Kickstart Employability

We help organisations that apply directly for Kickstart funding to deliver exceptional employability support.  

Ready. Set. Go. Employability support.

We offer a one-to-one employability service delivered by qualified and experienced careers advisers. Our coaching sessions are delivered by video conferencing and tailored to each individual’s starting point and career goals.

The support covers

  • Helping new Kickstart employees prepare for day one with their new employer
  • Helping participants settle into their new Kickstart role, adjusting to new routines and adopting positive workplace behaviours
  • Helping participants identify and embrace the learning and development opportunities offered during their Kickstart employment
  • Helping participants plan for and work towards their future career goals

We cover the core themes as specified in the DWP Kickstart Funding agreement as well as our own ‘success themes’ which we believe will make the difference in improving young people’s employment prospects and helping them secure sustainable employment.

Core themes

Work search support – career choices, career planning, job search, CVs and interviews
Transferable skills – including teamwork, attendance, communication and timekeeping

Success themes

Growth mindset – developing positive behaviours

Resilience – overcoming challenges

By working with young people so closely across the whole placement period, means we get to know them well. This can help your team too. If you have queries, concerns or development ideas for a particular young person we can provide a second opinion or help resolve problems. 


We can deploy our employability service to all your Kickstart employees at a fixed price of £495 per person.

We will also track the impact our partnership has on the career prospects of young people with post-Kickstart impact research.  


Setting up your scheme.

Employer support.

If you are an employer applying directly for Kickstart funding and want setup support – we can help.

We draw on the expertise, knowledge and networks of our team to leverage you the very best insights into your programme design. Our team have worked on many similar Government schemes including Future Jobs Fund, Apprenticeships, Traineeships and T-Levels.


We bring clarity to your strategy and scheme development. Starting from you and taking care to understand how your scheme will support your wider business objectives whilst remaining compliant to DWP regulations.

Contact the team today to discuss your Kickstart setup requirements.


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