Directory (N-Z)

National Careers Service

The National Careers Service is a free service which encourages and inspires people at every stage of their working life, right from those joining the world of work for the first time. Through online tools, webchats, and telephone appointments, NCS helps people to improve their job prospects and take control of their careers and working lives.

Tel: 0800 100 900


NHS, Sheffield Teaching Hospitals
Sheffield Teaching Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust RGB BLUE

Sheffield Teaching Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust manages the city’s five NHS adult hospitals:  Northern General Hospital, Royal Hallamshire Hospital, Jessop Wing, Weston Park Hospital and Charles Clifford Dental Hospital. The trust provides around one million appointments and operations every year, offering almost all treatments available on the NHS.


Opportunity Sheffield OpShef logo

Opportunity Sheffield is the employment and skills service within Sheffield City Council.  It helps create job opportunities and break down barriers to employment, and support local businesses in growing and developing a skilled workforce.

Email:           Tel:   0114 2296 168



PET-Xi Training PET-XI

PET-Xi is a training specialist whose teams work to make a difference to people’s lives, inspiring candidates with engaging and positive learning experiences designed to help school students to achieve their target grades, jobseekers to get back into employment or those in business to upskill and progress with their goals.

Email:     Tel:    0114 3034 176


Portland Training  Portland Training

Portland Training offers a variety of courses that we can bespoke to suit your learning needs. The organisation has dedicated trainers and assessors that will provide you with on-going information, advice and guidance to ensure you achieve your goal.

Email:      Tel:     0114 205 551


Prince’s Trust, The    Prince's Trust

The Prince’s Trust is a charity in the United Kingdom founded in 1976 by Charles, Prince of Wales to, help vulnerable young people get their lives on track. It supports 11 to 30 year-old who are unemployed and those struggling at school and at risk of exclusion.

Tel:      0800 842 842       


Prospects Services

Adult Careers Advice South Yorkshire, part of Shaw Trust

Prospects provides careers advice to adults in Sheffield, Barnsley, Rotherham and Doncaster, supporting customers in their search for employment, training and career options. The service offers advice on how to update CVs, redundancy support, training opportunities, interview preparation and career planning.

Tel: 0114 2799760 



Realise provides first-class skills, education, and employment services. Realise has been a trusted training and apprenticeship provider for over 30 years. Expert training is available in a variety of sectors such as:

  • Health & Social Care
  • Hairdressing & Barbering
  • Childcare & Education
  • Passenger Transport
  • Human Resources
  • Learning & Development
  • Business Administration
  • Management


REED is a specialist provider of permanent, contract, temporary and outsourced recruitment solutions, IT and HR consulting. Assisting jobseekers and employers since 1960, REED’s global expertise spans Europe, the Middle East and Asia Pacific. 

Tel:    0114 228 8901     


Roundabout Homeless Charity  Roundabout

Roundabout is Sheffield’s youth homeless charity providing shelter, support and life skills to young people aged 16-24 who are homeless or at risk of homelessness. The charity first opened its doors to young homeless people in Sheffield in 1977.

Tel:     0114 253 6789     



SAYiT provides support and social opportunities for young people aged 12-25 who are lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, or affected by HIV. Its range of groups provide expert practical advice, emotional support and social opportunities for those who need them – no questions asked

Email:        Tel:    0114 241 2728


Seetec  Seetec

Originally founded as a registered charity to deliver IT training to unemployed people in the local community, Seetec has developed services to meet customer needs across the skills, employment, justice and health sectors. It aims to provide opportunities and support to people from all walks of life.

Email:     Tel:    0845 33 06 573


Sheaf Specialist Vocational College

High Needs Offer  Sheaf Training

Sheaf Training (part of Sheffield City Council) is a post-16 training provider which specialises in offering mainstream vocational provision and individualised programmes to students with an Education, Health and Care Plan (EHCP). Special Educational Needs (SEND) provision at Sheaf works with young people and their families to create an appropriate bespoke timetable to help achieve the outcomes in their EHCP and prepare them for adulthood.

Email:      Tel:      0114 403 1007


SAVTE                 SAVTE

Sheffield Association for the Voluntary Teaching of English (SAVTE) is a charity that provides English Language Support to people in Sheffield who cannot go to an English class. Language volunteers help learners in their communities or in their homes.

Email:      Tel:    0114 2536 644


Sheffield College, The  ShefCol

The Sheffield College is a general further education college with a mission to transform individuals’ lives through learning. It supports students in getting the qualifications and skills they need to go further in employment, careers, apprenticeships, further training and university level courses.

Email:      Tel:    0114 260 2600


Sheffield FoyerFOYER

The Foyer Federation transforms opportunities for young people experiencing homelessness. It operates through a network of over 70 accredited learning and accommodation centres known as ‘Foyers’, which provide accommodation, personal development, and employability support in a safe, nurturing environment.

Tel:      0114 289 5600       


Sheffield Futures  Sheffield Futures

Sheffield Futures offers a range of services aimed at young people to help them with every aspect of their lives. The charity supports them in schools and youth clubs and offers a helping hand when times are hard. 

Email:         Tel:      0114 201 2800


Sheffield Hallam UniversityHallam Uni

Sheffield Hallam University’s Schools and Community Outreach service aims to provide additional and targeted support to key vulnerable groups to increase progression to Higher Education. It works collaboratively with The University of Sheffield and HEPP to achieve our aims.

