Support for adults

Support for adults

Support for adults

Are you currently unemployed and need help to get back into work?

Whether you are long term unemployed, got a health condition or recently come out of work there is lots of wrap around support to get you back on that right pathway to re-training, upskilling yourself or getting a job. Here’s a guide to the help available in Bolton.


Ingeus – work and health programme

The Ingeus Work and Health Programme is a 15-month programme that aims to help people who have a diagnosed health condition or are currently experiencing symptoms of a health condition such as low mood or anxiety  back into sustainable employment.

You will be allocated a a dedicated member of our team who you will meet with face to face every two weeks in our office in Bolton town centre (travel to and from appointment will be reimbursed). It is a personal and tailored service, and you will receive support from employment specialists, health professionals and community organisations.

We can help you with:

  • Job searching and applications
  • CV building
  • Training courses
  • Gaining qualifications
  • Interview skills and techniques
  • Confidence building
  • Better health management support
  • Up to 6 months in-work support


Aged 18+

Currently unemployed

Have the right to live and work in the UK

Motivated to engage with support and find work

Find out more here


The Workshop, Bolton Council 

Bolton council's workshop provides free support to help local residents find sustainable, long term employment. We also offer help and support with skills, qualifications, and work experience. We are a highly motivated team who will work hard to help you achieve your goals. If you are a young person, unemployed or need to update your skills to find work we would love to hear from you and support you on your skills and work journey.


What can the Restart scheme do for me?

If you are currently unemployed you will work with a dedicated member of our team to get you ready and into work within 12months. We will give you support to access local job opportunities, training and wider support to help you will money advice, training and any other barriers you have to seeking employment.

We can help you with:

  • Job searching and applications
  • CV building
  • Training courses
  • Gaining qualifications
  • Interview skills and techniques

Visit the Workshop website 


Best Choices, Bolton Council 

Best Choices provides mental health and learning disability services for people who are over the age of 16 and live in Bolton. They provide services to support people with mental health and learning needs.

Mental health services

Best Choices is a recovery-focused service

  • Supporting you to access community, leisure, voluntary or employment opportunities
  • Promoting well-being, self-esteem, confidence, choice and independence
  • Working with you to explore, identify and achieve your personal goals

Our service is built around group and one-to-one support based on your individual needs and interests.

Find out more here


Learning disability services

We help people with a learning disability find a paid job.

We can help you wit

  • Thinking about what job you would like to do
  • Finding job adverts
  • Writing application forms, covering letters and CVs
  • Finding out what training you need
  • Practising job interviews
  • How to travel to your job
  • Making sure everything is going well by talking to you and your employer

Find our more here 


Bolton at Home  - Employment and Enterprise support

Staff at the Bolton at Home Employment and Enterprise Team offer a range of services to help you gain the skills, confidence and motivation to get back into work.

Helping people get back into work is linked to one of our objectives as a responsible housing provider: 'Supporting our customers to be more independent and our communities to be more sustainable'.

The programme includes:


Employment support at UCAN centres

We offer support with application forms, online job searching, CVs, IT training, one-to-one guidance and debt and money advice.

To find your nearest UCAN centre visit the Bolton at Home website.


A varied training programme 

Visit the Bolton at Home website to find out what courses they currently offer. 


  • Adult Work Experience Placements
  • In work support
  • Working Wardrobe
  • Training grants
  • Guides to CVs
  • Preparing for your interview

Visit the Bolton at Work Facebook page to find out about latest job vacancies in Bolton


Volunteer in Bolton

Volunteering allows people to make a positive contribution to their local community, connect with those around them and make a real difference in society. Not only that, it can also improve your own physical and mental health too! Volunteering is also a great way to find out whether you would enjoy working in a particular organisation and is a great addition to any CV.

The Lets Keep Bolton Moving website has some great ideas to get you started on your volunteering journey. Visit the website to find out about the opportunities available. 



Support into work 

Support into work