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Maidstone Job Centre

Maidstone job centre (also known as Jobcentre Plus) is a government agency whose purpose is to aid those of working age on welfare or unemployed into work and aid Maidstone companies fill their jobs. Jobcentre plus is a part of the Department of Work and Pensions whose aim is to provide opportunities for all to work.

What does Maidstone Job Centre do to help those looking for work?


Maidstone job centre works towards equality of ethnicity, sex and age in work. They are also responsible for ensuring that people claiming working benefits fulfil their requirements whilst giving support to those without employment.


How can Maidstone Job Centre help Maidstone Job Seekers?


If you are currently out of work then Maidstone Job Centre can be of assistance in a variety of ways. Firstly, they can offer you useful advice on maximising your chances of getting into work such how to write a CV, interview tips and how to apply for a role. Maidstone Job Centre can also advise and assist you to apply for the relevant benefits whilst you are searching for a job. Maidstone Job Centre also have a variety of schemes which can help you if you have difficulties getting into work. They are of particular help if you have a disability. Maidstone Job Centre also lists positions posted by Maidstone area employers.


How can the Maidstone Job Centre help Maidstone businesses?


If you are a Maidstone employers you could find the Maidstone Job Centre of assistance to you in a number of ways. Firstly, the Maidstone Job Centre offer free recruitment advertising to Maidstone companies via phone or on the internet. This free advertising means that many Maidstone job seekers currently out of work will have access to your opening. The Maidstone Job Centre will be able to offer you advice if you are in the unfortunate position of having to make redundancies. They can also give advice on a range of other employment.

So if you have posted your job with AllMaidstoneJobs and want some extra advertising or you need job hunting advice then we recommend you contact Maidstone Job Centre.


Careers Advice

We work with experts in and around our local area to provide useful information relating to careers advice - we hope you will find these articles to be helpful


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Maidstone Employment & Business News

When attending interviews it's always good to be up to date with what's happening in the local business and employment sector - we hope you'll find these selected news articles interesting


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