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TOPIC: first pathways to work interview

first pathways to work interview 7 years 2 weeks ago #13084

please can anyone tell me why I am to attend a pathways to work interview tomorrow? I have been receiving esa for afew weeks and only just filled in atos form with no reply from them yet. How do the people at the job centre know that I need a work focus interview indeed anything about my mrdical condition:S
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Re:first pathways to work interview 7 years 2 weeks ago #13086

  • boris1
When I went I told the woman I'm not looking for work because I'm too ill so I was only in there for about ten minutes. She let me go because there was nothing she could advise me on.
I told her I just lost my job on health grounds and that I had applied for ill health retirement.
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Re:first pathways to work interview 7 years 2 weeks ago #13093

thanks for your reply boris1. I am certainly not able to even consider returning to work at this present time my energies go into helping myself to regain some health improvements if this is possible.This stress just adds to our load:(
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Re:first pathways to work interview 7 years 2 weeks ago #13099

Hi,

When ESA was devised, the idea was that you would have your medical before you were sent for a Pathways interview. However, Atos are now so far behind with medicals that some people have had all six Pathways interviews before their medical.

It makes no sense, but it's what's happening.

Steve
Nothing on this board constitutes legal advice - always consult a professional about specific problems
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Re:first pathways to work interview 7 years 2 weeks ago #13108

  • Ricardo
Hiya all , i'm not sure if it's the same for ESA , but after the initial JCP WFI, i managed to get all my WFI's deferred for 6 months to enable me to get to grips with being ill so to speak . This was when i first claimed IB , and it was September last year so i just missed ESA , until i get "Transited" over.
Rich
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Re:first pathways to work interview 7 years 2 weeks ago #13109

Good luck with your interview tomorrow :)
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