JobStart Information Session for Employers

6 December 2023

Deadline: January 16, 2024

The JobStart Scheme provides employers with the opportunity to employ a young person (16 years – 24 years) for 6-9 months. The scheme will cover salary costs (25 hours per week) offers paid job opportunities for 6 or 9 months to eligible young people who are at risk of long-term unemployment.

The Department for Communities will be providing an overview of the JobStart Scheme at an Online Information Session on 16 January 2024 (2pm – 3pm).

At this session you will:

  • Hear about the previous JobStart Scheme, employer experiences and outcomes achieved;
  • Find out about the new JobStart Scheme including:
  • How to get involved
  • When you need to register by to access this scheme
  • How the scheme works
  • Benefits for your business and those on the scheme
  • Supports available through the scheme to you as an employer
  • Find out about the Work Experience Programme and how it could help your business
  • Questions and Answers


You can book your place here.


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