Edinburgh Project SEARCH

Edinburgh Project SEARCH 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
  • Intowork. 

Requirements

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.

How to apply

Download below

  • application guidance
  • Project SEARCH application form
  • criminal convictions and equal opportunities forms.

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