No One Left Behind Employability Funding
8 July 2019
No-One Left Behind
Behind Employability Funding' helps people of all ages to gain
skills and confidence. It is there to help people prepare for
employment, training, education and/or volunteering.
To take part
participants must not be in a job, education or training
receive support from an Employability Key Worker, and
work on an individual plan to help you reach your goals
The agreement could include activities
specifically designed to prepare participants for progression, such
as taster sessions at college, time with training providers,
mentoring, peer mentoring opportunities and innovative group
may be eligible for help with transport to venues. An EMA payment
of £30 per week may be available to young people aged 16-19
local council to find out more about the help available.
range of local employability support exists across all local
authorities in Scotland. Designed to be flexible and based on your
needs, it aims to help you access the most relevant support on your
journey towards work.
authority can advise on what dedicated support is on offer in your
area, with named contacts available to help you access all that is
on offer to best suit your needs. Once you make contact, your local
authority will work with you to:
programme of support which recognises your skills, attributes and
assets which will help you progress towards employment;
Help to break
down the barriers that might be stopping you from
personalised support and regular contact to ensure the service is
meeting your needs
and keep in touch with you when you find employment to make sure
everything is going well and to answer any questions you might
What will my local authority
employability services do for me?
achieve your goal of employment or self-employment
you a dedicated adviser who will help you search for work using a
range of methods to suit your needs and will listen, guide and
support you through your journey.
Develop your skills and
recognise the skills and experience you already have and work with
you to develop these further. We will also help you to improve your
confidence along with creating and updating
your CV and interview preparation.
find suitable work placements or volunteering
provide support and help you find work that suits your
circumstances and help build your experience. You will retain full
choice and control over the support you receive at all