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   Jobcentre Plus

Dewsbury Jobcentre Plus

Crown Buildings
Rishworth Road
WF12 8EF


The general Jobcentre Plus phone number is 0800 169 0190

Jobcentre Plus is a government-funded employment agency and social security office whose aim it is to help people of working age find employment in the UK.

Jobcentre Plus provides resources to enable job-searchers to find work. They offer information about training opportunities for the unemployed. You can also contact them to find out about the benefits and support you’re entitled to including; Tax Credits, Universal Credit, Income Support, Jobseekers Allowance, ESA and Pension Credit.


The Opportunity Centre
25-27 Westgate
WF13 1JQ



07592 379 312
0330 111 0035


Progress2Work is an ESF Employability Support Programme for unemployed adults in Batley - focusing on BAME, Over 50s and those with disabilities. It is for those in need of confidence and skills building, or who may require a reintroduction to job applications after long-term unemployment.  Participants can be claiming benefits or not, and can be any education or experience level.


Progress2Work help to move socially excluded individuals closer to the labour market with an 'umbrella' of support. Participants can receive guidance, training and advice to help them move closer to a job, education or training. The programme includes therapeutic support, employability training, volunteering opportunities, and dedicated support from an Employment Key Worker. Whether participants are already looking for a job, or considering their next steps, the team can help build confidence and skills to achieve their goals.

   Richmond Fellowship Employment Service

Based in Huddersfield and Dewsbury but cover the whole of Kirklees.




Richmond Fellowship support people with mental health issues to get into Work, Training, Education or Volunteering with 1-1 support from their employment advisers and also offer a range of workshops to help people improve their mental wellbeing. 

   Works Better


01484 221000


Works Better help people who want to get into work overcome the barriers that are stopping them, and support employers with suitable vacancies to access this source of committed future employees.

Works Better will help to get you ‘work ready’ and that will mean something slightly different for everyone they help. We all have barriers that stop us doing things – and in the case of getting a job it could be childcare issues, low confidence, or a lack of IT skills. Their experienced team will create a unique programme for you that maximises your potential and gets you back into work.

 Job Search Websites

These are some of the most popular job search websites in the UK. 

You can also find useful information on these websites including career advice, CV templates and useful job interview tips.