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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.


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 help 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 Administration Support Assistant 

North Wales Business Team – Working within the business team, this role will develop your customer services, team working, motivational, ICT and organisation skills.

Supporting the team with admin duties such as answering the telephone, email and website enquiries, entering data onto existing databases and creating reports and supporting events, this job is the perfect role to gain an understanding in all areas of working within Admin.  

Roman Solutions Limited www.romansolutions.co.ukLlandoveryCounter & Yard assistant

Based at a busy, Calor gas, solid fuel and recycled plastic’s business.

Duties will include serving customers on the trade counter, operating the till, taking customers’ orders via telephone/internet and checking off supplier deliveries.  Working as part of a team to maintain stock levels and keep store/yard tidy.
A great role to gain skills in Customer Service and team working. 

Morgan Construction Wales Ltd www.morganhomes.co.ukNewport, PembrokeshireTrainee Labourer  Looking for a career in Construction, then this role is a great way to get into the industry. Join a residential construction team at the site at Church Fields, Newport, Pembrokeshire. The role would be assisting the various trades on site, moving equipment and materials, 
maintaining a clean and tidy work area.  Enhance your team working and communication skills. 
Derw Glass Ltd www.derwglass.com Boncath, PembrokeshireFactory Worker x 5

Become an integral part of glass manufactures company.

The role will be working within several different sections of glass production, full training and support would be given in the areas as you move around the factory.
Duties will include: Handling glass, loading stock, handling stock, Storing stock, plus so much more. This is a great opportunity to progress a career within the
manufacturing industry and build up your skills for the future.

Jenkins Garden Machinery Limited www.jenkinsgm.co.ukLlanelliSales administrator

 A fabulous opportunity to enhance your customer services and organisational skills.

You will support in taking customers orders, processing the orders, checking stock and taking payments.

There may be an opportunity to progress to maintaining the content on the website if you have the necessary desire and aptitude for this type of role.

Such a varied job, with a great team to support you progress your career.

RHIANNON CYFYNGEDIG www.rhiannon.co.uk TregaronRetail Assistant

Working in a busy visitors 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. Meet and greet customers, take payments and packaging items at the till, check stock levels, helping with window displays and market the centre.

 A great way to increase your customer service, team working and observational skills.

  Café Assistant

Working at a busy tourist attraction, within the cafe.  The role would include dealing with customers, processing orders and payments, checking stock, ensuring the cafe is clean and well presented.

You will gain skills in customer service, numeracy, time management, team working, plus so much more. A great opportunity to enhance your skills and future career.

Blas Ar Fwyd Cyf www.blasarfwyd.com ConwyKitchen and Warehouse Assistant x 2

This role is working for a leading distributor of quality artisan Welsh food and drinks. This is a fantastic opportunity to gain varied, hands-on experience in the food industry.

The role involves packing customers orders, printing labels and arranging parcels to go out with courier companies.  You will also get to work in the kitchen, producing some of the homemade products the company sell.  Enhance your observational, organisational and team working skills. 

  Cleaning and Maintenance Assistant

This role is working for a leading distributor of quality artisan Welsh food and drinks.  This is a fantastic opportunity to gain varied hands-on experience in the food industry.

The role involves general cleaning and maintenance at business premises, supported by your mentor and the team around you.  A great chance to enhance your observational, team working and people skills.  

  Sales Support Assistant  x 2

This role is working for a leading distributor of quality artisan Welsh food and drinks.  This role will enhance your customer service and organisational skills.

Answering customer queries, taking orders, creating new customer accounts and supporting the sales team.  This is an interesting and varied role, no two days are the same.

Custom House Interiors Ltd www.customhouseinteriors.co.ukBuckleyTrainee cabinet maker

This is a fantastic opportunity for someone who is seeking a career in Cabinet Making, learning the techniques of making and designing furniture.  Dealing with customers and working on custom orders and designs.

Enhance your skills in customer services, observational, team working and practical skills.

Working with natural products is a very special opportunity not to be missed. 

Accounting and Bookkeeping Consultancy Ltd www.accountingbookkeeping.co.ukMoldAccounts Administrator

Assisting a small team of accountants and bookkeepers, with the paperwork involved to create customers accounts, running basic reports from the financial systems they use (full training would be given for this) and general administration tasks, such as writing a letter, answering the telephone.  Gain invaluable skills in customer services, problem-solving, team working, plus so much more.

A really interesting role, where no two days are the same.

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. You will gain experience across all aspects of catering, working in the kitchen, bar, restaurant, coffee shop and function room.  A great position to enhance your customer service, time management and organisational skills.
  Grounds Maintenance 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 ground maintenance, horticulture and gardening. You will gain experience across all aspects of grounds maintenance, taking pride in keeping a beautiful resort clean and well kept. This is a busy role, which can be physically demanding.  Are you up for the challenge?
  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. Gain experience across all aspects of customer service, working across all areas of the resort, including the bar, restaurant, housekeeping and reception. 

Enhance your skills in customer service, team working, time management, plus so much more

The above positions are available via the Kickstart Scheme, to qualify to apply you must be between 16 -24 and claim 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 us 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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