Working with employment and welfare services
Local authorities and local offices of the Department of Work and Pensions – that is, JobCentre Plus as a ‘relevant partner’ – must cooperate when exercising functions which are relevant to care and support.
When considering opportunities for fuller integration of commissioning, planning and delivery of local services, local authorities should consider the links between care and support, and employment and welfare. Furthermore, local authorities must consider education, training and employment at when working with people with care and support needs.
- considering employment at a local level
- considering employment when working with people