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How to register as unemployed

‚ÄčRegistering as unemployed

If you are unemployed, register with Back to Work by completing the registration form.

Register with Back to Work

If you are aged between 16 and 24, not in full time education and would like jobseeking support, apply for Advance to Work.

An Employment Advisor will then contact you to arrange your first appointment, which will be based at Eagle House, Don Road. You will receive structured support from our advisors and access to the full services of Back to Work to help you find employment.

You will be expected to fully use the services offered at Back to Work and to attend appointments as scheduled if you are receiving income support.

Back to Work services are also open to people who are don't receive income support.

What to bring when registering as unemployed

When registering as unemployed, take the following documents with you:

  • photo ID
  • registration card

Once you have registered as unemployed

Ready for Work will discuss a plan of action with you to get your job search started. You will

  • receive help to ensure that you have a high quality, up-to-date CV 
  • be asked to attend suitable training and development sessions
  • be required to attend weekly appointments with a Ready for Work advisor and weekly job club sessions

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