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About Kickstart

Kickstart 2 Work

Kickstart to Work offers a range of free, confidential, one-to-one support to assist you into employment and/or training. We will help you to match your skills and interests with current jobs and training opportunities.

Kickstart to Work can assist those over 16 years of age, unemployed and living within the Derry City and Strabane District Council area.  

Services Kickstart To Work offer include:

Mentoring & Employment Service:

Our Mentoring & Employment Officers provide professional, one-to-one help & support with:

  • job searching, 
  • writing CVs, 
  • completing job applications, 
  • preparing for interviews, 
  • getting into the right training course
  • and much more

Programmes Kickstart To Work offer include:

If you are interested in any of the above programmes please click on the information link above.  Alternatively contact the Kickstart To Work Office on 02871 308 466 for assistance or information.

Our services are currently based at the Derry City & Strabane District Council Office, 98 Strand Road, BT48 7NN and 47 Derry Rd Strabane,Tyrone, BT82 8DY. However Kickstart To Work also operates an outreach service throughout the council area therefore if you are interested in meeting with a Kickstart Mentoring & Employment Officer alternative arrangements can be made at your convenience by contacting the office on 02871 308 466.

Contact Details

Contact person: Shonagh Higgenbotham

Number: 02871 308 466

Email: [email protected]


Department for Employment and Learning    European Union Social Fund