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Jobcentre Plus Offers range of free services for employers in the UK

DWP Jobcentre Plus

Tailored service to meet your needs as an Employer

Jobcentre Plus offers a range of services for employers. You can advertise your vacancies, offer work experience or work trials, get support from local specialists and get involved in mentoring schemes to expand your business network.

Get access local expertise

Jobcentre Plus will provide a named contact who can help build your business by finding the best people for your jobs. The support on offer is listed below.

  • Advertise your Job vacancies

    Advertise your jobs for free to millions of jobseekers that search Universal Jobmatch every week. When you register, you'll be able to post and manage jobs online 24/7, 365 days a year. You'll also be able to test the market before you advertise your jobs and get a list of suitable jobseekers, automatically matched by CV and skills. The service also shares your vacancies on My World of Work.
  • Work for potential employees

    A work trial is a way of trying out a potential employee before offering them a job. You can offer a work trial if the job is for 16 hours or more a week and is for a minimum of 13 weeks.

    Benefits to employers might include:

    It's risk free and you can trial a potential employee before making a final decision
    You know the jobseeker is committed because they are volunteering for the work trial
    There are no wage costs and benefits continue to be paid to the jobseeker
    There's very little paperwork.

More Info...?

Contact your local Jobcentre Plus or call 0345 601 2001.

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DWP also offer a textphone service for people with speech or hearing impairments is available on 0345 601 2002.

This service is available from 0800 to 1800, Monday to Friday excluding bank holidays.