What is a Jobseeker's Payment?
Jobseeker's is a payment for people who are out of work or have been made part time, to help you support yourself while looking for work
If you lose your job you should apply for a Jobseeker's Payment as soon as possible
If your application is successful, payments will be made weekly to your local post office which you can collect with your Public Services Card
Who can get a Jobseeker's Payment?
What will you be asked about?
You may be asked for information about:
Questions about you, your address, any children and your relationship status.
Employment and training information
Questions about your employment history and training or education.
Your financial information
Questions about any income, savings or investments you or your partner may have.
Support for getting back to work or education
There are a number of ways the Department can help you to find employment.