A series of job clubs have been launched by Trafford Council to help support residents who are looking for employment.

The job clubs are officially launching on September 4 and will be running at various locations across the borough to support local residents with finding work, training and volunteering opportunities.

They will provide support with searching and applying for jobs; accessing job opportunities across Trafford and beyond; finding and applying for apprenticeships; CV writing; preparing for interviews; job applications and cover letters; using social media to help find work; training and education opportunities and information on digital support.

The clubs will be running on a weekly basis at the following locations:

Monday 1pm – 3pm: Broomwood Community Centre, Mainwood Road, Timperley WA15 7JF

Tuesday 10am – 12pm: Stretford Library, Bennett Street, Stretford M32 8AP

Tuesday 1pm – 3pm: Urmston Library, 34 Golden Way, Urmston M41 0NA

Wednesday 10am – 12pm: Sale West Community Centre, Newbury Avenue, Sale M33 4QH

Wednesday 1pm – 3pm: Your Housing Group Partington, Gilmour House, 95 Wood Lane, Partington M31 4LW

Thursday 10am – 12pm: St Johns Centre, St John’s Road, Old Trafford, Stretford M16 7GX

Thursday 1pm – 3pm: Connexions Sale, Talkshop, Tatton Road, Sale M33 7ZF

Coun Liz Patel, Trafford council’s executive member for economy and regeneration, said: “This is a fabulous initiative.

"The council is committed to helping as many residents as possible find employment and the clubs will do just that.

"We have also made supporting people out of poverty a corporate priority and the clubs also support this commitment.”

The authority is running initial taster sessions this week where people can find out more about the job clubs and the support on offer.

For further information on the support available contact: employment@trafford.gov.uk or call 07977 717239. 

Details are also available on the website: www.trafford.gov.uk/jobclubs