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National strike action affecting schools

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Employment Advice

Employment advice services available including Access2Employment, Wage Subsidy and coping with redundancy.

Access2employment provides West Lothian residents with support and information on gaining employment, training and education.
Information on local job centres.
Facing the prospect of losing your job or being made redundant can be a stressful and confusing time.
Pre-employability service offering coaching and support to empower individuals to reach their goals.
Wage subsidy positions for small/medium employers based within West Lothian.
Employment help and advice for young people in West Lothian.
Do you have a health condition, disability or an additional support need and are you looking for employment?
UK Government scheme providing funding to employers to create new 6-month job placements for 16 to 24-year-olds who are currently on Universal Credit and at risk of long-term unemployment.
West Lothian Council will be supporting the delivery of Young person's guarantee with partners by creating a range of opportunities for young people to realise their potential.