Job Opportunity: Fighting Words NI is Recruiting x 2 Job Start Positions

We are delighted to take part in the Job Start scheme, making available 2 x opportunities for young people between 16-24 years who are not in employment through support from the Department of Communities.

We’re hiring: x1 Communications Assistant-Job reference:1521992 - Communications Assistant - (Part-time / Temporary)


x1 Programme Assistant:-Job reference:1522002 - Programme Assistant - (Part-time / Temporary)

Closing date: 04/02/22

If you want to join a growing team of nimble creative thinkers that is having a positive impact with young people every day apply now. 

Information on both roles can be found in the attachments below or clicking on the direct link to the JobCentre Online page: 

About the scheme:

JobStart is a new scheme, run by the Department for Communities, to help young people who are at risk of long-term unemployment, aged 16 to 24 years, get into the job market by offering six month job opportunities with a range of employers, in all sectors across Northern Ireland.

Aims of the scheme:

· develop employment skills

· get a six-months paid job opportunity

· enhance CV and future job prospects

· increase confidence

· learn important work skills such as teamwork, problem solving and communication skills


To apply:

JobStart is open to applicants 16-24 years old. Applications can only be accepted as follows:

· If you are on Universal Credit contact your Work Coach via your Journal.

· If you are in receipt of JSA, IS or ESA phone a Work Coach on 0300 200 7807 quoting the relevant job reference.

· If you are 18-24 years and not in receipt of benefits phone 0300 200 7807 quoting the relevant job reference.

Fighting Words Northern Ireland is an equal opportunities employer, and does not permit unlawful discrimination of any kind against any person on grounds which include gender, sexual orientation, marital status, religious belief or political opinion, race or disability. Unlawful discrimination is defined as treating a person less favourably than others are, or would be treated in the same or similar circumstances.