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Kickstart opportunities

Kickstart your career at Salix Homes 

Are you 16 - 24 years old? Would you like a paid job placement for six months?

We're looking to recruit six new young people to our Kickstart placements.  

In order to be eligible for these roles you need to be:

  • Aged 16 - 24
  • Claiming Universal Credit

Why choose a Kickstart placement at Salix Homes?

You will get regular, daily support from your manager with suitable training and equipment to fulfil your role.

You will also receive 1-1 support from a mentor assigned to you, to support your wellbeing and employability journey.

You will take part in our tailored employability programme to maximise your chance of kickstarting your career at the end of the placement.

This will include dedicated sessions on defining your goals and values, tailoring your CV, writing cover letters, optimising LinkedIn and interview preparation delivered by our experts across the business.

There will also be opportunities for you to take part in extra training to gain additional qualifications or skills through our online training platform which we will encourage you to maximise throughout your placement.

You will also be paid the National Minimum Wage for your age. 

Opportunities available 

Marketing assistant 

If you are interested in pursuing a career in digital marketing or anything to do with writing – this role is for you!

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Customer engagement support assistant 

If you love working with people and want to get the ‘feel good’ factor of helping to support others – this role is for you!

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Customer service officer (two opportunities available) 

If you want to pursue a career in customer service and enjoy helping others – this role is for you!

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IT service delivery assistant

If you are interested in pursuing a career in IT and developing key technological skills – this role is for you!

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Property sales assistant 

If you'd like to pursue a career in property management or property sales and enjoy working with people – this role is for you!

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How can I apply?

Please send your CV outlining your relevant experience and keen interest to natasha.federici@salixhomes.co.uk

Alexie Dean was one of our first recruits to the scheme. Here he shares his experience of Kickstart and offers advice to anyone who may be considering the scheme.

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    Marketing assistant

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    Customer engagement support assistant

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    Customer service officer

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    IT service delivery assistant

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    Property sales assistant 

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