Dear Department for Work and Pensions,
Can a Work Coach demand i present my work search evidence in a pacific way that they demand it in, ie web sites that the jobs was found on and failing to right this information in the my work plan book ws1 will result in a benefit sanction even tho i have met the required jobs to apply for in the claimant commitment, just not have listed the web sites the jobs was applied on in my work plan ws1 booklet.
as my adviser is now demanding this yet have not had a problem with any other adviser in the last year.
my claimant commitment states.
use job sites and employer websites to find and apply for jobs i can do.
it does not state that i have to provide every web site i use to look for work and give it to them in writing each time i sign on.
the work coach also now says not to use the ujm web site which has jobs from sites all over the internet job recruitment sites anyway and has cost the dwp millions of pounds to create.
as a result of not providing the other web sites i use on my work search activity ws1 other than the ujm site i have now got a sanction for this even tho i have applied for 25 jobs a week on the ujm web site and have done so for the last year with no problems from the 7 other work coaches i have had at this office.
“Actively Seeking Employment
76. We cannot specify to a JSA claimant how they provide us with records of their
jobsearch activity and Universal Jobmatch will not change this – it is not therefore
possible to require JSA claimants to give DWP access to their Universal
yet my work coach is doing the complete opposite to this and now demanding i hand it in in a pacific way that they want it in writing in my work plan book ws1 even tho i have applied for 25 jobs a week failing now to provide all the other sites i use to apply for work on my work plan book resulted in a sanction doubt.
mr p shepherd
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