Kickstart Opportunities

Kickstart is a UK Government funded initiative that gives employers a chance to create paid jobs for 16 to 24 year-olds who are unemployed and in receipt of Universal Credit through provision of a wage subsidy and funding for training and development.

To apply you must:

  • Be aged 16 to 24
  • Unemployed and receiving universal credit
  • Be willing to work 25 hours a week

Aberdeen Foyer is delighted to support the Kickstart Scheme and we’re starting with 3 new job opportunities for young people. 

  • Living Wage employer
  • 25 hours per week 
  • Support for you to move on and into sustained employment 

Our current Kickstart vacancy jobs are:

Fundraising Co-ordinator

Social Media Co-ordinator

Finance Officer – Contract management

You must be registered with JobCentre plus to apply for them and you must apply directly through JobCentre Plus.

For more information or to enrol in the scheme contact your Jobcentre Plus work coach or visit: