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Giving local people the knowledge and independence to create better lives for themselves and their communities through employment.

We know everyone is different, that's why we provide a local service, tailored around you and your needs.

We work with a range of people throughout Central London including health professionals, employment specialists and local community organisations to create a support package to help you find the right job, at the right time.

Central London Works is our name for the Central London Work and Health Programme.

Central London Works is designed to help central London residents who have been unemployed for a long time, as well as people with health conditions, into work.

Christmas opening hours

Our offices will be closed between the 24th December 2021 and 3rd January 2022. We will be open as normal from the 4th January 2022 onwards. We are providing emergency cover only during this period, please only contact the below numbers if you have an urgent enquiry:

 

25th December – 07540 181091

26th December – 07540 181091

27th December – 07715 179099

28th December – 07715 179099

29th December - 07711 963 478

30th December - 07711 963 478

31st December – 07823 526823

1st January – 07823 526823

2nd January - 07760 986215

3rd January - 07760 986215

Our Services in your Community

Flexible approach

Flexible
approach

Local to you

Local
to you

Tailored to you

Tailored
to you

Easy to access support

Easy to access
support

What will you get out of Central London Works?

 

Caseworker

Your dedicated employment specialist will help you move into work at your pace. They can also offer support for skills, health, housing and local government services.

Online support

Access to a digital service that allows you to do things your way. Accessible 24/7, you can schedule your own appointments at a time and date that suits you, join online courses that you know will benefit you, and look for jobs that match your skills.

Wellbeing

Physical and mental health support, not just from our in-house qualified professionals, but from local community and partner organisations, ensuring that you have access to a range of wellbeing support that best suits your needs.

Local community links

If we don’t specialise in it we will find you someone who does. Our local partnerships mean that we can put you in touch with the right people or work with your current support network to ensure you get an all-round service.

Support while in work

You will continue to have access to skills training and health & wellbeing support, as well as the ability to seek guidance and advice from your Caseworker and specialist organisations in your local community.

Flexible and easy to access service

Join us in one of our friendly, open office spaces or meet somewhere that you feel comfortable such as a coffee shop, community centre or maybe even your local library. We can also help plan your journey to and from our appointments and fund your travel.

Free learning

Take part in online health and skills training packages including fit club, back care, sleep and routine, and creating a CV. Or join one of many face-to-face courses supporting you with anything from managing your health condition and how to address it with an employer, to setting up online banking, understanding your strengths and enhancing your IT skills.

Employer relationships

You will have access to vacancies with local and national employers, who we can work with to explain your individual situation and help the employer make the right adjustments to job opportunities to support your circumstances.

Get Involved

If you haven’t yet joined Central London Works you can follow these simple steps to get involved:

Step 1

Step 1

Speak to your Jobcentre Plus (JCP) Work Coach about the programme to see if it is right for you.

Step 2

Step 2

If you are successfully referred you will be contacted within 48 hours to arrange an appointment.

Step 3

Step 3

You will meet with your dedicated Caseworker and talk about your personal circumstances, your health conditions or disability, and chat about your hopes for the future. The more your Caseworker knows about you the better support they can provide.

Step 4

Step 4

Your Caseworker will coordinate everything for you, from recommending group workshops to arranging one-to-one support from our qualified health professionals. They can also offer support for skills, health, housing and local government services. In-work support will also be provided as and when you feel ready to move into work.

Helping People

Who We Are

Central London Works is delivered in Camden, the City of London, Hackney, Haringey, Islington, Kensington and Chelsea, Lambeth, Lewisham, Southwark, Tower Hamlets, Wandsworth and Westminster. It is delivered by Ingeus alongside a range of partners:

Ingeus

Ingeus makes sure people have the skills, support and behaviours to get jobs, gain independence and become productive employees.

Get Set

Get Set UK is a people services provider that supports people to gain skills, find employment and enhance their career prospects.

Leonard Cheshire

Leonard Cheshire Disability is a charity making a difference to disabled people’s lives by supporting them to develop skills through employment, volunteering and digital inclusion projects.

Bromley by Bow Centre

The Bromley by Bow Centre is pioneering charity that has an extensive neighbourhood hub and supports people with a wide variety of integrated services based in their individual needs.

Our Locations

Should you be successfully referred by your JCP Work Coach you will join the programme nearest where you live. You will be informed of which office this is when you are contacted to arrange your first appointment.

You can see our locations below:

Brixton Castle

Ingeus

2-6 Atlantic Rd, 
London, 
SW9 8HY

Monday-Friday 9-5.00pm

HACKNEY

Ingeus

Eagle Business Centre
167 City Road
Suite G01
(Entrance in Britannia Walk)
EC1V 1AW

Monday-Friday 9-5.30pm

Tel: 020 8618 0071

HARINGEY

Ingeus

214-218 High Road
Tottenham
N15 4NP

Monday and Friday: 9-5.30pm

LAMBETH

Leonard Cheshire

Leonard Cheshire
66 South Lambeth Road
SW8 1RL

Monday-Friday 9-5pm

Tel: 020 3242 0200

SOUTHWARK

Ingeus

Ink Works Court
3 Bell Yard Mews
SE1 3UX

Monday-Friday 9-5.30pm

TOWER HAMLETS

Bromley by Bow Centre

St Leonards Street
London
E3 3BT

If you haven’t been referred to Central London Works, please speak to your JCP Work Coach at your next appointment.

You need a JCP referral to join the programme.