Careers advice

Finding work

Whatever your skills and qualifications, there is a job out there for you. From retail to engineering, from logistics to care, jobs are available in almost all sectors.

Thurrock Opportunities lists jobs, apprenticeships and courses available in Thurrock.

You can find job opportunities online through GOV.UK: find a job or arrange to meet an adviser at Grays Jobcentre Plus.

Grays Jobcentre Plus
2 Derby Road, Grays, RM17 6QQ

: 0800 169 0190

You should also contact Grays Jobcentre Plus if you would like to arrange an appointment to meet:

  • a Jobcentre Plus work coach at one of our children’s centres
  • our Community Support Employment Officer, who can help you find work, training or education opportunities


If you opt for an Apprenticeship, you'll get on the job training, study for a nationally recognised qualification and earn money while you learn. Apprenticeships are open to anyone aged 16 years-old or over living in England and not taking part in full-time education.

Find out about becoming an apprentice or go to GOV.UK: become an apprentice.

More help and advice

If you are aged 16 to 19 years-old, or up to 25 years-old with special educational needs, go to pages on career support for young people.

If you are 20 years-old or older, contact the National Careers Service.