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Making Work Work - for women returners

Making Work Work – for Women Returners is the Challenges Group's award-winning women returners programme, co-designed and Programme Managed by Lynn Houmdi, Scotland's Flex Influencer 2022.

Challenges Catalyst
makingworkwork.scot
Lesley Morris and Anja Kirchhof
womenreturners@thechallengesgroup.com

Service Type

Employability

Client Group

Long term unemployed

Target Area

All Edinburgh

Age group served

25-29, 30-50, and 50+

Pipeline Stage

Stage 2 / Barrier Removal and Stage 5 / Upskilling & Aftercare

Outreach offered

No

MOEP (Move On Employability Pathway)

The Move On Employability Pathway (MOEP) programme is exciting new employability training in Edinburgh, supported by the City of Edinburgh Council(this will open in a new window), for young people who are:

  • 16-19 years old and have left full-time edu...
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(2F1) 25 Greenside Place
https://moveon.org.uk/
https://www.facebook.com/MoveOnScotland/
moveonscotland
Marianne Sellar
07974724940
marianne@moveon.org.uk

Service Type

Employability and Volunteering

Client Group

Care experienced, Homeless / at risk of homelessness, LGBT+, and Long term unemployed

Target Area

All Edinburgh

Age group served

16-19, 20-24, and 25-29

Pipeline Stage

Stage 1 / Engagement and Stage 2 / Barrier Removal

Outreach offered

Yes

Move On BBFF Employability Programme

Move On's Em[loyability course is designed to improve young people’s chances of employment in the construction sector or their chances of moving on to further training.

This is a 6-week employability programme for young people aged 16-21 years who a...

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25 Greenside Place
https://www.moveon.org.uk/
https://www.facebook.com/MoveOnScotland/
https://twitter.com/moveonscotland
Rebecca Tennant
0131 558 3740
rebeccatennant@moveon.org.uk

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

Target Area

All Edinburgh

Age group served

16-19 and 20-24

Pipeline Stage

Stage 1 / Engagement and Stage 2 / Barrier Removal

Outreach offered

No

Move On Mentoring

We match volunteer mentors to vulnerable young people to support them to achieve goals and reach their full potential.
Charter logo
Move on
https://www.moveon.org.uk/
Stephen Wilson
01315583740
stephen@moveon.org.uk

Service Type

Employability, Health / Mental Health, Education and training, and Volunteering

Client Group

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

Target Area

All Edinburgh

Age group served

16-19, 20-24, and 25-29

Pipeline Stage

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

Outreach offered

Yes

New Futures

The project

The New Futures project supports people whose employment has been negatively affected by the pandemic to move into a new, more sustainable, or better paid role.

165a Leith Walk
https://learningandwork.org.uk/resources/research-and-reports/new-futures/
@FuturesScotland
Joe Mountford-Smith
+447856089669
joe.mountford@capitalcitypartnership.org

Service Type

Employability and Education and training

Client Group

Health Conditions and Long term unemployed

Target Area

All Edinburgh

Age group served

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

Pipeline Stage

Stage 3 / Vocational Activity, Stage 4 / Job Matching, and Stage 5 / Upskilling & Aftercare

Outreach offered

Yes

Next Step

The Next Step Project commenced on 1st April 2019. It is delivered in partnership between Community Renewal Trust, Citizens Advice Edinburgh, Cre8te Opportunities and One Parent Families Scotland on behalf of City of Edinburgh Council.

We provide hig...

36 Muirhouse Crescent
https://www.nextstepedinburgh.org/
https://www.facebook.com/nextstepedinburgh
@NextStepEdin
Oliver Scott
03003650025
info@communityrenewal.org.uk

Service Type

Employability, Education and training, Money / Benefits, and Volunteering

Client Group

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

Target Area

All Edinburgh

Age group served

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

Pipeline Stage

Stage 3 / Vocational Activity, Stage 4 / Job Matching, and Stage 5 / Upskilling & Aftercare

Outreach offered

No

One Parent Families Scotland

One Parent Families Scotland Edinburgh offers a range of support and information to single parents, including help in personal and skills development leading to family-friendly employment. We aim to ensure that single-parent families in Edinburgh hav...

