A review of Jobcentre Plus by Menhaj Uddin written on Saturday 13th of August 2011
Job Centre Plus Vacancies
Most countries in Europe have been struggling with unemployment and getting suitable job opportunities for the unemployed. The public service employment services were seeking to improve the chances of low income and unemployed people to get suitable placement in the yester years. The public employment agencies came together with benefits agency to form what is now called job centre plus. This is a service that is funded by the government and is offered free of charge to persons who have been through a rough patch such as low income or loss of employment as well as unemployed people. The aim of Job centre plus is to bridge the gap between the labour market and the employers to create an easier process for people to access opportunities.
The Job centre plus not only provides employment opportunities and benefits but also gives the unemployed people other services such as CV writing. They also guide job seekers on how to access unemployment benefits and advice them on which ones they qualify for. This goes a long way in ensuring that the lives of people who are unemployed are much more fulfilling as the process of looking for a job can be really draining. Employers are able to access the job seekers through the job centre plus online websites where they can upload the jobs that are available to the market.
There has been a lot of challenges for the Job centre plus as most employers do not consider government employment agencies as a good source of the cream in the market. Thus it is very difficult to penetrate the labor market as a government agency, all the same they have managed to secure jobs for a lot of people and the model remains enviable in the whole of Europe and other countries. The advantage of Job centre plus is that people who have put a lot of effort into looking for job opportunities are able eligible for benefits that enable them meet certain obligations that they have as well as just making life bearable as job hunting can be a very discouraging process.
You can contact job centre plus for a variety of reasons ranging from benefits to loans and grants and primarily anything to do with unemployment benefits in the UK.If you are incapacitated due to an accident or illness and are unable to get a source of income, then job centre plus will be able to assist you by providing the benefits available to your specific needs.
This is a win win situation as the government through the job centre plus strives to reduce the level of unemployment. Assisting individuals in job searching goes a long way in ensuring that the demands of the labour market are met and that there are no vacancies left unfilled. Traditionally they have been known to give jobs to the employed, now the focus is on the unemployed. Anyone can be able to apply for a job through job centre plus either online or calling.