Youth Action Plan

In East Renfrewshire, Work EastRen, East Renfrewshire Council Education Department, Skills Development Scotland, Job Centre Plus and other partners work closely together in order to help young people through all stages to get into work, education or training. Have a look at the information below to find out where you can access the right help for you.

Click the coloured boxes below for more details about each stage.

East Renfrewshire Youth Employment Activity Plan – Pipeline Stages

Stage 1. Engagement and Referral
Stage 2. Barrier Removal
Stage 3. Vocational activity
Stage 4. Employer Engagement
Stage 5. In work support
CLIENT STATUS Not job ready Not job ready Job Ready Job Ready In Work
PROVISION Work EastRen Employability Services
Skills Development Scotland
Voluntary Action East Renfrewshire (VAER)   VAER
Voluntary Action – Saltire Awards    
  Young Person’s Services    
Citizens Advice
Pioneer Mutual Credit Union
Positive Pathways Programme      
Adult Learning    
  Young Enterprise Scotland    
  Impact Arts    
    Library and Information Services    
    West College Scotland  
      East Renfrewshire Business Gateway
      Community Jobs Scotland  
Street League – Street Sport and Job Club Drop In      
        Access to work (JCP)
Rathbone Third Sector Challenge Fund        
  Rathbone – Employability Fund    
      Glasgow Training Group  
      Regional  Employer  Incentive  Programme  (REIP)  
  Glasgow Clyde College – Prince’s Trust    
ERC Foundation Apprenticeship      
      Adopt an Apprentice
Barnardo’s Works Best    
Barnardo’s Discovering Your Potential – Care Experienced Young People      
  Street League Employability Fund    
Right Track Accelerate        
  Right Track Launchpad      
    TIGERS Skills Training Academy (STA) Pre Apprenticeship Programme    
      Life Skills Centres Employability Fund  
Fair Start Scotland        
EXAMPLES OF ELIGIBLE ACTIVITIES Early engagement activity Barrier Removal and Confidence Building Activity Vocational activity Employer Engagement and job matching activities Support to help employee retention, including upskilling/workforce development
Identification of needs ESOL Job search advice Training, mentoring and supporting men and women into occupations or sectors where their gender is under represented Initiatives to encourage development of vocational skills among low-skilled and low-waged individuals
Development of action plan Literacies Work experience placement   Apprenticeships
  Specialist and non-traditional employability provision (eg debt, financial, homeless) Activities to raise awareness of enterprise and entrepreneurship   High level business and management skills
  Vocational rehabilitation Accredited pre-employment training for core skills (eg IT)   Training to support business start up (particularly for groups under-represented at managerial levels)

This project is part-financed by the European Social Fund.

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