Jobcentre Plus services
If you are aged 60 or over and receiving Pension Credit, Jobcentre Plus has a number of programs to help you find work.
All Jobcentre Plus services are available. For example New Deal 50 plus offers one-to-one help with looking for work from a New Deal Personal Advisor at a Jobcentre or Jobcentre Plus office. You may also be eligible for the 50 plus element of the Working Tax Credit when you start work or become self-employed, and an in-work Training Grant of up to £1,500.
The Work-Based Learning for Adults programme is for people who want to improve their skills or add new skills to help them find a job. Contact your local Jobcentre or Jobcentre Plus office to find out more.
You can phone the New Deal information line on 0845 606 2626. The line is open from 7am to 11pm seven days a week. (A textphone service is available for people who have difficulties with their hearing or speech on 0845 606 0680.