Despite a very challenging few months, many Knowsley companies are continuing to recruit into key positions.

In addition, support is also available through the Knowsley Works team to help you to develop your CV, prepare for an interview and access the job vacancies available. The team can also support you to retrain or seek qualifications to support your career ambitions.

More than 40 opportunities are available to 16-24 year old residents through the Knowsley Apprentice Scheme. There’s still time to apply – the closing date is 10 August. Find out more on the council’s website. Further apprenticeship opportunities are also available through Knowsley Community College.

Partners that make up the Knowsley Better Together Board are also recruiting.  These include:

Knowsley Council – with opportunities in social care, education, cleaning and catering. For the latest vacancies, visit the council’s website.

Merseyside Police – vacancies currently exist for a social media officer, intelligence researcher and occupational health nurse. Find out more on Merseyside Police’s website.

Livv Housing Group – the latest vacancies are available on Livv Housing Group’s website.

Liverpool City Region Combined Authority – latest vacancies are available on the LCRCA website. More information around employment support and advice available to Liverpool City Region residents can be found here.

For help and support through Knowsley Works on employment and training opportunities, call the team on 0151 443 5010.

Cllr Tony Brennan, Cabinet Member for Regeneration and Economic Development, said “I know that many of our residents have been affected by Covid-19, whether they are business owners, member of staff that has been furloughed or worse still, made redundant. There is a range of support in Knowsley to help you to find alternative employment or learn a new skill. We all have a part to play in building a stronger and healthier Knowsley. If you have a vacancy, our Knowsley Works team could help you to fill it. If you’re looking for a job, our Knowsley Works team can help prepare you for employment.”