2 York Place
https://www.opfs.org.uk/
https://www.facebook.com/opfsedinburgh/
Brock Lueck
0131 556 3899
brock.lueck@opfs.org.uk

Service Type

Employability, Health / Mental Health, Education and training, and Money / Benefits

Client Group

Lone Parents

Target Area

All Edinburgh

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

Yes

Quarriers Coaching For Life

Through one-to-one support from our Life Coaches, you create your own personalised development plan which can help to:

C/O Broomhouse Centre 79/89 Broomhouse Crecent
www.quarriers.org.uk
Lorna Wynn
07812228556
lorna.wynn@quarriers.org.uk

Service Type

Health / Mental Health

Client Group

Care experienced

Target Area

All Edinburgh

Age group served

16-19 and 20-24

Pipeline Stage

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

Outreach offered

Yes

Recruitment Training (Edinburgh) Ltd

We help young people into employment and then help them to achieve either a Digital Marketing Modern Apprenticeship or a Modern Apprenticeship in Business and Administration at Level 3, which is gained in the workplace.

There is no studying and no ex...

32-34 Heriot Hill Terrace
www.rtl-training.com
Sheila Walker
0131 558 9209
sheila@rtl-training.com

Service Type

Employability and Education and training

Client Group

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

Target Area

All Edinburgh

Age group served

16-19

Pipeline Stage

Stage 3 / Vocational Activity

Outreach offered

No

Skills Development Scotland (Edinburgh) Careers Centre

Across Scotland, we support individuals to build their career management, work-based and employability skills, throughout their career journey, from school, into further learning opportunities and employment. We are able to use skills intelligence...

79 Shandwick Place
https://www.skillsdevelopmentscotland.co.uk/
@SkillsDevScot

Service Type

Employability

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

Target Area

All Edinburgh

Age group served

16-19 and 20-24

Pipeline Stage

Stage 3 / Vocational Activity, Stage 4 / Job Matching, and Stage 5 / Upskilling & Aftercare

Outreach offered

No

Smart Works Edinburgh

Smart Works Edinburgh offers interview clothing and training for unemployed women with job interviews lined up.

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32 Annandale Street Lane
smartworks.org.uk/edinburgh
facebook.com/smartworksedinburgh
@SmartWorksEDI
Emma Jewson
0131 516 7787
edinburgh@smartworks.org.uk

Service Type

Employability

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

Target Area

All Edinburgh

Age group served

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

Pipeline Stage

Stage 4 / Job Matching and Stage 5 / Upskilling & Aftercare

Outreach offered

Yes

StartScotland

What it does

Fair Start Scotland is a flexible employment support service to help you get ready for work and achieve your potential. We offer a full support package that will meet your individual needs, making sure you have the best chance at finding ...

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StartScotland
www.startscotland.scot
StartScotland
@startscotland.scot
Tracy Ramage
08000497061
info@startscotland.scot

Service Type

Employability, Health / Mental Health, Education and training, and Volunteering

Client Group

Care experienced, Disability, LGBT+, BME Groups, Criminal Convictions, Lone Parents, Health Conditions, and Long term unemployed

Target Area

All Edinburgh

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

Yes

STEP 2 WORK

A 16-week employability group programme designed to support individuals to explore different career options and gain a vocational qualification. Young people will meet 4-days a week and participate in a range of different activities, including;

  • Comp...
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525 Ferry Road
Laura Richardson
07935013051
laura.richardson@barnardos.org.uk

Service Type

Employability and Volunteering

Target Area

All Edinburgh

Age group served

16-19 and 20-24

Pipeline Stage

Stage 2 / Barrier Removal

Outreach offered

No

Street League Employability Fund Stage 2 & 3

What it does:

Engages 16-30-year-olds in structured sport & employability sessions over a 10 week period, with a view to preparing them for the next step in the career planning.

