Job Start Payments available for 16 – 24-year-olds

Young people between 16 & 24-years-old can apply for a one off payment when they start a new job

Job Start Payment is a new benefit to help you with the costs of starting a new job.

You can apply for Job Start Payment if you’re a young person who’s been out of work and are on certain benefits. You also need to meet the other requirements which are explained here on the website.

You can get a one-off payment of £250, or the higher rate of £400 if you’re the main carer of any children.

Watch the short video below for more information.

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