The Hub - Signposting your future

The Hub offers an 'all purpose' employability suite in the heart of Perth to support business and employability activity.

The Employment Connections Hub offers an 'all purpose' employability suite in the heart of Perth to support business and employability activity.

In the past year alone the Employment Initiatives Team has supported 501 people in to employment in the local area.

The team focus support in 2 specific fields:

  • Supporting and advising job seeking clients with all aspects of employability skills in Perth
  • Engaging with and supporting local businesses in recruiting and retaining staff to aid business growth

Watch our video to find out more about what The Hub offers.

Visiting The Hub

Anyone using the centre can access our six computer workstations, and newspapers for job searches, and take advantage of other free resources to help them apply for vacancies. Individuals requiring support are welcome to drop in.

Opening times 
Monday9.00 am - 5.00 pm
Tuesday

9.00 am - 5.00 pm

Wednesday

9.00 am - 5.00 pm

Thursday

9.00 am - 5.00 pm

Friday

9.00 am - 5.00 pm

Supporting and advising job seeking clients in employability

Our 'job ready' clients boost their employability skills to enable them to gain sustainable employment. We offer one-to-one support with:

  • CV building and amending
  • Cover letter writing
  • Completing application forms
  • Group and 1-2-1 employability training courses
  • Telephone techniques
  • Mock interviews and constructive feedback sessions
  • Any other assistance required to support progression into employment

Registering at The Hub

Due to funding requirements, individuals wishing to register at The Hub for support must meet the following eligibility criteria:

  • Living within Perth & Kinross Council boundaries
  • Not in education
  • Job ready and able to take up suitable employment at short notice
  • Commit to attending The Hub for job search twice a week

Engaging with and supporting local businesses

The Hub is also committed to working with local employers at no cost to the business to assist with:

  • Recruitment and selection
  • Skills matching our clients with specific roles to save time and effort from within the business
  • Providing professional interviewing facilities - free of charge
  • Implementing and administering an array of Employer Recruitment Incentives to save money and promote business growth

We are also pleased to support the brand new Gold Star Employer Award. If you are a local employer committed to supporting employability in the area, make sure you get involved.

ESF funded projects

The hub was successfully awarded funding from Scottish Government and ESF in June 2016 to deliver the following projects:

Gold Star Employer Award

We are also pleased to support the Perth and Kinross icon Gold Star Employer Award [4Mb]. If you are a local employer committed to supporting employability in the area, make sure you get involved.

Contacts

The Hub

31-33 South Street, Perth, PH2 8PD
Tel 01738 459609