How it does:

Daily football &/or fitness sessions, coupled with employabili...

PowerLeague
www.streetleague.co.uk
@SL_Edin_Loth
Steven Jardine
07788312855
steven.jardine@streetleague.co.uk

Service Type

Employability, Health / Mental Health, and Education and training

Client Group

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

Target Area

All Edinburgh

Age group served

16-19, 20-24, and 25-29

Pipeline Stage

Stage 2 / Barrier Removal and Stage 3 / Vocational Activity

Outreach offered

Yes

Street League - Young Person's Guarantee

Free, drop-in football & fitness sessions for all unemployed 20-24-year-olds.

Open door policy for anyone aged 20-24 to attend football and fitness sessions. This session is used as an engagement tool, where we will then create

Football is delivered ...

Lucozade PowerLeague
www.streetleague.co.uk
@SL_Edin_Loth
Steven Jardine
07788312855
steven.jardine@streetleague.co.uk

Service Type

Employability, Health / Mental Health, and Education and training

Client Group

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

Target Area

All Edinburgh

Age group served

20-24

Pipeline Stage

Stage 1 / Engagement and Stage 2 / Barrier Removal

Outreach offered

Yes

STRIDE 2 WORK

A 13-week employability group programme for individuals who are close to entering the job market.

Young people will receive targeted support to pursue their chosen career path while working towards a vocational qualification.

Young people will meet 4...

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525 Ferry Road
Nia Pearce
07874 395843
nia.pearce@barnardos.org.uk

Service Type

Employability and Volunteering

Target Area

All Edinburgh

Age group served

16-19

Pipeline Stage

Stage 3 / Vocational Activity

Outreach offered

No

Support@Work

Support@Work s an employment rights and responsibilities project linked to Edinburgh Trade Union Council, the service is staffed by two senior experienced union officials Monday to Friday via a Free phone, with an answer machine service, linked to st...

Support@Work, Unite the Union Office
Terry Anderson
0800 0283 280
tanderson@stuc.org.uk

Service Type

Employability, Health / Mental Health, and Education and training

Client Group

Disability, LGBT+, BME Groups, Criminal Convictions, Lone Parents, Health Conditions, and Long term unemployed

Pipeline Stage

Stage 5 / Upskilling & Aftercare

Outreach offered

Yes

The Action Group - All in Edinburgh

We are delivery partners in All in Edinburgh, a 5 stage Supported Employment programme for people with a disability or long-term health condition amongst their identified barriers to employment.

The aim of the programme is that clients move into (or ...

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Norton Park Centre
https://actiongroup.org.uk/
https://www.facebook.com/theactiongroup1/
@TheActionGroup_
Dominika Skrocka
0131 475 2315
dominika@actiongroup.org.uk

Service Type

Employability and Health / Mental Health

Client Group

Disability, Health Conditions, and Long term unemployed

Target Area

All Edinburgh

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

No

The DataKirk

An Edinburgh data literacy and analytics club empowering people with the skills for the jobs of tomorrow.

Our aim is to close both the data divide and attainment gap in Scotland.

9 Walkers Wynd
https://www.thedatakirk.org.uk
@TDataKirk
Fash Fasoro
07735860694
fash.fasoro@thedatakirk.org.uk

Service Type

Employability, Education and training, and Volunteering

Client Group

BME Groups

Target Area

All Edinburgh

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

No

The Prince's Trust

The Prince’s Trust virtual delivery

Our team of keyworkers provide 1-2-1 support to young people across Central and South East Scotland. Alongside this, we now also have a finalised schedule of Scotland-wide online virtual delivery focusing on the thr...

