Are you or a member of your household aged between 16 and 24 years old and been offered a job? You may be qualified if you have been out of work and receiving any of these benefits. Income based JSA, Income Related ESA, Universal Credit and/or Income Support for six months before being offered a job.
Your job must average a minimum of 12 hours of work each week over a 4-week period.
Care leavers between 16–25, only need to have been receiving a qualifying benefit when you were offered a job.
The payment helps with the costs of starting a job after a period of being out of work. You can put this towards travel, work clothes or childcare. It is a one-off sum worth £267.65, or £428.25 if you have children.
However, if you would like help or advice, please contact our Financial Inclusion Team. You can use the contact details listed below.