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Young Carer Grant
Young Carer Grant is £308.15 per year for young carers aged 16 to 18 who live in Scotland.
Job Start Payment
Job Start Payment is a one-off payment of £252.50 available to young people in Scotland who are on certain benefits and need help with the costs of starting a new job. If a person has a child, they could get £404.00.
Free Project Opportunity for Employers
The Public Social Partnership (PSP) for the Disability Employment Gap will design and implement a range of pilot projects over the next 12-14 months.
Smoking and Mental Health - Free on-line training
One and two hour, on-line courses about the adverse effect of smoking on mental health.
Edinburgh and South East Scotland Labour Market Information Toolkit
SDS have created an LMI toolkit to ensure that individuals and those that support people to prepare for jobs and careers across the Edinburgh City region have regionally tailored and accessible guidance materials.
Cyrenians Care Academy
Training course to provide people with the knowledge, skills and confidence to develop a career in social care.
Data Capital Podcast
Data Capital is a podcast by The Scotsman, in partnership with the Data Driven Innovation programme at the University of Edinburgh. Episode 2 discusses the Intensive Family Support Service.
A presentation on Pathways Apprenticeships from SDS.
Data Skills for Work newsletter
Find out about our upskilling fund for employers, meet our team, and explore Data & AI careers with a new set of resources from Skills Development Scotland.
As part of the Data Skills for Work programme, we are looking for participants for online workshops and wondered if any JUfJ clients who are currently looking for work or interested in upskilling to improve career prospects would be willing to take part.