Traineeships - kickstart scheme
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
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.