The scheme also includes a £1,500 grant paid to employers to cover set-up and training costs. Each employer is required to offer Kickstart placements training to develop new employability skills to improve their long term careers prospects.
The scheme will prioritize young people aged between 16 and 24 who are on Universal Credit and ready to start a job placement. Employers can also spread the start date of the job placements throughout 2021 with the last placement starting on 31st December 2021; this allows employers to offer work placements in the same or different roles across several cohorts.
To apply, all employers must be:
We are supporting employers trading in any sector throughout England and will manage the entire application process for free. To access the scheme please contact us or start an application below.