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The Kickstart Job Scheme – How do i get involved?

The Kickstart Scheme will fund the creation of high quality jobs for young people at the highest risk of long-term unemployment. Giving young people the chance to build their confidence and skills in the workplace, and to gain experience that will improve their chances of going on to find long-term, sustainable work.

How does it work?

The 6 month placements are open to those aged 16-24 who are claiming Universal Credit and at risk of long term unemployment. They will be available across a range of different sectors in England, Scotland and Wales. The first placements are likely to be available from November.

when can I apply?

Applications from employers are now underway, and we expect to have roles on offer in many different types of businesses all over Scotland

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