The Platform

Blackpool Council



The Platform is a new service for 16 to 24 year olds to help them find a job, access training or education. 


Available In
  • Blackpool
Available to Age Groups
  • 18 - 24
What we can help with
  • Help & training to improve my work opportunities
Available to these Groups
  • All Groups

Additional Information

We are thrilled to introduce our friendly team of employment advisers, dedicated to providing comprehensive support to individuals in Blackpool who are currently unemployed. If you need assistance with any aspect of your job search, we are here to help!

Our services include:

  • Job search support: We'll help you explore various job opportunities and connect you with exclusive job listings.
  • CV writing: Our advisers will work with you to create a strong, personalized CV that highlights your skills and experience.
  • Cover letters: We can assist you in crafting effective cover letters that enhance your job applications.
  • Computer, maths, and English skills: Improve your foundational skills to enhance your employability.
  • Job-specific training: Access training tailored to your desired job or career path.
  • Health and wellbeing: We understand the importance of overall well-being and offer support to improve your health during the job search process.
  • Job application support: Whether online or written applications, we'll guide you through the process to present yourself effectively.
  • Interview technique: Boost your confidence and learn effective interview techniques to make a positive impression on potential employers.
  • Work trial and unpaid work placement: We can arrange work trials and unpaid work placements to help you gain valuable experience.
  • Tailored support: If there's anything specific you need, just let us know. If we can't directly help, we'll ensure you're connected with the right services to receive the support you need to secure a job.

Our services are entirely free, and our commitment is unwavering. We are dedicated to helping young people in Blackpool find the right opportunities and get on the path to success.

If you are a local employer seeking new staff, we're here to assist you as well! Get in touch with us, and let us know your needs. We are well-equipped to support you in finding the right candidates for your vacancies.

Don't hesitate to reach out to us for any assistance you require. Together, we can pave the way for a bright future and meaningful employment opportunities in Blackpool.

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