Rathbone – Employability Fund

PIPELINE STAGE Stage 1. Engagement and Referral Stage 2. Barrier Removal Stage 3. Vocational activity Stage 4. Employer Engagement Stage 5. In work support
Organisation  Rathbone – Employability Fund
Project Name (if applicable):  Employability Fund
Main Contact: Name: Larah McKay

Phone Number: 0141 840 2856

E-Mail Address: larah.mckay@rathboneuk.org

Eligibility for Programme:  16 – 24 years of age and not in education, employment or training
Referral Procedures: Referral through SDS, DWP, from any organisation working with young people and self-referral
Location Project Delivered At: Trident House, 175 Renfrew Road, Paisley, PA34EF
Dates Project Delivered: Rolling Programme
Pipeline Stages:  2 – 3
Age Group: 16 – 24yrs
Programme Outline: This fund is for unemployed 16-24 year olds wishing to gain skills, qualifications and experience needed to enter further education/training, employment or modern apprenticeship. They will improve their core skills, gain recognised qualifications and access work experience. Courses last an average of 12 weeks for each stage. They may be eligible for a training allowance of £55 a week if 16 – 18 and continue on benefits if 18+. Travel is also paid.
Additional Information:  Further information on Rathbone can be found at:

www.rathboneuk.org/Pages/home.aspx