The Long Term Unemployed programme supports people into paid work placements (Real Living Wage) for approximately six months.
During the work placement you will work up to 30 hours a week while also undertaking certified, industry recognised training.
Is it for you?
You must be:
- aged over 25 and unemployed longer than 12 months or aged 20 to 24 and unemployed for at least six months
- able to live and work in the UK
- currently not in employment, training or education
- facing one or more barriers to employment
Anyone on the Scottish Government’s Fair Start Scotland programme is not eligible.