Fife Council are engaging with public, private and third sector Fife-based businesses and employability provision to create training and upskilling opportunities for people of all ages, by offering funding for new jobs. These opportunities are supported by Fife Job Contract (FJC) and in line with No-One Left Behind and the Young Person’s Guarantee.
Fife Council are particularly keen to support investment for emerging and challenged employment sectors such as hospitality, haulage, social care and administration, and entry level opportunities across a range of employment areas.
Employers who access the funding will be encouraged to target job opportunities for people of all ages who experience barriers or disadvantages in finding, staying or progressing in work such as people who are long term unemployed, with low or no qualifications, lack work experience, with caring responsibilities, disabilities or health conditions, veterans, care experienced young people, women returner’s and those facing significant personal or family challenges. Employers accessing the funding will also be required to engage with employability providers who support the employer and employee to progress towards sustainable jobs.
Eligibility for this funding, and details on how to apply, are detailed in the following downloads: