Universal Jobmatch has replaced the Jobcentre Plus Job Search Tool & Employer Services Direct, These services used to be part of the Directgov online system which had been set up in the UK's New Deal employment system.
Universal Jobmatch service was introduced as part of a Government campaign to assist the Department for Work & Pensions to monitor client's job search activities directly. and as part of the Digital By Default agenda which intends to migrate more UK citizens to subscribe to the online process when claiming benefits, both unemployment benefit and In Work Universal Credit benefit. This is a free service provided by the DWP to help people find a job where you can search for jobs, and apply for them. You don’t need to register on Universal Jobmatch to search for jobs. But to apply for a job, you need to set up a Universal Jobmatch account.
As Of May 2018 it has now been replaced by the all-new Adzuna