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Kickstart vacancies in Cheltenham

With almost 200 vacancies across the county, you're sure to find your perfect Kickstart role through Gloucestershire College.

  • Paid 6-month placements with Gloucestershire's best businesses
  • For 16 to 24-year-olds in receipt of Universal Credit
  • Full support and free training by GC

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Trainee Engineer x 1

A&E Fire and Security

Working as part of the supply chain, logistic and procurement team, the post holder will support the fulfilment of customer orders.

Administrative Assistant x 1

Camberleigh Hay

Daily duties include generating file notes, emails and reports when appropriate. Creating spreadsheets and composing letters to clients and the HMRC. You will also support your colleagues and assume responsibility for maintenance of office equipment, including computers and copy machines. Assist with the ordering of stationery and other office supplies. Scan incoming post to the client file and assist with the move to a paperless office.


Administrative Assistant x 1

DC Group

Administrational organisation. Procurement - ordering, receiving, returning of supplies for projects and personal equipment (as directed). Assist Contract Manager(s). Communication/motivation/housekeeping.

Administrative Assistant x 1

Harbour Key

The role of Administration Assistant is varied and all-encompassing in terms of work and, as a key supporting role, will be central to the continued success of Harbour Key. At Harbour Key you can expect an interesting and varied workload. The position will start initially under the Kickstart scheme for the first six months, assisting directors and qualified staff with all administration duties within the practice. For the right candidate, the role will develop into a full-time position with plenty of scope to expand the position.

HR Trainee x 1

HR People Support

You will support the team with client audits, file scanning, GDPR responsibilities, preparing documents, taking notes, as well as working on our HR Management System software and maintaining the data, accurately and correctly.

Production Assistant x 1

Impro Commercial

Impro Commercial is looking for an enthusiastic individual with a good eye for detail to assist with the production of orders and help with the day-to-day running of the business. This will involve operating a 4-head industrial embroidery machine, preparing prints and using a heat press to print garments, as well as packing orders ready for dispatch. The work can be repetitive at times, however there will be scope for variation and opportunity to work in other areas of the business, including the production of artwork/prints using graphics software, customer contact, supplying quotes and processing invoices using the Sage accounts system.

Administrative Assistant x 1


The role of administrative assistant at SoGlos involves a broad range of administrative activities such as answering the phone and welcoming visitors; assisting with finance and filing; being involved in the organisation of SoGlos events and providing support to the Innovation Hub team.

Advertising Assistant x 1


The role of advertising assistant at SoGlos involves a broad range of sales and marketing activities such as telephoning our valued clients and prospective clients; updating SoGlos’s CRM; compiling emails and providing support to the Advertising Hub team.

Editorial Assistant x 1


The role of editorial assistant at SoGlos involves researching and writing a variety of engaging lifestyle- and business-focused content marketing and editorial; publishing content through SoGlos’s content management system; and providing support to the Editorial Hub team

Social Media Assistant x 1


The role of social media assistant at SoGlos involves researching, writing and crafting snappy and visually-appealing posts for SoGlos’s social media channels – particularly Facebook, Instagram and LinkedIn; working on strategies to grow these audiences; and providing support to the Editorial Hub team.

Recruitment Consultant x 1

Strata Construction Consulting

By shadowing more experienced staff you shall learn on the job and pick up valuable knowledge to help you on your career path. Your duties at first will be helping the recruiters, assisting them with formatting CVs and learning how to use the systems in place. With more experience comes the opportunity to get involved; interviewing and selecting candidates and working directly with clients, all building up to the goal of managing your own desk.

Marketing and Campaign Executive x 1

The Crowd Agency

In this role you will be set up to work from home on a day-to-day basis. Support will be provided for you remotely through regular video and phone calls. We will also support through regular team meetings every other week when restrictions allow; these will be in neutral locations in Cheltenham or Tewkesbury. Creating blogs and social content to post on the business Linkedin and Facebook pages. Supporting the design and development of our media packs and branded collateral. Building and managing a database of promotional staff. Collecting data from media owners. Supporting the delivery of client campaigns including liaising with suppliers and supporting live activity.

Mortgage and Insurance Administrator x 3

The Finance Roome

We are a mortgage and insurance broker that needs a new recruit to handle sensitive confidential inform on our clients and extract information from their documents. For example, this will include payslips and bank statements, and you will need to learn how to read these documents; extracting who they work for, what their income is, monthly expenditure from bank statements and rekey this information on a internal fact finding form. Full training provided.

Admin and Accounts Assistant x 1

Manor By The Lake

Provide administrative support to the COO, Executive PA and Accounts Office. Answer calls and respond to emails efficiently. Handle queries across a number of businesses
Assist with accounts data entry. Special projects. Liaise with staff and clients. Maintain online filing system. General administration. You will develop skills in CRM management, Xero bookkeeping software, client liaison, office management, online research and team skills.

Housekeeper x 1

The Merrymouth Inn

This role will cover all aspects of running housekeeping to include the checking out of guests. The candidate will be required to make beds, cleaning of bathrooms and bedrooms, fill tea trays and condiments. Stock control of cleaning products. They will need to manage their own time sheets check the rooms for any damage, breakages and report anything to members of the maintenance team. Wash and dry laundry checking for stains and damage. Running of a bar area and table service, greeting guests, taking orders.


Office Junior x 1

Thomson & Bancks Solicitors

Scanning. Copying. Post duties. Document logging. Processing incoming calls and greeting visitors. Control stocks of office and kitchen supplies. Liaise with suppliers for hardware maintenance and repair. Assist with IT queries. File opening and closure. Maintaining client confidentiality and data security. Reception duties when required.

Business Support Executive x 1

Wembley Partners

Applicants to this role will be given the opportunity to develop their business communication skills as they will be required to work as an initial point of contact for existing, new and potential clients. You will already be an effective communicator; however, we will help you to hone those skills and apply them to the office and business environment.


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