Job centres

Job centres

As part of the Department for Work and Pensions (DWP) Jobcentre Plus provides help for individuals to find jobs and information about benefits to people of working age, training and how to apply for a job. For employers Jobcentre Plus provides information on placing a vacancy and what services are available to them. If you are looking for work Jobcentre Plus can help you find the right kind of job: full time or part time, temporary or permanent. In some areas, Jobcentre Plus offers a fully integrated work and benefits service (including Jobseekers allowance if you are unemployed) and can provide active help from personal advisers to find work to meet individual needs and an efficient and effective service for everyone who needs help.

Contact Jobcentre Plus

The Jobcentre Plus website provides help for customers in finding jobs and information about benefits and for employers there is information on placing a vacancy with Jobcentre Plus and what Jobcentre Plus services are available to them:

Jobcentre Plus has these offices in Breckland:

Dereham Jobcentre
16-18 High Street
NR19 1DX
0845 6043719.


Thetford Jobcentre
Townsend House
IP24 2DT
0845 6043719.

Looking for work?

Jobseeker Direct is a quick and easy phone service which keeps you in touch with the latest job vacancies and helps you find the job that's right for you. Once you find a job you're interested in, they’ll tell you how to apply, send you an application form and, where possible, ring the Employer there and then to arrange an interview.

This service is available to anyone who is looking for work, and the lines are open:
weekdays 8am-6pm
Saturdays 9am-1pm

All calls are charged at local rates.
Contact Jobseeker Direct on 0845 606 0234