73 Ferry Road
https://www.princes-trust.org.uk/about-the-trust/where-we-work/scotland
Frances Holligan
07484507259
frances.holligan@princes-trust.org.uk

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

Target Area

All Edinburgh

Age group served

16-19, 20-24, and 25-29

Pipeline Stage

Stage 1 / Engagement, Stage 2 / Barrier Removal, Stage 3 / Vocational Activity, and Stage 4 / Job Matching

Outreach offered

Yes

The Wellbeing Club

The Wellbeing Club is to help women who are vulnerable and perhaps experiencing confidence and self-esteem issues due to ill mental health or for other reasons like being reliant on benefits, single mums or perhaps struggling with something else.

Ou...

Edinburgh
Kerry
07496150458
kerry@dawnbreslin.com

Service Type

Health / Mental Health and Education and training

Client Group

Disability and Long term unemployed

Target Area

All Edinburgh

Age group served

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

Pipeline Stage

Stage 1 / Engagement and Stage 2 / Barrier Removal

Outreach offered

No

Together Enterprise

Together Enterprise encourages participants to learn about co-operatives, co-operative ways of working and enterprise through interactive workshops and drop-in sessions. A key focus of the project is also on developing key co-operative skills includi...

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Inspire House
https://www.co-op.ac.uk/together-enterprise
Liam Flinn
07591389069
liam.flinn@enable.org.uk

Service Type

Employability, Health / Mental Health, and Education and training

Client Group

Care experienced, Disability, and Homeless / at risk of homelessness

Target Area

All Edinburgh

Age group served

16-19, 20-24, and 25-29

Pipeline Stage

Stage 2 / Barrier Removal

Outreach offered

No

Together Enterprise Scotland

Developed by the Co-operative College, the Together Enterprise Scotland project will be delivered at Pilton Youth and Children’s Project (PYCP).

Our project will empower young people aged 16 to 30 from Pilton and neighbouring areas to gain the tools, ...

Pilton Youth and Children's Project (PYCP)
https://www.co-op.ac.uk/together-enterprise-scotland
https://www.facebook.com/cooperativecollegeuk/
@Coop_CollegeUK
Gabriella Castaneda
07419336804
gabriella@co-op.ac.uk

Service Type

Employability and Education and training

Client Group

Care experienced, Disability, LGBT+, BME Groups, and Long term unemployed

Target Area

North east, North west, and All Edinburgh

Age group served

16-19, 20-24, and 25-29

Pipeline Stage

Stage 1 / Engagement, Stage 2 / Barrier Removal, and Stage 3 / Vocational Activity

Outreach offered

No

Training for Care

Training for Care is an SQA Approved centre specialising in Childcare and Social Care training. We deliver Modern Apprenticeships, Foundation Apprenticeships, SVQs, Short Courses (First Aid, Moving and Handling etc) and Employability programmes.

Tar...

12-14 Logie Green Road
https://www.tfcscotland.org.uk
https://www.facebook.com/trainingforcare
https://twitter.com/TfCscotland1
Caroline McKay
0131 556 7773
carolinemckay@tfcscotland.org.uk

Service Type

Employability and Education and training

Target Area

All Edinburgh

Age group served

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

Pipeline Stage

Stage 3 / Vocational Activity, Stage 4 / Job Matching, and Stage 5 / Upskilling & Aftercare

Outreach offered

No

Venture Scotland - The Journey Programme

#ChangingYoungLives Outdoors

Venture Scotland offer young people aged 16-30 a free, 4 stage progressive personal development programme based in the outdoors. The programme lasts up to a year and is focused on helping to improve their physical, mental ...

Offices 1&2
www.venturescotland.org.uk
@venturescotland
@venturescotland
Sophia Spencer
07535164285
sophia.spencer@venturescotland.org.uk

Service Type

Health / Mental Health

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

Target Area

North east, North west, South east, South west, and All Edinburgh

Age group served

16-19, 20-24, and 25-29

Pipeline Stage

Stage 1 / Engagement, Stage 2 / Barrier Removal, and Stage 3 / Vocational Activity

Outreach offered

Yes

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