Compass Group UK & Ireland

Offer Details

Name of Provider
Compass Group UK & Ireland
Summary of the Offer

Kickstart Skills Development Opportunities

More About the Offer

Are you a care leaver and looking for a career in hospitality? We are currently recruiting for our 6-month Kickstart Skills Development Opportunity placements, with vacancies for Business Assistants, Social Media Coordinators and more. These Skills Development Opportunities are a great opportunity to build up work experience while receiving on-the-job training and being paid a monthly salary.  

Number of Hours Per Week – 25 – Additional Hours may be available  

Hourly Rate – National Minimum Wage 


Please find attached a link to the live vacancies and Skills Development Placement Opportunities references

During this 6-month Skills Development placement you will have a dedicated workplace Mentor to support you. Your Mentor will provide you with 1-2-1 support throughout your placement and ensure you receive relevant training, knowledge and skills during that time. Below are just some of the benefits you’ll receive when completing a Skills Development placement with us: 


  • A full induction programme into The Compass Group family and insight to different business sectors.  
  • Internal Compass Group Training sessions & modules. 
  • An individualised personal development plan throughout the 6-month training programme to support you to carry out the key performance indicators of this opportunity. 

Support and guidance with employability skills including: Work principles and basic skills, CV building, Interview preparations. 




How to Apply

How to Register

Step 1: To apply for a placement please contact your DWP work coach and request to be referred for the Compass Kickstart Opportunity and provide the job placement reference (from the table above).   

Step 2: Email your CV to and and detail which opportunity you would like to apply. In the subject line please write ‘CLC Kickstart’ so that they can identify you as a care leaver and track your application. 

If you would like more detail on any of the roles listed above, you can contact the Care Leaver Covenant at any time before or during the application process at  


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