If you're unemployed
Visit your nearest Jobcentre Plus for help with finding a job and any benefits you might be entitled to.
Modern and Graduate Apprenticeships
Apprenticeships let you learn on the job, get work experience and work towards a qualification. Find out more about:
Scottish careers advice: My World of Work
Get careers advice from My World of Work.
The website can help you with each stage of your working life including:
- choosing a career
- learning and training
- applying for jobs
- making a career change
- dealing with redundancy
- support for armed forces leavers and veterans
Their toolkit can help with things like researching careers to building your first CV.
You can search for learning and training opportunities and find job vacancies online.
Work support for parents
Parental Employability Support Fund (PESF)
The fund supports parents to get a job or to increase their income if they’re already in work.
A key worker will agree a plan of action with you and give you support. This can include support to:
- upskill or retrain
- find a job
- tell you about other services who can help you
Looking for and finding work as a parent
If you’ve been out of work or on leave for a while Parent Club can help you find and get support for the right job for you.
If your child is 3 or 4 years old, you can get up to 1140 hours of funded early learning and childcare a year. This around 30 hours a week in term time. About a 1/4 of 2 year olds are also eligible.
Apply for work in your local area
Search and apply for local jobs on myjobscotland.
You can apply to work for your local council across a wide range of job roles and services.
Apply for work in the UK or abroad
You'll find information on registering for an account and other ways to apply for jobs.
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