Tel:    0114 225 5555     


Sheffield Mencap  Mencap

Sheffield Mencap and Gateway provides support for over 300 adults and children with learning disabilities and their families and carers in Sheffield. The charity’s vision is that all people with a learning disability and their carers feel valued, included and respected, and are supported to achieve their full potential.

Email:          Tel:    0114 276 775


Sheffield Skills Academy

Originally built and developed by Henry Boot in the 1970’s to train and develop their own site staff in disciplines including brickwork, roofing, carpentry and joinery and painting and decorating, Sheffield Skills Academy has – over the years – trained hundreds if not thousands of individuals in construction trades.

Enquiry form:


Sheffield Theatres 

Sheffield Theatres is a theatre complex in Sheffield, South Yorkshire comprising three theatres: the Crucible, the Lyceum and the Crucible Studio. 

Tel:    0114 249 6000


Sheffield United F.C. Community Foundation    Sheffield United Community Foundation

Sheffield United Football Club Community Foundation runs programmes aimed at strengthening self-esteem, developing personal skills, promoting health and wellbeing, improving academic achievement and generally empowering people in the local area. 

Tel:     0114 261 9883


Shelter    Shelter

Shelter helps millions of people every year struggling with bad housing or homelessness through our advice, support and legal services. The charity’s advice and support services across the UK give people one-to-one, personalised help with all of their housing issues.



SOAR is a community regeneration charity that provides a range of services designed to improve a person’s health, well-being and employability. It also developed and manages the Learning Zone, SOAR Works Enterprise Centre and Burngreave Library.

Tel:      0114 213 4065


South Yorkshire Housing Association  SYHA

South Yorkshire Housing Association was formed in 1972 to provide homes for those most in need.

Email:       Tel:     0114 2900 200


Suit Works, TheSuit Works2

The Suit Works is a free service to help unemployed men of all ages to succeed at interview by building confidence and self-esteem through personal styling. Referred clients are given a styling session, a suit, shirt, tie and shoes and – if needed – an interview skills training session.

Email:        Tel:    07468 464776


T3 Training & Development

Barnsley-based T3 Training & Development is a national training provider offering a variety of apprenticeship programmes including Design & Draughting, Digital Construction/Engineering, Project Controls, Civil Engineering, Surveying, Steel Fixing plus Business apprenticeships including Assessor Coach. The provider also offers short courses and online virtual learning courses aimed at the Architectural, Engineering & Construction sectors and delivered by industry experts.

Email:           Tel:    01226 610201


The Growth Company  The Growth Company

The Growth Company is a not-for-profit, commercially driven organisation dedicated to economic development, inward investment, skills, employment and enterprise. The organisation boosts the skills of employers and young people, helps adults to overcome barriers to employment and creates the entrepreneurs and leaders of the future.

 Tel: 07407 460987 Email:


The Source  The Source

The Source delivers a variety of training programmes including 16 to 18 Traineeships and Steps to Work for unemployed people looking to get back into work, as well as apprenticeships and training for business.

Email:      Tel:    0114 2635619

Total Training Provision

Total Training Provision offers learning, training and development incorporating IAG with potential progression into work, through fully funded online Short Courses, Employability programmes, Apprenticeships and Traineeships delivered at its vocational centre, ‘The CoVE’. The organisation also supports individuals through its youth justice provision Forging Ahead in partnership with South Yorkshire Police and the Probation Service.


Tel: 0800 038 5666

University of Sheffield, The  University of Sheffield

The University of Sheffield’s Outreach and Widening Participation Service provides specific support for students who are care leavers, young adult carers, estranged from family, or disabled. It also supports people entering university as a mature student.

Email contacts list:       


Voluntary Action Sheffield (VAS) VAS

VAS works to improve the quality of life for all of Sheffield’s communities by supporting voluntary and community action in the city. It enables organisations to improve their effectiveness through the provision of specialist services.

Email:      Tel:     0114 253 6600


Volunteer Centre SheffieldVolunteer Centre

Volunteer Centre Sheffield (part of VAS) provides information, advice and support to people who would like to volunteer or find out more about volunteering, to organisations who use or want to involve volunteers, and to employers who are supporting their employees to volunteer.

Email:          Tel:    0114 253 6649


Wise Ability    Wise Ability

WISE Ability helps employers find the right staff, and jobseekers to find meaningful work via employment, training, mental health services and other support services. The charity’s employment services are cost-free to eligible jobseekers and employers.

Email:        Tel:    0114 276 8004


Woodhouse & District Community Forum

The forum aims to bring about positive change in the Woodhouse community. The employment of Community Learning Champions, a Health Trainer, a Healthy Activities Co-ordinator and more has built up an engagement programme covering area such as training, community audits and community health and well-being projects.

Email: Tel: 0114 2690222



Yes2Ventures provides employment and training opportunities for people who find it hard to find and keep a job. These opportunities include  manufacturing and food preparation workshops, confidence-building sessions in circus skills and paper crafts, and a job and course-finding detective agency!  

Email:          Tel:  07904 586 584


Zest  Zest Community

Zest provides a healthy living centre delivering responsive services to tackle local inequalities, including health and wellbeing, employment and skills, and sport, leisure and recreation. The charity strives to foster communities where everyone feels welcomed, valued and involved.

Tel:     0114 2702042   (Zest for Work)