Kickstart Placements

If you are aged 16-24 and claiming universal credit, you are eligible to apply for Kickstart Placements. These jobs are 6 month roles which will help you gain valuable work experience and skills, whilst getting paid. Take a look at the roles below available across the district. If you are interested, speak to your Work Coach at the Job Centre for more information on the roles and how to apply.

If you are an employer who wants to get involved with the scheme, please email


Operations Assistants – covering a mix of national pool lifeguard qualification, level 2 gym instruction, level 1 and 2 swimming teaching, level 2 customer service and level 2 principles of sales

Activity Coaches – covering level 2 multi skills development in sport, level 2 coaching sport as well the option of coaching courses for hockey, netball and gymnastics

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