The Employment Initiatives Team
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31-33 South Street
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How can we help?
The Employment Initiatives Team, based at the Hub on South Street in Perth assist local job seeking individuals and businesses. The team engage with individuals in assisting to build employability skills such as guidance in CV building, interview skills and techniques, assistance in completing applications as well as anything else to enhance opportunities for job seeking clients. Anyone using the Hub will also have access to newspapers, computers for job searches as well as free stationery and stamps to help with making applications. Notable successes include helping over 1250 clients into positive outcomes to date as well as assisting 424 clients into employment in the last business year.
If interested in registering with the service, customers are welcome to drop in anytime to get more information and discuss with a member of the team. Experienced staff will assist and advise on best course of action, whether that be registering with the service or putting in relevant referrals to partner organisations.
Due to funding requirements, individuals wishing to register at the Hub for support must meet the following eligibility criteria:
- Living within Perth and Kinross Council boundaries
- Unemployed or working under 15 hours per week
- Not in education
- Not on a current Government funded employability programme ie. Work Programme
- Job ready and able to take up sustainable employment at short notice
- Commit to attending the Hub for job searching twice weekly, applying for 3 roles per session (where relevant)
The Employment Initiatives Team also administers a number of measures to assist local employers in employing, recruiting and retaining staff. These measures include implementing and managing recruitment incentives as well as advertising and managing vacancies free of charge and with no obligations for our local employers.
|Monday:||09.30 – 16.30|
|Tuesday:||09.30 – 16.30|
|Wednesday:||09.30 – 12.30|
|Thursday:||09.30 – 16.30|
|Friday:||09.30 – 16.30|
Please note that the Hub will be closed 09.30 – 13.30 on the first Thursday of every month due to staff training and development.