Dilema re: temp job your input please

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  1. big bear

    big bear A bear on a mission!

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    This is the situation & I really don't know what to do.

    My maternity leave/pay stops this week. I'm looking for part-time work as I've the 2 little ones. I signed up with an agency & they've rung to say they've 2 weeks full-time work starting the 9th May.

    I don't mind that but my dilema is I've registered for JSA but I won't know if I'll get that as it's 50/50 depending on my contributions. I'm having the interview next week with the job centre. If I do get JSA then this job will mess it up on the other hand at least I've a few weeks work if i don't get JSA as there will only be one wage coming in.

    I really do want to work but very few part-time jobs.

    I need to let her know today as I need to go into the job tomorrow for a few hours to learn the ropes as the lady dealing with it is away until the date it starts.

    What would you do? Any advice?

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  3. Happy Holidays

    Happy Holidays Gold Member

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    Part of me wonders if it's worth all the faffing around for a temp job, eg sorting out the little ones, JSA etc. But then again, it could lead to a permanent position and you are getting more work experience.

    Actually whilst I type this I think I'd go, the interview will give you good experience.

    Even if you do get the job you don't need to take it;)

    Good luck
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