Kickstart Scheme

The Ted Wragg Trust is participating in the new government Kickstart initiative

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.

Find out more on the Government website now.