JOBSEEKERS are to get more support as 80 new Jobcentres open across the UK.
The sites, some of which are already up and running, will be in addition to the existing 639 Jobcentres already supporting those looking for work.
It will house some of the 13,500 new work coaches, of which 10,000 have already been recruited.
The new Jobcentres are located in cities across the UK, including Birmingham, Leeds and London – you can check out the full list below.
The Sun has asked the Department for Work and Pensions (DWP) which ones have already opened and when the others will welcome jobseekers.
The announcement comes as the latest unemployment figures showed that the number of Brits without a job hit 1.7million in January.
Full list of new Jobcentres
THE 80 new Jobcentres are opening in cities across the UK.
- Ashford, County Square Shopping Centre TN23 1YB
- Ashton Under, Lyne OL6 6BJ
- Banbury, Castle Quay Shopping Centre OX16 5UH
- Basildon, Great Oaks SS14 1GJ
- Bedford, Woodlands MK41 7NU
- Bexleyheath, Broadway Shopping Centre DA6 7JN
- Birmingham, Summer Hill Road B1 3RB
- Birmingham, Newton Shopping Centre B19 2SS
- Bolton, Thynne Street BL3 6BH
- Bournemouth, Castle Lane East BH7 7DT
- Bracknell, Cookham Road off Longshot Lane RG12 1RB
- Bradford, 2 – 4 Godwin Street BD1 2ST
- Burnley, Charter Walk BB11 1AX
- Burton, upon Trent Union Street DE14 1AA
- Bury (Manchester), Millgate Shopping centre BL9 0BX
- Cardiff, Queen Street CF10 2HQ
- Chester, CH1 1HA
- Chesterfield, Vicar Lane S40 1 PY
- Chichester, Southgate Office Village PO19 8GR
- Coventry, Judds Lane CV6 6GE
- Crawley, RH11 9PT
- Crawley (Gatwick), Beehive Ring Road RH6 0LG
- Derby, DE1 2PL
- Derby, Sir Frank Whittle Way DE21 4RX
- Doncaster, 39-40 High Street DN1 1DE
- Exeter, Bampfylde EX1 2FW
- Falkirk, Callendar Square Shopping Centre FK1 1UJ
- Folkestone, CT20 1DP
- Forest Hill, Lewisham High Street SE13 6JP
- Gloucester, Eastgate Street GL1 1QN
- Gravesend, Gravesend DA11 0AA
- Halifax, Broadstreet Plaza HX1 1YQ
- Harlow, Harvey Shopping Centre CM20 1XR
- High Wycombe, High Wycombe HP11 2AG
- Huddersfield ,11 Trinity Street HD1 4DA
- Hull, HU1 2HW
- Ipswich, 1 Cutler Street IP1 1 LL
- Keighley, BD21 3PU
- Kings Lynn, PE30 1DP
- Kingston, Wood Street KT1 1TS
- Leeds, Limewood Approach, Seacroft LS14 1NH
- Leeds, Great George Street LS2 8ER
- Leeds, Kirkstall Road LS4 2BT
- Liverpool, Edge Lane L7 9NJ
- Liverpool, L1 5AA
- London Barnet, North London Business Park N11 1GN
- London Croydon, Borough 6 Cherry Orchard Way CR9 6BE
- London Ealing, W5 5JN
- London Hackney, E8 1DY
- London Hammersmith, W6 9DL
- London Marylebone, 24 Eversholt Street NW1 1DB
- London Mitcham, The Grange, Central Road Morden SM4 5PQ
- London Sutton, Wallington SM6 0DX
- London Tower Hamlets (Poplar), Tower Hamlets E1 8GH
- London Walthamstow 45 Selborne Walk E17 7JR
- London Walthamstow, Kestral House E4 8TD
- London Wandsworth, High Street SW15 1TW
- London Wembley, High Road HA9 7BH
- Manchester (Stretford), Streford Mall M32 9BD
- Middlesborough, Dundas Shopping Centre TS1 1HR
- Middlesborough Stockton on Tees County, Durham Columbia Drive TS17 6BJ
- Newcastle (Gateshead), Unit B24 NE11 9YG
- Newcastle (North Shields), Royal Quays NE29 6AR
- Oldham, 46 Union Street OL1 1BN
- Peterborough, Northminster PE1 1YN
- Plymouth, Bretonside PL4 OBG
- Reading, 121 Kings Road RG1 3AH
- Sheffield, Tenter Street S1 3GG
- Slough, Trinity Park E4 8TD
- Southampton, SO15 1GX
- Southend, SS1 1NR
- Stockport, 80-82 Wellington Road North SK4 1HW
- Stoke on Trent, 1 Smithfield ST1 3DR
- Swinton, Swinton Square Shopping M27 4BH
- Walsall, Unit 2a WS2 8LL
- Walsall, Unit 2b WS2 8LL
- Watford, 78 St Albans Road WD17 1AF
- Woking Surrey, Woking GU21 6AZ
- Wolverhampton, WV1 3BA
- Ayr, John Street KA8 0BX
Around 11,000 more workers lost their jobs as the UK endured its third national lockdown.
Meanwhile, the Office for Budget Responsibility expects unemployment to hit 2.5million at its peak in 2021.
The new Jobcentres will help those who have lost work or may need to retrain due to Covid, with the aim to get people “back on track”.
They’re set to be temporary, but the DWP is yet to confirm how long they’ll be available for so we’ll update this article once we get a response.
You can find your nearest Jobcentre by using the office locator tool.
Mims Davies, minister for employment, said: “With more new, temporary Jobcentres in place in the heart of our communities, we can support even more people impacted by the pandemic to find work and progress into new roles.”
“We’ve already boosted our DWP work coaches by 10,000 – and with these new local Jobcentres to operate from, we can drive forward our plan for jobs, creating fresh opportunity for people all across the country.”
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