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Work coach appointment. Is this normal when you're off sick from work?

cpnan Member Posts: 14 Listener
edited October 2021 in Universal Credit (UC)
Hi, I started a claim for UC in August when I had to go off sick from work.  Sent UC50 back couple of weeks ago.  In my journal it says I have a phone appointment with my work coach regarding my work commitments.  I’m just wondering if this is normal when you’re off sick from work? I still have a job so obviously I’m not job seeking. 


  • poppy123456
    poppy123456 Member Posts: 25,533 Disability Gamechanger
    You're claiming UC as a job seeker, your fit note doesn't automatically entitle you to limited capability for work. You will need to make sure you attend any appointments that are made for you, otherwise you could be sanctioned.
    It's a work coaches discretion whether they turn off or reduce work commitments, some do but some don't.
  • cpnan
    cpnan Member Posts: 14 Listener
    Ah I didn’t realise that I was classed as a job seeker, makes sense now thank you.


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