The Kickstart Scheme

About the kickstart scheme: 

The Kickstart Scheme provides funding to create new jobs for 16 to 24 year olds on Universal Credit who are at risk of long term unemployment. Organisations of all sizes can apply for funding which covers:

Employers can spread the job start dates up until 31 December 2021. You’ll get funding until 30 June 2022 if a young person starts their job on 31 December 2021.

For further information visit the Kickstart Scheme website

Are you a production company looking to set up a Kickstart placement?

Our team can help you manage the required wraparound employability support and help find the right candidate:

  • We can interview and recruit the right candidate for the role.
  • We can support your application to the DWP
  • Offer employability and pastoral support to the candidate throughout the 6 months’ placement 
  • Post placement career support, where the young person would become part of our alumni talent pool and we would continue to support them with employment opportunities within the industry.

If you would like to discuss please contact

 MAMA Youth Project