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Rural & Urban Training Scheme (RUTS) - INSPIRE

RUTS are a vocational and employability training provider delivering activities, programmes and qualifications to young people aged 16-24 designed to support skills for work and skills for life.

These services are all available through the INSPIRE pr...

Rural & Urban Training Scheme (RUTS)
https://www.ruts.org.uk/
@UKRUTS
@RUTSUK
Alison Nimmo
01316635736
alisonn@ruts.org.uk

Service Type

Employability and Education and training

Client Group

Care experienced, LGBT+, BME Groups, Criminal Convictions, and Long term unemployed

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

SCORE Scotland - CashBack for Communities

The Cashback Project aims to give the opportunity to young people aged 11-24 to take part in activities and workshops that will boost their physical and mental health, develop skills that will help them in their daily life, access employability suppo...

30 Westburn Grove
https://www.scorescotland.org.uk/
https://www.facebook.com/SCOREscotland/
https://twitter.com/SCOREscotland
Harry Economou
07534145541
harry@scorescotland.org.uk

Service Type

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

Client Group

BME Groups and Criminal Convictions

Target Area

South west

Age group served

16-19 and 20-24

Outreach offered

No

Skills Development Scotland (Edinburgh) Careers Centre

Skills Development Scotland (SDS) is the national skills body and we deliver Scotland’s career service in schools, in SDS centres, through our Helpline, and online.

No matter what stage you’re at in your career, support is available for you from our c...

79 Shandwick Place
https://www.myworldofwork.co.uk
www.facebook.com/myworldofwork
@SkillsDevScot
0131 718 2040

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 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.

Charter logo
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

Space Station

Space Station is part of our Space Training Academy and is an entry level course to help support you into the food, catering and hospitality sector.

79-89 Broomhouse Crescent
Debbie Tomkinson
07597365029
Debbie@spacescot.org

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

Pipeline Stage

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

Outreach offered

No

Space Station

The project

Food catering & hospitality training that will help you move towards, or find, sustainable employment in the food, catering and hospitality sector.

Charter logo
Space & Broomhouse Hub
spacescot.org
@SpaceScotBroomhouseHub
@spacescot
Debbie Tomkinson
07597 365 029
debbie@spacescot.org

Service Type

Employability and Education and training

Client Group

Disability, Criminal Convictions, and Health Conditions

Target Area

South west and All Edinburgh

Age group served

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

Pipeline Stage

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

Outreach offered

No

STAND International Volunteering

We are STAND International. We work with disadvantaged communities across Scotland and abroad. We make a difference by offering participants in our programmes the opportunity to Start A New Day (STAND) by providing training and support and placements...

66b Townhead
www.standinternational.org
www.facebook.com/standinternational
Megan Beattie
0131 659 9943
megan@standinternational.org

Service Type

Education and training and Volunteering

Client Group

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

Target Area

All Edinburgh

Age group served

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

Pipeline Stage

Stage 5 / Upskilling & Aftercare

Outreach offered

No

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 ...

Charter logo
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

Streel League Academy and Street Sports

Street League Edinburgh offer two programmes:

Programme 1: Street Sports Drop-in sessions; free drop-in fitness for all unemployed 16-24 years olds.

Programme 2: Street League Academy; a 10-week programme.

Edinburgh South West: Valley Park Community C...

Lucozade PowerLeague
www.streetleague.co.uk
www.facebook.com/streetleagueuk
@StreetLeagueUK
Jason Thomson
07719061429
jason.thomson@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 and 20-24

Pipeline Stage

Stage 1 / Engagement and Stage 2 / Barrier Removal

Outreach offered

Yes

Support@Work

Support@Work is 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 s...

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 ...

Charter logo
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 is one of the UK’s leading youth charities supporting young people aged 11 – 30 working towards their personal development goals.

1. Explore

Our two-day Explore programme focuses on improving confidence, communication and teamwork s...

Spaces
https://www.princes-trust.org.uk/
https://en-gb.facebook.com/princestrust/
@PrincesTrust
Emma Robinson
+447484054157
emma.robinson@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 and 30-50

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 Welcoming - Employment Support

The Welcoming Association’s Employment Support team offer one-to-one appointments and courses to advise on employment, education, and training opportunities in Edinburgh and the surrounding areas for New Scots.

· Employability support for under 30’s -...

20/1 Westfield Avenue
https://www.thewelcoming.org/services/employment-support/
https://www.facebook.com/thewelcoming/
@WelcomingEdi
Sandra Dargie
01313468577
sandra@thewelcoming.org

Service Type

Employability

Client Group

BME Groups and Long term unemployed

Target Area

All Edinburgh

Age group served

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

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

Venture Trust - CashBack Green Futures

CashBack Green Futures is a 5 week Employability programme that will run Tues-Thu, 10-3, each week. Participants will develop new skills, participate in outdoor activities such as rock climbing and kayaking, gain new qualifications, gain volutneering...

