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Parental Employment Support

Parental Employment Support

This service is delivered through Clackmannanshire Works and provides employability support for parents who are either out of work or in work. Support is tailored to individual needs and helps parents increase their income either through supporting them into work or increasing their wages and/or hours.

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
  • Unemployed parent accessing funded childcare

The kind of support we offer includes:

  • Access to a dedicated Employability Key Worker who will work with you on a one-to-one basis
  • 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
  • Help with childcare costs to enable you to attend training or start a new job
  • Access to affordable childcare
  • In work support

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For Further Information Contact

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