P656 Teletext 656 Jan 2 00:12:11      ——————————————————————————————————  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. ——————————————————————————————————1/13— Write to Teletext for careers help 655 WORKING ON A COMPUTER AT HOME? p650 Training Schools Fun&Games TV Plus
P656 Teletext 656 Jan 0 00:12:10      ——————————————————————————————————  ADVICE AT YOUR JOBCENTRE Your local Jobcentre can offer advice on a wide range of servicesP—ncluding: Travel to Interview sche-b Job search seminars Job review workshops Restart programme Job interview guarantee (H G) Employment on trial Modern Apprenticeships New Deal Contact your Jobcentre for more details ——————————————————————————————————2 13— Jobs and courses index 630 HAVE YOU BEEN BAMBOOZLED YET? 0002 Training Schools Fun&Games TV Plqs
P656 Teletext 656 Jan 2 00:13:10      ——————————————————————————————————  JOBCLUBS Out of work for six months or more? How about trying a JOB CLUB? Groups of unemployed people help qach other to find a job in a professional, systematic way in a working environ|rnx 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>>> ——————————————————————————————————3/13— Write to Teletext for careers help 655 WRITE IN FOR COMPUTER ADVICE p650 Training Schools Fun&Games TV Plus
P656 Teletext 656 Jan 2 00:13:12      ——————————————————————————————————  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 =rmbers 'jth 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 |fmbers to find work again. ——————————————————————————————————4W13— Write to Teletext for careers help 655 WHAT'S ON TV TONIGHT? p121 Training Schools Fun&Games TV Plus
P656 Teletext 656 Jan 2 00:10:01      ——————————————————————————————————  READING, WRITING, ENGLISH Jobseekers w—o have difficulties with reading, writing or arithmetic are at a particular disadvantage in the market. Training in basic skills  at your local Jobcentpe op  Enterprise Council. See p657 for the number of your local TDC. Courses in English for sprakers of other languages are often available immediately, with no waiting time. ——————————————————————————————————5/13— Write to Teletext for careers help 655 WORKING ON A COMPUTER AT HOME? p650 Training Schools Fun&Games TV Plus
P656 Teletext 656 Jan 2 00:11:11      ——————————————————————————————————  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 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 —axs. If you do not qyalify for the above you may be eligible for income-basjd JSA, which is means-tested. ——————————————————————————————————6/13— More about Jobseeker'sP—llowance >>> WORKING ON A COMPUTER AT HOME? p650 Training Schools Fun&Games TV Plus
P656 Teletext 656 Jan 0 00:50:13      ——————————————————————————————————  JOBSEEKER'S ALLOWANCE Jobseeker's Allowance is the benefit for unemployed people.0Jt 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 pensionableP0ge 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 ——————————————————————————————————7O13— What is a Jobseeker's Agreement? >>> LOCAL TRAINING AND ENTERPRISE p657 Training Schools Fun&Gambs TV Plus
P656 Teletext 656 Jan 2 00:00:00      ——————————————————————————————————  NEW DEAL The Government's programle to get young and unemployed people into work h s been launched nationwide. NEW DEAL offers young jobless people who have been out of work for six months a range of options: a job with a private or public sector employer a job in the voluntary sector a place on an environmental taskforce full time education or training. ——————————————————————————————————8 13— Write to Teletext for careers help 655 LOCAL TRAINING AND ENTERPRISE p617 Training Schools Fun&Games TV Plus
P656 Teletext 656 Jan 2 00:11:02      ——————————————————————————————————  NEW DEAL The one option not being offerad to young people under New Deal is that of staying on benefit. Young people who refuse or fail to take up a place in one of the four options will be required to take up a place identified for them by the Employment Service. If they refuse or fail to take up this place, benefit sanctions will be applied. ——————————————————————————————————9W13— Write to Teletext for careers help 655 LOCAL TRAINING AND ENTERPRISE p657 Training Schools Fun&Games TV Plus
P656 Teletext 656 Jan 2 00:10:00      ——————————————————————————————————  NEW DEAL Young people will begin with a period of intensive counselling, advice and guidance known as Gateway. This period, lasting up to four months, will include: careers advice basic skills intensive job search help where necessary with problems such as homelessn—ss or drugs. They will then be required to move on to one of the four New Deal options ——————————————————————————————————10  Write to Teletext for careers help 655 LOCAL TRAINING AND ENTERPPISE p657 Training Schools Fun&Gam—s TV Plus
P656 Teletext 656 Jan 2 00:11:01    ——————————————————————LONDON REGION  ADULT LEARNERS' WEEK May 16-22 NATIONAL TRUST The National Trust is openingPtts doors to adult learners. Trust properties are supporting Adule Learners' Week with events ranging from environmental activities to practical workshops. Painting, music, joinery and carving are among activities planned. Contact Jo Roberts on 0171 447 6757 ——————————————————————————————————11/13 LEARNING DIRECT HELPLINE 0800 100 900 GUIDE TO TOTAL ENTERTAINMENT p400 Training Schools Fun&Games TV Plus
P656 Teletext 656 Jan 2 00:10:01    ——————————————————————LONDON REG ON  ADULT LEARNERS' DEKM LEARNING AT WORK DAY CONFERENCE Thursday May 21 is Learning At Work Day There is a conference hosted by the Campaign for LearningPpt Kensington Town Hall in London. Contact: Michelle Wake 0171 930 5115 The TEC National Council's Lifelong Learning Task Force will lead a major new TEC push for learning at work. ——————————————————————————————————12 13 LEARNING DIRECT HELPLINE 0800 100 900 GUIDE TO TOTAL ENTERTAINMENT p400 Training Schools Fun&Games TV Plus
P656 Teletext 656 Jan 2 00:02:12    ——————————————————————LONDON REGION  ADULT LEARNERS' 'DEK May 16-22 OLDER AND BOLDER The Senior Learner of t(b Year Award and the Older and Bolder Awards will be presented at a national conference on June 17 and 18 at Leeds Metropolitan University. Conference details from Phil Hughes at NIACE on 0116 204 4200 ——————————————————————————————————13/13 LEARNING DIRECT HELPLINE 0800 100 900 GUIDE TO TOTAL ENTERTAINMENT p400 Training Schools Fun&Games TV Plus