Job Searching

Job Searching

Find out more about what resources we have available to help you in your job search.

How West Sussex Libraries can help 

We have a wide variety of services available to help you in your work search including our eInformation Resources, plus information and websites that can help with Learning.

We also have a Jobs and Careers helpheet for further job search resources available via West Sussex Libraries including: 


COBRA Complete Business Reference Adviser- a business database with information about starting and running a small business.

See our COBRA helpsheet for more information about how to use this resource with your West Sussex library card.

My Work Search

My Work Search is an online toolkit to help you find job opportunities, available free to all West Sussex Library members. It also contains a job finder and a CV builder. 

You will need to register in the library for an individual My Work Search account, but then you can use My Work Search from home.

For more information, see our My Work Search helpsheet.

Universal Credit

Our Univeral Credit helpsheet offers some quick guidance on how to fill out an application.

Other Organisations that can help you in your work search

Employ Crawley

Employ Crawley offers free information and advice on local employment and training services for residents.


 A government website provides information about jobs, apprenticeships, internships and other employment information.

Use the ‘Find a job' service to search and apply for full or part-time jobs in England, Scotland and Wales.

Jobcentre Plus

Jobcentre Plus includes help with applying for jobs and benefits.

Find your nearest Jobcentre

National Careers Service

The National Careers Service provides high quality, free and impartial careers advice, information and guidance to anyone over the age of 13 including:

Appointments and online advice with advisers

Career options

Help with writing a CV

Online courses available

West Sussex County Council

West Sussex County Council - Search for a job provides information about job vacancies within West Sussex County Council.

More help and information

For further information and help with any of these resources, please fill in an Ask a Librarian form and the Enquiries Team will be happy to help.

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