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Portsmouth Job Centre

Portsmouth job centre (also known as Jobcentre Plus) is a government agency whose purpose is to support those of working age on welfare or unemployed into work and aid Portsmouth employers fill their jobs. Jobcentre plus is part of the Department of Work and Pensions whose focus is to provide opportunities for all to work.

What does Portsmouth Job Centre do to help those looking for work?


Portsmouth job centre works towards equality of race, sex and age in employment. They are also responsible for ensuring that those receiving working benefits fulfil their obligations whilst offering support to those unemployed.


How can Portsmouth Job Centre help Portsmouth Job Seekers?


If you are currently out of work then Portsmouth Job Centre can help in a variety of ways. Firstly, they can offer you essential advice on maximising your chances of getting into employment such how to write a CV, interview tips and how to apply for a opening. Portsmouth Job Centre can also advise and aid you to apply for the relevant benefits whilst you are searching for work. Portsmouth Job Centre also have a number of schemes which can support you if you have difficulties getting into work. They should be of particular help if you have a disability. Portsmouth Job Centre also lists openings posted by Portsmouth area employers.


How can the Portsmouth Job Centre help Portsmouth businesses?


If you are a Portsmouth companies you may find the Portsmouth Job Centre of help to you in a number of different ways. Firstly, the Portsmouth Job Centre offer free recruitment advertising to Portsmouth businesses via telephone or over the internet. This free advertising means that a good number Portsmouth job seekers currently without work will be able to view your vacancy. The Portsmouth Job Centre will be able to offer you advice if you are in the unfortunate position of having to make workers redundant. They can also give advice on a range of other work related.

So if you have posted your job with AllPortsmouthJobs and want some additional advertising or you need job hunting advice then we recommend you contact Portsmouth Job Centre.


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