COVID-19: Employment Support

Feed The Nation

Staffline Recruitment and PeoplePlus are supporting supermarkets and supply chains by responding to the increased demand in temporary job requirements. They are responding to this unprecedented challenge in the form of a nationwide recruitment campaign, to support the UK’s essential services, including food supply, retail and delivery.

New Leaf

As a National Lottery and European funded programme, New Leaf works with multiple partners across Warrington and Cheshire to support residents into work or training, manage their money and benefits, as well as gain much needed confidence.

The New Leaf programme can offer various services:

  • 1-2-1 mentoring
  • Skills building
  • Mental health support

Cheshire West and Chester

Any Cheshire West and Chester resident who requires help and support getting back into employment as a result of the ongoing Coronavirus situation, please contact the Work Zone team for advice and support.


Telephone your local Work Zone:

Ellesmere Port Work Zone – 07990 532869

Northwich Work Zone – 07833 236675

Winsford Work Zone – 07766 205389

Chester Work Zone – 07775 717122

Cheshire East

Cheshire East Council’s Supported Employment team want to job match people who are coming out of work as a result of COVID-19 with local employers who are looking to recruit temporarily.

If you are a local employer who is looking to recruit Cheshire East Council can source potential employees to meet current recruitment demand. Email your requirements to

Cheshire East have a dedicated Coronavirus webpage with information for individuals.


Warrington Borough Council are promoting any urgent vacancies on their website.


For information on support for those who are self-employed please click here.