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Parental Employment Support

Parental Employment Support

This is a new programme funded by Scottish Government to deliver employability activities for parents who are in and out of employment.  Support will help individuals to access or progress in employment.

You could be eligible for support if any of the following apply to you:

  • Lone parent
  • Parent with 3+ children
  • Parent aged under 25
  • Youngest child aged under 1 year
  • Black, Asian or Minority Ethnic parent
  • Household with a disabled parent or child

The kind of support we offer includes:

  • Access to a dedicated Key Worker who will work with you on a one-to-one basis
  • Financial advice if you are in work to help you maximise your income through in-work benefits or potential earnings increase
  • Support to identify the financial benefits of taking a job and ensuring income maximisation
  • Debt and financial management support
  • Funding for training and certification to develop workplace skills
  • Support to progress in the workplace and gain skills or training required to apply for promotion
  • Advice on your career options and creating links with local employer
  • Advice on self employment and linking to Business Gateway support if you would like to explore this option
  • Help to search and apply for jobs
  • Help with travel costs to attend training and job interviews
  • Help with clothes for interview or starting a new job
  • In work support

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For Further Information Contact

Clackmannanshire Works
Kilncraigs, Greenside Street, Alloa, FK10 1EB
Tel: 01259 226699/450000