JobStart information session for employers

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Online event to provide employers with information on how the JobStart scheme can benefit their business.

The JobStart scheme provides employers with the opportunity to employ a young person (16 to 24 years old) for 6-9 months. The scheme will cover salary costs (25 hours per week) offering paid job opportunities for 6 or 9 months to eligible young people who are at risk of long-term unemployment.

JobStart information session

The Department for Communities (DfC) will be providing an overview of the JobStart scheme at an online information session.

Date: Tuesday 16 January 2024
Time: 2pm to 3pm
Cost: Free

What will I find out?

At this session, you will:

  • hear about the previous JobStart scheme, employer experiences, and outcomes achieved;
  • find out about the new JobStart Scheme including:
    • how to get involved
    • when you need to register to access this scheme
    • how the scheme works
    • benefits for your business and those on the scheme
    • supports available through the scheme to you as an employer
    • find out about the Work Experience Programme and how it could help your business
    • questions and answers

Register to attend this event.

First published 14 December 2023

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