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Jobcentre Plus

Jobcentre Plus supports young people of working age from welfare into work. Their role in 16+ Learning Choices will mainly be through joint-work with SDS. Jobcentre Plus will provide support for young people who do not move into a positive destination to enable them to access employment and/or relevant benefits.

Responsibilities for Jobcentre Plus include:

  • Ensuring information on local employment opportunities is available to young people;
  • Working with SDS to support young people through the benefit application process;
  • Working with SDS to support young people under the age of 18, who are in receipt of benefits, into positive and sustained destinations;
  • Working with SDS to provide data to local partnerships on 16-18 year olds with whom they are engaging to ensure service delivery meets local demand.

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