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Kickstart Your Career!

The Government’s Kickstart scheme helps unemployed young people, aged 16-24, to secure quality 6-month placements with a minimum 25 hours a week. We’re proud to have signed up to this and are looking forward to welcoming people from April 2021 – so don’t delay your application!

The benefits
We believe that a focus on personal development is crucial at the early stages of your career. Joining our Kickstart scheme will help you build essential skills, such as:

  • Support with career planning, CV writing, interview skills, finding your next role
  • Communication skills
  • Personal effectiveness
  • Teamwork
  • How it works

How to apply
To be eligible for the scheme, you must be referred by your Work Coach, be claiming Universal Credit, and be aged 16-24. The application process is simple – all you need to do is contact your work coach at the DWP who will be able to provide all details on how to apply.

Here are the sorts of Kickstart roles available currently including, admin trainee, trainee hygiene operative, trainee gardener and a multi-skilled trainee operative.

Good luck with your application!