Are you looking to gain valuable work experience, develop new skills and enhance your future employment prospects? If so then the Oasis Kickstart Scheme could present the ideal opportunity for you.
As part of the scheme we have created a number of new exciting roles, including supporting the delivery of the Academy’s Communications Strategy with a focus on both internal and external communications.
About Oasis Community Learning
Born of the Oasis global charity we are one of the largest Multi-Academy Trusts in the UK. Working in disadvantaged areas of England we aim to provide exceptional education at the heart of the community and offer support to those in need within the area. Our ethos is a core part of our everyday practice and something each of our staff champion daily; Equality, Inclusion, Healthy Relationships, Hope and Perseverance.
At Oasis our mission is to help transform the communities in which we serve through our commitment to inclusion, social integration and closing the disadvantage gap. Kickstart is a scheme that has the potential to make a difference to the lives of young people who are at risk of long-term unemployment and is very much in keeping with our ethos and values.
Applicants for Kickstart scheme roles must meet the following criteria, set by the Government:
- Must be aged 16-24
- Must be claiming universal credit
What Oasis Offers
“We promise to support you to advance your technical skills, gain valuable work experience, and build your professional knowledge. What is more, you will have the opportunity to develop your character, exploring who you are, and who you are becoming.”
All those who join Oasis through the Kickstart scheme will be provided with:
· A support package with a focus on personal development and workplace readiness
· A stimulating workplace environment that will develop your technical skills, knowledge, and competence
· Valuable work experience that will support you to find future employment
· Access to internal Oasis training programmes
· A fully inclusive working environment, built on healthy relationship
If you are interested in applying for the role and meet the eligibility criteria, please read the full job description and person specification.
The Kickstart recruitment process relies on the DWP Job Centres to match suitable candidates to our roles which appear on the universal credit computer system. To apply, young people simply have to message their work coach and ask to be referred to the scheme. Once referred you will be asked to complete our Kickstart application form and return to Kickstart.firstname.lastname@example.org.
For further information please contact Keren Ojo at Keren.email@example.com.