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job centre

a government office, part of a national network of such offices operated by the Employment Service of the DEPARTMENT FOR WORK AND PENSIONS, where UNEMPLOYED persons can register as seeking work and where employers can notify job VACANCIES. Thus, job centres play a valuable role in facilitating the smooth functioning of the LABOUR MARKET. See JOBSEEKERS ALLOWANCE.

job centre

a government office, part of a national network of such offices operated by JOBCENTRE PLUS (DEPARTMENT FOR WORK AND PENSIONS) where UNEMPLOYED persons can register as seeking work and where employers can notify job VACANCIES. Thus, job centres play a valuable role in facilitating the smooth functioning of the LABOUR MARKET by easing FRICTIONAL UNEMPLOYMENT. See CLAIMANT COUNT UNEMPLOYMENT MEASURE, REGISTERED UNEMPLOYMENT. Jobcentre Plus the UK government agency part of the DEPARTMENT FOR WORK AND PENSIONS, that is responsible for assisting unemployed people to obtain work or to improve their prospects of work through training programmes and to assist employers to fill their VACANCIES. The agency also administers claims for, and payment of, the JOBSEEKERS ALLOWANCE. These activities are conducted through a nationwide network of JOB CENTRES.
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Employment Minister Esther McVey will be raising the profile of the unique range of jobs available through working with Jobcentre Plus at the launch of the next phase of the government s flagship New Enterprise Allowance (NEA) with celebrity Enterprise Ambassador Levi Roots at the Jobcentre Plus Office of the Future in London Bridge today.
It added: "The dispute has been caused by Jobcentre Plus management's obsession with hitting call centre targets at the expense of providing good quality services to the public.
Jobcentre Plus also offers a range of services to help businesses fill their vacancies, to help people return, and remain in work.
There is support available to you from Jobcentre Plus to help you get your business up and running.
There are 455,000 jobs across the country waiting to be filled and Jobcentre Plus is continuing to receive on average 10,000 vacancies every working day.
INSURANCE giant Norwich Union is holding a sales adviser recruitment event with Norwich JobCentre Plus tomorrow, from 10am-3pm at the JobCentre Plus Employer Suite in Kiln House, Pottergate.
Cheshire Jobcentre Plus manager Mark Wilson said: "This is an opportunity to break down barriers and help people in the community.
Unemployed parents thinking of returning to work should contact their nearest Jobcentre or Jobcentre Plus office or go to the official website www.
Mark Grimshaw, Employer Services Director for Jobcentre Plus said: "Our Account Managers are helping Jobcentre Plus to become the recruitment partner of choice.
Mr Timms submitted a number of written parliamentary questions to the Department for Work and Pensions (DWP), which revealed abuse against Jobcentre Plus staff has increased, with more than one physical attack a day reported over the last year.
Lynda Ward, from Jobcentre Plus, said: "Jobcentre Plus is committed to helping people find work, and job fairs like this are a great opportunity for people to find out about a variety of job vacancies all under one roof.
One day a week, Jobcentre Plus holds a special surgery in Erimus Housing's office at the Berwick Hills Centre, off Ormesby Road.