GCC has been supporting Kickstart, a National Government initiative to address unemployment in young people, delivered by the Department of Work and Pensions through Job Centres and their dedicated Work Coaches.
~~~ Live Vacancy notices have now been removed, and employers have until March 31st to get a new Kickstarter in position ~~~
To be eligible you must be in receipt of Universal Credit, currently unemployed, and aged between 16-24 years old
Paid placements have been created by employers for the Kickstart programme, and are typically:
- 6 month paid placements
- 25 Hours per week
- with ongoing training included.
GCC have established a Gateway to help Employers create and recruit, together with a Training option to deliver employability skills to Kickstart Trainees.
If you have any questions, they may be answered in the following FAQs:
If you still have a question please email: firstname.lastname@example.org
Full details of the Kickstart programme are available on the Gov Website: here