The Strand Shopping Centre on Stanley Road in Bootle

After over 20 years based on Bootle’s Stanley Road, Sefton Council’s Employment Intermediary team, Sefton@Work have moved to new premises in The Strand in Bootle.

Sefton@Work is now based in the former British Heart Foundation store on the lower ground floor opposite the Post Office. The new location is in the heart of Bootle with improved facilities to deliver a wider range of support and training opportunities for people across Sefton.

Sefton@Work offers free, confidential, impartial advice and guidance to Sefton residents over 16 years of age on all aspects of jobs, education, training, including self-employment.

The team provides a range of client centred support to meet each individual’s needs. This can include help back into work, finding their first job or help with a change of career.

Cllr Marion Atkinson, Cabinet Member for Regeneration and Skills said:
“New Year is a time many of us reflect on our current situation and set new career and life goals for the future, and the friendly Sefton@Work team can help people take that important first step.

“Why not pop in to see them in The Strand to find out about the huge range of support they can offer to those seeking training or employment opportunities?”

Sefton@Work also provides free recruitment services for local employers, which includes advertising vacancies, managing applications and pre-screening applicants. Businesses get a free, bespoke recruitment service via our Employer Liaison Team.

People can find further information on the service at, by emailing Individuals can call Sefton@Work on 0151 934 2610 while employers should call 0151 934 2648.

Or they can call in to Sefton@Work’s new Strand premises.

Cllr Marion Atkinson added:
“Sefton Council’s plans for The Strand have always been about putting the centre at the heart of the town’s community by making it a place where people can still shop, but also find vital services like Sefton@Work as well as education, health and leisure opportunities.”

People can find out more about the Council’s plans for The Strand at

Sefton@Work offers:

Information, advice and guidance on all aspects of jobs, education and training

  • Help with CVs, application forms, cover letters and more
  •  Latest job vacancies and information on recruitment initiatives
  • Advice and tips on interview techniques and skills
  • Face to face or virtual online appointments available

One to one, confidential support and guidance on issues such as

  • Benefit changes
  • Rent arrears
  • Utility debt
  • Money worries
  • Housing

It can can speak on your behalf to other services including:

  • DWP
  • Social landlords
  • Private landlords
  • Housing Support Agencies

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