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Parental Employment Support Fund

The Parental Employment Support Fund is part funded by Scottish Government and is delivered locally by the Skills & Employment Initiatives Team.

The programme offers a tailored package of support to eligible parents. Whether a client is in or out of work they will receive relevant assistance to progress with the ultimate aim of securing well paid, highly skilled employment.

The programme offers:

  • Support in searching, securing and sustaining employment from a designated Key Worker
  • Training and skills action planning
  • In-work support to progress, in the form of a Skills and Training Grant - Elev8 Employment and Training Grant.

To discuss eligibility for this programme, please contact Susie at or Magda at  Alternatively you can email

Last modified on 16 February 2023

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