We support individuals trying to gain employment whilst navigating the stigma attached to their experience of being unemployed or being involved in the justice system.
Working with Falkirk Council Employability and Training Unit we have offered courses such as Basic IT skills, Preparing for Employment, Personal Development, Healthy Lifestyle, Barrier Removal and more. We are one of Falkirk Council’s preferred providers for the quick quotes scheme and all our courses are tailored to meet the needs of the participants.
Funded by Employability Training Unit, our QUEST project aims to reduce the barriers faced by people who have been involved with the Justice Pipeline through preparing, supporting and sustaining them into employment, volunteering and training, or to access universal services. It is a ‘Navigation’ service, assisting people in identifying, accessing and navigating opportunities and services based on their needs and interests.
Falkirk Justice Employability
Our employability project helps clients with positive use of time, the majority being support towards employment but also explore volunteering or education if employment isn’t a suitable option. We support clients with confidence building and breaking down barriers that have prevented them from moving forward into work, volunteering, further education or training. 1:1 support is given to educate clients on how to disclose their convictions to potential employers in a controlled way and explain to them about their convictions (e.g. when do they become spent convictions.) The project also offers accredited SQA core skills qualifications enabling clients to gain new skills and SVQs.
Digital Inclusion Project (funded by Employability Training Unit)
We support individuals to set up and use a Chromebook, and how to get the best from digital tools. In addition to this we will provide short group workshops that will enable collective learning in using digital tools, ensuring that no one is left behind in the digital virtual world.