The Kickstart Scheme is part of the government’s Plan for Jobs and provides funding to employers to create new 6-month job placements for young people 16-24 years old, who are currently on Universal Credit and at risk of long-term unemployment.
Funding will cover for each job placement:
There will also be extra funding of £1500 to support young people to build experience, soft skills and help them move into sustained employment after they have completed their Kickstart Scheme funded job.
Kickstart scheme job placements must:
If your organisation is creating fewer than 30 job placements, you cannot apply directly. But you can partner with other companies to create 30 vacancies via an approved gateway provider such as a training provider, and that’s where at Aspire to Learn can help.
As your KickStart representative, we take care of all the training, admin and payroll for you.
We have over 13 years of experience in providing Apprenticeship, Upskill and staff training to young people across a wide range of sectors from business, to health and social care.
Experts at pre-screening, recruiting and helping you find the right candidates for your job roles
Have a proven track record in managing of partnership agreements with third parties
We have a robust financial and governance processes to manage the application and payment process
We already have the mandatory training provision in place and will manage the training and onboarding for you.
We manage your application to the DWP along with your partner SME’s
Help you recruit the right candidate
Mentor you and the young person throughout the programme
Provide mandatory training employability training including C.V and interview skills and include soft skills training such as attendance, timekeeping, communication, confidence and assertiveness skills
Provide evidence and certification for both your company and the candidate
Offer IAG and progression opportunities for the young people to look for permanent jobs, apprenticeships and or further education
We will help to manage the process for you as the group representative where we will collectively help more than 30 young people into employment. Thank you for taking interest and for helping to create this new opportunity for someone that we are sure will be very grateful.
They must not:
The roles you are applying for must be: