Would your business benefit from a fully funded employee for six months?

Antur Cymru Enterprise is a delivery partner for the newly launched Kickstart Scheme which is a 6-month paid job opportunity from which local employers can benefit. The Government scheme provides fully-funded opportunities for employers to give young people work experience whilst allowing them to develop new projects and activity.

Apply via Antur Cymru Enterprise for grants through the Kickstart Scheme

Who can apply

You can use the Kickstart Scheme to create new 6-month job placements for young people who are currently on Universal Credit and at risk of long-term unemployment.

Eligibility

Currently Limited Companies with two years trading accounts can apply.

The job placements created with Kickstart funding must be new jobs.

They must not:

  • Replace existing or planned vacancies
  • Cause existing employees or contractors to lose or reduce their employment
  • The roles you are applying for must be for a minimum of 25 hours per week, for 6 months
  • Should not require people to undertake extensive training before they begin the job placement

If you have been trading for under two years as a Limited company or are a Sole Trader/Partnership you maybe eligible via the Federation of Small Businesses (FSB).  Please click on the link to take you to the FSB kickstart page. Kickstart Scheme | FSB, The Federation of Small Businesses

Antur Cymru Enterprise successfully helping you to apply

We are a recognised delivery partner securing funding for our client businesses large and small via joint or stand-alone applications.  We can provide the necessary support to manage the application process, help with providing meaningful and valuable training to the Kickstart participant and be on hand for any advice and guidance.

Our successful approach demonstrates how young people will be supported to offer value to the employer and develop skills to enhance their employability prospects.  Our support is fully funded through the Kickstart Scheme and a further £600 per role is available to the employer to helping pay for uniforms, specific training or other setup costs.

Latest Kickstart Job Opportunities.

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Organisation nameJob locationJob RoleBrief Job description
Antur Cymru www.anturcymru.org.uk1 x North Wales (Business Wales Team Homeworking and office-based)            1 x central support (Carmarthenshire area, home-based)                                            1 x ICT support (Carmarthenshire area, office-based)3 x Administration Support Assistant Antur Cymru Enterprise is a social enterprise working to meet the needs of communities in Wales by supporting the establishment and growth of thriving businesses both large and small, offering business advice to regional and local businesses, rural communities, and town centre businesses communities. They are seeking an Administration Assistant to support various departments within Antur Cymru. 
Duties would include recording customers information, answering phone calls and replying to emails, filing, researching information, providing administration support to the wider team.
IAITH.cyf www.iaith.cymruPan WalesAssistant Information and Technology OfficerIaith was established in 1993 to help organisations in Wales promote the use of Welsh and develop bilingual practices. They are looking to recruit an Assistant Information Technology Officer.  Main duties would include: – work with other members of staff to publicise the company’s projects through social media and virtual events, help with adapting and updating the company’s website, help to produce short films about the company’s work, help develop online training and marketing materials.  
    
Roman Solutions Limited www.romansolutions.co.ukLlandoveryCounter & Yard assistantRoman Solutions is an established Calor gas, solid fuel and recycled plastic business based In Llandovery and operating throughout Carmarthenshire and Southern Powys. They are looking for a Trade counter sales/yard assistant that will be an integral part of the team.  Serving customer on the trade counter and operating till, taking customers’ orders via telephone/internet, check off supplier deliveries, working as part of a team to maintain stock levels and store/yard appearance, making sure all facilities are clean, tidy, and clear of obstructions, resolving customer queries, loading and unloading vehicles / deliveries safely, willing to work occasional overtime and occasional Saturdays. 
Morgan Construction Wales Ltd www.morganhomes.co.ukNewport, PembrokeshireSales AssistantMorgan Homes is a bespoke property development company based across South West Wales established for over 15 years. They are keen to provide opportunities for young people to gain valuable experience in the sale of new homes.  This position is based at Llanon and is be based at their show home on the Parc Peris development. This is a part time role (25 Hours per week) over 4-5 days per week including some weekends. Role Requirements include:- conducting viewings to properties on site, having excellent knowledge of house types, availability, specifications and prices of homes for sale, having a friendly positive outlook, completing reservation forms with interested buyers, keeping accurate records of client requests and share these with relevant parties, ensure customer safety when attending viewings, liaise with site manager to ensure client requests are being completed, keeping show home clean and tidy at all times, providing administrative support to site manager where appropriate.  No experience is required, but a willingness to learn is essential. Ability to find own way to site is required. Good attention to detail and excellent communication skills.
  Trainee Labourer  Morgan Homes is a bespoke property development company based across South West Wales established for over 15 years. They are keen to provide opportunities for young people to gain valuable experience in the construction sector.  They are looking for a labourer to join the residential construction team at their site at Church Fields, Newport, Pembrokeshire. This is a full time role with excellent long term career prospects. They have long-term work available for the right candidate. The role would be assisting the various trades on site, moving equipment and materials, maintaining a clean and tidy work area.
Derw Glass Ltd www.derwglass.comBoncath, PembrokeshireFactory Worker x 5Derw Glass is a Glass manufacturing company based in Boncath, Pembrokeshire and started
trading in 1990. They are an experienced business within the glass industry, manufacturing
double glazed units, single glass, shower screens, Glass for balustrades and kitchen
splashbacks.
They are currently seeking a Factory worker to be an integral part of our glass manufacturing
team. The role will be working within several different sections of glass production, full training
and support would be given in the areas as they move around the factory.
Duties will include: Handling glass, loading stock, hand balling stock, ensuring all items are
handled safely and stored correctly within the warehouse. 
    
