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YPG Edinburgh Employer Guide - Provider Information Session

Event date: 25 May 2022
Location: Microsoft Teams

The Young Person's Guarantee Edinburgh team within Capital City Partnership are delighted to be able to offer employers a guide to hiring young people in the city, with fully up to date information for the 22/23 funding period covering:

- Recruitment Incentives

- Information on Fair Work & the Real Living Wage

- How to become an accredited Young Person's Guarantee employer

- Other useful accreditations including the Scottish Business Pledge

This session is for providers in the Joined Up for Young People (JUfYP) network, or any projects supporting young people aged 16-24 in Edinburgh, to find out more about what is in the pack. There will be a presentation on the content of the pack by the YPG Employment Officer, as well as the opportunity for questions.

This event will take place over Microsoft Teams, from 11:00-11:45am. Register your place now via Eventbrite(this will open in a new window).

Please contact Lauren Fraser if you have any questions - lauren.fraser@capitalcitypartnership.org.

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Joined Up for Jobs Forum

Event date: 25 May 2022
Location: Microsoft Teams
The next Joined Up for Jobs Provider Forum will take place on Wednesday 25 May, 10:00 - 12:00.

May’s Joined Up for Jobs Provider Forum will cover two key themes: Adult Welfare and Protection, and Changes in Ways of Working. There will also be updates from the network and an opportunity for networking and group discussion.

The event will take place online using Microsoft Teams.

To register, email roisin.bathe@capitalcitypartnership.org.

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Affordable Childcare Review

Event date: 2 June 2022
Location: Online via Microsoft Teams

The City of Edinburgh Council has commissioned economic development consultants, ekosgen, to review the Council’s funding of affordable childcare for low income families. This important research comes in response to the Scottish Government’s expansion to 1140 hours of funded childcare, as well as policy commitments around the implementation of free wraparound care for priority school children, and boosts to the childcare element of tax credits and Universal Credit to help families pay for childcare.

ekosgen has been asked to consider how low-income families in Edinburgh who are looking to gain or sustain employment can be supported most effectively through the Council’s offer of affordable childcare. In doing so, ekosgen is seeking to understand whether the current delivery model is appropriate and provide recommendations on the best value future delivery model.

It is important that the research includes the views and experiences of all those involved in supporting low income families in Edinburgh, including employability providers. ekosgen will be facilitating a focus group (via Teams) for employability providers on Thursday 2nd June at 2pm-2:45pm. The focus group will explore these issues in detail and will give you the opportunity to share your perspectives on the challenges for low income families with employability and childcare support needs.

We would really appreciate you taking some time to participate in this focus group. It will be a confidential conversation and will last no more than 45 minutes. If you are happy to take part, could you please fill in the short form linked below:

https://forms.office.com/r/zyWhrshmUE(this will open in a new window)

If you cannot access the link above but wish to attend the focus group, please email Adam Ferguson at adam.ferguson@ekosgen.co.uk to confirm your attendance.

Many thanks in advance for your help with this important piece of work. Please get in touch with Adam at ekosgen if you have any questions.

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Joined Up for Current Jobs

Event date: 21 June 2022
Location: MS Teams

Joined Up for Current Jobs is an opportunity for employability providers supporting Edinburgh residents into work to find out about the latest vacancies and job roles available in the city.

This online (MS Teams) event is open to anyone in the Joined Up for Jobs and Joined Up for Young People provider networks, or anyone who is working within an employability project which supports Edinburgh residents into work.

This event will cover:

  • Edinburgh Guarantee / Young Person's Guarantee vacancies
  • Fort Kinnaird Recruitment & Skills Centre
  • FUSE (Edinburgh St James Centre & City Centre)
  • New Futures - support for those whose employment has been negatively impacted by Covid-19
  • Vocational Training Framework
  • Edinburgh Airport - current vacancies

In addition to the various speakers, there will be an opportunity to ask questions and network.

This is a fantastic opportunity to hear about the latest vacancies and how to apply, as well as hear about different support and options available for those on Stage 4 & 5 of your caseloads.

Register your place now via Eventbrite(this will open in a new window).

This event is being coordinated by Capital City Partnership. Please direct any questions to lauren.fraser@capitalcitypartnership.org(this will open in a new window).

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Joined Up for Young People - Network Forum (August 2022)

Event date: 10 August 2022
Location: Online

Details of this forum meeting, including the registration link, will be posted following the previous meeting.

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Joined Up for Young People - Network Forum (November 2022)

Event date: 9 November 2022
Location: Online

Details of this forum meeting, including the registration link, will be posted following the previous meeting.

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