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Kickstart Opportunities for under 24 year olds

NOTE: as explained below, all applications must be made via a referral from a DWP work coach at the Job Centre. Please do not use this website to apply for these vacancies.

Southend-on-Sea Borough Council are proud to be supporting the Kickstart scheme, which aims to support young people into employment, and we have a number of exciting opportunities available based within the Council and Southend Adult Community College.  Current vacancies are:

  • Security Officer
  • Digital Marketer
  • Public Transport Technical Assistant
  • Administrator x2
  • Creative Learning Assistant
  • Internal Comms Co-ordinator
  • Grounds Maintenance Assistant
  • Send Engagement Advisor

Each position will be for 25 hours per week, paying the National Living wage, and will include a wrap-around support package that will involve support with functional (Maths and English) and employability skills along with career guidance with advice on CV writing and interview techniques.  Participants will also receive support from a mentor throughout the programme. 

To be eligible to apply for these positions you must meet the following criteria:

  • Aged 16 – 24 years
  • Currently receiving Universal Credits.

For more information, including more details about the roles and how you can apply, please speak to your DWP work coach at your local Job Centre.  For more information on the Kickstart scheme, visit the Kickstart website to find out more.

Please note: we cannot accept applications made via this website using the ‘Apply Online’ button.  All applications must be made via a referral from your job coach.  Once referred, you will receive a link so that you can submit an application.

CLOSING DATE: 31st July 2021

Published: 23rd July 2021