Traineeships - kickstart scheme

Traineeships - kickstart scheme

Closing date:
Salary: National Minimum Wage
Contract type: Fixed term / Working hours: Part time
Location: Environmental Resource Centre, 499-511 Bury Road, Bolton, BL2 6DH
The Kickstart Scheme is a 6 month paid job with a local employer providing an opportunity for young people to gain experience of working in some of Britain’s most exciting companies.

We're working with The Growth Company to provide a number of kickstart roles, available for young people looking to gain experience in areas such as marketing, visitor engagement & administration.

The Growth Company will provide on-going remote/virtual support and training to our Kickstart placement employee throughout the duration of the placement on our behalf. This support will be based on a standardised syllabus, delivered by GC Employability Tutors on subjects such as employability, life-skills, and motivation & confidence

The roles

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Trainee Marketing and Communications Assistant Bolton ERC BL2 6DH
Trainee Administration Assistant (GMEF) Bolton ERC BL2 6DH

How to apply

First you need to make sure you are eligible for the Kickstart scheme; to access any of these opportunities you need to be in receipt of Universal Credit and aged 16-24 years old.  To learn if you’re entitled to claim Universal Credit, you can visit here.

If you are in receipt of Universal Credit and fall within the age bracket, you can ask your Work Coach at the JobCentre to refer you for any of our Kickstart trainee roles. Once you have been referred, you will need to fill in an application form and return it by email to the contact(s) listed on the relevant job description. You can download an application form below.

Each role will close upon receipt of sufficient applications. On this basis we would advise that applications are submitted as soon as possible.



What if I don’t meet the criteria?

If you are keen to work, but struggling to find employment, visit the National Careers Service website in the first instance to get advice.

There are also other schemes for young people that you might be eligible for like traineeships, internships and work placements. Apprenticeship opportunities are also open to people of all ages.