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How it works

Job Start Payment is a new benefit to help you with the costs of starting a new job.

You can apply for Job Start Payment if you're a young person who's been out of work and are on certain benefits. You also need to meet the other requirements explained in the 'who can apply' section.

You can get a one-off payment of £252.50, or the higher rate of £404 if you're the main carer of any children.

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