How do I speak to someone at jobcentre?

Jobcentre Plus national helpline: 0800 055 6688 (free)

What is the difference between jobcentre and Jobcentre Plus?

That’s where Jobcentre Plus comes in. Jobcentre Plus, better known as ‘the jobcentre’, is an employment agency with offices all over the country providing job search advice, personalised coaching and lists of current vacancies.

How do I contact my universal credit coach?

If you have any question or concerns call the free, Universal Credit helpline on 0800 328 5644….You’ll also need to be ready to talk about your work history, covering things like:

  1. Your qualifications, skills, experience and work history.
  2. How much you’ve earned in previous jobs.

How do you let jobcentre know I have a job?

There’s a phone number to call (Back to Work – the jobcentre will give it to you when you sign on if you tell them about the job). Then, once you start your job, you have 5 days to call it and let them know. So say if you start on a monday, you have until friday to call and let them know.

How long does it take for JSA to contact you?

You may have to wait up to 7 days after applying for your JSA to start, and up to 2 weeks after that to get your first payment.

How do you let Jobcentre know I have a job?

What evidence is needed for Universal Credit?

You’ll need: your bank, building society or credit union account details (call the Universal Credit helpline if you do not have one) an email address. information about your housing, for example how much rent you pay.

Can a 17 year old go to the Jobcentre?

People who are over the age of 18 and unemployed can apply for JSA. If you are 16 or 17 years old, you may be eligible, too, as long as you fit into one of the following categories: You are forced to live away from your parents. You are responsible for a child.

Does the Jobcentre give career advice?

You’re entitled to free help and advice from a Jobcentre Plus adviser if you’re unemployed and looking for work. Your Jobcentre Plus adviser can help you: look for a job vacancy most suited to your skills. write a CV and covering letter.

What can I get free on Universal Credit?

Discounts and freebies you can get if you’re on Universal Credit…

  • Apply for a council tax discount.
  • Nab discounted BT broadband.
  • Check for free school transport.
  • Up to £500 if you’re pregnant.
  • Apply for free school meals.
  • Get half price bus or rail fares.
  • Check if you can get Healthy Start food vouchers.

How often do you speak to your work coach on Universal Credit?

every three months
attend meetings with your work coach every three months to agree actions to increase your earnings, and. tell Universal Credit if your circumstances change.