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Welcome to Opportunities Fife

 

Welcome to Opportunities Fife - the website for Fife's employability partnership. Our aims are to tackle worklessness in Fife through effective employability measures and to help address the related issues of poverty, income inequality and health.

By engaging with employers and job seekers alike we can deliver a cohesive employability service that gets more people into jobs and develops the skill base for a thriving local economy. Our tailored support helps make Fife a better place to work and live.

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  • Help for employers in hiring new staff
  • Help with CV's and applications
  • A range of courses and bespoke training opportunities
  • In-employment support from professional staff
  • Work placements 
  • Apprenticeships & youth training
  • Workforce development
 
  • Emp Sct V2Employability in Scotland - March
    2015

    Welcome to the March 2015 extract of the latest employability news in and around Scotland.

    This month includes news on opportunities to support women into employement.  The continued increase in employment levels. Funding for local authorities to develop employment pathways for Youth Employment.
     
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  • Takethelead2Taking the Lead in Employability

    Lone parents in Fife have been given the chance to find their way into work.  This is aimed at combating child poverty and improving support to families, thanks to an Opportunities Fife  initiative called Take the Lead.

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  • FC logoGet on the Career Ladder

    Don't miss the change to get on the careers ladder at Fife Council.  There are approximately 50 apprentice and trainee posts. The closing date for applications is Sunday 26 April 2015.

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  • FC logoMoney to Help Fifers into Work

    Fife Council is to invest an extra £1 million in the highly successful Fife Youth Job Contract to help even more Fifers find their way into work.

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  • Know your NetworkMoney to Help Fifers into Work

    We are pleased to announce the follow up to last year's successful Know Your Network event which brought together over 200 frontline employability staff from across Fife.  This event will be held on Wednesday 10 June 2015.

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  • APEXMoney to Help Fifers into Work

    We are pleased to announce that APEX Scotland is now recruiting for more staff in the Fife area.  Applications should be submitted early May 2015. 

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What help can i get? From Opportunities Fife

Services cover the full lifecycle of a business from inward investment; business start up; grants and funding; property; recruiting, training and developing staff to growing the business and ultimately downsizing.

Some specific examples could include

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