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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

    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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  • Council apprentices showcase skillsCouncil Apprentices Showcase Skills

    Fife Council apprentices have been showing off their skills to councillors and officers form Scottish Government and Skills Development Scotland at Bankhead to mark Scottish Apprenticeship week.

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  • Community Works - Lochore War memorialCommunity Works Programme

    A new project to support long term unemployed Fifers and improve the look of local areas has been launched at Benarty Centre.  The programme has been set up to provide 730 people with placements and support 90 local environmental projects to improve the environment of town centres and green spaces.

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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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