DWP's job portal is free-to-post

Employment minister Mims Davies is calling on employers to advertise their job vacancies at no cost on a recently launched portal.

A statement from the Department of Work and Pensions [DWP] said the Job Help portal is at the centre of a targeted campaign supporting people into work, and provides advice on how to apply for jobs, links to online training and information on financial support.

DWP said more than 146,000 firms are already registered and recruiting through the site. A pool of 1.7m jobseekers have signed up for the services, Davies said.

“While there’s thousands of vacancies already on there, I want more employers to use it to their advantage,” Davies said in a statement.

The call comes as lockdown restrictions start to ease with non-essential shops due to open again from 15 June. 

“By signing up to the service, employers will be able to recruit at no cost from a wide pool of talent, helping support the UK economy and jobs market,” the DWP statement said.

The website address is www.jobhelp.dwp.gov.uk

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