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Joined up for Jobs is the jobs strategy for Edinburgh. It sets out how a partnership of key agencies will help more people into employment.

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Past minutes, agendas, future dates, general information about the Joined Up for Jobs forum.

Listings of all the organisations and services offering employability support in Edinburgh. You can download a printed version here.

Noticeboard with latest network news, courses and training, conferences and job vacancies.

Working Capital is the magazine for Edinburgh's Strategic Skills Pipeline and Joined Up For Jobs.

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Edinburgh and South East Scotland City Region Deal has been signed

The Employability Third Party Grants are administered by Capital City Partnership for the City of Edinburgh Council. It is a small grants programme.

Grow with bespoke support for recruitment, training and business growth.

The Recruitment and Skills Centre at Fort Kinnaird supports businesses in the retail park and surrounding areas with recruitment, help with staff training needs and workforce development.

Details of the range of recruitment support and incentives available to employers.

Information on Jobs Strategy Group.

The JUFJ Youth Employment Strategy and the Partnership created to support initiatives helping young people in Edinburgh.

Caselink is the Management Information System used to support the delivery of employability support in Edinburgh and Midlothian.

Information for jobseekers

Local "Employability Hubs" called Route2 are based across the city. They are there to help you with whatever you need to move into work.

All In Edinburgh is a service helping people who have a disability or long term health condition find paid work.

Co-ordinating a partnership of key agencies to tackle inequality, support job growth, and help more people into employment

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  • 26 November 2018

    Enable are running an EF Stage 2 Programme commencing on Monday 26th November 2018.

  • 19 October 2018

    Bouygues are recruiting for a Helpdesk Operator for a contract at the new Royal Hospital for Sick Children. Closing Date: Friday 26th October 2018.

  • 19 October 2018

    Bouygues are recruiting for a Maintenance Assistant for a contract at the new Royal Hospital for Sick Children. Closing Date: Friday 26th October 2018.

  • 19 October 2018

    Bouygues are recruiting for a Helpdesk Operator for a contract at the new Royal Hospital for Sick Children. Closing Date: Friday 26th October 2018.

  • 17 October 2018

    An 8 week training course for young people that are currently unemployed and looking to build on their skills, in order to find employment. The course will run each Thursday from 1-3pm in Clovenstone Community Centre, with staff from Access to Industry providing training on all aspects of employability. Start date: Thursday 25 October.

  • 17 October 2018

    An 8 week training course for young people that are currently unemployed and looking to build on their skills, in order to find employment. The course will run each Wednesday from 1pm-3pm. Staff from Access to Industry will provide training and guidance to support young people into employment. Start date: Wednesday 24 October.

  • 17 October 2018

    Joined up for Integration Project and Joined up for Business are hosting a Social Media event, delivered by Google Digital Garage. Date: Wednesday 21 November.

  • 17 October 2018

    Joined up for Integration Project are hosting LGBTI Training, delivered by Equality Network. This training session will cover diversity, equality, awareness & sensitivity, hate crime, support and wellbeing. This is an interactive training session and we will discuss being LGBTI and how to be a good LGBTI ally. This session will also provide attendees with an introduction to terminology and LGBTI inclusive legislation in Scotland. Date: Tuesday 27 November.

  • 16 October 2018

    Springboard are recruiting for their next Destination Hospitality programme. The programme is Employability Fund Stage 3 and starts on Monday 12 November.

  • 15 October 2018

    The CYPCS would like to offer young people the opportunity to develop their skills whilst also sharing their own knowledge and experience of being a young person in Scotland. Young Volunteers will get the chance to be involved in many aspects of the work of the Commissioner's Office including; digital media, communications, strategy, events/residential trip, budgeting and working directly with children and young people across Scotland.

  • 12 October 2018

    Blackwood care group are recruiting for Support Workers in the Edinburgh South locality area.

  • 8 October 2018

    The MAP Programme (motivation, aspirations & progression) is a series of workshops for people who are experiencing unemployment. The programme is designed to help improve your employability by enhancing your confidence, self-esteem, and communication skills. Dates: 24 October, 31 October and 7 November.

  • 5 October 2018

    The Lloyds Banking Group work experience programme is a 2 week developmental programme aimed at participants who have been out of work for some time and/or have little or no current work history.

  • 5 October 2018

    The Marks & Start placement programme is a 2 or 4 week placement aimed at participants who may struggle with the formal interview process required to gain employment within the retail environment.

  • 3 October 2018

    As an action from the 'No One Left Behind' publication, the Scottish Government has created an Employability Toolkit for Navigators so that they are able to signpost people who want to work to national and local employability support.

  • 1 October 2018

    Interested in a job in Childcare? The Childcare Academy could be for you! Why not come along to our Childcare Academy information session? This will last approx. 1 hour and will give you the opportunity to find out what is involved in our Academy programme, ask any questions and take away an application pack. Date: Thursday 25 October at 10am.