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Information and public services for the Island of Jersey

L'înformâtion et les sèrvices publyis pouor I'Île dé Jèrri

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Back to Work recruitment

Back to Work recruitment help you to find locally qualified job seekers. They're similar to regular recruitment agencies and they are free of charge. 

They help you:

  • advertise jobs on
  • search for and source candidates for your positions
  • shortlist
  • interview
  • provide feedback
  • provide financial incentives to support training needs

Email Back to Work or call +44 (0) 1534 444444

Back to Work Recruitment: meeting employers' recruitment needs

Financial support for employing new members of staff (employment incentive)

If you fill a new permanent position with a jobseeker registered as Actively Seeking Work with Back to Work you can claim minimum wage plus the employer’s 6.5% Social Security contributions for 35 hours per week for the first 6 months of employment. The employee will need to be on a permanent contract of 35 hours per week.

Employment incentive

Financial support for employing a trainee (the paid training initiative)

If you're an employer in Jersey, we can help you recruit and train locally-qualified jobseekers.

The Paid Training Initiative funds trainees’ wages and Social Security contributions for up to 12 weeks at minimum wage.

The trainee must be a locally-qualified jobseeker with little or no previous experience in the specified job role or industry.

Financial support to train employees

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