Among all the great reasons to work with EmployabilityUK as your Kickstart Gateway provider is that we’re not just a partner – we’re also a Kickstart employer!

Great opportunities for committed young people to join our charity through the Kickstart Scheme.

If you, or someone you know would like to work in the third sector, a placement with EmployabiltyUK will be time well spent, and a great way to enhance your CV.

We have vacancies in a number of different areas within the charity for enthusiastic young people to help us charge in to our next stages of growth. We’re very excited by all the current pipeline opportunities and there’s never been a better time to jump on board.

To apply you must be between 18 and 24 years old and on Universal Credit. You must apply through your DWP Work Coach as we cannot take applications directly. 

Operations Officer (Executive)

We are looking for an organised, confident and enthusiastic Operations Officer to assist the Senior Management Team. This is a varied role which will require excellent attention to detail and good organisational skills.

Operations Officer (Marketing)

We are looking for an organised, confident and enthusiastic Marketing Officer to assist the Marketing and Communications Teams. These are varied roles which will require attention to detail, creative flair and great digital marketing skills.

Operations Officer (Programmes)

We are looking for an organised, confident and enthusiastic Programmes Officer to assist the Head of Programmes. This is a varied role which will require good organisational skills and an interest in developing employability skills resources and training packages.

All roles require a degree of flexibility and a ‘can-do’ attitude. There will be the need to take responsibility for own self-development which will be supported by a comprehensive package of employability skills training. We require punctual, reliable people who want to succeed. No formal qualifications are required but you will need to be able to demonstrate your suitability through your attitude and approach.

EmployabilityUK is a registered charity. Its mission is to provide employer engagement solutions, bringing business and education together to enhance the aspirations, opportunities, skills and career prospects of enthusiastic young people. It does this by developing partnerships that lead to sustainable employer engagement and by designing and delivering bespoke employability skills programmes.

For more information, call us on 0345 601 5551 or contact us. You MUST apply via your Work Coach as we cannot accept direct applications.

How Do I Apply for a Kickstart Role With EmployabilityUK?

All Kickstart roles are handled centrally by Jobcentre Plus. It is not possible to apply directly. Instead, you should consult your work coach to express your interest in any of the roles you have seen listed here.

What Are the Eligibility Criteria?

Beyond any requirements noted in the job descriptions, you must be aged between 16 and 24, in receipt of Universal Credit and considered by the Department of Work and Pensions as being at risk of long-term unemployment.

I’m Interested in a Role but Have Further Questions

While we cannot address direct applications, we’re more than happy to answer any questions about the organisation and the Kickstart roles we have available. Please get in touch through the contact page and a member of our team will get back to you.