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
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.
What you’ll get
You’ll get £1,500 funding per job. This should be spent on setup costs and supporting the young person to develop their employability skills.
The jobs created with Kickstart Scheme funding must
How to apply
You can apply for a Kickstart Scheme grant online or through a Kickstart gateway who is already working with the Kickstart Scheme
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