Creating a Job with the Nottingham Jobs Fund Plus

The Nottingham Jobs Fund Plus (NJF+) helps you to create jobs and Apprenticeships for Nottingham City residents who are aged 18-29 and meet the NJF+ eligibility criteria

We work with local businesses to encourage the creation of new jobs by contributing 70% of the National Minimum Wage (between £6,060 - £7,862 dependent on age) and a £500 contribution to the cost of training. You will also be supported by a dedicated mentor who will be available to support you and your new employee throughout the year. *NJF+ is available until 14th July 2017 or until all funds have been allocated. Grants are awarded on a first come, first served basis.

To be eligible for the scheme, the job must:

  • Be in addition to the existing structure of your company
  • Be guaranteed for twelve months
  • Be for at least 30 hours per week
  • Pay the National Minimum Wage of £5.60 to those aged 18-20, £7.05 to those aged 21-24 and £7.50 to those 25-29
  • Apprenticeship roles must also pay the age related National Minimum Wage as opposed to the Apprenticeship wage
  • Have the likelihood to become a sustainable job after the placement

To create an NJF+ job or to find out more about the eligibility criteria please contact the NJF team at or call 0115 876 4508.

This activity is part-financed by Nottingham City Council and the European Union through the European Social Fund (ESF) and the Youth Employment Initiative (YEI).



  NJF Qualifying Criteria- Feb 2017

  Eligibility Criteria NJF

  New Job Creation Document NJF

  Work Trial Agreement NJF

  Business Assessment Form NJF

  BACS Details Form NJF

  De Minimis State Aid Statement

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