• Job Centre Plus

Job Centre Plus

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Job Centre Plus

Job centre Plus is a government-funded employment agency and social security office that can be found in most cities, whose aim it is to help people of working age find employment in the UK. It was formed when the Employment Service merged with the Benefits Agency and was renamed Jobcentre Plus in 2002. It is a part of the Department for Work and Pensions (DWP).

Job centre Plus provides resources to enable job-searchers to find work, through Job points (touch-screen computer terminals), Jobseeker Direct (telephone service) and the Job centre Plus website. They offer information about training opportunities for the chronicly unemployed. 

They administer claims for benefits such as Income Support, Incapacity Benefit, and Jobseeker's Allowance.

Location: Spring Gardens House, Princes Street, Swindon SN1 2HY

Location: 17 - 21 Canal Walk, Swindon, SN1 1DL

Tel: 0845 604 3719

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