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How long until my Jobcentre health assessment?

Daljit7277
Daljit7277 Member Posts: 2 Listener
edited February 2019 in Universal Credit (UC)
Hi sir  I am on sick note benifit on universal credit .when will i get health assdesment test by jobcentre  n how mych i recive if i declare prmanetly unfit to work

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  • steve51
    steve51 Member Posts: 7,153 Disability Gamechanger
    Hi @Daljit7277  

    Good Evening & Welcome.

    We have got some info on U/C below.

    https://www.scope.org.uk/advice-and-support/universal-credit

    Please please let me know if you need any further help???

    @steve51
  • Adam_Alumni
    Adam_Alumni Scope alumni Posts: 164 Pioneering

    Hi @Daljit7277

    Welcome

    I hope you have found @steve51's post useful

    I have moved your post to our Universal credit discussions where other members may be able to assist you further if needed.

    I hope this helps. 


  • poppy123456
    poppy123456 Member Posts: 29,795 Disability Gamechanger
    Hi sir  I am on sick note benifit on universal credit .when will i get health assdesment test by jobcentre  n how mych i recive if i declare prmanetly unfit to work
    Hi,

    Has your work coach referred you for the work capability assessment yet? If so then you should have received a work capability assessment to fill in and return, with all your evidence. Once they receive this they will most likely send you an appointment for a face to face assessment. There's time time scales to how long the wait is once they receive that form.

    If you're given LCWRA then you'll be paid an extra £328 per month from the 4th month of your claim from when you sent in your first sick note.
  • AlexNY
    AlexNY Member Posts: 17 Listener
    Hi sir  I am on sick note benifit on universal credit .when will i get health assdesment test by jobcentre  n how mych i recive if i declare prmanetly unfit to work
    Hi,

    Has your work coach referred you for the work capability assessment yet? If so then you should have received a work capability assessment to fill in and return, with all your evidence. Once they receive this they will most likely send you an appointment for a face to face assessment. There's time time scales to how long the wait is once they receive that form.

    If you're given LCWRA then you'll be paid an extra £328 per month from the 4th month of your claim from when you sent in your first sick note.
    Hi Poppy,

    When did you get told the 4th month? I have been told repeatedly by the DWP (and have it in writing) that it will be the after the second month.
  • poppy123456
    poppy123456 Member Posts: 29,795 Disability Gamechanger
    For UC unless you were previously in a group for ESA or you're claiming UC for a terminal illness then there's a waiting period of 3 months before you're paid the extra LCWRA element and you'll receive it on the 4th month starting from when you sent in your first fit note.

    For ESA the assessment period is 13 weeks. Which means you won't be paid the support group extra until the 14th week of your claim.

    See link and scroll down to waiting period.

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