Kickstart - Kickstart Labourer

Job details
Posting date: 08 December 2021
Hours: Part time
Closing date: 31 January 2022
Location: Sheffield, S58AR
Company: DWP Kickstart Scheme
Job type: Temporary
Job reference: V0000219023

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To apply for this job, you must be claiming Universal Credit and 16 to 24 years old.

United Living (South) Ltd

To support the delivery of labouring service and gain experience on a live site
Support the onsite labouring teams to undertake a range of labouring duties including, general housekeeping, removal of waste, erecting of barriers - fencing and loading of skips etc. From this position we will support in the gaining of a CSCS Card. It will help the development of punctuality and reliable attendance; Health and Safety Awareness Verbal & Written Communication Skills.

The ability to meet the physical demands of the job, good communication, determination and hand-eye coordination.

5 hours per day Monday - Friday Between 08:30 - 17:00

National Minimum Wage

All Kickstart placement candidates with ourselves, United Living North and DW Support Services will be given the following support to help them develop their employability skills. Line Manager- each candidate will have a line manager to support and guide them, also to assist them in learning some basic employability skills such as communication, time keeping and building relationships. Induction - The line manager will host an induction with their placement candidate introducing them to basic standards we expect as an employer, getting them to undertake some basic training and introducing them to key members of the team. Job Description - Each role will have a job description created for it, the candidate can use this to understand what is expected of them in the role and it helps them understand what employers look for in candidates. Pastoral support- Each candidate will be in contact with a member of our HR team for regular contact, they will be expected to update them on their progress, key learning and if they have any points of concern they may wish to raise. This will specifically help them in developing their communication skills.
PDR - Personal Development Review- As an organisation we expect each employee to complete a PDR with their line manager twice yearly. This has been tailored for the Kickstart scheme, to focus on role and personal objectives whilst employed by us. This will start to help the candidates take ownership for their careers, looking at what they may want to achieve and what it may take to achieve this. Employability workshops- Each candidate will attend our three-part employability workshop it focuses on CV writing, job applications and interview preparation. This is hosted by our Social value team that are experts in employability skills. E-Learning- all candidates will have access to a suite of eLearning courses that are designed to develop personal and role specific skills. They will have access to this throughout their placement.

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