Jenkins Garden Machinery Limitedwww.jenkins.co.ukLlanelliSales administratorJenkins Garden Machinery is a dynamic and experienced seller of garden machinery products and services. Its head office is based in Llanelli.
Duties will include handling customer orders and sales enquiries, picking and dispatch of orders from the warehouse, working with the finance team to raise invoices, processing returns, after sales support, warehousing duties. There may be an opportunity to progress to maintaining the content on the web site if you have the necessary skills and aptitude for this type of role.
RHIANNON CYFYNGEDIG www.rhiannon.co.ukTregaronJewellery Maker TraineeThe Rhiannon Centre is a visitor Centre, specialising in handmade artisan crafts. There is also an Art Gallery.  The Rhiannon Centre is also the home of Rhiannon Jewellery and the Welsh Gold Centre.  They are currently seeking a Trainee Jeweller, to follow and learn jewellery making techniques in making, designing and repairing Jewellery.  This is a great role for someone who is seeking a career in Jewellery making and design.
The role would include, shadowing the in house jewellers to learn a number of techniques, using the machines, such as saw piercing, soldering, polishing and cleaning of jewellery, dealing with customers, assisting with cleaning and maintenance of jewellery from customers, learning how to design jewellery, stock control and reordering items.

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  Retail AssistantThe Rhiannon Centre is a visitor Centre, specialising in handmade artisan crafts. There is also an Art Gallery.  The Rhiannon Centre is also the home of Rhiannon Jewellery and the Welsh Gold Centre,  They are currently seeking a Retail Assistant to work within the visitor centre, you would be one of the main members of staff who would have contact with visitors and customers, to ensure they have a great experience on their visit.
The role would include, Greeting customers and visitors, answering shop queries, operating the till system, taking payments and packing breakable items, Advising customers on products, taking telephone orders and payments, ensuring the centre opens on time, refreshing stock and managing stock levels, displaying stock and displays within the sore, help with ideas for social media and making displays for photos. 
  Café AssistantThe Rhiannon Centre is a visitor Centre, specialising in handmade artisan crafts. There is also an Art Gallery.  The Rhiannon Centre is also the home of Rhiannon Jewellery and the Welsh Gold Centre.  They are currently seeking a café Assistant, to work in their busy café “Hafan”.
The role would include servicing customers, waiting on and clearing tables, processing orders to the kitchen, taking payments via cash and card, helping customers with queries and complaints, checking stock for sale at front of house and ensuring the café is clean and well presented. 
Blas Ar Fwyd Cyf www.blasarfwyd.comConwyKitchen and Warehouse Assistant x 2Blas ar Fwyd is a leading distributor of quality artisan Welsh foods and drinks. They are seeking a Kitchen and Warehouse assistant To prepare and box / crate cake orders to fulfil customer orders,  This will include using computer systems to print labels correctly and using their sales programme to despatch orders once prepared (full training given). To work in the warehouse taking in deliveries, rotating and controlling stock, as well as pick and package stock for orders. These specific duties will be flexible and duties will rotate between our production kitchen and warehouse.
  Cleaning and Maintenance AssistantBlas ar Fwyd is a leading distributor of quality artisan Welsh foods and drinks.
They are seeking a Cleaning and Maintenance Assistant, Responsibilities will include cleaning general communal staff areas such as staff room, toilets and office to the highest standard, assisting with cleaning tasks for our accredited food production kitchens, operating industrial cleaning machinery, carrying out minor maintenance tasks and reporting any major requirements to your manager, support the different departments with a variety of different tasks, carrying out your duties to the highest of standards at all times. 
  Sales Support Assistant  x 2Blas ar Fwyd is a leading distributor of quality artisan Welsh foods and drinks. They are seeking a Sales Support Assistant, duties will include dealing with new accounts that are opened via phone/email, discussing customer needs and advising of suitable product ranges and services, answering phone, website and email customer enquiries, assist with the credit checking of new and existing customers, helping Sales Persons by collecting and preparing information for meetings and customers, follow up meetings on behalf of Sales Staff as required, attendance at Trade Shows and Events, Order Picking You will work with the warehouse team to pick orders, dispatch completed orders and inform customers of out of stocks and advise of alternatives.

