Rapid Response

Are you facing redundancy? The Rapid Response department may be able to help you. Part of the Department for Working Pensions (DWP), the Jobcentre Plus can provide advice, vacancies, jobsearch, links and referrals to other agencies.

Can I apply for assistance?

If you’ve been handed your formal redundancy notice, and are within 12 weeks of the end date, the Jobcentre Plus can help.

  • ‘RRS Job Focused Training’ – funds training for work in jobs where there are skills shortages/specific job offers where suitable contracted provision is not available, it is often used to enable people to get certificates for uncertificated skills;
  • ‘Action Fund’ – A discretionary fund to pay for one-off support to address individual barriers to re-employment linked to specific job offers. e.g. tools, travel costs etc

Who to contact

Should you have any direct questions relating to Rapid Response funding, please contact your local Jobcentre (find your local branch here).

100% Effective Training are happy to assist with any Lean and Six Sigma related questions, or to book a course.

Other available grants

Skills Funding Agency ReAct Funding ELCAS funding for Lean Six Sigma