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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 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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  • 19 August 2018

    ELREC are running Young People Against Hate training, further information can be sought by contacting

  • 16 August 2018

    Get DigitALL is an 18-month programme of targeted opportunity and training interventions to close the digital skills gap for disadvantaged young people and enable them to respond to emerging jobs. Now the project is coming to a close, the Get DigitALL partners would love to share the success and learning from the project with employers. Attendees will hear from partners, employers and of course young people involved in the project, as well as hearing about future plans to support employers interested in hiring young people from disadvantaged backgrounds. Event date: Wednesday 3 October.

  • 15 August 2018

    Launch of the new Employability Third Party Grants Programme, formerly known as the Challenge Fund.

  • 13 August 2018

    Amey are looking to recruit a Highways Administrator to support their Contracts in Edinburgh. Closing Date: Monday 27 August.

  • 13 August 2018

    Amey are recruiting for an Electrical Operative to support their Edinburgh Contracts. Closing date: Monday 27 August.

  • 13 August 2018

    Amey are recruiting for a Highways Supervisor to support their contracts in Edinburgh. Closing Date: Monday 27 August.

  • 13 August 2018

    Amey are looking to recruit a Highways Technician to support their contracts in Edinburgh. Closing Date: Monday 27 August.

  • 13 August 2018

    Amey are recruiting for a Stores Person to support their contracts in Edinburgh. Closing Date: Monday 27 August.

  • 13 August 2018

    L'Arche Edinburgh are looking to recruit a Service Administrator to support their work across the city. Closing Date: Friday 31 August.

  • 13 August 2018

    New Childcare Academy with North Edinburgh Childcare. Start date: Monday 3 September.

  • 10 August 2018

    Into Work are looking to recruit 2 Employment Advisers to be based in Edinburgh. These posts are full-time. Salary - £22,096 pa rising to £23,284 (pending career development and salary review) after 15 months successful performance in the post. Closing date:: Monday 27 August, 2 p.m. Interview dates: Monday 3 and Tuesday 4 September.

  • 10 August 2018

    The new RHSC at the ERI Campus is due to open in early 2019. Over the next few months, NHS Lothian are starting to recruit for Soft FM roles in Domestics, Catering, Retail and Security.

  • 9 August 2018

    From 2018 the Scottish Government have introduced a Care Experienced Bursary of £202.50 per week which will apply to all full-time, non-advanced courses which would normally pay EMA/Bursary to students. This covers any course below HNC level and is for any care experienced student (at any age and for any length of time) who is under 26 on the first day of their course.

  • 9 August 2018

    Amey are looking to recruit a Principal Commercial Manager for the Edinburgh Street Lighting Project. Closing date: Wednesday 15 August.

  • 9 August 2018

    We are excited to announce that we are now recruiting for our next Get into Retail course with Marks and Spencer. This employability course is for 16-25 year olds who are keen to start a career in retail. The 4 week training programme runs from 17th September - 12th October and we're taking referrals until 7th September. If you have anyone who is keen to take part please get in touch.

  • 9 August 2018

    North Edinburgh Childcare have dates in place for their Childcare Academy Information Sessions: Thursday 16 August, 1pm; Monday 20 August, 1pm and Monday 27 August, 10am.