Apply for a fully funded Kickstart work placement in your business for 6 months, 25 hours a week. Plus receive a grant of over £1000 per placement when you apply through WorkAdvisor.

We will support you all the way through the bid, through the DWP contractual process and during the placement itself. We also provide the Kickstart Employability Skills training that is a DWP requirement of the scheme.

    Your name *

    Your company name *

    Trading address and postcode *

    Your contact number *

    Your email address *

    What sort of company are you applying for? *

    Companies house registration number *

    Name of business as registered with Companies House *

    Address registered with Companies House *

    Postcode registered with Companies House *

    Charity commission number *

    Job role or position *

    Number of placements *

    Anticipated start date *

    Hours per week *

    Please upload the job description if you have one (alternatively, you can email it to

    Please add further details of the placements available below. Click the + or - button to add or remove further placements.

    Total number of placements added above *

    The name of the person in your organisation responsible for the welfare and training of any kickstart employees *

    Please confirm that these roles are new roles and do not: *

    1. Replace existing or planned vacancies
    2. Cause existing employees, apprentices or contractors to lose or reduce their employment

    Please confirm that the role(s) is/are meaningful and are appropriate for a young person who may have limited work experience.  *

    Please confirm that you have a trading history of more than 12 months. *

    Please confirm that you will be able to pay your placement through PAYE. *

    WorkAdvisor are providing a suite of employability skills training modules (workbooks, online training, 1-1 discourse) to meet the DWP requirements. It is our responsibility as Gateway to ensure this training takes place and we will carry this out on your behalf, delivered by a professional tutor.

    Alternatively you can deliver the course yourself and full training will be provided. The costs of this are covered in the grant per placement, from £375 per learner for WorkAdvisor to deliver the programme or £175 for the employer to deliver the course.

    How would you like the training to be delivered? *

    Please provide your bank details to receive government funding. This information can be provided later if you prefer.

    Name of bank

    Sort code

    Account number

    Supplementary information

    If you have any questions, please get in touch, or read through our Kickstart FAQs.

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