Free training for Aylesbury residents



Through our SE17Working Partnership, we have now commissioned three organisations to support your employability needs, particularly if you fall within one of the following categories.

  • Lone Parents
  • ESA/IB Claimants; People with Mental Health Issues
  • Over 25’s

SE17Working is funded by L & Q Housing and the projects will run until March 2013.  If you are interested in participating please contact the organisations direct (details given below).  If you require further information please send me an email to


Lone parents:           


Kaleidoscope is now running an exciting new project to support lone parents and over 25’s into sustainable employment. We have many exciting opportunities available including part time and term time jobs in

  • Retail
  • Childcare
  • Hospitality
  • Administration
  • Care
  • And many more!!

Our 6 week programme offers:

  • CV build and preparation
  • Career advice and guidance
  • One to one Job brokerage and support
  • Confidence building workshops
  • Guaranteed interviews and work placements
  • Part time and term time job opportunities

For further information please contact Paris Petgrave on 07944 721 841 or


ESA/IB Claimants; People with Mental Health Issues:

Cambridge House:  1 Addington Square, Camberwell, London, SE5 0HF

  • Are you receiving Incapacity Benefit or Employment Support Allowance?
  • Do you have a mental health issue, learning or physical disability?
  • Do you live on the Aylesbury Estate?
  • Do you want to get a job?

If the answer to the above questions is YES then you could join a FREE 8 week programme to help you get back into work

What will I get from the programme?

  • 8 weeks (up to 12 hours p/w) individualised training & support (Oct-Dec)
  • Your own ‘mentor’ who you will meet weekly
  • A personalised Action Plan to break down steps to you finding a job
  • Professional advice about CV writing, interview and application skills
  • An up to date, professional, CV
  • ‘Real’ work experience at a place of your choice
  • Lunch and refreshments
  • Confidence & Support
  • Introduction, information & referral to other support agencies based at Cambridge House (including Blackfriars Advice Centre and Cambridge House Law and Advocacy services)
  • A JOB (if you put some work in!)


For more information call Bella on 020 73587010


Over 25’s

Robust Training: 3rd Floor North  224-236 Walworth Road London SE17 1JE


Are you interested in working in the following Industries: 

  • Transport
  • Construction
  • Security
  • Health and Social Care
  • Retail


If so Robust Training are providing Free 6 and 8 weeks courses for residents to obtain the following awards:

  • TPH Licence
  • CSCS card
  • SIA Badges
  • Certificates in retail
  • Certificates in Health and Social Care


For Further Information please contact Kevin Taylor on 0207 703 4045 or

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Southwark Carers
3rd Floor, Walworth Methodist Church,
54 Camberwell Road, London, SE5 0EW
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Contact us

020 7708 4497

Find us

Nearest tube: Elephant & Castle underground station (Northern and Bakerloo lines).

Nearest Railway Station: Elephant & Castle

Buses from Elephant and Castle: ask bus driver for Burgess Park. Bus numbers: 12, 171, 148, 176, 68, 484, 42, 40, 45