Argyll and Bute Council’s Employability Team offers a range of services and support to help people back into work and access skills and training. Over the last year, 172 people started to receive support through a number of different initiatives.
– Fair Start Scotland
– Parental Employability Support Fund (PESF)
– Parental Transition Fund
– Young Person’s Guarantee – Employer Recruitment and Training Incentives
– No One Left Behind – Employer Recruitment and Training Incentives
The team also advises employers on funding opportunities that can help recruit staff using incentive schemes. During 2022/23, 61 employers accessed funding to help 71 people start work. A further 27 people started unsubsidised employment and the remainder continue to receive pre-employment support and training opportunities.
Councillor Alastair Redman, Policy Lead for Economic Growth and Communities:
“Our Employability Team has a lot of experience and are here to help people back into work in a variety of ways. We understand it can be hard to know where to start and there may be barriers that may stop you from working.
The team has a range of support designed to help you into employment or training. This includes offering ongoing support when you find a job to make sure everything is going well.
I would encourage anyone who is currently unemployed to get in touch with the team who can provide any support your need. ”
Find out more about the range of help available to get back into work https://www.argyll-bute.gov.uk/helping-people-work
You can contact the Employability Team to register your interest or find out more by calling 01586 555990 or email email@example.com