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We are proud to be a Kickstart Employer

We are pleased to announce that we are an approved Kickstart Scheme employer! We are offering 4 job placements to young people who will have the opportunity to work with us and gain working skills and experience at our Krishna Eco Farm in Lesmahagow. If you are passionate about and share our values in sustainability, animal welfare, and environmental causes, you are the right candidate to work with us!

About Kickstart Scheme

The government has introduced the Kickstart Scheme in Great Britain to create high-quality 6-month work placements aimed at those aged 16-24 who are on Universal Credit and are deemed to be at risk of long-term unemployment.

Funding available for each job will cover 100% of the relevant National Minimum Wage for 25 hours a week, plus the associated employer National Insurance contributions and employer minimum automatic enrolment contributions.

Job placements at Krishna Eco Farm

We have 4 part-time job placements available:

– Events & Marketing Assistant (on-site or remote);

– Fundraising Assistant (on-site or remote);

– Gardener Assistant (on-site);

– Maintenance Assistance (on-site).

Jobs from the Kickstart Scheme are open to:

– 16-24 year-old;

– claiming Universal Credit;

– at risk of long-term unemployment.

For more information on the scheme, placements and to proceed with your application, you can consult a work coach at your local job centre.

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