Sunday, 24 July 2016

Work-Related Activities In ESA

Do you want to confirm whether you are eligible for ESA claim? Then search the esa contact number in online and check with the ESA professionals. Once you are found eligible for ESA benefits, you will be placed under any one of the groups: Support group or Work-related activity group. The Department for Work and Pensions (DWP) informs you which group you are coming under. DWP makes the decision based on the information you have furnished in the ESA form and your medical assessment feedback.

Do you feel that DWP has placed you in a wrong group? You can request the DWP team to change their decision which is also called ‘mandatory reconsideration’.

If the DWP decided that you lack the potential to work again then it places you in the Support group. It never anticipates you to do any activity to enhance your possibilities of working. But you can still join in the work-related meeting. You must write a letter to DWP to inform the work-related activity in your area to participate. 

DWP assigns you in Work-related activity group when your health condition restricts you to work but you can do certain things to enhance this. You are not compelled to work but asked to attend the work-focused interview and then involve in work-related activities. DWP considers that the work-related activities enhance your chances to work in the future. 

In the work-related group, you must take part in the work-focused interview where there will be a personal advisor at the job center. During the Work-focused interview, you should make the personal advisor understands your situations and limitation to work. The personal advisors analyze what job you have done in the past and what type of work will be suitable in the future and what you need to do to get the job. For this, the advisors discuss with you about your qualifications, work history, steps you can do to go back to the job. They will also discuss the practical support available to you. 

You don’t want to attend the work-related activities when you fall under any one of the below elements:

When you are a single parent of a child below one year or when you attained Pension credit age. Also, when you are getting Carer allowance as part of your ESA claim, you don’t want to take part in the activities. Single parent of the child group between 3-13 years of age can do the work-related activities in the regular school hours. You must aware that your ESA claim is temporarily stopped when you have missed a work-related activity or work-focused interview.

The work-related activities you need to do are based on your area. It may be basic skills required for Maths and English, confidence building sessions, tips to create a CV, new methods to handle your disability. It also includes all another type of work that DWP thinks that it will support to enter the job market. The personal advisor supports you and gives you the activities that are manageable by your based on your health conditions. 

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