P656 Teletext 656 Oct11 21:10:00      —————————————————————————————————— / UNEMPLOYED? WHERE TO START You should start your search for work or training at your local JOBCENTRE. The Jobcentre offers:  job vacancies with new displays daily a Client Advisor who helps you with advice on work, training and benefits information about Jobclubs, Jobplan advice if you have a disability or problems with your health. ——————————————————————————————————1/14— Write to Teletext for careers help 655 WORKING ON A COMPUTER AT HOME? p650 Training Schools Fun&Games TV Plus
P656 Teletext 656 Oct11 21:11:00      ——————————————————————————————————  ADVICE AT YOUR JOBCENTRE Your local Jobcentre can offer advice on a wide range of services including: Travel to Interview scheme Job search seminars Job review workshops Restart programme Job interview guarantee XJIG) Employment on trial Worktrials Workwise. Contact your Jobcentre for more details ——————————————————————————————————2/14— Jobs and courses index 640 TRY OUR FUN AND GAMES p450 Training Schools Fun&Games TV Plus
P656 Teletext 656 Oct11 21:11:00      ——————————————————————————————————  JOBCLUBS Out of work for six months or more? How about trying a JOB CLUB? Groups of unemployed people help each other to find a job in a professional, systematic wax in a working anvironmbnt They often hear of unadvertised jobs. They can help you to improve your interview and telephone techniques. They will help you to write more effective job applications. more on JobClubs>>> ——————————————————————————————————3/14— Write to Teletext for careers help 655 WRITE IN FOR COMPUTER ADVICE p650 Training Schools Fun&G!mes TV Plus
P656 Teletext 656 Oct11 21:11:10      —————————————————————————————————— V JOBCLUBS (cont) You can use resources free at Jobclubs: paper telephone stamps fax machine. A key element of JobClubs is the support generated between group memb—rs With your own initiative and support from others, you could be back in work in as little as six weeks. That's the average it takes most JobClub m—mbjrs to find work again. ——————————————————————————————————4/14— Write to Teletext for careers help 655 WHAT'S ON TV TONIGHT? p421 Training Schools Fun&Games TV Plus
P656 Teletext 656 Oct11 21:10:00      ——————————————————————————————————  JOBPLAN Unemployed for 12 months or more? Jobplan is designed to help you sith your job-hunting needs. You attend a one-week workshop with other people in a similar position. A computer matches your skills to possible jobs or careers. An advisor will give you an assessment on a one-to-one basis. Bus and train fares are repaid and refreshments are provided. ——————————————————————————————————5/14— Contact your Jobcentre for more details REMEMBER -IT'S YOUR LIFE! p480 Training Schools Fun&Games TV Plus
P656 Teletext 656 Oct11 21:10:01      ——————————————————————————————————  ADULT TRAINING If you are unemployed and would like to update your skills or learn a new skill or start your own business you could consider Adult Training. Adult Training is run by local providers who know what skills are in demand in your area or region. The training will give you the chance to gain a recognised qualification or credits towards one. ——————————————————————————————————6/14— Jobs and courses index 640 TRY OUR FUN AND GAMES p450 Training Schools Fun&G!mes TV Plus
P656 Teletext 656 Oct11 21:10:00      ——————————————————————————————————  READING, WRITING, ENGLISH Jobseekers who have difficulties with reading, writing or arithmetic are at a particular disadvantage in the market. Training in basic skills is available at your local Jobcentre or Training and Enterprise Council. See p657 for the number of your local TEC. Courses in English for speakers of other languages are often available immediately, with no waiting time. ——————————————————————————————————7/14— Write to Teletext for careers help 655 WORKING ON A COMPUTER AT HOME? p650 Training Schools Fun&Games TV Plus
P656 Teletext 656 Oct11 21:50:11      ——————————————————————————————————  TRAINING FOR WORK Aged between 18 and 63 and unemployed for six months or more? You may be eligible for Training for Work. On this programme, you can train or gain work experience directly related to the job you want to do. After initial assessment, you should be given a training plan tailored to your individual needs which is your Individual Training Plan. ——————————————————————————————————8/14— More on the Individual Training Plan >> TRY OUR DAILY RECIPE p486 Training Schools Fun&Games TV Plus
P656 Teletext 656 Oct11 21:50:11      ——————————————————————————————————  TRAINING FOR WORK On a Training for Work programme, your Individual Training Programme could take the form of: job-specific training work towards a National Vocational Qualification XNVQ/SVQ) work preparation temporary work to keep up your skills a mixture of these. If you're offered a job, you can take it and continue to train. cont... ——————————————————————————————————9/14— Jobs and courses index 640 TRY OUR FUN AND GAMES p450 Training Schools Fun&Games TV Plus
P656 Teletext 656 Oct11 21:51:00      —————————————————————————————————— V TRAINING FOR WORK TECs/LECs have to give priority to certain groups when recruiting onto Training for Work programmes. You are a priority group if: you are disabled you are in need of basic skills training or help with English you have been victim of a large-scale redundancy you are a lone parent or a returner to the labour market. ——————————————————————————————————10/14 See p657 for your local TEC's number DIS-ABILITY LATEST p686 Training Schools Fun&Games TV Plus
P656 Teletext 656 Oct11 21:50:00      ——————————————————————————————————  TRAINING ACCESS POINTS Training Access Points can be found in local Jobcentres and libraries. TAPs are easy-to-use computer databases of local and national training and education opportunities. mobile TAPs can visit employers' premises use a TAP to put together a learning programme to meet your or your company's needs. ——————————————————————————————————11/14 Training in your region 657 FAMILY FINANCE p540 Training Schools Fun&Games TV Plus
P656 Teletext 656 Oct11 21:50:02      ——————————————————————————————————  JOBSEEKER'S ALLOWANCE Jobseeker's Allowance is a new benefit for unemployed people. It integrates and replaces the two former benefits, Unemployment Benefit and Income Support Jobseeker's Allowance is either contribution-based or income-based. If you have paid enough National Insurance (NI) you can get contribution-based JSA for 182 days. If you do not qualify for the above you may be eligible for income-based JSA, which is means-tested. ——————————————————————————————————12/14 More about Jobseeker's Allowance >>> WORKING ON A COMPUTER AT HOME? p650 Training Schools Fun&Games TV Plus
P656 Teletext 656 Oct11 21:54:11      ——————————————————————————————————  JOBSEEKER'S ALLOWANCE Jobseeker's Allowance is a new benefit for unemployed people. It integrates and replaces the two former benefits, Unemployment Benefit and Income Support To get the allowance, you will have to: be over 18 and under pensionable age be available for work for at least 40 hours a week be willing and able to start a job immediately sign a Jobseeker's Agreement setting out what you will do to find work ——————————————————————————————————13/14 What is a Jobseeker's Agreement? >>> LOCAL TRAINIG AND ENTERPRISE p657 Training Schools Fun&G!mes TV Plus
P656 Teletext 656 Oct11 21:50:11      ——————————————————————————————————  JOBSEEKER'S AGREEMENT To qualify for Jobseeker's Allowance, you will have to sign a Jobseeker's Agreement. It will set out: your availability for work the type of work you are looking for what you will do to look for work and to improve your chances of finding it what you must do to remain entitled to Jobseeker's Allowance the services which are provided by the Employment Service to help you back to work. ——————————————————————————————————14/14 Careers advice on Teletext 655 WORKING ON A COMPUTER AT HOME? p650 Training Schools Fun&Games TV Plus