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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.

  • 13 July 2018

    Capital City Partnership is looking to recruit an Employability Partnership Manager under an 8 month contract to complete the work of the Joined Up for Integration Project. Deadline is 13 July 2018.

  • 29 June 2018

    From the week commencing 28 May, our Broughton foodbank centre will change it's opening hours...

  • 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.

  • 22 June 2018

    CCP are looking for a consultant to undertake an evaluation of our recent JP Morgan funded project: Get DigitAll.

  • 22 June 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 25 July.

  • 21 June 2018

    As always, we are looking for young people aged 16-30, who want to make changes in their lives. Our course is aimed at those who are at risk of mental health issues, isolation from their community, homelessness, substance misuse or criminal justice. Our next course is open for referrals, with our 5 day Challenge due to start on Monday 9 July at 10am. This course is almost full already, so we are opening referrals for our August course early. The August course is due to start on Monday 13 August at 10am.

  • 21 June 2018

    This intervention offers 1:1 individualised support for participants nearest the labour market. It is designed to be flexible to suit clients’ needs, which are ascertained at an initial face to face meeting. The programme can include CV support, visits to industry venues, interview practice and mentored Work placements.

  • 21 June 2018

    The programme aims to: introduce clients to the Hospitality, Leisure and Tourism industry in Scotland; prepare clients for work placements; deliver three vocational 1 day training courses (REHIS Elementary Food Hygiene, BIIAB Alcohol Service and World Host Customer Care); deliver a maximum of four weeks supported and monitored work placement and secure employment.

  • 20 June 2018

    AMEY have recently secured the contract with City of Edinburgh Council to upgrade the cities street lighting over the next 3 years. There are currently 3 Electrical Operative posts available that are now open for application.

  • 20 June 2018

    AMEY have recently secured the contract with City of Edinburgh Council to upgrade the cities street lighting over the next 3 years. There are currently 2 Electrician posts available that are now open for application.

  • 19 June 2018

    Please take 2 minutes to complete this short survey about the Joined Up for Jobs website.

  • 19 June 2018
  • 15 June 2018

    Information regarding the the Activity Agreement Participatory Budgeting Programme running at each of our Activity Agreement hubs between now and the end of the year.

  • 6 June 2018

    Joined up for Integration Project are hosting a ‘Mental Health First Aid for Young People’ Training Course, delivered by NHS Lothian. Date: Thursday 19 July.

  • 5 June 2018

    Making It Work was a successful Big Lottery funded project which ran for four years in Edinburgh. One Parent Families Scotland produced an evaluation and next steps discussion paper to support the end of the project.