The benefits of the Jobs Growth Wales programme supported by the Welsh Government The benefits of the Jobs Growth Wales programme supported by the Welsh Government

If you’ve got a good idea of what career you’d like to embark on and are just finding it difficult to get onto the employment ladder, then you can take advantage of Jobs Growth Wales. This is a programme led by the Welsh Government, to help young people, like you, gain work experience and enable you to enter sustained employment.


What is Jobs Growth Wales?

Jobs Growth Wales is a package of support from the Welsh Government to help young people aged 16 – 24 into a paid job opportunity for a six-month period, provided you fit the following criteria:

  • Aged 16-24 and live in Wales.
  • You have the legal right to live and work in the UK.
  • Currently unemployed and actively engaged with the Job Centre Plus (JCP) or Careers Wales (16-17yrs).
  • Not in full-time education.
  • Not been referred to and not taking part in the Work Programme / Work Choice Programme.
  • Not on a Welsh Government work-based programme.

What are the benefits of Jobs Growth Wales?

  • Gaining vital experience whilst in paid employment
  • Entry to future sustainable employment
  • Developing work skills required by employers
  • An opportunity to demonstrate commitment and enthusiasm for work

How can Acorn help?

We will explain the online matching service that will help you find employers that are looking to take on young people like you.

Once you have been recruited, Acorn will continue to support both you and the company throughout the programme. On completion, we will advise you on progression opportunities like an apprenticeship which could help you continue to develop your skills.


Current Jobs Growth Wales vacancies

  • Achieving Fitness Ltd | Cardiff | Promotions & Events Officer - 38764 | apply here > 
  • Palace Window Systems Limited | Torfaen | Assistant Window Fitter - 40981 |  apply here >
  • Gwentec | Torfaen | Engineer Assistant - 40981 | apply here > 
  • Hush Soundproofing Ltd | Monmouthshire | Trainee Installer - 41043 | apply here >
  • THS HR Services | Newport | Graduate HR & Recruitment Coorindator - 40759 | apply here > 
  • Involve Recruitment Ltd | RCT | Health Care Junior Consultant - 41000 | apply here > 
  • Involve Recruitment Ltd | RCT | Mechanical and Electrical Junior Consultant - 41991 | apply here > 
  • Blurrt Ltd | Cardiff | Junior Designer - 41054 | apply here > 
  • Supreme Express Cleaning Ltd | Industrial Cleaner - 39736 | apply here > 
  • Laser Lab Wales | Bridgend | Machine Operator - 40591 | apply here > 
  • CGL Services | Neath Port Talbot | Admin Assistant - 40936 | apply here > 
  • Bees for Development Ltd | Monmouthshire | PA / Administrator - 39988 | apply here >
  • Swansea Sixth Form College | Swansea | Office Support Worker - 40937 | apply here > 
  • Schoop Ltd | Cardiff | Business & Customer Relations Advisor - 40786 | apply here > 
  • Evans & Co | Cardiff | Graduate Quantity Surveyor / Estimator - 40880 | apply here > 
  • DWR Installation | Blaenau Gwent | Trainee Plumber & Bathroom Fitter - 40830 | apply here > 
  • CTP Electrical Supplies Ltd | Caerphilly | Warehouse & Sales Counter Operative - 40669 | apply here > 
  • Nat Group | Cardiff | Trainee PCV Driver - 39476 | apply here >
  • Hoffi Shop Trading Ltd | Newport | Barista / Sales Person - 40467 | apply here > 
  • Motorsearch | Cardiff | Graduate Digital Media Assistant - 40955 | apply here > 
  • Penguin IT | Cardiff | Technician - 41104 | apply here > 
  • Celtic Trails Ltd | Monmouthshire | Admin Support - 41097 | apply here >
  • La Vida Travel Ltd | Newport | Office Administrator - 41091 | apply here > 
  • Lulu Beauty | Swansea - | Hair Dresser - 40477 | apply here >


Check other latest Jobs Growth Wales vacancies on the Careers Wales website

For full details on Jobs Growth Wales contact us here or call 01633 674555