Aged 16-24 and on Universal Credit?
We have good news! There’s a new £2 billion Kickstart scheme aimed specifically at you. Hundreds of thousands of jobs, all at entry/trainee level, are being created up until December 2021. To see the many jobs available search ‘kickstart’ on online job sites like Indeed, Prospects and Monster, or ask your Work Coach, through your Universal Credit online journal, or phone appointment.
If you are successful in getting the job…fingers crossed…you will have gained 6 months of employment! This is great for your short term finances, but the benefits of gaining a job through Kickstart go beyond this. At your Kickstart job you will increase your chances of further employment. You’ll do mock interviews, receive CV advice, be guided by more experienced colleagues, have access to training courses, certificates, and more.