Your dedicated employment specialist will help you move into work at your pace. They can also offer support for skills, health, housing and local government services.
Local community links
We have relationships with over 700 Greater Manchester organisations so that you can get the specialist support you need when you need it. These range from organisations who specialise in housing, physical and mental health, addiction, troubled families and much more. Our unique digital referral system means that support is timely, accurate and easily accessible.
Flexible and easy to access service
Join us in one of our friendly, open office spaces or meet somewhere that you feel comfortable such as a coffee shop, community centre or maybe even your local library. We can also help plan your journey to and from our appointments and fund your travel.
Take part in online health and skills training packages including fit club, back care, sleep and routine, creating a CV. Or join one of many face-to-face courses supporting you with anything from managing your health condition and how to address it with an employer, to setting up online banking, understanding your strengths and enhancing your IT skills.
Physical and mental health support, not just from our in-house qualified professionals, but from local community and partner organisations such as Pluss and Pathways CIC, ensuring that you have access to a range of wellbeing support that best suits your needs. Support for issues such as smoking cessation, weight management and healthy lifestyle can also be accessed.
Support while in work
Your dedicated in-work advisor will help you create a tailored work plan focusing on wage, work and personal progression. You will continue to have access to skills training and health & wellbeing support, as well as the ability to seek guidance and advice from your Key Worker and specialist organisations in your local community.
Access to a digital service that allows you to do things your way. Accessible 24/7, you can schedule your own appointments at a time and date that suits you, join online courses that you know will benefit you, and look for jobs that match your skills. Digital support will be provided to help you navigate the hub.
You will have access to vacancies with local and national employers, who we can work with to explain your individual situation and help the employer make the right adjustments to job opportunities to support your circumstances.
You can join the Working Well (Work and Health Programme) by speaking to your JCP Work Coach at your next appointment.
If you're a British Sign Language (BSL) user, you can contact us using InterpretersLive! This service enables access to on demand and pre-booked, qualified NRCPD British Sign Language interpreters, 24 hours a day, 365 a year. Find out more.