Looking for Work

The Employability Pipeline is a new project that supports people into work. If you live in Perth & Kinross and have serious barriers to finding work, such as being long-term unemployed, a young school leaver or coming from a jobless household, you can find support from a wide variety of organisations.

There are 5 stages on the pipeline, which means you will be supported through the whole process. There is a network of Employability providers who can offer you this support.

What kind of support can you get from these organisations?

You can get all kinds of support and advice to help find a job, ideally suited to your needs and your goals, including:

•    interview techniques and help with CV writing
•    training and work skills
•    skills academies
•    work experience
•    job searching and matching
•    in-work support and aftercare.

Get Employability advice and support

To get Employability advice and support, you can contact our Employability Pipeline providers, listed here. For full details of their services, check out our Employability Directory.

Mindspace

What they offer: Peer Support Workers, who have lived experience of mental health issues, to work alongside you in support of your work or training goals.
Web: www.mindspacepk.com 
Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/Mindspace-110960469017139/

PUSH Charity Reuse Centre

What they offer: Support and training to develop a wide variety of work skills in their reuse centre, with an individual learning plan based on your needs and interests.
Web: www.pushinfo.org 
Facebook: www.facebook.com/PUSHCharity
Twitter: www.twitter.com/Pushinfo 

Strathmore Centre for Youth Development (SCYD)

What they offer: Personalised support, employability training and matched work placement experience for young people, including school leavers, aged 16-25.
Web: www.scyd.org.uk 

The Hub ESF Projects 

What they offer: Advice and guidance in CV building, application forms and interviews; access to additional job market; information on volunteering and training opportunities; use of computers and phones.
Web: www.pkc.gov.uk/TheHub 
Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/thehubpkc/
Twitter: @hubconnections

Perth & District YMCA

What they offer: Help to improve core skills, confidence, aspirations, communication skills. Employability Skills Qualifications and work experience opportunities.
Web: www.ymcaperth.com  
Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/perthymca  
Twitter: www.twitter.com/perthymca 

The Employability Pipeline is part-funded by the European Social Fund, Perth & Kinross Council and other sources.
 

Employability Providers

Our Employability Providers will support you along the 5 Stages of the Pipeline, with expert help and advice. It’s all free, confidential and impartial, and you can seek help from more than one provider at the same time.
Check out the Employability Providers Directory 

Local Labour Market

What’s the current situation with the Labour Market in Scotland, and in Perth & Kinross? How many people are employed? Read the latest official figures. 
Find out about the current Labour Market

Money & Debt Advice

Do you need advice and support on managing money and debt? Would you like to learn some new financial skills? Do you live in the Perth & Kinross area? Positive Futures offers free, confidential and impartial support to individuals and families
Get money and debt advice

Other Schemes

As well as the Employability Pipeline and Positive Futures programmes, there are many other schemes and organisations in Perth & Kinross who will be happy to offer you job support. You can contact them directly using the contact details we’ve provided.
View other schemes 

Job Centres

Your local Job Centre will help you to find and apply for work. There are also many other schemes throughout Perth & Kinross offering Employability and Financial support.

FAQ

Do you have a question about the Employability Pipeline or Positive Futures? Do you need support with finding work or with money and debt advice? What is the European Social Fund and how is it helping people in Perth & Kinross? Find answers to your questions here.