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National Careers Service

If you’re thinking of changing careers or you want some advice on how you can take your next steps, the National Careers Service is here for you. You can access support from a helpful adviser who can help you make decisions on work, learning and training.

If you need further personal advice with regard to being on furlough:

Call the National Careers Service to speak to an adviser from 8am - 10pm, Monday to Friday

Visit the National Careers Service website

Volunteering opportunities

If you’ve got some extra time on your hands as a result of being furloughed, why not volunteer and make a difference in your community? Volunteer GM can help you find an opportunity local to you, so you can develop your skills and keep busy whilst doing something rewarding. Whether you want to help a vulnerable person or offer a lending hand to key workers, there are plenty of initiatives for you to get involved with.

Wellbeing support

Wellbeing support

We know that being furloughed can have a negative impact on your wellbeing – whether you’re worrying about finances, job stability or are missing social interactions with your colleagues. We can help you access a range of wellbeing resources to help you keep your mental health in check during these challenging times.

Universal Credit

Universal Credit

If you are in receipt of Universal Credit and need more information, please speak to your Work Coach.

Or you can make a claim for Universal Credit by clicking below