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Kickstart (South West)

The Kickstart Scheme is open to people that are aged 16-24 that are currently claiming Universal Credit and are at risk of long-term unemployment.

If you’re aged 16-24 and claiming Universal Credit, you might be able to get a six-month job with a local employer through the Kickstart Scheme. Kickstart jobs are funded by the Government to offer exciting opportunities for young people to gain valuable work experience. Not only does it give you access to a six month paid job, you will also get valuable experience to build up your CV, extra support to boost your future job prospects and help to start your career.
There are lots of Kickstart jobs available right now. Talk to your work coach to find out about the local Kickstart opportunities and how to apply. You can also search current Kickstart vacancies on Find a Job.

If you are interested in any of the roles listed on Find a Job, please contact your work coach via your journal or mention at your next scheduled appointment.


Kickstart – Trainee Surf Coach

The key responsibility of this role is to support surf instructors in the delivery of surfing lessons. This includes assisting with equipment and centre maintenance and assisting in the manual handling of equipment and people. This role will not be exclusive to the beach, and also includes supporting maintenance and day to day operations at the centre, as well as supporting at events and competitions. Within this role there will be opportunities for water based instruction training. As part of this role, we would like to put you through lifeguard training and Level 1 instructor and adaptive surf coach qualifications. This role will be outside the 9-5, including some irregular hours (evenings and weekends)

Kickstart - Assistant Roadmarker

General assistant labourer at our Pensarn, depot to assist with application of road markings, road studs and antiskid surfacing to public and private roads in South Wales whilst maintaining safe practises and working as part of a crew.

The position entails working from our depot and travelling to customer locations within a team in one of our vehicles and helping with clearing and marking out the site and any other general labouring tasks whilst also having an understanding of site safety and traffic management.

Kickstart - Assistant Chocolatier & Packer

This is an exciting and award winning family run business whose owners are truly passionate about all things chocolate. We have great fun with our amazingly talented team producing a range of high quality, contemporary and fun, hand crafted chocolates from our artisan factory in Haverfordwest near the County Show Grounds.

Talk to us today!

Kickstart Account Manager
Kickstart Account Manager

Our Kickstart account manager can answer any questions you may have about how it Kickstart works, current roles in your area and explore how it could help you Kickstart your career.

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