Rollerworld KickStarter

The Kickstart Scheme is an excellent way for businesses to hire new employees for new roles, fully funded by the government.

Reading the information below will hopefully answer all your questions on how the scheme works and the requirements necessary to be part of the scheme:

As a representative we would be an intermediary for businesses that have 1 to 30 job placements available that can’t apply directly through the website.

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How does it work?

You can use the Kickstart Scheme to create new, fully-funded 6-month job placements for young people who are currently on Universal Credit and at risk of long-term unemployment. The job placements should support the participants to develop the skills and experience they need to continue work after completing the scheme.

What do I get from the scheme?

The funding will pay for 100% of the relevant National Minimum Wage for 25 hours a week, plus associated employer National Insurance contributions and employer minimum automatic enrolment contributions. There is also an upfront grant of £1,500 per job placement available for setup costs, support, and training.

Is the scheme an apprenticeship?

Kickstart is not an apprenticeship, but participants may move on to an apprenticeship at any time during, or after their job placement.

What Happens Once I Sign Up?

One approved, You will be sent candidates CVs and you can decide who to interview.

You will only obtain funding if you appoint a young person that we have introduced.

How funding is paid:

once you confirm the young person has started and enrolled on your payroll you will shortly receive the setup grant.

The payroll will be checked from HMRC records and the grant will be paid on month 2, 4 and 6.

DWP may contact you or the young person during the job placement to check what employability support has been offered. This is to make sure the young person has the best experience from the scheme.

What Are The Requirements?

The Kickstart Scheme job placements must:

  • be funded by the Kickstart Scheme grant and would not exist without this funding
  • be paid from the grant money for the 25 hours per week on National Minimum Wage (employers can pay a higher wage and pay for more hours)
  • not replace existing or planned jobs
  • not cause existing employees or contractors to lose or reduce their employment

The Job role must also be:

  • at least 25 hours per week, for 6 months
  • paying at least the National Minimum Wage through PAYE
  • paying the statutory employer duties for the health, safety and welfare for young people, National Insurance and pension contributions
  • including support for young people to help them get work after they finish their Kickstart Scheme job

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