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About Newham Workplace

Newham Workplace was developed to make sure local people benefit from local regeneration.

We are committed to helping employers find the right local people to work for them and to support local people who want those jobs.​​

Newham Workplace

How we can help you

Based in Stratford, we are a one stop shop where Newham residents can receive advice about their employment options and where employers across London can place their vacancies to recruit quality staff. We also offer advice on training and  guidance about starting up a business.

Workplace offers a comprehensive service to support the needs of local people. In addition to employment support, we also offer support that range from housing benefit and debt advice, supported employment (a team that supports candidates who may have a physical or learning disability) and a specialised young persons team.  
Since launching in May 2007 Workplace has filled more than 30,000 vacancies with Newham residents, and helped more than 900 businesses fill their vacancies.
The Workplace team are experts in their field. We understand the needs of our customers, whether you are an employer or a jobseeker.

To check out our latest jobs and training courses on offer, follow us on Twitter @NewhamWorkplace​.

Newham Workplace in numbers

We have helped:
  • 30,393 residents into jobs between 2007 and March 2016
  • 16,837 residents into training between 2007 and March 2016

Breakdown of job placements according to sector

​Job sector
2011/12​ 2012/13​ 2013/14​ 2014/15​ ​2015/16
​Construction ​683 ​434 ​562 ​319 ​294
​Retail ​1769 ​1135 ​1041 ​1179 ​1161
​Hospitality, leisure and tourism
​1192 ​1373 ​1069 ​702 ​849
​Office and admin
​240 ​304 ​275 ​303 ​353
​Health and social care
​338 ​292 ​426 ​281 ​278
​Security ​314 ​675 ​273 ​269 ​295
​Finance and business services
​135 ​167 ​260 ​235 ​292
​Public sector
​107 ​166 ​203 ​261 ​306
​Other ​109 ​120 ​178 ​21 ​56
Transport and distribution ​75 ​403 ​97 ​83 ​147
​Manufacturing ​80 ​57 ​75 ​88 ​64
​Wholesale ​6 ​0 ​2 ​0 ​0
​Media and creative services
​21 ​21 ​17 ​37 ​21
​Green economy
​9 ​13 ​14 ​0 ​0
​TOTAL 5,078 5,160 4,492 3,778​ ​4,116

​Workplace Roadshow events 2018

Are you a Newham resident looking for a job? 

Are you currently in work and thinking of seeking new employment?

 Would you like to gain some extra training that will help you into employment?

If so, Newham Workplace really want to meet you! 

Workplace will be out and about in the borough on the following dates, visit the Workplace marquee to see what vacancies are available and what the service can offer you.
​​Date and time ​Location
18 June, 12-4pm​ East Ham Library​
​​19 June, 12-4pm ​Stratford Mall
20 June, 12-4pm ​Canning Town Library
​21 June, 12-4pm ​Green Street Market
​22 June, 12-4pm ​Beckton Asda
​23 June, 11am-3pm ​Plaistow Park
25 June, 12-4pm ​Manor Park Library
​26 June, 12-4pm ​Forest Gate Library
27 June, 12-4pm ​Pilgrims Way (East Ham)
For further details email the Workplace engagement team
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Contact us

  • Newham Workplace
    112-118 The Grove
    E15 1NS

    Open Mon - Fri
    Registration 9am - 4.30pm

    020 3373 1101

    Email us