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...with more than
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GiveGetGo is the award-winning employability programme from TLC Transform Lives Company based in Liverpool.
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Let’s keep the local community at the heart of Kickstart!

If, like us, you genuinely care about making Kickstart a brilliant opportunity for your business and young people we’re probably the right Gateway for you. We all know young people need all the help they can get right now.

We're the experts, having led a programme just like Kickstart, creating 8,000 jobs in the last recession.

We know the pitfalls to avoid as well as the life-changing opportunity this can bring. It can also be a kickstart for your business, getting much needed new skills, ideas and energy at a time that’s been unprecedented for us all. Whatever you do, you need to know Kickstart works smoothly. We’re a safe and trusted pair of hands for Liverpool, the North West and beyond.

Work with TLC as your Gateway to Kickstart jobs and your business
Buy local and buy social, we’re a socially trading organisation

Business Support

  • Single, local point of contact for you to get the advice you need
  • Help with all relevant job information, paperwork, processes
  • Advice, from writing a job description, contract of employment to interviews
  • Opportunities for you to meet like-minded businesses
  • The link between you and the Job Centres
  • Support for young people to make a smooth transition in to work
  • Mentor skills training for supervisors and managers
  • £500 to cover your costs

Wrap around support provided by TLC

  • Preparing for interviews with you and future jobs
  • In-house coaches, counsellors, and wellbeing sessions
  • Dealing with having your first job, anxiety, settling in
  • Know-how advice such as housing, benefits, debt
  • Search like a professional for your next job
  • Free training opportunities
  • TLC newsletter full of opportunities, job vacancies, education, skills building

What kinds of jobs are Kickstart jobs?

  • Remember they must be ADDITIONAL and cannot displace another job or vacancy, be a maternity or cover for other absences
  • Interesting to and suitable for a young person under the age of 25
  • A job that doesn’t require stringent previous experience, training or qualifications
  • At least 25 hours per week and last for 6 months
  • Duties in line with National Minimum Wage (don’t create a mini chief executive job!)
  • Jobs that can be filled by December 2021
  • Great examples of roles, learning from previous jobs we’ve helped create
    • Social media
    • Website, newsletters, communications
    • Environmental improvements
    • Caretakers and maintenance
    • Data inputting
    • Youth engagement ambassadors
    • Digital Events
    • Café Assistant
    • Barrista
    • Digital Engagement
    • Customer engagement and support
    • Copy writers
    • Gallery / theatre technicians

To apply email teamtlc@transform-lives.org to request a chat and simple job creation template.

In partnership with:

Kindred
Baltic creative
Plus Dane Housing