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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

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!

  • 18 May 2018

    BlackRock, a global leader in investment management, is now accepting CV's for their three week work experience programme for school leavers.

  • 4 May 2018

    Capital City Partnership are looking for an enthusiastic and experienced employer engagement officer to join the team on a fixed term contract.

  • 30 April 2018

    East Kilbride Credit Union, West Lothian Credit Union, Kingdom Credit Union, Castle Community Bank and 1st Alliance (Ayrshire) Credit Union (the “Credit Union Consortium”) are working together to create a new role of Employer Engagement Officer.

  • 30 April 2018

    We are currently open for referrals for our 4th course of the year starting on 30th April 2018. We are looking for 16-30 year old who want to change their lives!

  • 20 April 2018

    We are inviting young people (16-24yrs. old) to take part in peer education. This 8-week training programme will start on Thursday 3 May and take place every Thursday from 6 -8pm at ELREC office.

  • 19 April 2018

    Cyrenians is now recruiting for the position of Service Manager, Learning and Work. This role requires an innovative, tenacious and talented person with a passion for providing excellent operational management, within an environment of continuous improvement, and an excellent understanding of the barriers which can often be faced by those who have been, or continue to feel, excluded. Closing date: 12 noon, Monday 7 May.

  • 18 April 2018

    Training Opportunities with In2Aquatics Academy. The Level 1 Certificate for Teaching Aquatics is an all-inclusive qualification that is aimed at those interested in supporting the teaching programme in a learn to swim environment. Date: Monday 7 to Friday 11 May.

  • 17 April 2018

    Our Citadel Connect group programme starts on Wednesday 23 May. This group is for young people aged 15 – 19 who are leaving school/have left school. It will run on a Wednesday morning from 10.30am – 12.30pm. This project is open to both those eligible for an Activity Agreement (who can then use this towards their hours to claim £30 a week EMA) or those who are not eligible for an Activity Agreement but are unemployed or are considering leaving school this summer.

  • 17 April 2018

    Information on the Access to Industry and Edinburgh College Art Group. The 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.

  • 4 April 2018

    The Government will amend regulations so that all 18-21 year olds will be entitled to claim support for housing costs in Universal Credit.

  • 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.

  • 28 March 2018

    Capital Document Solutions are recruiting 2 Trainee Workshop Engineers/Installers. Salary: £14,665 per annum. Hours: 37.5 hours a week, Monday to Friday. Holiday entitlement: 33 days' holiday (increasing to 36 days after 2 years' service and 38 days after 5 years), including public holidays.

  • 21 March 2018

    Edinburgh Council are recruiting 90 trainees and apprentices ready to take up a career in childcare. Posts are advertised on the My Job Scotland website, with the closing date for applications being Sunday 6 May.

  • 5 March 2018

    The Broomhouse Centre Cafe Training Project is recruiting young people and adults who struggle to find work.

  • 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 9 May and 6 June.