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The Work Programme

The Work Programme provides tailored support for claimants who need more help to undertake active and effective jobseeking. Participants receive support to overcome barriers that prevent them from finding and staying in work.

The Work Programme represents a step change for Welfare to Work in this country, creating a structure that treats people as individuals and allows us greater freedom to tailor the right support to the individual needs of each customer.

Groundwork NE & Cumbria is contracted by AVANTA to provide a full Work Programme service to customers in the central, southern and south-western areas of County Durham.

The Work Programme also ensures value for money for the taxpayer by basing payments largely on results, and paying service providers from the benefits saved from getting people into work. It is very much a partnership between Government and providers from across the public, private and third sectors.

Get in touch to find out more about the Work Programme.