You have a better chance of finding a job to suit you if you expand your job search and look in a variety of different places.Below are examples of places you can look for jobs, voluntary work or work preparation programmes.
Job search websites
The websites listed below show vacancies in many different employment sectors. Ask our job club staff for guidance to help you navigate these sites most effectively.
Jobs in Jersey (Gov.je)
Jersey Evening Post Recruitment
Bailiwick Express Jobs
Jersey Insight Jobs
Facebook can also be a great place to look for local jobs. To find recent posts, type 'Jobs Jersey' into the search bar and 'Like' the pages that advertise jobs that match your area of interest and skill set.
Apply for Jobs Directly
Many companies advertise current vacancies on their website, so make sure you check company websites as well as the links above. Here are some examples of recruitment pages on local retailers' websites:
Sandpiper - opportunities across various stores including M&S, George, Iceland and more
Waitrose - food retail career opportunities in Jersey
Channel Islands Co-operative - grocery and home product retail careers
Next - careers within one of Jersey's larger clothing and homeware stores
Superdrug - one of the UK's larger health and beauty retailers
New Look - work for a global fashion retailer on Jersey's high street
B&Q - careers in home improvement & DIY retail
Recruitment agencies usually specialise in specific job sectors and are a great way of looking for permanent or temporary work. You can look at vacancies online, but will need to register with an agency to apply for any roles advertised on their website; to do this click on the pictures below.
Your Employment Coordinator can assist you to register with an agency and help you navigate the jobs advertised.
Voluntary work is a great way to develop existing skills and learn new ones. It can also help you work out what you enjoy doing, as well as giving something back to the community. Check out current voluntary opportunities on the websites below, or speak to your Employment Coordinator to help find a role suited to your skills and interests:
Association of Jersey Charities
You could also look at the following websites, as well as many other local charity websites, for more specific voluntary work:
There are many other volunteer opportunities in Jersey that could fit with your area of interest. If you need any help researching different charities, please speak to your Employment Coordinator.
The Prince's Trust
The Prince's Trust run a variety of short courses that are available to any young person aged 16 - 25 years who is not in employment or education. The programmes vary in length from 1 - 12 weeks and are designed to help you to gain relevant life or employment skills, encourage you to build your confidence and team work skills, gain a qualification and have fun. To find out more about the programmes on offer you can visit the Youth Enquiry Service employment pages or Gov.je below. If you need any more help, speak to your Employment Coordinator.
YES Prince's Trust Programme Details
Government of Jersey - Prince's Trust