Members (N-Z)

New Beginnings Project    NB

Volunteer Centre Sheffield’s New Beginnings Project helps Refugees and Asylum Seekers to access support and information on education, volunteering and employment opportunities. The service provides one-to-one support to people looking to build skills and knowledge, meet new people, improve English and secure employment.

Email:      refugee@vas.org.uk

Web:      http://www.sheffieldvolunteercentre.org.uk/new-beginnings-project


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.

Web:    https://www.sth.nhs.uk/contact-us


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:  opportunity@sheffield.gov.uk           Tel:   0114 2296 168

Brochure:    https://teacakeclub.files.wordpress.com/2019/08/opportunity-sheffield-employment-skills-programmes.pdf

Web:     https://www.sheffield.gov.uk/opportunitysheffield


PeoplePlus Academy PeoplePlus

PeoplePlus Sheffield Academy offers pre-employment training and Sector Based Work Academies in conjunction with the DWP. All of the academies offer learners the opportunity to undertake training relevant to vacancies being advertised with a guaranteed job interview on completion of the course. Work experience placements are also available.

Tel:       0114 289 4861     

Web:    http://peopleplus.co.uk/sheffield/


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:   gdrake@pet-xi.co.uk     Tel:    0114 3034 176

Web:      https://www.pet-xi.co.uk/


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:       info@portlandtraining.co.uk      Tel:     0114 205 551

Web:      http://www.portlandtraining.co.uk/


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       

Web:      https://www.princes-trust.org.uk


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 

Web: prospects.co.uk


Reach South Sheffield  Reach South Sheffield

Reach actively champions the social, environmental and economic regeneration of south Sheffield. The charity works primarily in the communities of Gleadless Valley, Lowedges, Batemoor and Jordanthorpe, where people face significant barriers to gaining qualifications and training, securing employment and living a lifestyle that supports physical and mental wellbeing.

Email:     info@gvcf.org.uk    Tel:    0114  265 7093

Web:    http://reachsouthsheffield.org.uk/


REED    REED

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     

Web:    https://www.reed.co.uk/about


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     

Web:      http://www.roundabouthomeless.org/      


SAYiT  SayIT

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:     info@sayit.org.uk        Tel:    0114 241 2728

Web:    https://sayit.org.uk


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:      enquiries@seetec.co.uk     Tel:    0845 33 06 573

Web:      https://www.seetec.co.uk


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:    info@sheaftraining.co.uk      Tel:      0114 403 1007

Web:    http://lifelonglearningandskills.org/our-facilities/training-centres/sheaf-specialist-vocational-college


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:   savte@savte.org.uk      Tel:    0114 2536 644

Web:  http://savte.org.uk/


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:    info@sheffcol.ac.uk      Tel:    0114 260 2600

Web:    http://www.sheffcol.ac.uk/


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       

Web:    https://foyer.net    


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:       enquiries@sheffieldfutures.org.uk         Tel:      0114 201 2800

Web:       https://www.sheffieldfutures.org.uk


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     

Web:      https://www.shu.ac.uk/about-us/schools-and-community-outreach


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:        mencapoffice@sheffieldmencap.org.uk          Tel:    0114 276 775

Web:       https://www.sheffieldmencap.org.uk/


Sheffield Theatres  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

Web:      https://www.sheffieldtheatres.co.uk/


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

Web:      http://www.sufc-community.com/


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.

Web:      https://england.shelter.org.uk/get_help/local_services/sheffield


SOAR  SOAR

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

Web:        https://soarcommunity.org.uk/


South Yorkshire Housing Association  SYHA

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

Email:    enquiries@syha.co.uk       Tel:     0114 2900 200

Web:  https://www.syha.co.uk/who-we-are/work/


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:       info@thesuitworks.co.uk        Tel:    07468 464776

Web:      http://www.thesuitworks.co.uk/


Teacake Club, The 

The Teacake Club, or Sheffield Employability Network, is an informal group of members who have an interest in employment related activity within the city. Opportunity Sheffield organises quarterly meetings and manages the network news/information-sharing service.

Email:   opportunity@sheffield.gov.uk          Tel:    0114 2296 168


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.

Email:    Laura.Mills@gcemployment.uk                            Tel:    0114 292 2391


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:     Helen.Lee@thesourceacademy.co.uk      Tel:    0114 2635619


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:      https://www.sheffield.ac.uk/outreach/contact       

Web:      https://www.sheffield.ac.uk/outreach/index


Train4Train4

Train4 is a Matrix Accredited Training Provider which provides a comprehensive range of training programmes to support individuals and businesses. The organisation specialises in sector-based work academies, with all programmes working in conjunction with recruiting employers to ensure employment opportunities for participants upon completion.

Email:  info@thenumber4group.org           Tel:    01522 420245    

Web:      https://train4.me.uk/


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:    info@vas.org.uk      Tel:     0114 253 6600

Web:       https://www.vas.org.uk/


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:      vc@vas.org.uk          Tel:    0114 253 6649

Web:      http://www.sheffieldvolunteercentre.org.uk/


Walking for Purpose    WalkingforPurpose1

Web:       https://www.sheffield.gov.uk/home/public-health/walking-for-purpose


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:        info@wiseability.co.uk        Tel:    0114 276 8004

Web:        http://wiseability.co.uk/


Yes2Venturesyes2ventures

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:       mark.powell@yes2ventures.org.uk          Tel:  07904 586 584

Web:         http://www.yes2ventures.org.uk/


Email:       info@yorkshiresport.org      Tel:     0330 2020 280

Web:       https://www.yorkshiresport.org/


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)

Web:    https://www.zestcommunity.co.uk/