WHP Pioneer is the latest phase of Universal Support, part of the Department for Work and Pensions’ Work and Health Programme (WHP).
It offers personalised employment support to help you into sustainable work through upskilling and training with continued support once you’re in-work.
WHP Pioneer offers support for up to 15 months plus optional in-work support of up to 6 months.
✔ A personalised 4-week accelerator plan.
✔ Access to an employer within 30 days of starting.
✔ A wide range of health-related interventions.
✔ Job specific CV and cover letter creation.
✔ Mock interviews.
✔ Better-off calculation.
✔ Access to the iWorks digital careers platform.
✔ National Careers Service skills and job assessments.
✔ Travel planning.
✔ Ongoing in-work support.
✔ Career progression and development support once in-work.
If you’re currently unemployed and not currently required to search for work as part of Universal Credit or JSA, then WHP Pioneer could help you.
To be eligible for WHP, you must also:
People with a disability or disabilities as defined by the Equality Act 2010.
Ex-offenders (someone who has completed a custodial sentence or a community sentence), or offender (someone who is serving a community sentence).
Former members of His Majesty’s (HM) Armed Forces.
Member of the HM Armed Forces reserves.
Partners of current or former Armed Forces personnel.
People for whom a drug/ alcohol dependency (including a history of) presents a significant barrier to employment.
Young people identified as being involved or at risk of being involved in gangs or serious violence.
Victims of domestic violence.
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