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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 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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  • 11 December 2018

    This course is run in tandem with Use IT and offers intermediate learning in Microsoft Office packages tailored to suit your needs. It covers Word, Excel and Powerpoint. It also covers basic technical skills. We offer our own certificate plus the Microsoft Digital Literacy certificate.

  • 10 December 2018

    Learn essential and intermediate digital skills at our class in Craigmillar.

  • 5 December 2018

    Developing Young Workforce (Edinburgh, East Lothian and Midlothian) have launched their #InformedInspiredHired Information Graphics.

  • 5 December 2018

    Enable Works still have spaces for their Stage 2 Employability Fund Personal Development towards Employment Award programme, which is coordinated from our base near the Gyle. This programme is for candidates aged 16-17.

  • 5 December 2018

    Venture Scotland are delighted to announce they are now taking referrals for their new personal development course based in the outdoors starting on Wednesday 23rd January 2019. Start the new year with a new challenge!

  • 3 December 2018

    The Childcare Academy is an employability fund stage 3 programme. Our next Childcare Academy starts on Monday 4 March 2019. The next information sessions will take place on; Wednesday 12th December @10am, Wednesday 9th January @1pm, Wednesday 23rd January @10am, Thursday 7th February @1pm, Wednesday 20th February @10am.

  • 29 November 2018

    This toolkit is designed to help you share information on the Best Start Grant Pregnancy and Baby Payment. We would be grateful for your help to reach even more people who are entitled to receive this benefit to make them aware of the payments and how to apply.

  • 26 November 2018

    If you have a disability or long term health condition and are interested in finding a job and keeping it, we can help. All in Edinburgh is a project which supports people who have a disability or long term health condition to find a job.

  • 26 November 2018

    If you are working with someone who has a disability or long term health condition and they are interested in finding a job and keeping it, we can help. All in Edinburgh is a project which supports people who have a disability or long term health condition to find a job.

  • 26 November 2018

    If you are looking to employ someone, All in Edinburgh can help you. We help organisations of all sizes successfully recruit people they may not have previously considered. We will support you to recruit the right person for your organisation, and provide ongoing support to both you and them.

  • 21 November 2018

    SDS is hosting a free careers event for local young people will take place at Edinburgh’s Central Hall on Tuesday 4 December from 2-4pm.

  • 9 November 2018

    The City of Edinburgh Council have released the latest edition of their Edinburgh by Numbers publication.

  • 7 November 2018

    The UK rate has increased by 25p from £8.75 to £9 with the London Living Wage rising by 35p an hour from £10.20 to £10.55 an hour.

  • 1 November 2018

    The University of Edinburgh, in collaboration with Santander Universities UK, are offering you match funding and recruitment support to hire a student or a graduate for a 10 week full time or part time internship.

  • 1 November 2018

    SERI targets support at unemployed young people aged 16-29 with the greatest barriers to employment to enable them to obtain and remain in sustainable employment (including Modern Apprentices).

  • 1 November 2018

    Joined up for Business hosted a successful Industry Insights event on 30 October.