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Barnardo's Scotland

Barnardo's Works

  • Stage 1


    Reaching out and supporting individuals into regular activity and positive routines

  • Stage 2

    Assess Needs

    Assess initial needs and agree key activities to address barriers to employment and training

  • Stage 3

    Vocational Activity

    A range of core skills employability and accredited training and job search activities.

  • Stage 4

    Employers & Job Matching

    Arranging work or volunteer placements with employers

  • Stage 5

    In Work Support & Aftercare

    Supporting individuals to maintain and progress within the workplace


Sheelagh Scott,
Service Manager


Barnardos Works,

Perth Business Centre 28 Glasgow Road,
Perth, PH2 0NX

Opening Times

9am to 5pm,

Barnardo's Works provides unemployed young people with a unique blend of personal support and vocational training, matched with quality work experience placements and the opportunity to access independent employment. The Barnardo's Works project effectively addresses issues such as unemployment and poverty, and enables young people to become an active member of their local community.

The support package is tailored to meet the needs of the young person, and all individuals are allocated a key worker to support them throughout the duration of the programme.

The following programmes are delivered across P&K:

Initial enquiries welcome from referral partners, stakeholders and young people seeking support.


Barnardo’s has secured funding through Perth & Kinross Council’s No One Left Behind Challenge Fund to deliver this new project in Perth & Kinross and we will be working in partnership with ENABLE Works.

Target Groups:

Employability4All offers a Whole-Family Employability Service – focusing on lifting families out of poverty, reducing Child Poverty and In Work Poverty through targeted and tailored “all age, all stage” employability interventions for young people, adults and families (parents) facing unemployment and under-employment.

Through our person-centred and trauma-informed approach, Employability4All will provide individual and customised support to address a range of barriers identified through our comprehensive initial assessment and action planning process. Our support will be tailored to meets the needs and preferences of the Young Person, Adult and Parent, and will include a focus on a range of barriers and support needs, including:

Programme Offer:

The Employability4All Team will provide a tailored and targeted employability support service to 68 participants up to March 2023: “All Age, All Stage” Provision supporting the target groups highlighted above. Activities will be tailored for each participant but will include: