Edinburgh Project SEARCH

Edinburgh Project SEARCH (EPS) provides employment and learning opportunities for young people with a disability.

It is a partnership between 

  • the City of Edinburgh Council
  • NHS Lothian
  • Edinburgh College
  • Into Work. 


You must

  • be between 16 and 29 years old
  • want to secure a full time job (16+ hours)
  • live within Edinburgh and the Lothians
  • have a recognised disability
  • be able to commit full time for one year 
  • be able to travel alone or learn how to do this.

What you will do

Starting in August and lasting one college year, you will

  • attend every Monday to Friday 
  • complete three different internships 
  • complete five hours at the internship and two hours in the training room each day
  • work towards a qualification and Project SEARCH course work
  • gain skills needed for work.

A tutor and a job coach are based on site to provide classroom learning and support. Outcome results are very high with 60 to 100% moving into paid jobs.

Visit the Edinburgh Project Search Facebook page


Send your filled forms to us by email.

Download the Edinburgh Project SEARCH application form (DOCX, 122 KB)
Download the criminal conviction declaration form (PDF, 452 KB)

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