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Kickstart Candidates

Are you eligible for Kickstart placements?

Are you aged between 16 and 24?

Left full time education?

Currently unemployed and receiving Universal Credit?

Registered with DWP?

If the answer to these questions is ‘yes’ then we can help you find a Kickstart opportunity in the publishing/media industries. These placements will be for at least 25 hours per week for a 6 month period, paid at least the National Minimum Wage for your age group.

We can help you to secure a quality placement with one of our clients, where you will develop transferable skills including:

  • Information processing
  • Team work
  • Planning/Prioritising
  • Decision Making/Problem Solving
  • Verbal Communication
  • Plus any other role specific skills laid out in the relevant job description

You will also have access to our Professional Development and Employability Programme, where we’ll help you to develop key employability skills in addition to the specific on-the-job training that you will receive from your employer.

This will include:

  • Career Advice
  • Feedback
  • CV Preparation
  • Interview Coaching
  • Support in Finding Long Term Work

If you are interested in being considered for Kickstart placements, speak to your work coach about opportunities and register on our website choosing ‘Kickstart Role’ as your preferred job choice.