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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 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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  • 3 October 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.

  • 20 September 2018

    CCP are recruiting a Recruitment and Skills Manager to support the development of FUSE at Edinburgh St James. Closing Date: Noon, 12 October.

  • 10 September 2018

    Cairn Housing Association have received funding from Community Jobs Scotland (CJS) to employ a trainee for 25 hours per week for one year. Ongoing Recruitment.

  • 10 September 2018

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

  • 4 September 2018

    Cre8te opportunities are offering a condensed version of their Use IT digital skills class from Wednesday 26 September.

  • 3 September 2018

    Capital City Partnership have moved out of Canon Mills and into a new office on Leith Walk. The new address for CCP is 165a Leith Walk, Edinburgh, EH6 8NR.

  • 3 September 2018

    As of Monday 10 September 2018, WEACT will be based at The Enterprise Centre, Edinburgh College, Sighthill Campus.

  • 28 August 2018

    Screen Education are recruiting for the 2018/19 BFI Film Academy Edinburgh Network Programme. Closing Date: Friday 05 October, 5pm.

  • 20 August 2018

    NATS, the UK’s main air traffic service provider, is calling on students receiving their exam results last week to consider a career in the aviation industry. Graduates are also being encouraged to apply.

  • 20 August 2018

    Springboard are recruiting for their next Destination Hospitality programme. The programme is Employability Fund Stage 3 and starts on Monday 12 November.

  • 19 August 2018

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

  • 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.

  • 8 August 2018

    We are pleased to announce that we are offering a new intake for our short course on the topic of Edinburgh’s Dark Side. This opportunity to join Access to Industry’s Community College is being extended to unemployed clients from referral agencies. The course is delivered by Edinburgh College at 156 Cowgate.

  • 6 August 2018

    TfC's Employability Fund stage 3 programme is aimed at 16 to 19 year olds who are interested in exploring employment options within the childcare or social care sectors. Recruiting now for course starting Monday 24 September.

  • 27 July 2018

    The aim of these programmes is to ensure learners, who have learning disabilities and or learning difficulties can develop the skills and experience necessary to progress through the employability pipeline.