talking to potential employers.
Read about past events here.
At Job Club you can drop in for help with your job search, including:
- Creating or updating CVs
- Applying for jobs online & application forms
- Finding training & voluntary opportunities
- Interview skills
Gain valuable skills and get advice in a friendly, relaxed setting. The right job for you is out there... we can help you find it!
Weekly clubs run across South Manchester at:
Barlow Moor Community Association
Every Wednesday 1-4pm
Merseybank Avenue, Chorlton, M21 7NT
0161 446 4805
Old Moat Sure Start Centre
Every Thursday 10am - 3pm
Old Moat Lane, Withington, M20 1DE
0161 434 1555
Westcroft Community Centre
Every Thursday 12-3pm
24-26 Westcroft Road, Burnage, M20 6EF
0161 448 8232
Ladybarn Community Hub
Every Friday 1-4pm
Royle Street, Fallowfield, M14 6RN
0161 224 3733
Support for older residents
Employment Support for Older Residents is run by one of our Age Friendly Officers, Devon Poyser. If you are interested in hearing more or attending one of these events, please contact us.