Grants and Support

Kickstart Moped Scheme

Kickstart was established to assist people residing within the Norfolk, Suffolk and Cambridgeshire areas to secure, start or sustain employment, training or education. We also help individuals who are long term unemployed to address their complex barriers to employment . To achieve this, we offer our service user an affordable means of transport to provide them with the flexibility and independence they desire.

For further information visit Kickstart Moped Scheme

Voluntary Norfolk

Voluntary Norfolk offers employment and volunteering support for young people and adults, including those with a disability.

For further information visit Voluntary Norfolk

Access Community Trust

Access provide a range of services for young people including housing related support, helping with learning, development and employment and providing support with mental health and wellbeing.

For further information visit Access Community Trust

Princes Trust

The Prince's Trust is a youth charity that helps young people aged 11 to 30 get into jobs, education and training. They work with delivery partners across the UK to offer hundreds of free courses, grants and mentoring opportunities to inspire young people to build their confidence and start a career.

For further information visit Princes Trust

KICKSTART Scheme

The Kickstart Scheme provides funding to employers to create job placements for 16 to 24 year olds on Universal Credit. Employers of all sizes can apply for funding which covers:

  • 100% of the National Minimum Wage (or the National Living Wage depending on the age of the participant) for 25 hours per week for a total of 6 months
  • Associated employer National Insurance contributions
  • Employer minimum automatic enrolment contributions

Employers can spread the start date of the job placements up until the end of December 2021.

For more information for Employers please visit GOV.UK - Help Employers apply for Kickstart Scheme grant (Kickstart gateway)

A Kickstart Scheme application must be for a minimum of 30 job placements. If a single employer cannot provide this many job placements, they can find an existing Kickstart gateway, such as a local authority, charity or trade body for help applying.

Further funding is available for training and support so that young people on the scheme can get a job in the future.  

KICKSTART Gateway Contact information

If a single employer cannot provide this many job placements, they can find an existing Kickstart gateway, such as a local authority, charity or trade body for help applying.

Norfolk County CouncilAny SectorNorfolk     skills@norfolk.gov.uk
Norfolk Chambers of CommerceAny SectorNorfolk

01603 625977 

nova.fairbank@norfolkchambers.co.uk
Suffolk Chamber of Commerce, Industry And Shipping IncorporatedAny SectorSuffolk paul@suffolkchamber.co.uk
Suffolk County CouncilAny SectorSuffolk

 

skills@suffolk.gov.uk
Suffolk LibrariesPublic Service; Voluntary and CommunitySuffolk01473 351249   kickstart@suffolklibraries.co.uk

 

Last updated: 30/12/2020 11:22:41