What is the Kickstart Scheme?
It is a new scheme from the government for people aged 18 – 24, who are currently in receipt of Universal Credit and are at risk of long-term unemployment. It offers a paid 6 months’ work experience placement.
How long with the Kickstart Scheme last?
Each placement lasts 6 months, with the Kickstart Scheme currently due to end in December 2021.
How can I apply?
To apply, please contact your Jobcentre Plus Work Coach.
Am I eligible for Kickstart?
To find out if you are eligible and for further information click here.
For a full list of our current placements and for further details on the placement requirements, you should talk to your Work Coach at your local job centre. If you don’t have a Work Coach, your job centre will help you to establish whether you are eligible.