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Cheshire West and Chester Work Zone


Work Zones specialise in providing local support to unemployed residents in West Cheshire to help get the right job for them.  If you are looking to recruit new employees from the customers we support, we can offer you a wide range of free services and support to help you recruit the right staff for your organisation.  We can work in partnership with you to provide:


  • Sourcing and screening potential employees
  • Information days
  • Bespoke pre-recruitment courses
  • Delivery of specific vocational qualifications
  • Employer site visits
  • Preparing potential employees with:o    Up to date CV   

    • Baseline IT, English and/or maths skills
    • Putting together a good application
    • Interview preparation including face to face, telephone and group
    • How to present to an employer
    • The right work ethic and attitudes for employment
    • Venues for training and interviewing


Start your recruitment journey today and contact one of our Work Zones to get started:

Chester Work Zone – 0151 356 6714

Ellesmere Port Work Zone – 0151 356 6667

Northwich Work Zone – 01606 288540

Winsford Work Zone – 01606 288901

Redundancy Support for Businesses

Cheshire West and Chester Council provide responsive and sensitive support at point of need to businesses facing issues related to redundancy or downsizing.

Our Redundancy Action Support Team (RAST) offers redundancy advice and guidance services to employers addressing redundancy issues in Cheshire West & Chester. The wider team comprises professional, private and public sector organisations, whose aim is to increase awareness of the advice available and broker the right support for your business.

For more information visit: Redundancy Support for Businesses


Jobcentre Plus


Jobcentre Plus offers a range of services for employers. You can advertise your vacancies, offer work experience or work trials, get support from local specialists and get involved in mentoring schemes to expand your business network.

For more information on what the Jobcentre Plus can do for you in Cheshire West contact Sarah Backhouse SARAH.BACKHOUSE@DWP.GSI.GOV.UK


Upskilling Workforces Helping Businesses Grow

 If you struggle to recruit people with the right skills to grow your business, we can help you do things differently.

The Skills Support for the Workforce Programme is a free service, created to help small to medium-sized employers turn their business growth plans into reality by upskilling their existing workforce. We work with employers to identify their skills gaps and recommend bespoke training plans which will give their workforce they skills they need to grow the business. And the best bit – we even deliver the training for free.

We’re working with Local Enterprise Partnerships to deliver this support in several areas across the UK. 

To find out whether this service is available in your locality visit: Skills Support for the Workforce Website.


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