Benefits and payments homepage
Take a look at the range of benefits and payments we have available.
Redundancy, health condition or disability or another reason you can’t work
Food, school costs, power, accommodation or other living expenses you need help with
You’ve had a relationship break-up, family breakdown or violent relationship end
Health and Disability
Counselling, prescription and GP costs, medical alarms and other costs we can help with
Travelling overseas, how to apply, payment rates and dates, overseas pensions, income and other info for Seniors
Caring for someone else’s child or someone with a health condition, injury or disability
Urgent or unexpected costs
Dental, glasses, car repairs, fridge, washing machine, funeral or other urgent costs you need help with
Childcare, school uniforms, stationery, having a baby and other costs if you have children
Fixing issues with Accommodation Supplement, Special Benefit and other payments we’ve made
16-19 year olds
Education, training, work and benefit help for 16-19 year olds
Benefits and forms
A-Z list of benefits, forms, benefit rates
Find out what services we can offer to help you find work and when you start a new job.
Looking for work
We have jobs available now in various industries and you can search on our job websites.
Help with your job search
From advice on making a plan, to tips on where to look and following up leads.
Training and experience
Our programmes can help you get ready for work with training and work experience.
Job Connect on Facebook
Find out how we can help you get ready to work, find work, and support available while you're working.
CVs and cover letters
We’ve got great templates and advice for writing your CV or cover letter, and filling out job applications.
Help with work costs
Get help to pay for the things you need to start work
Job support and advice
Get all the support and advice you need to stay in work.
Health and disability
If you want to work, we can support you to find the right job for you.
Start your own business
We can help you get your business up and running.
Get advice about how to prepare for and deliver a great interview.
Help for 16-19 year olds
We’ve got extra support for young people to get ready for work and find a job.
On a benefit homepage
Check out what you need to do when you're getting a benefit or other payment from us.
Address, contact details, overseas travel, childcare, relationship or anything else that’s changed.
Declare income, wages deduction calculator and tables
Change in your childcare situation, continue childcare payments, cohort entry schools and other childcare information
Re-apply for Jobseeker Support, Sole Parent Support, Temporary Additional Support and more
Check or stop your payments, payment cards and other information
Check your debt, repayments and other debt information
Rights and responsibilities
Our commitment to you, obligations, complaints, benefit fraud and more
Find out how we can help you with housing.
Nowhere to stay
Get help if you have nowhere to stay right now.
Find a house
Find out where to look for private housing, or apply for public (social) housing.
Living in your home
Get help with accommodation costs, and advice on any housing issues and public housing tenancies.
Find out how we can help if you’re moving house.
List your vacancy with us
If you have a vacancy you'd like us to help you fill, tell us using our online form and we'll contact you to tell you about our free recruitment service.
Follow these steps to list your vacancy with us:
1. Check that we can advertise your job
We can recruit for most jobs, however there are some types of vacancies that we can't help you find staff for.
2. Tell us about your vacancy
Complete the form below.
You need to tell us:
- business details to help us identify your staff requirements
- about your job vacancy and the kind of person you're looking for
- what services you're interested in getting from us.
Or you can call us on 0800 778 008
3. We'll contact you
So we can tailor a recruitment plan to meet your needs, we'll contact you to discuss your vacancy. This is so we can learn about your business and understand more about the role.
Third party recruits on your behalf
If a third party recruits through us on your behalf, eg a recruitment agency, we'll also verify:
- who they are
- who they're acting on behalf of
- whether they have the authority to act for you.
4. We'll list your vacancy
Your vacancy will be listed:
- in our offices
- on our website.
What happens next
- search for suitable candidates who would be a good fit for your business
- shortlist candidates and refer the best ones to you
- arrange times for you to interview the candidates
- we may also be able to provide a space for you to hold any interviews, if you need it
- connect you with information and services if you need advice:
- before making an employment offer, eg, how you can complete reference checks
- once you make a decision on who you want to hire.
Other ways to recruit with us
If you want to self-manage your recruitment, use our:
If you want to hire a Limited Services Volunteer (LSV) graduate, the process is slightly different.