Employability Partners

Adult Learning

East Renfrewshire Council’s Adult Learning Service offers courses of learning for adults, 16+ years old, across a variety of core skills including computing, personal development and communication skills. For further information please contact:

Tel: 0141-577-3306 / 08000520239


Barrhead Housing Association

Barrhead Housing Association is committed to working with the community to provide training opportunities and facilitate college work placements. The association can provide training and work experience placements for students studying a range of subjects including Housing, Business Admin, I.T, Quantity Surveying and Architecture and will try to accommodate other suitable disciplines

To discuss any opportunities with the Association contact:

Phone: 0141 881 0638
Email: enquiries@barrheadha.org


Business Gateway

Business Gateway East Renfrewshire provides quality, practical advice to new and existing businesses in East Renfrewshire. Whether you are an established business or an individual thinking about starting a business or becoming self-employed, then Business Gateway East Renfrewshire has something to offer. For further information contact:

Tel: 0141 530 5314


Department for Work and Pensions/Jobcentre Plus

Jobcentre Plus’s aim is to support people back to work and support them on their journey to a positive destination. For further information please contact:

Tel: 0345 604 3719


East Renfrewshire Culture and Leisure – Library and Information Service

East Renfrewshire Libraries sit at the heart of the community. If you’re looking for work and need support to get online your local library is a great place to start.

For further information please contact:

Tel: 0141 577 4972/4976


ENABLE Scotland

Enable Scotland provides a range of support services for people who have learning disabilities and their families. For further information please contact:

Tel: 0300 0200 101
E-Mail: east@enable.org.uk


Impact Arts Creative Pathways

Impact Arts is a forward-thinking community arts organisation which uses the arts and creativity to enable and empower social change. Creative Pathways is our creative employability programme. For further information contact:

Tel: 01294 273 051 / 0141 575 3001
E-Mail: mail@impactarts.co.uk


Recovery Across Mental Health (RAMH)

RAMH Causeway Employability Support offers support for individuals aged 16 – 64 who are experiencing mental health problems, to focus on improving and developing their skills and experience to increase opportunities for employment. For further information please contact:

Tel: 0141 881 8811
E-Mail: enquiries@ramh.org
Website: http://ramh.org/
Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/ramh.org/


Scottish Council for Voluntary Organisations (SCVO)

Community Jobs Scotland (CJS) was designed and developed in partnership between SCVO and the Scottish Government to support vulnerable young people into sustainable employment through providing meaningful paid employment. For further information please contact:

Tel: 0131 474 8000
E-Mail: communityjobsscotland@scvo.org.uk
Twitter: @_cjs_


Skills Development Scotland (SDS)

Skills Development Scotland (SDS) is the national skills body supporting the people and businesses of Scotland to develop and apply their skills. For further information please contact:

Tel: 0800 917 8000
E-Mail: https://www.skillsdevelopmentscotland.co.uk/contact-us/


Street League

Street League uses the power of football to attract unemployed people aged 16 to 24 onto its Academy programme. The programme combines a mixture of sports, football and fitness activities with skills development workshops that will help progress participants towards employment. For further information please contact:

Tel: 07887530522
E-Mail: gail.paterson@streetleague.co.uk


Voluntary Action East Renfrewshire

Voluntary Action East Renfrewshire (VAER) is part of a national network of voluntary organisations whose ambition is to connect volunteering opportunities and support social enterprise activity. For further information please contact:

Tel: 0141 876 9555
E-Mail: reception@va-er.org.uk


West College Scotland

West College Scotland has devised a series of Employability courses which aim to help people develop the skills needed to secure a job, or progress to more advanced forms of training. For more information please contact:

Tel: 0141 951 7563
Email: lindacunningham@wcs.ac.uk


Young Enterprise Scotland

Young Enterprise Scotland (YES) is a social enterprise with over 40 years’ experience of enterprise engagement with young people. For further information please contact:

Tel: 0141 638 3576
E-Mail: Maxine.mcfarlane@yes.org.uk
Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/YoungEnterpriseScotland
Website: http://www.yes.org.uk/what-we-do/pathway-programmes.htm