What is Working Well: Pioneer?
Working Well: Pioneer offers personalised employment support to help you into sustainable work through upskilling and training, with continued support once you’re in-work.
Working Well: Pioneer offers support for up to 15 months plus optional in-work support of up to 6 months.
You will receive specialist one-to-one support from a dedicated Employment Specialist including:
✔ A personalised 4-week accelerator plan.
✔ Access to an employer within the first 30 days.
✔ A wide range of health-related interventions.
✔ Job specific CV and cover letter creation.
✔ Mock interviews.
✔ Better-off calculation.
✔ Access to the iWorks digital careers platform.
✔ National Careers Service skills and job assessments.
✔ Travel planning.
✔ Ongoing in-work support.
✔ Career progression and development support once in-work.
If you’re currently unemployed and not currently required to search for work as part of Universal Credit or JSA, then Working Well: Pioneer could help you.
To be eligible for WHP, you must also:
Have the right to reside and enter employment in England or Wales.
Be of working age (18+).
Not be on any other DWP contracted provision.
Not have completed WHP previously.
Not already have a job offer or be about to start work.
Not be in any type of employment including zero hour contracts.
People with a disability or disabilities as defined by the Equality Act 2010.
Ex-offenders (someone who has completed a custodial sentence or a community sentence), or offender (someone who is serving a community sentence).
Former members of His Majesty’s (HM) Armed Forces.
Member of the HM Armed Forces reserves.
Partners of current or former Armed Forces personnel.
People for whom a drug/alcohol dependency (including a history of) presents a significant barr ier to employment.
Young people identified as being involved or at risk of being involved in gangs or serious violence.
Victims of domestic violence.