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Work Placements: Below is a list of organisations who engage with employers.

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OrganisationServices OfferedWebsiteTelephone No.Email
Jobcentre Plus

Jobcentre Plus provides a tailored recruitment service: advertising vacancies, issuing application forms, sifting & scoring forms on return, interview facilities, advice & guidance on recruitment methods, local labour market information, work trials, pre employment training, and full online account management vacancies through Universal Jobmatch. 601 2001
WEA Scotland

Work trials/work experience opportunities may be available for certain unemployed people 522551
Access to Employment

Work placements for clients
Work Placements through Employability Fund and Modern Apprenticeship 283935
Employability CEIS

CEIS Ayrshire Employability

We wish to support our communities with their employability. We can help people with their job search, develop your Curriculum Vitae, practice interview skills and improve online applications. By registering with us we will provide a dedicated member of staff to support you on your journey.

To arrange an appointment email or call 01294 322707/467301. 322707

Remploy have clients available on an on-going basis who have gone through development sessions to become job ready and would like to be considered for a work trial. If you have any opportunities please contact one of the team below.

Remploy Ayrshire Employment Advisors contact details:

Hazel Brownlie:
e mail:
Mobile: 07824350049

Lesley Quinn:
e mail:
Mobile: 07766497372

Michael Lopez:
e mail:
Mobile: 07827954810
East Ayrshire Council Economic Development

Work placements can provide people with work experience and this is offered for people of all ages in training and they will receive a training allowance or a wage so there is no cost to the employer.

This is available within various sectors can be tailored to meet your business needs. 503000
Employability and Skills - South Ayrshire CouncilEmployability and Skills, South Ayrshire Council’s employability team provide a range of flexible services to support young people’s transitions to the world of work. This includes extended school work experience, confidence building and personal development, work placements, one to one support and modern apprenticeships.

This is delivered through the following programmes:
Work Out! – supported vocational work placements for S4-S6 school pupils
Activity Agreements - activities such as confidence building, group work and one to one support
Employability Fund – employability training and work placements for 16-21 year olds who want to develop work readiness
Modern Apprentices – opportunities to train for jobs and future employment with around 80 occupational-areas work placements
Youth Employability Hub - Employability Support, Jobseeker Support, Young People Support

Incentives are available to support local businesses to employ unemployed young people.

For more information on any of the programmes contact or 01292 612301 612301
RathboneYoung people have undertaken employability qualifications and are on a journey through the Employability Skills Pipeline. Young people are supported throughout work placement depending on individual needs. Young people are paid a training allowance so therefore no cost for the employer.

For more information contact:
http://www.rathboneuk.org01563 555010