Groundwork London is proud to be a part of the UK Government’s Kickstart scheme. We are offering job placements for young people here at Groundwork London, across various areas of our organisation. We are also working with other Employers across London to find eligible candidates for their role vacancies. So there are lots of opportunities for you to take part in the Kickstart Scheme!
Please find a full list of the currently available vacancies in the table below.
Eligibility criteria:
To be eligible for a Kickstart vacancy, you must be aged 16-24 and currently receiving Universal Credit.
How to apply:
You will need to be referred for a role by your JCP Work Coach. However please don’t hesitate to get in touch if you have any questions about the roles available; we’ll be more than happy to discuss them in further detail: gwl.kickstart@groundwork.org.uk or 07716 994 173.
Current Kickstart Scheme job vacancies:
Company Name Job Title Location Additional information Find a Job Link
Airlabs Sales/Community Engagement Officer Baker Street/Central London/home working This job promotes the use of air quality data network to local residents/businesses in various London boroughs via phone calls, face to face interaction and events. Candidates must be confident communicators. Kickstart – Community Engagement Officer
Airlabs Operational/ Technical Assistant Baker Street/Central London/home working This job supports the design and installation of an air quality network project in Camden, this role involves research and data analysis. Candidates must have good technical/IT skills. Kickstart – Operational/Technical Assistant

 

Groundwork London Barnet Food Hub Assistant East Barnet This job supports local food banks and other charities to tackle food waste and hunger. The role will involve preparing food packages and recipe kits as well as dealing with logistics of deliveries and collections with local partners.

Candidates will ideally have a driving license.

Kickstart – Food Hub Assistant (Barnet)
Groundwork London Junior NEET Project Officers (x3) Central London/

Lambeth/

Croydon/

Home working

These jobs support employment programmes for young people (aged 16-24). The role will involve shadowing an experienced Employment Advisor, learning to provide advice and guidance to people who are unemployed, supporting them to gain qualifications and apply for jobs, editing CVs and preparing for interviews. Kickstart – Junior NEET Project Officer (Croydon)

 

Kickstart – Junior NEET Project Officer (Lambeth)

 

 

Groundwork London Trainee Appliance Engineer Wandsworth This job involves refurbishing household appliances (e.g. washing machines) – you would learn how to repair machines and prepare for resale.

Candidates must be a Lambeth resident

Kickstart – Trainee Appliance Engineer

 

Groundwork London Junior Cycle Mechanic Westminster This job involves learning how to maintain and fix bicycles. Post-holders will gain a Level 2 qualification in bicycle mechanics and work in a community bike project.

Candidates must be a Westminster resident

Kickstart – Junior Cycle Mechanic
Groundwork London Information and Research Assistant Waterloo/Working from Home This job will support Groundwork London’s Fundraising department with conducting research and analysing data to help with fundraising bids.

Candidates should be interested in online research and have some data analysis skills.

Kickstart – Information and Research Assistant

 

Groundwork London Fundraising Assistant Waterloo/Working from home This job will involve researching potential sources of grant and trust funding for Groundwork projects and help the team to prepare and write fundraising bids.

Candidates should be good at researching and have strong written English skills.

Kickstart – Fundraising Assistant
Idverde Green Space Maintenance Assistant Kensington & Chelsea This job is an entry-level gardening job. Post-holders will learn all kinds of grounds maintenance skills, e.g. grass cutting, weeding, edging, planting, pruning.

Candidates must be a Kensington & Chelsea resident

Kickstart – Green Space Maintenance Assistant (dwp.gov.uk)

(30/11/2021)

Idverde Green Space Maintenance Assistant Enfield This job is an entry-level gardening job. Post-holders will learn all kinds of grounds maintenance skills, e.g. grass cutting, weeding, edging, planting, pruning.

 

Kickstart – Green Space Maintenance Assistant (dwp.gov.uk)

 

Young Barnet Foundation Communications Assistant (x2) Barnet This job involves creating engaging online content for websites, social media and other channels. Young Barnet Foundation support numerous charities and other projects in Barnet to deliver better services for children and young people.

Candidates need to have strong understanding of social media and design/creative skills

 
Groundwork London Westminster Wheels Bicycle Courier Westminster Working as a bicycle courier, delivering parts and packages to destinations across Westminster, responsible for planning routes and advising on delivery times.

Candidates must be a Westminster resident

Kickstart – Westminster Wheels Bike Courier
Groundwork London Commercial Operations and Cycle Store Lead Westminster Working in a bicycle workshop, assisting with the management of the shop operations, dealing with deliveries, stock take, reviewing performance and productivity information.

Candidates must be a Westminster resident

Kickstart – Commercial Operations and Cycle Store Lead

 

Glendale Managed Services Trainee Gardener (x8) Lewisham Working as a trainee gardener, assisting with all aspect of grounds and park maintenance including grass cutting, hedge maintenance, plant bed maintenance, litter picking, etc. Kickstart – Trainee Gardener
Glendale Managed Services Trainee Infrastructure Maintenance Operative Lewisham Working as a trainee in the infrastructure installation team, carrying out repairs to park furniture, play areas, footpaths, fencing, buildings and other features in parks. Kickstart – Trainee Infrastructure Maintenance Operative
Groundwork London Youth Programmes Assistant (x5) Hackney/Working from Home – mixture of both Working across multiple youth programmes, assisting with organising events in schools, social actions and activities for young people, conducting administrative tasks and supporting with running of all kinds of events. Kickstart – Youth Programme Assistant
Groundwork London Green Team Maintenance Assistant Islington Working in a mobile Green Team, conducting gardening and horticultural tasks such as planting, grass cutting, watering, weeding and other activities in green spaces across London. Kickstart – Green Team Maintenance Assistant (Islington)
Groundwork London Green Team Maintenance Assistant Westminster Working in a mobile Green Team, conducting gardening and horticultural tasks such as planting, grass cutting, watering, weeding and other activities in green spaces across London.

Candidates must be a Westminster resident

Kickstart – Green Team Maintenance Assistant – Westminster
Yondr Charitable Foundation Coordinator City of London/Working from Home Working to coordinate charitable activities within the business, promoting and arranging volunteering and fundraising activities, producing internal communications and reporting back to management on fundraising progress and targets Kickstart – Charitable Foundation Coordinator
Yondr Trainee Construction/Real Estate Development Manager City of London/Working from Home Working with Yondr’s development team, supporting with planning of new land acquisitions and construction planning processes. Supporting with administration, project planning and liaison with external partners such as architects and planners. Kickstart – Trainee Construction/Real Estate Development Manager
Yondr IT Administrator City of London/Working from Home Providing support to the Enterprise Resource Planning team, ensuring all training and support documents are kept up to date and available. Supporting with team planning, updates to software, and reviewing support desk requests and updating FAQs Kickstart – IT Administrator

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