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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.

Welcome to the Joined Up for Jobs website. Please sign up as a new user.

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

The Challenge Fund is 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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  • 31 July 2018

    JBA Consulting are seeking an enthusiastic Apprentice to help support our Civil and Structural engineering team. The position will be based at our Edinburgh office. However, occasional travel to our other offices or site may be necessary therefore a valid driving licence would be an advantage.

  • 18 July 2018

    Contract opportunity for the delivery of the ETIES is now live on Public Contract Scotland.

  • 16 July 2018

    North Edinburgh Childcare have dates in place for their Childcare Academy Information Sessions: Thursday 26 July at 1pm, Wednesday 8 August at 10am and Monday 20 August at 1pm.

  • 11 July 2018

    Employability Fund Personal Development Programme Delivered by Enable Works for those at Stage 2 or 3 on the Employability Pipeline

  • 6 July 2018

    A one day course for anyone working in catering or in the provision of meals. The course outlines good practice for food handlers to implement in the work place. Free if you apply for ITA funding. Upcoming dates: 30 July and 31 August.

  • 5 July 2018

    24th July 2018, refresher information session available for employability providers and work/job coaches to understand the recruitment process and timescales for the new vacancies with NHS Lothian, RHSC & DCN

  • 5 July 2018

    A new vacancy is now available with Balfour Beatty on the North Bridge refurbishment project, Edinburgh for a Construction Front Desk Receptionist.

  • 5 July 2018

    Volunteer Edinburgh are currently producing Edinburgh’s third volunteer strategy Volunteering and Active Citizenship Strategy 2018-2022 on behalf of the Edinburgh Compact. This will look at volunteering in the city today and what needs to be done to encourage and support more people to volunteer. As part of the consultation phase of the development of the strategy, they have put together some open questions aimed at volunteers and volunteer involving organisations.

  • 3 July 2018

    GOV.UK Verify is a secure way to prove who you are online.

  • 3 July 2018

    Jobcentre Twitter account renamed @JCPinLothBorder.

  • 2 July 2018

    Granton Information Centre are recruiting for a WELFARE RIGHTS ADVISER, 35.75 h/p/w. £21,900 plus pension contribution. Post currently funded until March 2019. Closing date - 31 July 2018.

  • 2 July 2018

    Granton Information Centre are recruiting for a HOUSING ADVISER, 35.75 h/p/w. £21,900 plus pension contribution. Post currently funded until March 2019. Closing date - 31 July 2018.

  • 2 July 2018

    The Young People Against Hate project delivers free interactive workshops for young people between the age of 14-24, on topics such as: Racism, Homophobia, transphobia, Islamophobia, Cultural awareness, LGBTQ+ rights, Human Rights, The Equalities Act 2010 and much more.

  • 29 June 2018

    Succession planning is now in progress for both the chair and the vice chair positions for the Joined Up for Jobs Providers Forum. Lesley Morrison (Cre8te Opportunities) and Grant Thoms (formerly of Ingeus, now an Associate with the Learning and Work Institute), have intimated that they are standing down following the August meeting of the Forum.

  • 29 June 2018

    Issue 24 of Working Capital is out now.

  • 29 June 2018

    Excited to finally reveal the launch of our summer programmes here at RUTS! Programmes kick off from 02/07/18 and a new course starts each Monday thereafter throughout the summer.