  
Custom House Interiors Ltd www.customhouseinteriors.co.uk BuckleyTrainee cabinet makerCustom House Interiors are a small team designing and manufacturing high quality bespoke furniture for clients in Cheshire Wirrall and North Wales.
They  are currently seeking a Cabinet Makers Workshop Assistant , Assisting in the making of their  bespoke furniture in the workshop, supporting the cabinet makers with day to day tasks,  loading and unloading of both finished goods and raw materials. Final finishing of pieces they have created, ready to go out to customers, . Going off site to help deliver and install the furniture in clients houses. General cleaning and maintenance of workshop area. 
Accounting and Bookkeeping Consultancy Ltd www.accountingbookkeeping.co.ukMoldAccounts AdministratorAccountancy and Bookkeeping Consultancy ltd are a small Accountancy company based in Mold, North Wales.  They are currently seeking an Accounts Administrator to support their Accountants and Book Keepers.
Duties to include: -Assisting with the paperwork involved with creating customers accounts, uploading paper documents to a digital record, data imputing customers receipts on the digital system, running basic reports from the financial systems they use (full training would be given for this), adding new customers to our database, general administration tasks, such as writing a letter, sorting the post, filing, answering the telephone etc.
Pant Glas Hall www.pantglas-hall.co.ukCarmarthenCatering AssistantThis role provides an amazing opportunity to work in a fun and challenging environment to gain the skills, knowledge and experience you need to kick start your career in catering and hospitality.  Gaining experience across all aspects of catering, you will work in the bar, restaurant, coffee shop and function room.  Duties will include, Welcoming customers and taking orders, helping to prepare meals and drinks for customers, ensuring the bar, restaurant and kitchen are clean and tidy, serving food and drink, processing payments and dealing with customer queries. 
  Grounds Maintenance AssistantA perfect opportunity to work in a fun and challenging environment to gain the skills, knowledge and experience you need to kick start your career in Ground maintenance, horticulture or gardening. Gaining experience across all aspects of grounds maintenance, and you will take pride in keeping the beautiful resort clean and well kept.  This is a busy role which can be physically demanding.  Duties will include, Mowing and strimming lawns, using power tools and ride on machinery, emptying bins around the resort and assisting with recycling collections, pressure washing and keeping all external grounds clean and tidy
  Hospitality Assistant This role provides an amazing opportunity to work in a fun and challenging environment to gain the skills, knowledge and experience you need to kick start your career in hospitality.  Gaining experience across all aspects of customer service, working across all arears of the resort, including the bar, restaurant, housekeeping and reception.  Duties will include, welcoming customers and answering queries, serving food and drinks, keeping the bar and restaurant clean and tidy, helping on the reception desk, answering the telephone, processing payments, supporting the housekeeper in getting the lodges ready for visitors.
    
The above positions are available via the Kickstart Scheme, to qualify to apply you must be  between 16 -24 and claiming Universal Credit.  You must go through your jobs coach to apply. 
If you state the Application number KS0BCEE25 all our available jobs will be accessible for the Job Coach.
Most employers seek a CV and a covering letter, but if you need support with this please do get in touch with ourselves or your job coach should be able to support you.
Contact at Antur Cymru for the Kickstart scheme is Toni Godolphin 07800 587014 or email [email protected]

Antur Cymru Enterprise delivers the Business Wales contract in Mid, West and North Wales. Part of the group is Telemat IT Services who work with businesses to deliver cutting edge IT projects. The company champions businesses and the rural economy.

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