ESF-Settling In Project

Settling-In Community Grant is funded by the European Social Fund (ESF) and managed by Groundwork. Settling-In project provides a combination of one-to-one information, advice and guidance (IAG), Basic skills support, employability support, sector-focused training, work experience placements, active job search and job brokerage service to support beneficiaries into sustainable employment.

Settling-In Project responds to the needs of the Unemployed and Economically inactive participants within the following Boroughs below to access skills development training geared towards gaining employment opportunities.

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Barking & Dagenham, Bexley, Bromley, Enfield, Greenwich, Havering, Newham, Redbridge, Waltham Forest

Settling-In is a funded programme by the European Social Fund.


Aged 16+ living in the above mentioned boroughs.

You must have completed Initial Assessment and IAG with us

  • Claiming Job seekers Allowance
  • Claiming Employment and Support Allowance (ESA)
  • Claiming Universal Credit
  • Claiming Incapacity Benefit Allowance
  • Unemployed and NOT claiming any of the above benefits


The project seeks to address the soft skills, training and employment challenges faced by economically inactive and unemployed participants. Eligible participants will benefit from advice and guidance to build on the skills you already have and take the right steps to find a job or training

  • 1-2-1 support from qualified and experienced IAG advisors
  • CV support and Advice
  • Online Job Search with Confidence building/Interview techniques tips
  • Sector Focused Training
  • Work placements/Volunteering Opportunity
  • Employer Engagement Officers finding you the best job opportunities
  • Mentoring

Training Support

  • Employability Support (CV Development, Interview Techniques, Personal Development, Job Search and Job Brokerage)
  • ESOL and Basic Skills (ICT, English and Maths)
  • Health & Safety
  • Administration and Customer Skills
  • Health and Social Care Skills
  • Children and Young Person Workforce Skills


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    Grade A-C in English (or equivalent)

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