Supporting unemployed people in Greater Manchester who are keen to find an opportunity to get back into work.

The mission of the Job Entry Targeted Support is to make sure people have the skills, support and behaviours to get jobs, gain independence and become productive employees.

JETS can support unemployed people across Greater Manchester in Bolton, Bury, Oldham, Rochdale, Salford, Stockport, Tameside, Trafford, Wigan, and Manchester.

In the last month, 561 people in Greater Manchester have started work thanks to support from JETS.

The National Health Service, the University of Manchester and Bolton Council have been the most active recruiting employers in Greater Manchester in the last 30 days, with more than 1,900 open vacancies advertised by these companies and roles including administrator, care assistant, teaching assistant, support worker and warehouse operatives.

JETS Employment Coaches and our employer account managers are connected to the latest vacancies to support unemployed people back to work quickly.

In Greater Manchester JETS can help:

  • Working age (18+) jobseekers motivated to find work immediately.
  • Unemployed people who have been receiving benefits (UC Intensive Work Search Regime (IWSR) or new-style Jobseeker’s Allowance) for at least 13 weeks.
  • People who need employability support including CV writing, job searching, interview technique, reviewing transferable skills, and confidence building.

Delivering JETS in Greater Manchester

In Greater Manchester, Ingeus delivers the Job Entry Targeted Support (JETS GM) on behalf of the Greater Manchester Combined Authority (GMCA) alongside The Growth Company, Bolton Council, Oldham Council, Rochdale Council and The Get Set Academy.
The Greater Manchester Combined Authority (GMCA) is made up of the ten Greater Manchester councils and Mayor, who work with other local services, businesses, communities and other partners to improve the city-region.
Get SET Academy in Greater Manchester strives to achieve the best possible
outcome, working proactively to understand our learners’ needs and

Bolton Council, also called Bolton Metropolitan Borough Council is the local authority of the Metropolitan Borough of Bolton in Greater Manchester, England.

Rochdale Borough Council is a metropolitan district council, one of ten in Greater Manchester and one of 36 in the metropolitan counties of England, and provides the majority of local government services in Rochdale.
The Growth Company is a leading deliverer of education, skills and employment support and provides personalised services for those furthest away from work, helping to improve lives.

The Job Entry Targeted Support is delivered by Ingeus and
funded by the Department for Work and Pensions.