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There are many toolkits and resources that can support you and your service users.

The links and documents in this page are some that you might find useful in your day to day work. If you are aware of any other toolkits that should be available here, please contact us.

JOINED UP FOR BUSINESS - Financial Incentives, A-Z

There are a number of financial incentives which may be available to employers who are considering employing your clients . For information on these please see the Joined up for Business A-Z guide. For more information on the incentives click on the attachment above.

Social Media & The Online Job Market Toolkits

A job seekers support toolkit, that helps

  • Discover yourself
  • Build online brand
  • Stand out from the crowd
  • Get found
  • Find the hidden job market
  • Persist throughout the job hunt


Edinburgh Guarantee School Leavers' toolkit

A mobile friendly toolkit for young people in Edinburgh, wth information about the local economy, skills, school subjects, employment rights and local services.

This site will best display on smart-phones. If you don't have a smart-phone, you can view the information or download it as a PDF from the School Leavers page on


SDS My World of Work toolkits

A range of toolkits for jobseekers to improve their CV, identify their skills and strengths, prepare for interviews and more.


ACAS learning online

Free online learning in key work-related subjects for both individuals and employers. Topics include Bullying and Harassment at work, Contracts of employment, Equality and diversity and Handling redundancy.


Turn2Us Benefits Calculator 

Turn2Us is a charitable service which helps people access the money available to them through welfare benefits, grants and other sources. Thier website has been designed to help people find appropriate sources of financial support quickly and easily based on their own needs and circumstances.

Money Advice Service Health Check

The health check is aonline money planner. It takes less than ten minutes to complete, and gives you a personal action plan to help you take control of your money now, and plan for the future.


Skills for Health: Sector Employability Toolkit

The Skills for Health sector employability toolkit Skills for Health in partnership with the Alliance of Sector Skills Councils, Jobcentre Plus and Skills Funding Agency.


SHEN Homelessness and Employability Network Toolkit

The Scottish Homelessness and Employability Network Toolkit is designed to complement existing toollkits.


The toolkit explains how the DWP is changing the welfare system, what is changing, and when.  

Welfare Reform Communications Toolkit


Centre for Economic and Social Inclusion

There is a range of toolkits available from CESI, including local labour force mapping, child poverty,and others.

The Employability in Scotland website also hosts a range of toolkits, on topics ranging from capacity building to partnership development and client assessment.  Click here to visit the website