Universal Credit Work: work seeking, sickness & sanctions

When 8 November, 2019
Provided by GIPSIL

Course content: UC aims to encourage claimants into full time work. This course looks at what work seeking people have to do to keep their UC, what happens if they cannot seek work - for example if they have ill health - and at how working affects their UC. The day examines the UC work 'conditionality' rules to enable your clients to better manage their claim and at the impacts of your client failing to do what they are supposed to do. If you help people on UC this course will help you by looking at simple, practical steps that you can do to help them manage their claim.  

Methods: A mixture of tutor input, discussion among participants and practical exercises. A course pack will be given to each participant.

Tutor: Jana Elles has worked as a generalist advice worker for well over twenty years, and as a Welfare Rights specialist for ten. She has delivered training nationally for LASA and Citizens Advice, and latterly to advice centres, support agencies and housing associations. Although legally trained, her ongoing advice work experience means her training is accessible and clear. Jana will provide detailed information combined with practical tips for getting the best from the benefits system for your clients

Venue GIPSIL Community Support Centre
1 Woodfield Court LEEDS LS8 3NT
Learning outcomes Will achieve a comprehensive overview of Universal Credit and associated work related requirements.
Suitable for New and experienced support and advice workers.
How to book To request a booking form email sarah.duffy@engageleeds.org.uk or carole.denton@gipsil.org.uk. Alternatively, access GIPSIL's website.
Cost £55 per place