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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.

The Flexible Workforce Development Fund will be available to organisations across the private, public and third sectors who are subject to the UK Government’s Apprenticeship Levy.

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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  • 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!

  • 1 April 2018

    Please find a link to the Procurement Information Notice (PIN) for the Integrated Employability Service. Information on how to register your interest is contained, as well as information on an interested partied event.

  • 26 March 2018

    Information on upcoming events and a survey for the Integrated Employability Service and Social Childcare contracts.

  • 19 March 2018

    Great opportunity for people aged 18 or over who are unemployed, not in education or on the Work Programme, are living in Edinburgh and interested in get a job in the Care sector.

  • 12 March 2018

    The Cashback Change Cycle programme supports young people aged 16 to 24 who are not in work, education or training and facing long term unemployment and disadvantage. Participants are supported to identify goals and aspirations and to develop motivation and self-confidence, whilst developing key employability skills. Next programme starts Monday 12 March.

  • 6 March 2018

    The In2Aquatics Academy is a fully funded opportunity that provides a combination of swim based activities and tailored employment support for young people not currently engaged in education, employment or training. We are looking to recruit motivated, enthusiastic and reliable young people 16 – 24 years old with a passion for sport who would be able to commit to the project for 8 weeks.

  • 5 March 2018

    The Engage Programme is a 6 week employability programme for 16 - 24 year old's who are not in education, employment or training. Course start date: Monday 5 March.

  • 1 March 2018

    ROOTS- Rural Skills Level 4 is recruiting now for the next course starting on the Thursday 1 March.

  • 28 February 2018

    Applications opening in February 2018 - Trade & Technical Apprenticeship

  • 26 February 2018

    Training for Care'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. Programme start date: Monday 26 February 2018.

  • 26 February 2018

    The childcare academy is an Employability Fund stage 3 programme which will provide you with the opportunity to gain significant experience of working with children by undertaking a quality, supported work experience placement within an early years care and education setting or an out of school care setting. You will also gain 2 Accredited SQA Units from the Social Services (Children and Young People) SVQ Level 2 Award.

  • 22 February 2018

    The Heritage Lottery Fund are recruiting for a Part time Team Assistant on a 12 months Fixed Term contract based in Edinburgh. The post is 21 Hours per week, including unpaid lunch (set days / part days negotiable). The role is within the Scotland Country Team and will report to the Office Manager on a HLF Salary Grade F prorated to 21 hours at £9,127 - £12,519 per annum.

  • 22 February 2018

    The ’All Together Charity Shop’ are offering taster sessions throughout March and April for anyone interested in applying for a placement, starting in June. 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.

  • 19 February 2018

    Connected is now recruiting for the free Developing Confidence, Building Futures course. Course start date: Thursday 1 March.

  • 19 February 2018

    Edinburgh Project Search is about to start recruiting young people for our 2018/19 cohort, beginning in August. If you or someone you know is interested in becoming an intern and would like more information, why not come along to one of our information sessions? See attached for details and call 529 3139 to book a place.

  • 19 February 2018

    IMPACT from ASH Scotland is a resource for any worker supporting people with mental health problems. The guidance contains information about the adverse effect of smoking tobacco on mental health and mental health medication. Free training will be taking place on 11 April, 9 May and 6 June.