Kickstart Opportunities

Location: London/ Ottershaw

Contract: 25 hours per week for 6 months

Eligibility: 18 to 24 years old claiming universal credit and at risk of long term unemployment

I CAN is working in partnership with Koreo , the UK social change sector’s Kickstart gateway, as part of a collaborative effort to power up our sector with exceptional talent and make a real impact on youth unemployment.  We have 7 roles available in the following areas:

  • Administration Assistant (EC1V 2PT)
  • HR Assistant (EC1V 2PT)
  • Junior Graphic Designer (EC1V 2PT)
  • Social Enterprise Assistant (EC1V 2PT)
  • Family Support Administrator (EC1V 2PT)
  • Marketing Communications Assistant (EC1V 2PT)
  • Premises Assistant (KT16 0LF)

Each role includes a supported development programme. The programme will equip you with the connections, experiences, tools and insight needed to succeed at work, help you to build a peer community of fellows and give you the skills to transition well beyond the placement, and position yourself well for a career that is socially impactful.

For further details and to apply please contact your work coach or your local jobcentre.

I CAN is the UK’s leading children’s communication charity. We run two special schools, design and deliver interventions and train practitioners to work with children and young people, run a helpline and raise awareness of the impact poor speech, language and communication can have on a child’s life chances. You can read more about us in the recruitment pack provided below.

I CAN works within the government’s Covid-19 guidelines.

I CAN is passionate about promoting equality, valuing diversity and working inclusively. We welcome applications from all suitably qualified persons particularly Black, Asian and Minority Ethnic applicants, as these groups are currently under-represented in our workforce.

We are committed to safer recruitment practices and to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of all children. We expect all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. ​some of the kickstarts posts may be subject to enhanced DBS check and references.



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