Hi I’m new to this. My son’s dad has always been in and out of our sons life, I have asked him for help many times with buying things our son needs. He says yes but then disappears again. I contacted child maintenance and started a claim. My son’s dad never responded to them just swept it under the carpet. He has his own business but has started claiming benefits so he doesn’t have to pay for our son. He is in quite a bit arrears now and has claimed benefits again as child maintenance contacted him again. My son has always got what he has needed by myself but recently I lost my job due to closure and I’m struggling, my son’s dad knows this and still won’t help out. Any advice is very much appreciated.
His family don’t talk to him. He has went on to have 3 more children since I left him. Our son is now nearly 12 and he just won’t help. I recently had to claim JSA due to losing job last month. I have rang cms a few times this year and previous years but all I’m told is they have had no contact from him and now I’m being told they have sent forms off to benefits for proof he is claiming
Yes I’m looking for work have been since before last place of work closed. Relocating is not an option for my children and me. I am a care assistant/support worker. I have applied for loads of jobs even shop assistant jobs but I never hear back from them. It’s just extra pressure added to this maintenance situation
I have applied for every care work job going round this area and have not heard anything back, I have also rang them all and asked if they received my application which they have responded and said they have. One I applied for they asked me to do training for them (moving and handling) I completed all training necessary and given certificates, then never heard back from them. I rang to enquire and was told they have a high volume of applications. I have worked right from leaving school even being a single mother of 2 (obviously maternity leave) but finding it really hard now, especially when my son’s dad keeps saying he will always be there for our son but disappears if I ask for him for help. It’s the little things like putting money on our sons dinner card for school.
Some interviews I have been for I was told I’m over qualified. I have tried ‘dumming’ it down in interviews but never seems to work out. I am also a qualified TA. This is first time I have struggled to be accepted for a job.