Employability partners for all ages

Through the Edinburgh Guarantee, we aim to support people across the city to easily access and progress in fair work, training or further education. Our employability partners can provide training, one to one support and employability guidance to help you get into work. 

Find an employability partner to support you with finding employment, training and volunteering opportunities. 

All in Edinburgh

This service supports anyone with a disability or long term health condition to find and keep a job. You can get help by phone, email, text or using digital media and video conferencing.

COVID-19 Job Support 

An online jobs board for jobseekers and employers set up as a result of the COVID-19 crisis. It features jobs across the 6 regions under the Edinburgh and South East Scotland City Region Deal (Edinburgh, East Lothian, Midlothian, Scottish Borders, West Lothian and Fife) and jobseekers can also sign up for alerts. 


This service is run by Access to Industry and supports those in recovery from substance misuse, those moving on from past offending behaviours, and those affected by homelessness. You can get help by phone, email, Skype and digital media.

Fort Kinnaird Recruitment and Skills Centre

The Recruitment and Skills Centre (RSC) at Fort Kinnaird shopping centre supports employers’ current recruitment and staff development needs and also job seekers to gain and retain employment in the area.


FUSE has been established to support recruitment and skills training for the city centre and the new Edinburgh St James, which is expected to bring an additional 3000 jobs across retail, hospitality, operations, facilities and management. Whether it’s part-time, full-time, seasonal or permanent, FUSE will have an opportunity to suit you. 

Next Step

This project, run by Community Renewal, is a city-wide service to support residents of Edinburgh with their employability needs. Whether you are unemployed or employed or in a job and looking to upskill, Next Step have teamed up with The City of Edinburgh Council to offer support for your immediate employment needs. You can get help over the phone, by email and using digital media and video conferencing.

Summer Jobs portal

The DWP has launched a new summer jobs portal with an initial 20,000 vacancies. The portal is available now and features summer, seasonal and temporary roles for jobseekers of all ages throughout the UK, offering them an accessible, one-stop-shop to look for work.

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