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Kickstart Scheme

The Kickstart Scheme is a six month paid job placement funded by the Government for young people who want to gain valuable work experience working right here at Beyond Housing.

Who can apply to the Kickstart scheme?

Jobs from the Kickstart Scheme are open to 16-24 year olds, who are claiming Universal Credit and are at risk of long term unemployment.

If you have a Work Coach have a chat with them about the Kickstart Scheme it’s the right opportunity for you.

What job roles are available?

We will have a range of opportunities available throughout the year in a variety of roles. From Administration and community support to painting and decorating! We cover a big area too from North East to North Yorkshire and we will have job roles available from each locality

Speak to your Work Coach to find out more.

We’ve got the following placements available:


2 x Painting & Repair Operative

1 x Westfield Farm Assistant


Please speak to your Work Coach to apply.

More information about the scheme

Here are a few videos from the Department of Work and Pensions about the Kickstart Scheme including, what other young people think about it and also how to make the most of your application and interviews. Remember to click ‘f’ on your keyboard or click the icon in the bottom right of the video to enter full-screen mode.

Need help


Please talk directly with your Work Coach if you want to know more about Kickstart Scheme placements here at Beyond Housing.