Greater Manchester

Supporting communities across Greater Manchester

Intensive Personalised Employment Support (IPES) 

IPES is a bespoke programme tailored to the needs of the participant. The aim is to support them into employment focusing on their strengths, skills and abilities. The programme is designed to support individuals with disability; as well as other complex barriers. We will provide support via consistent contact and intensive support throughout the participant’s journey. IPES offers a holistic approach, with robust in-work support planning too.

For more information about the programme, please contact us on 0151 556 9250 / 07901239515 or email

Recovery Works

Recovery Works is a charity which helps to improve the lives of some of the most vulnerable people in society. We offer personalised support to over 1000 people per year, helping them to recover from addiction, improve their physical and mental wellbeing as well as secure sustainable employment.

In Manchester, we have staff based within CGL treatment services working with people with multiple complex barriers such as addiction, mental health, homelessness. Our staff work in partnership with substance misuse services to help people retrain, study, volunteer or find work as a foundation of their recovery.

For more information or to find support, please contact us on 0161 228 1111, or email us at

Fully Funded Adult Courses

We have a variety of adult courses available to Manchester residents aged 19+ across a range of industry sectors to help address skills gaps.

We deliver courses in the following sectors:

  • Retail
  • Hospitality
  • Care
  • Facilities
  • Warehousing & Storage
  • Contact Centre

Aspire Recruitment

Our range of services are here to help support your job aspirations. We understand that everyone is different which is why our team develop tailored plans to meet your individual needs and overcome any barriers to employment you may have. 

Tourism and Hospitality Talent Hub

We are here to offer full employment support, career advice and guidance for all individuals who are already working in the hospitality, leisure or tourism sector and those looking to begin their journey within the industry.

Restart Scheme

We deliver the Restart Scheme across the North of England on behalf of the Department for Work and Pensions. It is a government Scheme providing up to 12 months of enhanced support to help you find a job in your local area. It's designed to break down any employment barriers that could be holding you back from finding work.

Pre-recruitment Training

We deliver sustainable employment that saves your business time and money by connecting you to pre-trained individuals who can help the business grow



Skills Support for the Workforce

Would you like fully-funded support to boost skills in your business? Skills Support for the Workforce will help you to upskill your staff through bespoke support and training. Our flexible approach to delivery will enable you to enhance staff productivity, increase morale and improve staff retention. We operate across the country, in Greater Manchester, Sheffield City Region and Lancashire.

Salford Employ Health and Social Care Pathway

Live in Salford and considering a career in health and social care? Salford Employ can help you gain the skills and knowledge needed to work in this rewarding sector.