Employment services

Get new skills and find the right job


Finding rewarding work isn’t always easy – especially when you’ve been unemployed for a while. But at Renaisi, we help hundreds of people find lasting employment every year. So we know what it takes.

Whether it’s building your confidence, advice with money and debt issues, or just sharpening up your interview skills – our advisers will give you the support you need. And our services are completely free.

Our services are delivered in partnership with:

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Our promise to you

  • We will always treat you with respect, kindness and courtesy
  • Everyone has potential – we’ll work with you to fulfil yours
  • We will never judge you on your employment history, education or abilities
  • We will do all we can to help you find the job that’s right for you
  • We’ll never give up on you

Our programmes


If you join one of our programmes, you’ll get a dedicated adviser. They will listen to you, find out about your needs, and provide support that is tailored to your circumstances to help yoou find the right job. This includes:

  • Access to a wide range of job opportunities
  • Help overcoming barriers such as debt or housing issues
  • Creating a CV that helps you stand out
  • Improving your skills and confidence through a range of training courses
  • Increasing your employability with assisted job search and interview techniques
  • Advice on becoming you own boss through self-employment options

Scroll down to find out more about our programmes.


This provides employment support for people aged 50 and over. It is funded by the Department for Work and Pensions and the European Union via the European Social Fund.

Who’s it for?

People who are unemployed aged 50+ living in Lambeth, Southwark or Wandsworth.

Where can you access it?

Via our South London Centre.

Find out moreCathal Geraghty

Contact Cathal Geraghty:

020 3418 0423

Our partners


Inspiring Families

This provides free employment support to people in who are unemployed and experiencing a family issue or issues. It is funded by the Department of Work and Pensions and the European Union via the European Social Fund.

Who’s it for?

Residents of Hackney, Tower Hamlets, Redbridge, Enfield or Havering who are unemployed and concerned about one of the following:

  • Your health, or that of your partner or children
  • Your children’s school attendance
  • Your children needing or is currently on a Child Protection Plan
  • Domestic violence and abuse
  • Crime or anti-social behaviour in your family
Where can you access it?

Via our East London Centre in Haggerston.

Find out moreAsmara Gebresalase

Contact Asmara Gebreselase:

020 3146 3030


Our partners


Work Programme

This provides support, work experience and training for up to two years to help people find and stay in work. It is funded by the Department for Work and Pensions and the European Union via the European Social Fund.

Who’s it for?
  • People receiving Job Seekers Allowance (JSA) who have been unemployed for three months or more
  • People receiving Employment and Support Allowance (ESA)
Where can you access it?

We provide the Work Programme via our East, West and South London centres.

Find out more

Contact Jim Cotterell:

020 811 1000

Our partners

MAXIMUS and Shaw Trust

Southwark Works

This provides free employment advice and training to people in Southwark.

Who’s it for?

Southwark residents who have been employed for 12 months or more.

Where can you access it?

Via our South London Centre.

Find out more

Contact Monique Gardiner:

020 8811 1005


Our partners

Southwark Council

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Our centres


We have three employment and training centres across London: in Lambeth, Acton and Hackney. Each one is equipped with IT facilities, refreshment stations, break-out areas and training venues.

West London Centre

Unit 6, Morris House, Swainson Road, London, W3 7UP
Phone: 020  8811 1000

East London Centre

Second floor, Haggerston Community Centre, 8 Lovelace Street, London, E8 4FF
Phone: 020 3146 3030

South London Centre

Unit 13, The Stableyard, Broomgrove Road, London, SW9 9TL
Phone: 020 3418 0420

Your questions answered


Are your services free?

Our services are free to most people. If you’re not sure if you’re eligible, get in touch.

What support will I get to find a job?

You’ll get a dedicated adviser who’ll be with you at every step on your journey into work. As well as identifying any training needs you might have – including literacy and numeracy, self-employment or confidence-building – they’ll assist you with housing and benefit issues, help you write your CV, get prepared for interview and help you find vacancies. You’ll also be able use our computers to search for jobs.

What happens when I find a job?

Our support doesn’t end there. Once you start work, your adviser will keep in touch with you regularly to provide any help you might need. This includes advice on applying for in-work and housing benefit and managing your money.

What kinds of jobs can I get?

We’ve helped people into hundred of different jobs. These include sales and customer services roles in national retailers, such as TK Maxx, careers in construction, cleaning, catering and administration. We’ve also helped people set up their own businesses – including in catering and painting and decorating.

I want to use your services! How do I get started?

Contact us today!

What do people say about us?

“I’m very happy Monique has helped me find a job and say a big thank you for what she has done for me”

Claire, West London

“I just wanted to say how supportive the staff at Renaisi have been in difficult times of long-term unemployment. The staff have been friendly and supportive in all that they do”

Kevin, West London

“Friendly, helpful and informative staff. Secured me a job at M & S and also Game Ltd. I had not been employed for 7 years prior to this. Will defo come in again if unemployed”

Customer, East London

“Excellent services. Friendly staff. Excellent access to PCs. Peaceful environment”

Zion, East London

“Your staff work really hard and should be credited and rewarded for showing empathy and understanding”

Customer, South London

“Just to say thank you to Mo and the team. Very supportive and helpful service, friendly staff, warm atmosphere. Thank you”

Customer, South London

Contact us


You can get in touch with us at the following details below or by filling in the form below.

Email: employment@renaisi.com

Phone: 020 7033 2629