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
Rapid Response / Jobcentre Plus Funding
Contact your local Jobcentre today, requesting the 'Rapid Response Service' department. They will arrange a meeting, to discuss your training requirements.