In this issue
Job Opportunities
for You and Your Clients
Fife-ETC Consortium Manager, closing date 05 June
Development Worker, Clued-Up, closing date 15 June at 12noon
Trainee Dental Nurse, closing date 12 June
Job Vacancies - Capability Scotland, range of opportunities available.  
TopJune 2015


Welcome to the June edition of the FVA Employability e-bulletin! As always there is plenty happening.


We have the inside story on the new Opportunities Fife Partnership provision and an update on the Skills Development Scotland Employability Fund in Fife for 2015-16. Read more below AND....


Book your place at next week's Know Your Network to meet new and existing employability providers and much much more. With over 30 provider stalls and a whole host of participants it is becoming the place to find out who is doing what in employability in Fife. Don't miss out!


We would also like to highlight an important event next Tuesday 09 June. 'Designing Employment Support for People with Caring Responsibilities'. This unique workshop (hosted by Dr. Sue Newberry from Funding Ideas Ltd in partnership with Opportunities Fife Partnership) will help inform the development of local Employment Support Strategy for people with caring responsibilities.


The deadline for the next e-bulletin is Tuesday 30 June please send any contributions to


All the best,


Christine Davison

Project Support Officer

Fife Employability Forum

Save the dates of our Fife Employability Forums for 2015!


Wednesday 26 August - Room 10, Rothes Halls, Glenrothes

Wednesday 25 November - Room 10, Rothes Halls, Glenrothes


Please note that due to the Know Your Network taking place on Wednesday 10 June, this will replace the employability forum for the second quarter of 2015.

Dates for Your Diary

Know Your Network, 9.30 - 12.30 OR 1.30 - 4.30pm, 10 June 2015, Kinghorn

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'Character, Culture and Values', 15 and 16 June 2015, Glasgow

Welfare and Work, 25 June, Glasgow

Fife-ETC Launch, 3 - 4pm, 01 July, BRAG Enterprises, Crosshill, register your interest by contacting

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Youth Enterprise, 08 September, Glasgow

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Employability & Skills Scotland Conference 2015 is now open for bookings, 14 and 15 September, Edinburgh

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Funding Opportunities

Community Jobs Scotland launches for fifth year


We're delighted to announce that employer applications for Community Jobs Scotland will be accepted from Monday 15 June 2015. You can register your interest now by clicking the title link.

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Training and Learning Opportunities

Sign Language Interpreter Awareness Training


When: 2.00 - 5.00pm, Thursday 11 June 2015

Where: Fife Council, Bankhead Central, Glenrothes

Exploring and Understanding Gender-Based Violence


When: 9.15am - 4.30pm, Tuesday 16 June 2015
Where: Auchterderran Centre, Woodend Road, Cardenden

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Financial Inclusion Volunteer Training


When: 10.00am - 3.00pm, Wednesday 17 June and Thursday 18 June

Where: Fife Voluntary Action, Craig Mitchell House, Flemington road, Glenrothes, KY7 5QF


Fife Voluntary Action (FVA) are looking for referrals for a two day training workshop. Volunteers will build their awareness around financial inclusion (FI), budgeting issues, welfare reform and presentation skills. Once they complete the training they will assist in the delivery of FI workshops across Fife with CARF. We are looking for volunteers from a variety of backgrounds who are open minded, have the ability to use basic software packages (Microsoft Office), and able to commit to the two days training. Please contact (01383 732136) to find out more or to register a client.

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Course 1 - Volunteer Involvement: Getting Started


When: 9.30am - 1.00pm, Wednesday 08 July 2015
Where: Fife Voluntary Action, Craig Mitchell House, Flemington Road, Glenrothes, KY7 5QF 

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Other News

Opportunities Fife Partnership employability provision 2015 to 16 OFP


The new OFP programmes for 2015-16 are finally announced - and delivering. Click on the title to find out more about who is doing what, where and when!

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Skills Development Scotland Employability Fund Provision in Fife 2015-16 SDSEF


We are pleased to announce that 'referral contacts' for Employability Fund 15-16 have now been published on Information for training providers | Provider Central | SDS. Staff wishing to find out more about referral options and provision in Fife should check on this and contact individual providers. Many providers will be joining us at Know Your Network next week so if you haven't booked on yet now is your chance. And for those that can't join us we will share more once it comes into the public domain.

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Gilven Project Garden Party


The Gilven Project invite you to their annual garden party on Friday 19 June at Gilven House, Glenrothes. E-mail to reserve your place.

The Gilven Project are also delighted to announce Lisa Hemphill as their new Fife-ETC contact. You can contact Lisa on

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Clued-Up: On The Doorstep


Click the title link to read more on Clued-Ups exciting 'On The Doorstep' project

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