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Want a Kickstart?

We have 3 Kickstart roles live at Bradford’s 3 job centres now:

  • Family Activities Support, Cliffe Castle Museum, Keighley
  • Better Impact,  Volunteer Programme Administrator, Cartwright Hall Art Gallery, Lister Park
  • Catering Assistant, Refreshment Room cafe, Cartwright Hall Art Gallery, Lister Park

Ask your job coach about the above 3 roles to apply.

The Kickstart Scheme is a 6 month paid job with Bradford Museums and Galleries, funded by the Government. It provides a fully funded job opportunity for young people to gain experience of working in Bradford’s own museum and galleries service.


Am I 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.

What does Kickstart offer me? 

Kickstart Scheme jobs are normally 25 hours per week and pay at least the National Minimum Wage or National Living Wage depending on how old you are. You will be paid by your employer and depending on your circumstance, you may continue to receive Universal Credit once you start work. Find out more about how your earnings affect your payments on How your earnings affect your payments.

Not only will you be in a paid 6-month job, you will also be receiving additional employability support to help boost your employment prospects in the future.