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Employment

If you are looking for work then contact JobCentre Plus and talk to an advisor.  They will be able to help you with searching for a job and finding employment. They provide schemes to help people find work or develop skills including organising work initiatives with local communities and volunteering opportunities to help you gain experience.

They will also be able to advise on the benefits you are entitled to while you are looking for work, help you with your CV and with arranging interviews, as well as looking at what training you may need. 

Visit the jobcentreguide website for further information on where and how to look for work, including useful tips for building a CV and job interviews. 

Herefordshire Council’s BetterOff tool is an on-line service for people who live in Herefordshire. It will show you the benefits you may be entitled to and will help you to apply for them online. It also provides information on how to find and apply for jobs.

The government's GOV.UK website also provides useful information on finding a job, visit their website for further details.

If you are thinking about, or planning for retirement AGE UK provide valuable information.  You may also find our section on Planning for retirement useful.

Work and disability

A work coach at your local JobCentre Plus can help you find a job or gain new skills and tell you about disability friendly employers in your area.  You can also find further information to help you with looking for work if you're disabled at the government's GOV.UK website.

The NHS also provides some useful advice and information on work and disability.