About Us


We work in close partnership with some of the largest employers in the city. Full-time, part-time and term-time only positions are available in administrative and secretarial work, retail, catering, cleaning, construction and IT. We’ll help you find the right job for you based on your skills and experience, and will support you through the application process. Contact us to find out what vacancies are currently available.

Our in-house agency Aspire Recruitment is an award-winning agency which has been matching people to businesses for over 10 years. The University and other employers works with Aspire to find local people for its temporary and permanent vacancies. Aspire will work with you to ensure that your CV really stand out and that you are confident in interviews, giving you the best possible opportunity of achieving your goals and securing employment.


More About The Partnershp
The University of Manchester – The University of Manchester has a rich and proud heritage dating back to 1824. We are the birthplace of many discoveries which have had a major impact on society including the development of the first modern computer, the splitting of the atom by Rutherford, and more recently, the discovery and development of Graphene. Twenty-five Nobel Laureates have worked at the University, with three currently on our staff. Our pioneering track record mirrors the proud heritage of our city which was the birthplace of the Industrial Revolution, the suffragette movement and the worldwide cooperative movement. As a major employer, with an 11,000 strong workforce, and as such, is committed to working with local communities providing training and employment opportunities. The University established The Works in 2011 as part of its mission to contribute to sustainable communities.

Manchester Growth Company – Work with partners in the public, private, community and voluntary sectors to deliver services aimed at improving skills and employment opportunities for people across the North West of England. Since 2000 they have supported over 47,000 into work.

National Careers Service – Helps adults to get the advice they need for future skills, careers, work and life choices. We offer a range of information and advice to support people in making the right decisions on a range of learning and work opportunities.

Manchester Adult Education Service (MAES) – We aim to enable adults to improve their lives through first steps learning, helping them to secure and sustain jobs. The Service also supports the well-being of communities through learning for personal and social development. We try to reflect the cultural diversity of Manchester through our inclusive course provision and want all of our learners to achieve their full potential, enjoy their learning, and gain national qualifications where appropriate.

MaxiMel Training – We are specialists in implementing and delivering work-based learning and vocational training. Working in partnership with The Works we deliver a course in Maths and English to support people to build their skills and improve their opportunities for work and life generally. We have more than 20 years of experience in teaching courses to suit the needs of both the individuals and employers.

Manchester Credit Union – Manchester Credit Union is a not-for-profit financial co-operative serving people who live or work in Manchester, Tameside, Trafford, Rochdale, Bury and the High Peak.
You might not have heard of credit unions before but in many parts of the world, including Ireland, the USA and New Zealand, they are very important and successful financial institutions.




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