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DiVA is acting as an intermediary for £2bn Kickstart Government scheme

If you would like to offer job placement(s), complete and return the Kickstart Application Form.

To support the many small and medium-sized companies in the creative industries to access support and create jobs under the Kickstart Government scheme, DiVA is acting as an employer intermediary.

In addition to acting as a representative DiVA will also provide the required wrap-around support for the young person including the provision of industry-specific employment skills training designed to add value to their job placement and to support a positive progression once the Kickstart Job placement ends.

If you would like to offer job placement(s), complete and return the Kickstart Application Form. You can download our Kickstart Employer Guide here, which includes answers to frequently asked questions.

The deadline for the receipt of applications for our first cohort is 16th October 2020.  This is for job placements starting before 31st January 2021.

The Kickstart Scheme is a government-funded programme which supports the creation of six month paid work placements for young people aged 16-24 years of age. This is for any business across all sectors including the private, public and voluntary and community sectors.