The Minister for Social Protection, Joan Burton TD announced on the 9th May 2012 the widening of the eligibility criteria for JobBridge, the National Internship Scheme
"Such has been the level of demand for the scheme, I am delighted to be announcing proposals to widen the eligibility criteria." said Minister Burton The eligibility criteria will be extended to include those in receipt of One Parent Family Payment and Disability Allowance. These changes will take effect from 28thMay 2012."
IMPORTANT Please note the revised Eligibility (UP51C) Form will be available for host organisations to download from Tuesday 29th May 2012. Individuals in receipt of One Parent Family Payment and Disability Allowance must use the revised Eligibility (UP51C) Form.