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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.

  • 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.

  • 25 June 2018

    Young People Against Hate (YPAH) brings young people in Edinburgh together to raise awareness about the hate crime in their community and encourage others within the community to do more to tackle problems such as racism, homophobia and Islamophobia. Our aim is to provide the tools and develop the skills for young people to be able to challenge discrimination and become peer educators.

  • 25 June 2018

    The Edinburgh and South East Scotland City Region Deal have identified the need to explore how best to support vulnerable families to fully benefit from growing economic prosperity under inclusive growth. Date of event: Monday 25 June.

  • 21 June 2018

    Business Gateway are holding a lunch and learn event next week in partnership with Google Garage and we would love it if you could attend. Google Garage Event – Digital Skills for Business on 21st June 2018 between 12 and 14.00

  • 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.

  • 11 June 2018

    In partnership with the Scottish Government's CashBack for Communities, the Scottish FA delivers a Volunteer & Inspire Programme (VIP) and will recruit young people aged between 16-24 from schools, community groups, clubs and existing youth development projects.

  • 7 June 2018

    As part of Edinburgh City Council’s coproduction of the Employability 3rd Party Grants (The Challenge Fund) we are looking to gather the views of service users. We plan to do this through an online survey and by holding some focus groups. We’d appreciate it if you could ask your service users to answer the survey (it should only take about two minutes), and to give some thought to offering to host a focus group.

  • 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.

  • 25 May 2018

    Is your business ready for GDPR (General Data Protection Regulation)? With only a few months left to get your business up to speed before it becomes enforceable - now is the time to act!

  • 21 May 2018

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

  • 15 May 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: Wednesday 20 June.

  • 9 May 2018

    Alltogether Edinburgh still have places available for those wishing to gain experience in retail. If you are interested in working in a shop to gain retail skills, experience and a qualification please contact Debbie or Brian on 0131 553 7016 or visit the shop at 87 Leith Walk, Edinburgh.

  • 7 May 2018

    Free drama, art & music workshops for 12-19 year olds in Edinburgh City Centre & Leith.