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The Highland Council Employability Service

The Highland Council Employability Service supports people who are disadvantaged or disengaged from society to prepare for, gain and sustain employment opportunities. Working closely with partners and our sister services within the local authority we help people who are furthest removed from the labour market to gain employability skills and to move towards employment.

Our target client groups are those who have never worked, accessed training or been out of work long term because of conditions that affect their every day life. We work with people who are requiring support due to many barriers including learning/physical disabilities, homelessness, drug and alcohol addictions, offending behaviour, mental health issues, care-leavers, lone parents and young people with additional support needs.

We facilitate a number of workclubs Highland wide offering motivation skills, literacy and numeracy, c.v building, job search, interview techniques etc.

Further information and contact details

Street Address: Development & Infrastructure, Glenurquhart Road, Inverness, IV3 5NX

Telephone: 01463 702918

Email: jane.gair@highland.gov.uk

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Please Note: There will be some instances where funding will be required to access a service listed in this directory. Application for this requires to be made following appropriate Highland Council and/or NHS assessment for Adult Services and consequent resource allocation procedures. Further information on accessing services can be obtained from your local Adult Services Team.