Jobs and Training

Are you wishing to return to work, looking for new job opportunities or would like help writing CV writing and preparing for an interview?

Sure Start North Children's Centres provide employment services in partnership with  Newcastle Futures and Jobcentre Plus.

Newcastle Futures - A different approach to findng a job

Newcastle Futures offers a free and confidential service which specialises in giving advice and support to unemployed Newcastle Residents. Their dedicated Customer Co-ordinators are willing to listen and help identify what steps each individual can take to move into training or employment.

Newcastle Futures services are tailored to your individual needs and can help you to:

  • Indentify your skills
  • Link you into training
  • Help you search for a job
  • Help completing CVs and application forms
  • Advice on restructuring debt
  • Financial assistance

Newcastle Futures work in community venues across the city. Local drop in sessions in the Sure Start North Children's centre area take place:

  • Fawdon Community Centre, Tuesday, Wednesday and Friday mornings.
  • The Kenton Centre, Mondays, morning and afternoon sessions.
  • Sure Start North Moor Children’s Centres, Kenton, Thursday Afternoons 1:30 - 4pm.
  • The Brunswick Park Centre, please call 0191 2171069 for more infomation.

Contact Kelly or James for an informal chat to discuss all the options available to you on:
0800 587 0478 or visit

Work Club

Work Clubs are free sessions for those searching for work. You can go there for support with:

  • Job Interviews
  • Application Forms
  • Writing a C.V
  • Job Application Forms

Group sizes are limited so please book in advance by calling 0191 2774100 or e-mailing This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it

Work Club Sessions:

  • Kenton Library, Kenton, Mondays, 10.30am - 12.30pm.

    Job Centre Plus

    What can Jobcentre plus offer?

    • Assessing your benefits if you return to work
    • Job hunting
    • Training
    • Applying for work
    • Lone parent support
    • Benefit entitlements
    • Making a claim
    • Local programmes
    • Support for the disabled

    For those living in the Sure Start North Children's Centre Area, meetings can be arranged in advance on Thursday Mornings at:

  • Sure Start North Moor Children’s Centres, Kenton, Thursday Afternoons 1:30 - 4pm.
  • The Brunswick Park Centre, Thursday mornigns, second and fourth weeks of each month.

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    Benefits advice and information
    CV writing and interview skills
    Job Opportunities