Kickstart Placements - apply today!

These roles are created under the Government’s Kickstart Programme. To apply you must be on Universal Credit and apply directly to your DWP work coach who will refer you to apply for the role. Please quote the Job role, Company and postcode.

To apply for a job placement, please contact your DWP work coach.

Software Development Assistant

Abbey Crown Ltd (Smart Event Systems)

Working with experienced development teams, you will gain skills to Kickstart an exciting career in Database design and management, Artificial Intelligence and Analytics.

Location - Wiltshire

Logistics Assistant

Amalgam Collection Ltd

We are the world’s leading brand in motorsport and supercar scale models. You will be assisting the Warehouse Coordinator with all aspects of our warehouse and international shipping.

Location - Bristol

Junior Office Administrator

Ambitious PR (The AMBITIOUS Consultancy Limited)

Working within a lively PR agency environment, this newly created role will support Finance & Operations (sales, marketing & HR) & working with all members of the team. 

Location - Bristol

Creative Assistant

Aspect Film & Video Limited

You’ll join a passionate and proactive team to develop pitches and produce branded video and advertising content ideas for some of the world’s biggest brands. 

Location - Bristol

Edit Assistant

Aspect Film & Video Limited

This is a hands-on opportunity to work alongside other editors, colourists and designers,  collaborating to bring new ideas and propositions to life in exciting and innovative ways for brands.

Location - Bristol

Marketing Assistant

Aspect Film & Video Limited

We are looking for a passionate and proactive candidate to work in our strategy team supporting the Client Development Director and Creative Strategist in carrying out various marketing strategies and tasks. 

Location - Bristol

Production Assistant

Aspect Film & Video Limited

We are looking for a passionate and proactive candidate to work in our finance/admin team to support the day to day finance and administration functions of the business with occasional direct assistance provided to the production team as required.  

Location - Bristol

Business Development Assistant

Bath & District Citizens Advice Bureau

Help clients with a wide range of issues including debt and housing issues to discrimination, employment and benefits problems to resolve their problems.

Location - Bath

Fermentation and Quality Control Assistant

Bath Culture House Ltd

This is a varied role supporting our team to manage the creation and dsitribution of a range of products Cultured Cashew Cheases, Kimchi, Sauerkrauts and Kombuchas.

Location - Somerset

Junior Website Analyst & Digital Marketer

Beautology UK Ltd

We are looking for a bright, commercially minded and data savvy person looking to join our Marketing Team and build a career in digital media.   

Location - Bristol


  • What is Kickstart?

    The Kickstart Scheme is a 6 month paid job with a local employer, funded by the Government. It provides a fully funded job opportunity for young people to gain experience of working in some of our regions most exciting companies.

    Are you eligible for Kickstart?

    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, talk to them about the Kickstart Scheme and find out whether it’s right for you.

  • Kickstart FAQs

    Read our FAQs to help you understand more about the scheme, what is expected and how to get started.