The SHIRLIE Project is a supported employment agency. The project offers a flexible service which may include: life planning, vocational profiling using person-centered planning techniques, support with CV writing and interviews, approaching employers and negotiating terms and conditions on behalf of the clients, in-work support and aftercare, advice on benefits and financial matters.
Alongside the work with adults the SHIRLIE Project work with school children who are at risk of disengaging from education.
The SHIRLIE Project delivers
- Get Ready for Work programme;/ and
- Activity Agreements for young people who have left full time education and would like assistance in finding a positive direction for their future.
The service is available to anyone who feels they need support to gain or sustain employment.
The SHIRLIE Project has outreach workers in Skye and Caithness.