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08 June 2021

Kickstart Vacancies

Latest Kickstart Vacancies

Job Title Company Status Closing Date
Operations Assistant 247 Cars LIVE 31/07/21
Sales Team Assistant 247 Cars LIVE 31/07/21
Optical Advisor / Administration AC Optics Ltd - Pleck Eye Care Centre LIVE 31/07/21
Nursery Practitioner Almozene Nursery and Children Center LIVE 31/07/21
Digital Photography Editor Attic 55 Ltd LIVE 31/07/21
General Operative Fabrications Barhale Construction Services (BCS) LIVE 31/07/21
General Operative Signs Barhale Construction Services (BCS) LIVE 31/07/21
Trainee Buyer and Hire Co-ordinator Barhale Construction Services (BCS) LIVE 31/07/21
Training Administrator Barhale Construction Services (BCS) LIVE 31/07/21
L&D Administrator Barhale (Ltd) LIVE 31/07/21
Mechanic Birway Garage LIVE 31/07/21
Vehicle Detailer Birway Garage LIVE 31/07/21
Customer Service Assistant Blackwood School LIVE 31/07/21
Playworker Blackwood School LIVE 31/07/21
Teaching Assistant Blackwood School LIVE 31/07/21
Front of House Waiting Staff Calderfields Hotel, Golf & Country Club LIVE 31/07/21
Kitchen Porter Calderfields Hotel, Golf & Country Club LIVE 31/07/21
Administrator Dunton Environmental LIVE 31/07/21
Design & Customer Support Assistant Euromobel LIVE 31/07/21
General Handy Person Euromobel LIVE 31/07/21
Administration Assistant Gateway2Housing & Care UK Ltd LIVE 31/07/21
Administrative Assistant Greater Horizons Ltd LIVE 31/07/21
Support Worker Greater Horizons Ltd LIVE 31/07/21
People & Communications Assistant HappyMaven Ltd LIVE 31/07/21
Production Operative Holloway Plastics LIVE 31/07/21
Office Administrator International Student Network Ltd (IS-NET) LIVE 31/07/21
Digital Marketing Assistant International Student Network Ltd (IS-NET) LIVE 31/07/21
Leather Manufacturing Trainee J&E Sedgwick & Company Ltd LIVE 31/07/21
Customer Service Assistant Keyboard Specialists Limited (KBS) LIVE 31/07/21
Administrator Assistant Local Education and Development (LEAD) LIVE 31/07/21
Cafe Assistant_Barista Midland Langar Seva Society (MLSS) LIVE 31/07/21
Adminstration Assistant Midland Langar Seva Society (MLSS) LIVE 31/07/21
Labourer Midland Tarmacadam Surfacing Ltd LIVE 31/07/21
Warehouse & Trade Counter Assistant On Plumb Ltd LIVE 31/07/21
Practice Receptionist Palfrey Health Center LIVE 31/07/21
Web Sales Retail Advisor Phone O'Clock Ltd LIVE 31/07/21
Digital Marketer Executive Spectrum Print and Visual Solutions Limited LIVE 31/07/21
Accounts Assistant_Accounts Clerk Transaxle Ltd LIVE 31/07/21
Goods Inward Warehouse Operative Transaxle Ltd LIVE 31/07/21
Trainee Recreation Assistants Walsall Council - Sport & Leisure Services LIVE 29/06/21

 

To apply for any of the above vacancies, contact your Work Coach through your Universal Credit Journal and tell them you are interested in the Kickstart placement scheme. They will make an appointment to speak with you and discuss all of the placements that you can apply for.

 


What is the Kickstart Scheme?

The Kickstart Scheme is a new programme launched by the government that offers paid placements with an employer of your choice for a Six month period.

How long do I have to work?

These placements are for a minimum of 25 hours a week work and will last a minimum of Six months. However, there are some employers that do offer more hours – please see each placement description for more details.

How much do I get paid?

The salary for a Kickstart placement is at the national minimum wage for your age, currently at the per hour rates below. Rates may change in April 2022;

 

23 to 24

21 to 22

18 to 20

16 to 17

From April 2021

 £8.91

 £8.36

 £6.56

£4.62

 

Can anyone apply for a Kickstart placement?

No, you must be between the ages of 16 and 24 (you must start your placement before your 24th birthday) and you must be currently claiming Universal Credit*

*Exceptions apply, please contact your Work Coach or local Job Centre for more details and to check eligibility

How do you apply for a Kickstart placement?

Contact your Work Coach through your Universal Credit Journal and tell them you are interested in the Kickstart placement scheme. They will make an appointment to speak with you and discuss all of the placements that you can apply for.


Employers

The Kickstart Scheme is a new programme launched by the government to deliver funding for employers offering new job roles for 16-24 years olds who are currently in receipt of Universal Credit. The programme is aimed at preventing young people who are currently unemployed facing long term unemployment.

If you are interested in taking on a Kickstart placement and offering a young person the opportunity to gain valuable skills and experience of work for 26 weeks, then you can claim;

  • 100% of the relevant National Minimum Wage for 25* hours a week.

*You can offer more hours, the scheme will only cover the first 25hrs.

  • Associated employer National Insurance contributions.
  • Employer minimum automatic enrolment contributions.

 

Please contact Rob Beck on 07464 495183 or email rob.beck@walsall.gov.uk for more information or to register your interest.