Kickstart Gateway

Kickstart Gateway from ResourceBank; helping YOU help young people get back to work
ResourceBank is approved by the government to help your business support young people in receipt of Universal Credit and who are at risk of long-term unemployment get back to work.

About the Kickstart scheme

The scheme provides funding to create new job placements for 16 to 24 year olds on Universal Credit who are at risk of long term unemployment. Regardless of the size of your business you can apply for funding which covers:

  • 100% of the National Minimum Wage (or the National Living Wage depending on the age of the participant) for 25 hours per week for a total of six months
  • Associated employer National Insurance Contributions
  • Employer minimum automatic enrolment contributions
  • Employers can spread the start date of the job placements up until the end of December 2021
  • Employability and job search training and set up costs

At no cost to you...

ResourceBank can act on your behalf as your Kickstart Gateway. At zero cost to you we will:

We can also help you by

  • Advertising your placements
  • Managing the recruitment and selection process
  • Delivering employability and job search skills to your participants

Our employability training includes

Problem solving
Communication and digital
Written and numerical
Self confidence

Listening and presenting
CV writing
Interview preparation
Monitor the support and how effective it is

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Find out how you can benefit

If you would like to know more, then please contact our Kickstart Ambassador Anna Brett on 01952 281900 or click the button below to book a time that suits you
Book a meet with Anna
Anna Brett Outplacement Specialist