Serving the people of Raunds

Raunds Mayor, Cllr Sylvia Hughes has spoken to Howdens, the UK's leading trade kitchen supplier who have a depot here in Raunds about a new Government scheme they are offering. These placements are for a 6 month period for young people aged between 18-24 years old who are currently receiving Universal Credit.

There is a wide variety of job opportunities available from working in the depots, IT, Digital Solutions, Operations, Supply Chain and E Commerce teams.

What is the plan?

  • It is part of the Government National 'Plan for Jobs' initiative.
  • It creates job placements for 18-24 year old for those that are currently receiving Universal Credit or at risk of being long term unemployed.
  • It meets the National Minimum wage guidelines
  • Provides a 6 month placement and is for 25 hours per week

If any of your friends or family could be eligible applicants, please watch the short video below to find out more.

All eligible applicants will be required to talk to their 'Work Coach' before applying and more general information about this exciting scheme can be found at

Last updated: Thu, 01 Jul 2021 10:22