Employment Support

Job Fairs

The Royal Borough of Windsor & Maidenhead is working with the JobCentre Plus to promote local job vacancies to our residents via an in-person jobs fair. 

Jobseekers will have the opportunity to connect with employers looking for staff to fill their vacancies. Employers across a variety of sectors will be attending this event, so this is an ideal forum for candidates to understand the local jobs market, and the skills required to be successful in their applications.

Using a popular community spaces like Maidenhead Library and Windsor Library to link up the right people with the right employers looking for staff provides a convenient and accessible environment for our residents and businesses to meet, with access to knowledgeable staff and computers for our residents to follow up any potential job opportunities.

Job's fair will take place at:

Maidenhead Library Tuesday 13 June 2023 between 10.30am and 1pm.

Employers who wish to attend the event should contact maidenhead.library@rbwm.gov.uk or berks.employerteam@dwp.gov.uk

Care Leaver Covenant 

The Care Leaver Covenant is a national inclusion programme. It supports care leavers aged 16-25 to live independently by making available a different type of support and expertise from that statutorily provided by local authorities.

Please see the vacancies provided via Aramark, especially selected for you.

Stay up to date on all opportunities available through the Connects. Opportunities including work, education, through to recreational offers and give-aways.

Adviza - National Career's Service

The National Careers Service offers fully-funded, personalised careers information, advice, guidance services as well as webinars to help you make decisions about careers, courses and work. Whatever stage you have reached in your career, our qualified careers advisers are here to help.

Every other Friday,  Maidenhead Library 9.30am - 1.30pm -   26 May, 9 June, 23 June.

To book an appointment please email ncsberkshire@adviza.org.uk clearly stating you would like to see an advisor at Maidenhead Library.

Every other Friday, Windsor Library 9.30am - 1.30pm, starting from 2 June 2023.

To book an appointment please email ncsberkshire@adviza.org.uk clearly stating you would like to see an advisor at Windsor Library.

Community Learning and Skills Service

East Berkshire Community Learning and Skills Service (CLaSS) delivers online and in person courses for over-19s in Windsor, Maidenhead, and Slough. Courses include Employability, Maths, Digital Skills and more.

Thrive365 - How to ace an interview course!

Personal Development for Employment - a course that empowers, builds confidence and creates confidence.
Starts Monday 5 June 2023 for six weeks. Delivered via Zoom Mondays and Tuesdays.

What we cover

  • Exploration of individual strengths, transferrable skills, knowledge and experience.
  • Linking strengths and experiences to employment opportunities.
  • Creating bespoke CVs, covering letters and application forms.
  • Developing a personal action plan for employment.
  • Individual information, advice and guidance support.
  • Progression to further learning/volunteer roles and into work.

To book, please email bep@thrive365.co.uk

Skills for Life

Unlock your potential. Find training, support and advice to gain the skills you need for the job you want. There are free courses from essential digital skills to Higher Technical qualifications. Find information on Apprenticeships and Sector-based Work Academy Programs (SWAP).

Multiply is a new government-funded programme to help adults improve their numeracy skills. Take a quick quiz to see where you might want to brush up on your numbers. Good numeracy skills may unlock job opportunities and lead to higher wages and help you with everyday life.

Register online for our Community Learning courses call 01753 476611, to register for other courses visit Windsor Forest Colleges or call 01753793288. Email multiply@rbwm.gov.uk for more information.

Find a Job - GOV.UK

Find full or part-time jobs in England, Scotland and Wales. Use the ‘Find a job’ service to search and apply for jobs. (This service has replaced Universal Jobmatch.)

Heathrow Academy

Heathrow Employment and Skills Academy Virtual Career Talks

The Heathrow Employment and Skills Academy brings careers to life with live webinars hosted by employers that are actively recruiting at the airport. Watch our webinars and find out more about the roles on offer, the application process, and the skills needed to succeed. 

Heathrow Careers and Essential Skills Workshop

Start your journey with our half-day workshops which will give you an insight into the:

  • History of the airport
  • Job roles available right now
  • Essential skills and behaviours needed to succeed
  • Application process and support available

At the end of the workshop you will have everything you need to confidently make an application to join the thousands of people who turn up every day to the buzz and excitement of playing their part in giving passengers the best airport service in the world. Please find out more about upcoming workshops and vacancies.

Library and resident services : Contact details

For further assistance or information please contact us at:

Library and Resident Services - Royal Borough of Windsor and Maidenhead,
Maidenhead Library, St Ives Road,
Maidenhead SL6 1QU.
Telephone: 01628 683800