Job Start Payment

Job Start Payment is a one-off payment of £252.50, or £404 if the young person has responsibility for any children. It is there to support young people with costs associated with starting a new job. There is a number of critieria that has to be met to apply for this payment and you can view these using the link on the right hand side.

You can apply online using the same link or through the Freephone helpline at 0800 182 2222.

Social Security Scotland are able to provide hard copy materials upon request by emailing: