The Kickstart Programme is a Government initiative that provides funding to employers to create 6-month job placements for 16-24 year olds on Universal Credit. By working with NTCA as a Kickstart Gateway, you will receive:
Being a part of the Kickstart Scheme will allow your business access to a huge number of young people who are bursting with potential and eager to begin their career. Full details of the Kickstart Programme can be found here: https://www.gov.uk/government/collections/kickstart-scheme
Kickstart is a key aspect of our plans for inclusive economic recovery in the North of Tyne. We believe Kickstart can enable employers to unlock growth potential, whilst providing valuable opportunities for young people to access good quality work in line with the expectations of the Good Work Pledge.
As a Kickstart Gateway, NTCA are acting on behalf of businesses operating in the North of Tyne area, helping them to navigate and access the Kickstart Scheme and maximising the impact for their organisation and for young people.
As mentioned above, we have commissioned Newcastle Futures to provide additional, expert support for you and your Kickstart employee. This support is included as part of our enhanced Kickstart Offer and comes at no extra cost to you.
To summarise what Newcastle Futures provides:
Our Kickstart vacancies can be found via this link.
For more information about eligibility, processes and general queries, please see our Frequently Asked Questions.
The employer applications to the Kickstart scheme have now closed.
Young people have borne the brunt of past recessions. We will do everything we can to help them find paid work and protect them from the coming economic storm.