​Step-Up is the Council’s flagship employment and skills service available to all residents and businesses FREE of cost.

Our specialist team provides tailored one-to-one employment, skills and career coaching as well as a job-matching service and a minimum of six months in-work support. We also help businesses grow, develop, recruit and train staff. 

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  • Business Support

    Find out what business support we have to offer through our STEP-UP initiative.
  • Career change and promotion

    If you are employed, learn more about our free career and skills guidance initiative, SKILL UP.
  • Community Hubs

    Find out where our local community hubs are located across the Wakefield District.
  • Unemployed

    Find out how STEP-UP can help you find a job in Wakefield if you're currently unemployed.
  • Under 25s

    Learn more about the free education and employment support we can offer to 15-24 year olds.

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