Jobs and skills

Careers webchat is available from 9.30 am to 4.30 pm.  Outside of these hours, or if all advisers are busy, you can ask questions online.  Before using the webchat service, read the Careers Service’s privacy notice.

 Chat with a careers adviser in Northern Ireland

Job search

If you've lost your job due to Coronavirus (COVID-19), you can search for current job opportunities on Jobcentre Online.

Finding a job

Sometimes the hardest part of finding a job is knowing where to look. Job opportunities are available on the internet, Jobs and Benefits Offices, recruitment agencies and more.

Careers

Find information and advice on all your career options, including interactive tools to get career options based on your skills and interests, training and learning opportunities and where to get personal careers advice.

Unclaimed benefits

To make sure you're getting all the benefits, services and supports you're entitled to, make the call on freephone 0800 232 1271.

Applying for jobs

Get help and advice on how to apply for jobs, including tips on creating a CV, filling in job application forms and preparing for interviews.

Learn and train

Whether you're just starting out, want to train to work in a different sector, learn new skills or improve the skills and knowledge you already have, there are a number of training and education options available.

Extra help with getting into work

Find information on support available to help you work, including benefit advice, financial support for parents and children and work schemes for people with disabilities and health conditions.

Redundancy

If you've lost your job due to Coronavirus (COVID-19), find information on your rights, redundancy pays and how to cope with redundancy.

 

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If you have a comment or query about benefits, you will need to contact the government department or agency which handles that benefit.  Contacts for common benefits are listed below.

Carer's Allowance

Call 0800 587 0912
Email 
dcs.incomingpostteamdhc2@nissa.gsi.gov.uk

Discretionary support / Short-term benefit advance

Call 0800 587 2750 
Email 
customerservice.unit@communities-ni.gov.uk

Disability Living Allowance

Call 0800 587 0912 
Email dcs.incomingpostteamdhc2@nissa.gsi.gov.uk

Employment and Support Allowance

Call 0800 587 1377

Jobseeker’s Allowance

Contact your local Jobs & Benefits office

Personal Independence Payment

Call 0800 587 0932

If your query is about another benefit, select ‘Other’ from the drop-down menu above.

What to do next

Comments or queries about the Blue Badge scheme can be emailed to bluebadges@infrastructure-ni.gov.uk or you can also call 0300 200 7818.

What to do next

For queries or advice about careers, contact the Careers Service.

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For queries or advice about Child Maintenance, contact the Child Maintenance Service.

What to do next

For queries or advice about claiming compensation due to a road problem, contact DFI Roads claim unit.

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For queries or advice about criminal record checks, email ani@accessni.gov.uk

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Application and payment queries can be emailed to ema_ni@slc.co.uk

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For queries or advice about employment rights, contact the Labour Relations Agency.

What to do next

For queries or advice about birth, death, marriage and civil partnership certificates and research, contact the General Register Office Northern Ireland (GRONI) by email gro_nisra@finance-ni.gov.uk

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For queries or advice about passports, contact HM Passport Office.

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For queries or advice about pensions, contact the Northern Ireland Pension Centre.

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If you wish to check on a problem or fault you have already reported, contact DfI Roads.

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For queries or advice about historical, social or cultural records relating to Northern Ireland, use the Public Record Office of Northern Ireland (PRONI) enquiry service.

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For queries or advice about rates, email:
rating@lpsni.gov.uk

For queries or advice about property valuation, email:
valuation@lpsni.gov.uk

For queries or advice about land registry, email:
CustomerInformation.LandRegistration@finance-ni.gov.uk

For mapping queries, email:
Mapping.Helpdesk@finance-ni.gov.uk

What to do next

For queries or advice about  60+ and Senior Citizen SmartPasses (which can be used to get concessionary travel on public transport), contact Smartpass - Translink.