Colchester Chapel Street Jobcentre Plus
Colchester Chapel Street Jobcentre Plus

Are you looking for employment opportunities in Colchester, Essex? The Colchester Jobcentre Plus Office, located at 8 Chapel Street North, is here to assist you. This government-run employment agency provides a range of services to both job seekers and employers in the area.

Services Offered by the Colchester Jobcentre Plus Office

When you visit the Colchester Jobcentre Plus Office, you can take advantage of various services to support your job search and enhance your employability:

  • Job Searching: The office offers dedicated support to job seekers. You'll have access to computers, job boards, and printers to aid your search. Additionally, the knowledgeable Jobcentre Plus advisers can provide guidance on crafting effective CVs and applications.
  • Universal Credit: If you're interested in applying for Universal Credit or other benefits, the Colchester Jobcentre Plus Office can assist you. They can provide information on eligibility criteria, guide you through the application process, and inform you about the benefits that may be available to you.
  • Employment and Skills Advice: Enhancing your skills and identifying training opportunities can significantly boost your employability. The office's advisers can offer valuable advice on developing your skills and refer you to relevant training programs or apprenticeships.
  • Employer Services: The Colchester Jobcentre Plus Office also caters to employers seeking to recruit staff. They provide a range of services, including advertising job vacancies, hosting job fairs, and offering recruitment schemes. Furthermore, they can offer advice on employment legislation and guidance on interviewing and selection processes.

To access these services, you can visit the Colchester Jobcentre Plus Office during their opening hours or contact them by phone. When visiting, it's important to bring identification and proof of address with you. Due to COVID-19 restrictions, please note that the office may have reduced capacity or operating hours, so it's advisable to check before your visit.

Colchester Jobcentre Plus Office Address

If you prefer to visit the office in person, here is the address:

Colchester Jobcentre Plus
Crown Buildings
40 Chapel Street

Contact Details

If you have any queries or require further information, you can reach the Colchester Jobcentre Plus Office through the following contact details:

Telephone: 0845 604 3719
Textphone: 0845 608 8551

Don't hesitate to get in touch with the office for assistance or to inquire about their services.

Jobcentre Opening & Closing Times

DWP Jobcentre Plus is normally open from

  • Jobcentre opening hours are from 9.00 am to 5.00 pm Monday till Friday
  • Crisis Loan telephone lines are open from 8.30 am to 4.30 pm. Monday till Friday
  • Contact Centres are open from 8.00 am to 6.00 pm. Monday till Friday

These are the normal Jobcentre opening hours for most DWP jobcentres in the UK.

If You need to cancel or change an appointment at your local DWP Jobcentre Plus Office you may only contact them during normal business hours.

What You Can Do At The Jobcentre Plus

Things You Can Do To Find A Job At The Jobcentre Plus

At your local Jobcentre, they can deal with all your claims for Jobseeker's Allowance, Universal Credit, Incapacity Benefit, Employment and Support Allowance, and Income Support. You can also apply for jobs using the new Find A Job service or you may need to contact a local adult education provider to find out about the free training courses that may be available in the United Kingdom. Find your nearest Jobcentre below, opening hours address phone numbers directions & Jobs.


Jobcentre Telephone Numbers

If you need to contact your local Jobcentre you can use the telephone numbers below

Telephone Jobcentre Plus for free by calling the DWP freephone contact number 0800 055 6688 to discuss Jobs & Benefits, job vacancies, or to make a new Universal Credit claim.

Jobcentre Plus Telephone numbers and address. Find the Jobcentre contact details for new claims and existing benefits claims.

Employers can also call the Jobcentre plus to post a job advert online, it's a quick, easy and effective way to find new staff fast.