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Jobcentre Plus

Jobcentre Plus is a government-funded employment agency and social security office  whose aim it is to help people of working age find employment in the UK.

Jobcentre Plus provides resources to enable job-searchers to find work through Jobpoints (touch-screen computer terminals), Jobseeker Direct (telephone service) and the Jobcentre Plus website.

They offer information about training opportunities, and administer claims for benefits such as Income Support, Incapacity Benefit, and Jobseeker's Allowance.

Who to contact

Website
Jobcentre Plus website - search to find your local centre

Time / Date Details

When is it on
9.00am to 5.00pm
Session Information
Monday to Friday

Other Details

Availability

Referral required
No
Referral Details

Access to some programmes is limited to those claiming certain benefits. Please see the website for more information.

Local Offer

Description

Jobcentre Plus employs a Disability Employment Adviser (DEA) at each of its offices who can help you find a job or gain new skills and tell you about disability-friendly employers in your area.

They can also refer you to a specialist work psychologist, if appropriate, or carry out an employment assessment by referring you to a work coach at your local Jobcentre.

Jobcentre Plus is the entry point for a number of programmes and grants to help you into work such as Work Choice, Access to Work, or Specialist Employability Support. They can also refer you to other agencies who help disabled people into work such as the Shaw Trust and Princes Trust.

 

Last updated: 22/02/2019
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