Benefits and payments homepage
Take a look at the range of benefits and payments we have available.
Redundancy, health condition or disability or another reason you can’t work
Food, school costs, power, accommodation or other living expenses you need help with
You’ve had a relationship break-up, family breakdown or violent relationship end
Health and Disability
Counselling, prescription and GP costs, medical alarms and other costs we can help with
Travelling overseas, how to apply, payment rates and dates, overseas pensions, income and other info for Seniors
Caring for someone else’s child or someone with a health condition, injury or disability
Urgent or unexpected costs
Dental, glasses, car repairs, fridge, washing machine, funeral or other urgent costs you need help with
Childcare, school uniforms, stationery, having a baby and other costs if you have children
Fixing issues with Accommodation Supplement, Special Benefit and other payments we’ve made
16-19 year olds
Education, training, work and benefit help for 16-19 year olds
Benefits and forms
A-Z list of benefits, forms, benefit rates
Find out what services we can offer to help you find work and when you start a new job.
Looking for work
We have jobs available now in various industries and you can search on our job websites.
Help with your job search
From advice on making a plan, to tips on where to look and following up leads.
Training and experience
Our programmes can help you get ready for work with training and work experience.
Job Connect on Facebook
Find out how we can help you get ready to work, find work, and support available while you're working.
CVs and cover letters
We’ve got great templates and advice for writing your CV or cover letter, and filling out job applications.
Help with work costs
Get help to pay for the things you need to start work
Job support and advice
Get all the support and advice you need to stay in work.
Health and disability
If you want to work, we can support you to find the right job for you.
Start your own business
We can help you get your business up and running.
Get advice about how to prepare for and deliver a great interview.
Help for 16-19 year olds
We’ve got extra support for young people to get ready for work and find a job.
On a benefit homepage
Check out what you need to do when you're getting a benefit or other payment from us.
Address, contact details, overseas travel, childcare, relationship or anything else that’s changed.
Declare income, wages deduction calculator and tables
Change in your childcare situation, continue childcare payments, cohort entry schools and other childcare information
Re-apply for Jobseeker Support, Sole Parent Support, Temporary Additional Support and more
Check or stop your payments, payment cards and other information
Check your debt, repayments and other debt information
Rights and responsibilities
Our commitment to you, obligations, complaints, benefit fraud and more
Find out how we can help you with housing.
Nowhere to stay
Get help if you have nowhere to stay right now.
Find a house
Find out where to look for private housing, or apply for public (social) housing.
Living in your home
Get help with accommodation costs, and advice on any housing issues and public housing tenancies.
Find out how we can help if you’re moving house.
Find jobs in MyMSD
You can use MyMSD to look at jobs available. You can also search for jobs in your area or your preferred type of work.
Follow the 5 steps on this page to find and apply for jobs in MyMSD.
Step 1 - Log in to MyMSD
You need a MyMSD login to see the latest jobs.
If you’ve never registered with MyMSD before, you can find out how to do this on our MyMSD page.
Step 2 - Find latest jobs
Once you’re logged in, go to the ‘Latest Jobs’ section by scrolling down. You’ll see the top 3 jobs.
To see more jobs, select ‘View more jobs’. This will show another 10 jobs. You can see even more jobs by selecting ‘View more jobs’ again.
Step 3 - Check out jobs available
To see details of the job, click on the job title.
You can see the job's:
- title and description
- ID number
- location, pay and hours.
Step 4 - Update your job seeker profile
To change the job listings, you need to update your preferences in your job seeker profile.
You can find your job seeker profile by selecting either:
- 'Change preferences in your job seeker profile' at the top of the job listings
- 'Update the preferred locations in your job seeker profile' at the end of the job listings, or
- the home icon in the top left corner and then:
- selecting 'My profile' in the left-hand menu
- scrolling to the 'job seeker profile' section, and
- selecting 'Update profile'.
You will need to answer some questions to update your profile. This will be about things like:
- any licences or qualifications you have
- the type of job you're interested in
- what hours you're looking for, and
- what location you're looking for work in.
Once you've updated these preferences, select 'OK'.
You'll then be able to view jobs based the type of job you're interested in and the location you're looking for work in.
Step 5 - Apply for jobs
When you find a job you like, take a note of the Job ID number (in the job details). Call our Job Search line on 0800 779 009. We're open Monday to Friday, 8am to 6pm.
You'll need to tell us the job ID number and your client number.
- tell you more about the job
- check the job is still available
- refer you to one of our Work Brokers to talk about the job.
If the job's suitable, we'll help you with your job application by:
- helping you with your CV
- helping you to fill out the job application, and
- setting up a meeting between you and the employer.