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Douglas was unsure about work and his future until the University of Manchester Hospitality Academy took him in the right direction

Douglas, 51, Manchester. Douglas was a Carer for a while before his patient passed away, so he was out of work for 15 months before securing the opportunity in the University Of Manchester as a Building Attendant, through the University of Manchester’s House Services Academy. After being made redundant and to fill a gap whilst […]

After 9 years of being unemployed, Chris is working again!

Christopher, 59, Manchester. Christopher had been unemployed for 9 years before starting the University of Manchester House Services Academy. He describes his previous job searches as relentless and fruitless. When asked about his journey into secure work Chris said; “I felt apprehensive as I have been on courses with promises of work before and then […]

The University of Manchester Hospitality Academy is back!

In conjunction with Verve People, the University of Manchester Hospitality Academy will be recruiting for bar, restaurant and hotel job vacancies in Manchester, throughout November and December. If you are looking for an opportunity to enhance your CV, or earn some money for Christmas, then this is an ideal opportunity for you. There are a […]

The Works is recruiting for Amazon

If you are looking for an opportunity to enhance your CV, or earn some money for Christmas, Amazon sites in Manchester (Airport) and Warrington are currently recruiting for Warehouse Operatives to start in November, and December, for a minimum of 8 weeks work over the Christmas Period, and beyond. The jobs will be full time, […]

Care information and recruitment day at The Works

On Monday 6th November Creative Support will be holding an information and recruitment afternoon at The Works, to speak to people who are interested in a career in care. They will be giving information on training, skills and jobs that they currently have available, and answering any questions that people may have relating to working in the […]

inews.co.uk reports about John and Frezghi and says Manchester employers have a duty to help homeless people find work

Two formerly homeless men are celebrating after finding work with the University of Manchester, as it honours its pledge to the city’s Homelessness Charter. Frezghi Teklemichael (29), arrived in the UK as an asylum seeker from Eritrea, where he had previously worked as a teacher. Following a successful application for asylum, he became homeless after […]

Our University of Manchester Construction Academy is back!

THE UNIVERSITY OF MANCHESTER – CONSTRUCTION ACADEMY We will be launching our next Construction Academy this month, and the new academy will feature a 2 week training course, a CSCS test and card followed by a 4 week work placement with one of the University of Manchester’s main construction partners. After successful completion of the course […]

The Duke & Duchess of Cambridge visit The University of Manchester – and plant a time capsule on the site of the Manchester Engineering Campus Development (MECD)

Due to open in 2020, MECD is one of the single largest construction projects ever undertaken by a higher education institution in the United Kingdom. MECD, which is under construction by Balfour Beatty, will be home to four engineering schools and two research institutes, comprising 1,300 staff and 7,000 students. The University is committed to […]

Winners of the Guardian Sustainable Business Award 2016!

We’re very pleased to announce that The University of Manchester & The Works are the winners of the Guardian Sustainable Business Award 2016. Follow the links below to find out more: http://www.theguardian.com/sustainable-business/2016/may/27/winners-guardian-sustainable-business-awards-2016 http://www.staffnet.manchester.ac.uk/news/display/?id=16556

The Works Nominated For Awards

The Works has been nominated for the Guardian Sustainable Business Awards, and the Skills for Business Awards 2016. We have reached the final stage in both nominations. Keep watching this page for our updates!