Unemployed

Jobcentre Plus

As part of the Department for Work and Pensions (DWP), Jobcentre Plus provides help for individuals to find jobs, information about benefits to people of working age, training, and how to apply for a job.  For employers, Jobcentre Plus provides information on placing a vacancy and what services are available to them.

In some areas, Jobcentre Plus offers a fully integrated work and benefits service and can provide active help from personal advisers to find work to meet individual needs and an efficient and effective service for everyone who needs help.

If you are looking for a job then Jobcentre Plus now use theUniversal Jobmatch service which allows you to search for full or part-time jobs.

If you are an employer, the Universal Jobmatch service helps you advertise jobs and searches for applicants by matching CVs to the requirements of your job vacancy.

Job Club Information

Attleborough - Run by Breckland Council at the Attleborough Library every Wednesday from 10.30-12.30

Swaffham      - Run by the Iceni Partnership at the Swaffham Community Centre every Wednesday from 9am-12.00

Watton           - Run by the Access Community Trust at the Wayland Partnership every Friday from 10am-3pm

Dereham        - Run by Love Dereham at the Baptist Church every Tuesday from 9.00 - 11.30

Thetford         - Run by Access Community Trust at The Crossing on a Thursday from 10am-2pm

                       - Run by Clarion Housing at the Keystone Innovation Centre every Tuesday from 1pm-4pm

Jobseekers Allowance and Low Income Benefits

If you are of working age but out of work, there may be benefits you are entitled to. 

For further details visitDirect Gov Benefits

Direct Gov also offer additional support by visitingGov Finding a Job

Local Offices in Breckland

Department for Works & Pensions
Breckland Council
Elizabeth House
Walpole Loke
Dereham
NR19 1EE

Department for Works & Pensions
Breckland Business Centre
St. Nicholas Street
Thetford
IP24 1BT

Last updated: 16/04/2020 16:54:07