Jobcentre Plus: Torbay

Work and Pensions written question – answered on 15th January 2014.

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Photo of Adrian Sanders Adrian Sanders Liberal Democrat, Torbay

To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions how many (a) full-time and (b) part-time vacancies were advertised in Jobcentre Plus in Torbay local authority area in each quarter in each of the last three years.

Photo of Esther McVey Esther McVey The Minister of State, Department for Work and Pensions

The information is as follows:

Total number of full-time and part-time jobs within Torbay local authority
  Full-time jobs Part-time jobs
October to December 2013 1,744 506
July to September 2013 1,984 601
April to June 2013 1,264 464
January to March 2013 1,234 467
November to December 20121 605 314
October to November 20121 1,135 577
July to September 2012 1,494 1,237
April to June 2012 1,634 1,264
January to March 2012 1,157 1,071
October to December 2011 1,217 840
July to September 2011 1,319 968
April to June 2011 1,471 1,167
January to March 2011 1,239 763
1 Sources-NOMIS from January 2011 and Universal Jobmatch from November 2012 onwards.

Administrative data on the number of vacancies held locally by Jobcentre Plus was published until the end of last year and can be accessed by following this link:

http://www.nomisweb.co.uk/query/construct/summary.asp?mode=construct&version=0&dataset=89 and selecting the 'notified' vacancies variable and the relevant geography and time period.

Universal Jobmatch has replaced the previous Jobcentre Plus system of taking vacancies. Information on vacancies reported through the new service, including notified vacancies at local authority level, is available from the Universal Jobmatch management information tool

https://jobsearch.direct.gov.uk/Reports/Reports.aspx and selecting number of new jobs and the relevant geography and time period.

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