Find out about work, training and education

Job listings

Search for and apply for jobs using the UK Government's Find a Job.

For Angus Council vacancies visit My Job Scotland.

Angus Job Search: job opportunities for people who are unemployed or under threat of redundancy as a result of COVID-19. Launched by Angus Council.


Advice and training

Our Skills Team offer a variety of training opportunities within Angus for those looking to gain sustained employment. They may also be able to assist with short term funding for vocational training or childcare costs. We offer support and guidance to those recently made redundant due to COVID-19.

Dundee & Angus College offer a wide range of courses that can help you fulfil your ambitions.

Skills Development Scotland provide lots of assistance for young people trying to decide on a career, help with CVs and lots of other practical tools. 

The Learning Shop have work clubs which can help you with writing a CV, universal job search, application forms and can assist with SQA modules in communications, numeracy and computing.


Funding

Our Invest in Angus team can help Angus individuals or families who are on a low income, move into work, training or education.


Ages 16 - 25

Modern Apprenticeships are available across a wide range of sectors in Angus, from admin jobs to mechanic posts. They are mainly aimed at people aged between 16 and 19, but over 25s can also apply (dependent on eligibility criteria and frameworks)

There are also opportunities for young people aged between16 and 25 through the Employability Fund. They offer work experience and the chance of gaining SVQ Employability Units within the Certificate of Work Readiness.

Job Start Payments can support 16 to 24-year-olds, or up to 25 for care leavers, into work after being unemployed. A Job Start Payment is £250 to help with the costs of starting a new job, rising to £400 if the person has a child.  To find out more and how to apply visit mygov.scot.


Wages

The National Minimum Wage and National Living Wage rate per hour depends on your age and whether you are an apprentice, the rates change every April.  You can use the minimum wage calculator to check which is being paid.


Scams

Don’t be caught out when looking for a job - there are criminal organisations who attempt to scam people who are job seeking, visit Safer Jobs for free advice. There is also advice on avoiding the scammers on our Scam Free Angus pages.


Issues with your current employer

ACAS provide free and impartial information on all aspects of workplace relations and employment law.


No-One Left Behind Employability Funding Stream

This has been set up by the Scottish Government to deliver a flexible and user-based model of employability support for people from school leaving age up to 67 years (Pensionable age) and the Opportunities for All commitment to young people aged 16-19.  

Find out more.