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Job Club

Every Tuesday, Gateshead Central Library, 9am-12pm. Drop-in, no appointment needed.

Using computers is now essential for jobseeking. Every week at Central Library, staff can help you with the basics of computers including:

  • Setting up an email and Universal Jobmatch account
  • Searching Universal Job Match for suitable jobs
  • Sending emails and attaching your CV
  • Signposting you to computer training and other help

What you will need to bring to Job Club

Your Library Ticket - you will need to join Gateshead Libraries if you would like to use our computers regularly. You can join at any time at any Gateshead Library or on the day at Job Club.

A copy of your CV and covering letter - if you do not have a CV or covering letter please make an appointment with the National Careers Service - see below for details. Alternatively you can find guidance on creating a CV using the DirectGov website.

Passwords - Please bring any existing passwords for email or Jobmatch if you have already been registered. Library staff do not have access to any information held by the Job Centre or other training providers.

National Careers Service
The NCS can help with careers advice, CVs, covering letters, interview techniques and more. You can make an appointment with an advisor on Fridays at Central Library. Please phone 0191 433 8430/8422 for details or call in to the Library.

Gateshead Economic & Housing Growth
This Council service can also provide advice and help you find work. Please contact them at:

Employment Service Team
Economic & Housing Growth
Gateshead Council
Civic Centre
Regent Street

Tel: Helen on 0191 433 2850 or Claire on 0191 433 2838


Gateshead Central Library
Prince Consort Road, Gateshead, NE8 4LN
Tel: 0191 433 8410

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