Refugee Employment Advice and Support Service London - Refugee Council

Refugee Employment Advice and Support Service London

Our information, advice and guidance service supports refugees nationwide, with a focus on Greater London, in accessing appropriate training and employment opportunities.


What we offer

  • Expert information, advice and guidance on training and employment
  • “Action Planning” sessions to discuss your career aspirations and options
  • Step-by-step support to achieve your goals
  • Foundation and advanced employability training
  • Assistance to access volunteering and work placements
  • Assistance to access job opportunities

Who it's for

You can access this service if you:

  • Have refugee status, humanitarian protection as a result of asylum, or a Refugee Family Reunion visa
  • Have minimum English (Entry Level 3 or equivalent)
  • Have basic IT skills (Entry Level 2 or equivalent)
  • Are actively looking for work or pursuing a professional career and willing to participate in project activities and job interviews, training and other related activities

How to access this service

Finding work in a new country can be difficult and confusing so we are here to help get you started. Our specialist advisers will talk to you about your career interests and support you to achieve your goals. We are here to help you on your journey. So that we can offer you the best support, please contact us at and we will get in touch. Please note if you are already registered with the Refugee Council, you can contact your adviser or case worker. You can also find out more about our different services here on our website. When you contact us, we will:

  • Contact you to talk about your situation and what you would like to achieve
  • Ask an employment advisor to speak with you if we have a service that you can benefit from
  • Look to connect you to other organisations which help refugees if we don’t have any suitable support
  • Add you to our mailing list so you will be receiving regular updates on training and employment opportunities UK-wide

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