A SCHEME to help people on sickness and disability benefits into work has been launched in Runcorn.
The Connect to Work voluntary scheme offers a £200 back to work fund, a personal action plan, job search, CV and interview preparation, help with job applications, and confidence building advice.
A4e, the private company running the scheme, says the aim is to ensure individuals obtain the support they need to gain a happy and fulfilled working life.
Gavin Lawrie, A4e operations manager, said: “Connect to Work offers a fantastic opportunity for those who feel ready to return to work, start their career and get the support they need.”
For more information call 0800 988 2265 or visit www.a4e.co.uk/connecttowork