Remember, you must be aged 16 to 24, unemployed (with no other income received in the last five weeks) and claiming Universal Credit to apply for a Kickstart opportunity. To apply, speak to your Work Coach or message via the Journal.

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Spotlight vacancies – Tyne and Wear


Production and Delivery Assistant

Location: Alnwick

Purpose of Role: The successful candidate will be involved in all aspects of rapeseed oil production and delivery of oil to retail stockists. The role is based on the farm and duties will include: Overseeing filling the press with rapeseed Keeping the press shed clean and tidy filtering, bottling and labelling the oil.

Skills required: The successful candidate must have a full driving licence and be willing to travel. Levels 1 and 2 Food Safety and Hygiene would be an advantage. An interest in food, food production and farming is required.

To apply, speak to your Work Coach or message via the Journal.


Bicycle Mechanic

Location: Killingworth

Purpose of role: Exciting opportunity for a bike and cycling enthusiast, a bright and proactive person to join B4H as part of the Workshop Team. The role is customer facing including elements of retail and bike mechanics.

Skills required: Confident verbal and written communication, numeracy, customer service, computer literacy, Bicycle knowledge and understanding.

To apply, speak to your Work Coach or message via the Journal.


Activity Coordinator Coach (Disability and Inclusive Sports)

Location: Houghton Le Spring

Purpose of role: To work alongside the Sports Development Group at Gateway North East, encouraging participation and achievement and taking charge of one area of the sports programme.

To apply, speak to your Work Coach or message via the Journal.



Remember, you must be aged 16 to 24, unemployed (with no other income received in the last five weeks) and claiming Universal Credit to apply for a Kickstart opportunity. To apply, speak to your Work Coach or message via the Journal.


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*Please note this list is a snapshot of vacancies at the time it was produced. Some newer opportunities may be available that don’t appear below and some of the opportunities below may no longer be available.

If you are interested in any of the Kickstart Vacancies on this site, please contact your Job Centre Work Coach and mention the Job Title , Employer Name & Associated Postcode.