Job Club

The Job Club will be temporarily closed from Monday 16 March.

Our Employment & Support Advisor is on hand to help you with your job searching via email. If you would like some job searching help (such as templates, tips and advice) please email jobclub@ashford.gov.uk* with your query and contact details and we will get in touch with you.

*Your email address will be securely held by the Job Club team part of Ashford Borough Council and used only to send job searching information. Processing is being conducted under a consensual legal basis and you can opt out at any time by replying 'unsubscribe' to any correspondence received. For more information please see our privacy notice.

If you are looking for work in the care sector then you may find the example CV and covering letter useful for your applications:

Some food stores are currently hiring new staff – please check individual supermarket/store websites for further information. Please find below a sample CV and covering letter for applying for supermarket work:

The Job Club is an initiative set up and run in conjunction with Ashford Borough Council, Southern Housing Group and Ashford Gateway Plus, with the assistance of a volunteer provided by the Volunteer Centre. It is a drop in service and is free to attend.

The Job Club runs every Monday, 1pm to 4pm, and Friday, 9.30am to 1pm, (except bank holidays), in the IT suite at Ashford Gateway Plus.

Job Club staff can assist with:

  • Online job searching
  • Creating email accounts
  • Registering with online job sites such as Universal Jobsmatch, Indeed, Jobs in Kent, etc.
  • Updating CVs
  • Completing applications forms
  • Careers advice
  • Interview skills and techniques
  • Any other job searching activities

The Job Club also works closely with: