What are Employability providers and how can they help you?

This is a list of Employability providers in Perth & Kinross. They are a group of organisations that will help you on your journey into, or back to, work. They’ll offer you useful support, including access to new skills, practising interview techniques and helping with your CV. The  providers will work with young people, adults and support individuals with additional challenges and barriers to work, giving you advice on volunteering opportunities or matching you with a great new job.

How can I contact an Employability provider?

If you’d like to get support or information from one of the Employability providers, there is no need to contact Perth & Kinross Council – all you need to do is contact the preferred provider directly using the details shown below. Subject to eligibility criteria, you can register to use the services of these welcoming providers without being referred to them. 

These providers have committed to work together, and also to work with other organisations, to create a well co-ordinated referral system that will support your journey into employment. 

Peer Support Hub (Mindspace)

Mindspace is a mental health charity based in Perth. This project employs a Peer Support Development Worker and 5 part-time Peer Support Workers. They work with people with mental ill health and support them towards agreed goals.

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The i-Work programme (PUSH)

The primary aim of PUSH is the promotion of inclusion. Employment is key to living in a fully inclusive community because with this comes financial inclusion which opens doors to housing and social inclusion.

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The Hub Outreach Project - Rattray (The Hub)

The Hub outreach project delivers employability support in areas of Perth and Kinross which have been deemed employment deprived.

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The Hub Outreach Project - South Street Perth City Centre (The Hub@sds)

The Hub outreach project delivers employability support in areas of Perth and Kinross which have been deemed employment deprived.

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The Hub Skills Academy

The Hub outreach project in partnership with other training providers will be running sector skills academies.  The current Academies will be for construction and Hospitality.  These opportunities will be updated via our Facebook page and by contacting the hub direct. 

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Westbank Project

Westbank iprovide educational and employability related activities for clients with significant barriers preventing undertaking paid employment. 

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Y Futures (YMCA)

We provide support to young people (aged 16 to 15) journeying on stages 1 to 3 of the employability pipeline.  

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