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‘Make it Work’ Employability Project

Last updated: 11th July 2024

Type of service:


Need supported:

  • Employability / Training / Career
  • Financial Inclusion
  • Personal Development
  • Re-integration
  • Short-term Prisoners
  • Women
  • Young People


Make It Work East Dunbartonshire supports people in their employment journey. They will help find paid employment, source volunteering, work placements, training courses and higher/further education, for people in the justice system.

Suitability criteria:

  • All genders
  • All ages

Assessment/referral process:

  • Any agency, Self-referral, Social work

Live in East Dunbartonshire. All Genders. Have a history of Criminal Justice. Aged 16+. Unemployed, want to find a job and keep it.

Further Information:

The programme will match people with a dedicated Employment Advisor who will offer 1:1 and group support • Support to help increase confidence and personal motivation • Source work placements/work trials and volunteering opportunities • Explore training and education opportunities • Help build CV • Give job searching and application support • Prepare people for Interviews • Offer employer guidance and in-work support.