One Parent Families Scotland,
13 Gayfield Square ,
One Parent Families Scotland’s employability service provides both group courses tailored to single parents starting or returning to work and person-centred, 1:1 support. The Preparing for the Future course takes clients on a journey through confidence building, effective communication, skills identification, career options, finding training and opportunities to enhance transferable skills and gain new skills, CV building, introductions to writing personal statements and cover letters and advice on childcare, benefits and budgeting. A follow-up service is available to those attending. 1:1 support is unique to each client and is based on an initial assessment and the formulation of a mutually agreed action plan to support clients in gaining confidence, skills and the practical support necessary to help them in seeking employment.