How to find a job through Jobcentre Plus

Because it is free to advertise a job through the Jobcentre, many employers and recruitment agencies place their vacancies with the Jobcentre before posting them on the internet or spending money on newspaper advertising.

Years ago the Jobcentre had an image of being only for low-paid or unemployed people, but things have changed enormously and you’ll miss out if you do not include a visit to your local Jobcentre as part of your job-hunt strategy, and you do not have to be unemployed to visit the Jobcentre.

At the Jobcentre you can use Jobpoints, which are user-friendly touch-screens, to find information on around 400,000 vacancies held on the job bank. Jobpoints are as easy to use as a cashpoint machine ...

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