Exploring Opportunities

In the East Riding, Exploring Opportunities programme provides you with your own Work Recovery Coach who will work with you to understand any problems you face. Together we’ll find out how to overcome them so that you can get where you want to be, supported all the way.

Exploring opportunities Logo

Exploring Opportunities is the UK Shared Prosperity Fund (UKSPF or the Fund) funded by UK Government.  It is a central pillar of the  ambitious Levelling Up agenda helping places right across the country deliver enhanced outcomes.

Managed by Humber Learning Consortium, Working for Health is proud to be one of the partners of Exploring Opportunities in the East Riding, specialising in employment for people with a mental health condition.   

The project has a number of fundamental aims:

  • Boost productivity, pay, jobs and living standards 
  • Spread opportunities and improve public services,
  • Restore a sense of community, local pride and belonging
  • Empower local leaders and communities

How Does Exploring Opportunities Work..?

Exploring Opportunities is based on a Keyworker Partner model.

Keyworkers will engage and sign eligible participants onto the project. They will be the main point of contact for participants throughout the project.

Who is eligible to take part in the project..?

Someone is eligible to receive support if:

They are legally resident in the UK with an East Riding postcode, and they are unemployed or economically inactive.


We’re here to help. Call (01482) 242808 to see how we can get you back to work.

or drop us a line at


Other support

The following organisations we would recommend if you’re seeking further help and support.

Job Centre Plus
Your local job centre can administer claims Jobseeker's Allowance, Incapacity Benefit, Employment and Support Allowance and Income Support.

Contact details
0800 169 0190
Job Centre Plus Hull

National Careers Service
Provide information, advice and guidance to help you make decisions on learning, training and work.

Contact details
National Careers Service
0800 100 900