Job Start Payment for 16-24yr olds

Published: July 1, 2024


Resources for Job Start Payment

Job Start Payment is a one-off payment of £314.45 (or £503.10 if you are the parent or main carer of a child) to help with the costs of starting a new job including clothes, equipment and transport.

People aged between 16 and 24 can apply if they have been getting certain benefits, including Universal Credit, for a period of 6 months before their new job start date.

Free resources, including social media, flyers, posters and factsheets along with more information on eligibility is available on the Scottish Government website.


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