Jobcentre Plus contact number – 0870 218 0675

The JobCentre are not only there for when you need help searching for a job, they also have other functions, including the administration of some benefits and the allocation of National Insurance jobcentre-plus-contact-number numbers, You may, as such need the JobCentre contact number for a variety of reasons, some are discussed below.

Finding a job through the Jobcentre Plus contact number

Even if you are not claiming Job Seekers Allowance the JobCentre helpline can be a fantastic tool to help you find a new job. It doesn’t cost employers anything to advertise their vacancies with the JobCentre, so this is often the first place that they will go to find people. JobCentre agents are also fully trained in matching people to roles and in providing advice to help you with any applications that you make to employers as well as how to handle interviews. The JobCentre can also offer advice, and in some cases financial assistance to those who are looking to set up their own business. So, calling the JobCentre phone number could be the first step in finding your next big opportunity.

Calling about Job Seekers Allowance, Income Support and Incapacity Benefit

The JobCentre are responsible for the payment and administration of some benefits, so you may need to contact Jobcentre claims if you are in need of financial assistance. Perhaps, one of the most jobcentre-plus-phone-numberwell-known benefits that the JobCentre administer is Job Seekers Allowance, a benefit paid to those who are out of work, or are working under 16 hours per week, whilst they are searching for their next opportunity. The same team also manage Income Support, a benefit paid to those with little or no earnings and Incapacity Benefit, a benefit paid to those where illness or disability prevent them from working. So, if you are struggling financially it is worth contacting the JobCentre helpline, to find out if you are eligible for any of these benefits and if such, how to start a claim.

Maternity Allowance through the Jobcentre Plus helpline number

A little known benefit administered by the JobCentre is Maternity Allowance, This is an allowance paid to new mothers for 39 weeks after the birth of their baby, so long as they do not return back to work. This benefit is intended as a replacement to Statutory Maternity Pay, which some women may not be entitled to through their employer. For further information on this benefit, contact JobCentre claims.

Social Fund through the Jobcentre Plus helpline number

The JobCentre also manage the Social Fund. This means that if you have essential items to pay for, such as rent, clothes or essential household items but are struggling to cover the costs, the JobCentre may be able to help through a Budgeting Loan. Use the JobCentre contact number to speak to someone from the Budgeting Loan team to find out if you are eligible

National Insurance numbers are managed by the JobCentre, so if you have never had one and need to apply for one, or if you have lost yours then call the JobCentre phone number and ask to jobcentre-plus-helpline-numberspeak to the National Insurance Registrations team.

When you’re out of work or finding things tough financially the JobCentre Plus can be your best friend. As well as helping you search for the right job they can also assist you with claims for benefits to help see you through until you are able to get back on your feet. There are two main benefits that JobCentre Plus are responsible for administering, these are Job Seekers Allowance and Employment and Support Allowance.

Job Seekers Allowance contact number? Phone now

Job Seekers Allowance or JSA is a benefit paid to those who are currently out of work or working under 16 hours per week with low earnings and are actively searching for employment. The amount payable under this benefit varies depending on individual circumstances but the minimum amount payable is £57.35 per week.

How to claim

Claiming JSA will mean that you have to attend your local JobCentre Plus for an interview where you will work with an advisor to draw up a ‘Jobseekers Agreement’.Your future claim to the benefit will depend on you keeping to the agreements you have made during this interview, unless you are able to provide good reason as to why you haven’t been able to. You will need to ‘sign on’ every jobcentre-plus-numbertwo weeks at your local JobCentre Plus, where you will need to be able to show that you have kept to your ‘Jobseekers Agreement’. In order to start a claim for JSA or for any further information you will need to contact your local JobCentre plus.

Employment and Support Allowance

Employment and Support Allowance or ESA is a benefit paid to those unable to work due to illness or disability and who are not receiving Statutory Sick Pay through an employer. During the assessment period of your claim, which can take up to 13 weeks, you will receive £72.40 per week if you are over 25, less if under. After the assessment period, if you are successful in your claim the benefit will go up to £101.15 per week.

How to claim

When you make a claim for ESA you will be invited to attend a Work Capability Assessment to determine the extent to which your illness or disability prevents you from working. From here a decision will be made as to whether, if successful in your benefit claim, you will need to attend regular interviews with an advisor or not. To start a claim for ESA, or for more information you will need to contact your local JobCentre Plus.

When you’re out of work or finding things tough financially the JobCentre Plus can be your best friend. As well as helping you search for the right job they can also assist you with claims for benefits to help see you through until you are able to get back on your feet. There are two main benefits that JobCentre Plus are responsible for administering, these are Job Seekers Allowance and Employment and Support Allowance.

Job Seekers Allowance

Job Seekers Allowance or JSA is a benefit paid to those who are currently out of work or working under 16 hours per week with low earnings and are actively searching for employment. The call-jobcentre-plusamount payable under this benefit varies depending on individual circumstances but the minimum amount payable is £57.35 per week.

How to claim

Claiming JSA will mean that you have to attend your local JobCentre Plus for an interview where you will work with an advisor to draw up a ‘Jobseekers Agreement’.Your future claim to the benefit will depend on you keeping to the agreements you have made during this interview, unless you are able to provide good reason as to why you haven’t been able to. You will need to ‘sign on’ every two weeks at your local JobCentre Plus, where you will need to be able to show that you have kept to your ‘Jobseekers Agreement’. In order to start a claim for JSA or for any further information you will need to contact your local JobCentre plus.

Employment and Support Allowance

Employment and Support Allowance or ESA is a benefit paid to those unable to work due to illness or disability and who are not receiving Statutory Sick Pay through an employer. During the assessment period of your claim, which can take up to 13 weeks, you will receive £72.40 per week if you are over 25, less if under. After the assessment period, if you are successful in your claim the benefit will go up to £101.15 per week.

Calling the Jobcentre Plus contact number

When you make a claim for ESA you will be invited to attend a Work Capability Assessment to determine the extent to which your illness or disability prevents you from working. From here a decision will be made as to whether, if successful in your benefit claim, you will need to attend regular interviews with an advisor or not. To start a claim for ESA, or for more information you will need to contact your local JobCentre Plus.