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

The Moos Coffee & Juice Ltd


Kitchen Assistant - 35182

Apply now

DND Security & Training Ltd


Administration Assistant - 37519 Apply now

AGL Energy Ltd 


Warehouse Assistant - 37829 Apply now

Barkers the Groomers


Small Animal Care - 38069 Apply now

Select Kitchens


Sales Assistant38063 Apply now

Control Gear Ltd


Engineering Technician - 38061 Apply now

Scan & Collate Ltd  

Ebbw Vale 

Printer - 38058 Apply now

Scan and Collate Ltd

Ebbw Vale

Administrator - 38057 Apply now

Arthur J Gallagher 


Administration Assistant - 38052 Apply now

Laser Lab Wales 


Trainee CNC Operator - 38042 Apply now

My Garment Factory


Customer Services Assistant  - 38038 Apply now

Dust and Things  


Warehouse Assistant - 37977 Apply now

The Warren


Catering Assistant - 37976 Apply now

Trampolines Europe Ltd


General Maintenance - 37975 Apply now

Newport Country AFC


Young Fans Coordinator - 37970 Apply now

Deeplake Ltd


Trainee Administration Assistant - 37968 Apply now

Copa-Data UK


Graduate Support Engineer - 37966 Apply now

M & H Trading Ltd 


Warehouse Assistant - 37904 Apply now

Production Operator  


Production Operator - 37896 Apply now

Business Support Administrator 


Administration Assistant - 37889 Apply now

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