Charter logo
Bridgend Community Farm
www.venturetrust.org.uk/programmes/cashback-green-futures/
https://www.facebook.com/VentureTrust/
@venturetrust
Fraser Taylor
01312287700
employability@venturetrust.org.uk

Service Type

Employability and Education and training

Client Group

Care experienced, 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

Yes

Venture Trust - Inspiring Young Futures

Inspiring Young Futures is for young people 16-25, encouraging them to think about what they would like to achieve and helps them work towards their goals.

The programme offers regular community-based outreach support wrapped around an 8-day Wilderne...

Charter logo
Argyle House
https://www.venturetrust.org.uk/programmes/inspiring-young-futures/
https://www.facebook.com/VentureTrust/
@venturetrust
Venture Trust
0131 228 7700
info@venturetrust.org.uk

Service Type

Employability, Health / Mental Health, Housing, Education and training, Domestic Abuse, and Addictions

Client Group

Care experienced, 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

Yes

Venture Trust - Living Wild

Living Wild supports individuals (16-40) on Community Payback (and other criminal justice orders*) who want to make positive and sustained changes that can lead to a move away from offending and into employment, training or education.

*These include ...

Charter logo
Argyle House
https://www.venturetrust.org.uk/programmes/living-wild/
https://www.facebook.com/VentureTrust/
@venturetrust
Venture Trust
01312287700
info@venturetrust.org.uk

Service Type

Employability, Health / Mental Health, Education and training, Volunteering, Domestic Abuse, and Addictions

Client Group

Care experienced, 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, and 30-50

Pipeline Stage

Stage 1 / Engagement and Stage 2 / Barrier Removal

Outreach offered

Yes

Venture Trust - Next Steps

Next Steps is for women whose backgrounds have led to their involvement in offending or to experience homelessness or misuse drugs or alcohol which may impact on their wellbeing, relationships and life circumstances.

Our programmes provide support fo...

Charter logo
Argyle House
https://www.venturetrust.org.uk/programmes/next-steps/
https://www.facebook.com/VentureTrust/
@venturetrust
Venture Trust
01312287700
info@venturetrust.org.uk

Service Type

Employability, Health / Mental Health, Education and training, Volunteering, Domestic Abuse, and Addictions

Client Group

Care experienced, 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 1 / Engagement and Stage 2 / Barrier Removal

Outreach offered

Yes

Venture Trust - Positive Futures

Positive Futures is specifically for ex-Service men and women (16+); individuals who may have a wealth of experience and skills, but who are finding it difficult to either transition fully into civilian life or are struggling with maintaining a civil...
Charter logo
Argyle House
https://www.venturetrust.org.uk/programmes/positive-futures/
https://www.facebook.com/VentureTrust/
@venturetrust
Venture Trust
01312287700
info@venturetrust.org.uk

Service Type

Employability, Health / Mental Health, Housing, Education and training, Volunteering, Domestic Abuse, and Addictions

Client Group

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

Outreach offered

Yes

Vocational Training Framework

The Vocational Training Framework (VTF) provides employability and vocational training to complement current stage 3, 4 and 5 employability and skills support provisions.

It has been developed as a response to the No One Left Behind (NOLB) Phase 2 ...

Great Michael House, 14 Links Place, Edinburgh EH6 7EZ
@VTF_CCP
Gosia Lysakowska
07703005656
TrainingAcademy@capitalcitypartnership.org

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

Pipeline Stage

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

Outreach offered

Yes

Volunteer Development Program

We have a tailored volunteer programme for people living in Edinburgh who face social isolation and those who are structurally excluded from the work force. We ensure that they get volunteer opportunities within the organisation that enable them to ...

1 Waterfront Avenue
www.projectesperanza.org.uk
https://.facebook.com/ukesperanza
@uk_esperanza
Katarzyna
0764725903
employability@projectesperanza.org.uk

Service Type

Volunteering

Client Group

Care experienced, Disability, BME Groups, 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 and Stage 2 / Barrier Removal

Outreach offered

No

Volunteer Edinburgh - Bespoke Youth Volunteering

Bespoke youth volunteering provides one to one coaching and support to young people who face barriers to volunteering. Through Volunteer Edinburgh young people can access support to find and sign up to a suitable, enjoyable and supportive volunteeri...

222
https://www.volunteeredinburgh.org.uk/
https://en-gb.facebook.com/VolunteerEdinburgh/
@VolunteerEdi
Megan McGrath
07960130047
megan.mcgrath@volunteeredinburgh.org.uk

Service Type

Volunteering

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

Yes

Volunteer Edinburgh Employability Project

The Employability Project at Volunteer Edinburgh supports individuals who are unemployed and wish to volunteer with an aim to secure future employment.

Volunteer Edinburgh
www.volunteeredinburgh.org.uk
https://www.facebook.com/VolunteerEdinburgh/
@VolunteerEdi
Marion Findlay
0131 2250630
marion.findlay@volunteeredinburgh.org.uk

Service Type

Employability and Volunteering

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

Outreach offered

Yes

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