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Kickstart Scheme

Sparsholt College Group is participating in the new government Kickstart initiative

What is the Kickstart Scheme?

It is a new scheme from the government for people aged 18 – 24, who are currently in receipt of Universal Credit and are at risk of long-term unemployment.  It offers a paid 6 months’ work experience placement.

How long with the Kickstart Scheme last?

Each placement lasts 6 months, with the Kickstart Scheme currently due to end in December 2021.

Kickstart Placement Opportunities within Sparsholt College Group

DigiEd AssistantAndover
Assistant Technician – Future Skills CentreAndover
Junior Curriculum AdministratorAndover
Junior Premises and Facilities AssistantAndover
Assistant Premises Maintenance OperativeAndover
Junior HR AssistantSparsholt
IT Service Desk AssistantSparsholt
Sports Centre AssistantSparsholt
Junior Curriculum AdministratorSparsholt
Junior Receptionist and AdministratorSparsholt
Junior Premises and Facilities AssistantSparsholt
Assistant Premises Maintenance OperativeSparsholt
Assistant Technician – GroundsSparsholt
Assistant Technician – EquineSparsholt
Assistant Technician – AMCSparsholt
Assistant Technician – Estate SkillsSparsholt

Each placement is for a minimum of 25 hours per week and for some placements we may be able to offer 37 hours per week.  Each placement will last for six months. We will provide any necessary PPE which is required.

How can I apply?

To apply, please contact your Jobcentre Plus Work Coach.

What training support will you receive whilst on your Kickstart Placement?

In addition to on-the-job training and support from a 1-1 mentor you will also undertake the following training

Find out more on the government website now