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Getting a job

This section is full of information on becoming work ready, what opportunities you could consider and links to local vacancies.

Your work options

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Support for finding Employment

Kick Start

The Kick Start Scheme is a 6 month paid job with a local employer, funded by the Government. It provides a fully funded opportunity for you to get experience of working.

Jobs from the Kickstart Scheme will be open to people 16-24 years old, who are claiming Universal Credit, and are at risk of long term unemployment. If you have a work coach they will talk to you about the Kickstart Scheme and whether it’s right for you.

https://kickstart.campaign.gov.uk/

GradTalent Development Agency

Aimed at young people from the South West who have graduated in the last 3 years, the GradTalent Development Agency looks to place graduates in employment in the South West.

Graduates can find out more and register with the GDTA through their website Finding the right graduate job can be a challenge – GradTalent Development Agency

For a limited time, £150 is available for graduates securing a graduate job through GDTA. This is an employment starting fund that can be used towards costs such as transportation, work clothes or equipment.

Hot Opportunities monthly bulletin

Designed to keep you in the know about opportunities for young people like you, this includes events, courses, and news about things that matter most. Sign up below.

EET Hot Opportunities

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What employers want

Are you unsure about what you have to offer and what employers are looking for? Then check out the links below which give information about what employers want, qualifications and much more.

What Employers Want produced by the Learning and Work Institute provides information, advice and activities to support young people to get a job and progress at work, all material is based on feedback from employers about what they look for when recruiting a young person.

Link to what employers want

Work and Study by The Mix provides information about qualifications, university, work and careers for 16-25 year olds.

link to work and study

Latest local vacancies

Find out first about the latest job and apprenticeship vacancies in Wiltshire

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