Kickstart Scheme

We are excited to be offering 16-24 year olds that are claiming Universal Credit a variety of job opportunities through the Government's Kickstart Scheme.

Kickstart Scheme Details

  • Department of work and pensions scheme
  • Available to 16-24 year olds that are unemployed
  • Contracted work for up to 30hrs per week
  • Contracted work for 26 weeks
  • Paid at minimum wage
  • Training provided by DWP to complete on the job
  • Mentor/coach assigned by the school to assist with training and meeting with the DWP mentor
  • School receive a Government grant to assist the young person with their training
  • Various roles available including:
    - Teaching assistant/MSA
    - Catering
    - Caretaking
    - Administrative (including general office work, contact with stakeholders, finance, reception)

How to find a job

1) Talk to your work coach
2) Visit the Government website - CLICK HERE