The East of England is made up of Cambridgeshire, Norfolk and Suffolk. With a population of around 2.3 million people, the East of England offers a wide range of job opportunities.
For example in its cities, the financial services, education and retail sectors are prominent. In more rural areas and along the beautiful coastline manufacturing, renewable energy and tourism provide many job opportunities. There are also many vacancies in the adult social care and logistics sectors across all three counties.
If you’re looking for a job in East of England, there is plenty of support out there to help you:
- Follow your local Jobcentre on Twitter
- Search the Find a Job website for the latest vacancies
- Look into local organisations that support people look for jobs
Follow your local Jobcentre on Twitter
Keep up to date with jobs, events, career advice and opportunities in your local area. ‘Job hours’ run regularly and are a great place to hear from employers recruiting in your area.
If you don’t already have a Twitter account, it’s free and easy to register on twitter
Sign up to the Cambridgeshire @JCPinCambs twitter account
Sign up to the Suffolk @JCPInSuffolk twitter account
Sign up to then Norfolk @JCPinNorfolk twitter account
Search the Find a Job website for the latest vacancies
Whether you’re considering a job change, currently unemployed or facing redundancy, the free Find a job website service offers a simple way for jobseekers to look for work online.
Look for jobs across East Midlands and the UK by using the location filter to find jobs in the area you are interested in.
Additional help and information about Find a job is also available, including video guides to help you with registering, searching and creating alerts.
Local organisations supporting people to find a job
There are many organisations offering online support to help if you are new to the job market, considering a change of career, need help with writing a CV or with interview preparation. If you are out of work and claiming benefits, you can also contact your local Jobcentre work coach for help and advice.
The Skills To Succeed Academy website has free courses to help you build the skills and confidence you need to help make the right career choices and succeed in finding a job.
The Suffolk MIND – Suffolk Work Well website offers a free programme to help people with mental health issues get or retain a job. Visit their website to find out more.
DWP has partnered with The Open University to offer free training courses and tools to help you find a job, advance your career or grow your business. Go to the Open University website for more information.
The National Careers Service website provides information, advice and guidance to help you make decisions on learning, training and work.
The Citizen Advice website also offers help and advice about many aspects of work.
This page helps you find some of the recruitment exercises that DWP are aware of. We’re not recommending a particular employer, just letting you know about some of the jobs available. It’s always a good idea to check out an employer first, and always be careful about sharing your information – find out more at the Safer Jobs website