The Kickstart Scheme provides funding to create new jobs for 16 to 24 year olds on Universal Credit who are at risk of long term unemployment. Employers of all sizes can apply for funding which covers:
Employers can spread the job start dates up until 31 December 2021. You’ll get funding until 30 June 2022 if a young person starts their job on 31 December 2021.
Further funding is available for training and support so that young people on the scheme can get a job in the future.
If you need help with the Kickstart Scheme process or you want to add more jobs or employers to your grant agreement, you can contact:
If you are a supporter of the Kickstart Scheme, you can show your engagement by sharing the promotional material in your online and internal communications.
If you want to read the terms and conditions for employers and Kickstart gateways you can find them on the Kickstart Scheme terms and conditions page.
Kickstart Scheme terms and conditions
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