Jobs Growth Wales

We are a managing agent for Jobs Growth Wales, a Welsh Government funded programme geared to create thousands of jobs a year for job ready young people throughout Wales.

If you are looking for a job but don’t feel you have enough work experience, Jobs Growth Wales could help.

What is Jobs Growth Wales?

Jobs Growth Wales is a programme run by the Welsh Government for 16-24-year-olds in Wales.

Jobs Growth Wales key facts:

  • Six months opportunity in a paid job
  • It pays at least the National Minimum Wage. Find out more about the National Minimum Wage on
  • You will have a contract written by your employer
  • You will get the chance to gain the work experience you may be lacking
  • If you have a disability or face other barriers you can get additional help and mentoring while you are in the job
  • Jobs Growth Wales is funded by the Welsh Government with the support of the European Social Fund

Am I eligible to apply for a Jobs Growth Wales vacancy?

To be eligible to apply for a Jobs Growth Wales vacancy you must:

  • Be aged between 16 and 24 years
  • Live in Wales
  • Not already be in full-time employment (full-time employment is 16 hours per week and over)
  • Not completed the full 6 months of a previous Jobs Growth Wales vacancy
  • Not have been referred to/or are taking part in the Work Programme or Work Choice Programme (Check with your Jobcentre Plus adviser if you are registered with them)
  • Not be in full-time education (full-time education is 16 hours and over)
  • Not be on a Welsh Government work-based learning programme

For further information, visit the Careers Wales website or contact one of our BDAs on 08445 460 460.