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East Renfrewshire

Partnership Info

Area Overview

  • Population: (c) 94,800
  • Location: West Central Scotland
  • Size: 174 square kilometres

Key Contacts

Local Employability Website
The Work EastRen section of East Renfrewshire Councils website provides information on the worker Employability partnership, and East Renfrewshires Employability Strategy. 

Community Planning Partnership Aims and Structures
details of these can be found within the East Renfrewshire Single Outcome Agreement 2013 - 2016.

Further area profile, policy and partnership information for East Renfrewshire can be found on the East Renfrewshire Council Website.

Management Information System
East Renfrewshire currently use Meganexus which features include client tracking and  performance management tools. This is currently being used by 7 partners. 

Key Documents

Employability Strategies / Action Plans / Business Plans
The East Renfrewshire Employability Strategy 2008 - 2011 provides the Council and it's Community Planning Partners with a framework to drive and improve employability and to provide support to residents and employers throughout East Renfrewshire.

East Renfrewshire Youth Employment Activity Plan (January 2019)

Youth Employability Activity (16-24 yr olds)
Local Authorities were asked to provide an overview of the activity being delivered in their area to support young people toward and into work. A pipeline mapping document was produced during 2012 and will be updated when necessary by the Local Authority.  


NOMIS Local Authority Labour Market Profiles
The  East Renfrewshire Labour Market Profile profile brings together data from several sources, and includes information on employment/ unemployment,  economic inactivity,  employment by occupation, qualifications, earnings by residence, out-of-work benefits and jobs (total jobs/ employee jobs). 

Skills Development Scotland  
Skills Development Scotland have prepared local labour market information and intelligence for each of the unitary authorities in Scotland that includes:

Scottish Neighbourhood Statistics (SNS)
East Renfrewshire SNS Standard Area Profile covers a range of small area statistics including information on health, education, poverty, unemployment, housing, population, crime and social / community issues at the data zone level and above.

Community Health Partnership Profile

Case Studies

Here you can read case studies giving details of different programmes and success stories in the area:

Further Information

Here you can find documents and news stories about initiatives that have taken place in the local area.


  • East Renfrewshire Mentoring Scheme - (June 2009) details the face-to-face and e-mentoring programme which has been in operation in East Renfrewshire Council for a number of years under the auspices of Careers Scotland.
  • This  video clip outlines the employability approach in East Renfrewshire.

Local Services

Will appear here. 

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