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Apex Scotland - Strides Employability (Apex Scotland)

9 Great Stuart Street
Ellen Dickie
0131 220 0130

Long-term service covering each stage of employability pipeline:

- Stage 0 and 1: Initial Assessment and Action Plan

- Stage 2: Disclosure/Employability support (CV, Mock Interviews etc.)

- Stage 3: Sector specific certification & qualifications

- Stage 4: Job Applications/Work Placements

- Stage 5: In-work Support

A mixture of 1-to-1 work and group work.

Service Type

Employability and Education and training

Client Group

Care experienced, Disability, Homeless / at risk of homelessness, Substance misuse, LGBT+, BME Groups, Criminal Convictions, Lone Parents, Health Conditions, and Long term unemployed

Age group served

16-19, 20-24, 25-29, 30-50, and 50+

Pipeline Stage

Stage 1 / Engagement, Stage 2 / Barrier Removal, Stage 3 / Vocational Activity, Stage 4 / Job Matching, and Stage 5 / Upskilling & Aftercare

Outreach offered



- Registered to a City of Edinburgh postcode (EH1-EH17, EH28-EH30)

- Desire for training/qualifications/employment.

- History of offending or at risk of future offending.

- Self-motivation – there must be a commitment from the clients which will be discussed in the first meeting and confirmed through a terms of engagement document.

- We have an open referral system – all referrals will be subject to a suitability questionnaire and a referral does not guarantee a place on this service.

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