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Support starting a job or attending an interview

Support starting a job or attending an interview

Flexible Support Fund

If you have a work coach, you might be eligible for the Flexible Support Fund. This is a fund that supports you moving into work. It can help with things like:

  • paying for travel to interviews
  • travel costs when starting work
  • clothing to start work

To find out more information contact your work coach. You can also find more information about the Flexible Support Fund on the Turn2us website.

Get free train travel to an interview

If you’re the holder of a Jobcentre Plus Travel Discount Card, you could be eligible for:

  • up to two free tickets a month for travel to interviews

  • a free Monthly Season Ticket when you secure work

You can find more information about how to access this support on the Scotrail website.

Job start payment

Job Start Payment can help you with the costs of starting a new job. 

You can apply if you're a young person or care leaver who's both:

  • been out of work
  • on certain benefits

Find out if you're eligible.

Get work support if you have a disability or health condition

Access to Work can help you get or stay in work if you have a physical or mental health condition or disability. The support you can get will depend on your needs.

Visit GOV.UK to find out if you're eligible and how to apply.

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