Positive Destinations

After Leaving School

Edinburgh Guarantee

The Edinburgh Guarantee vision is that all sectors in the city will work together to ensure that every young person in Edinburgh will leave school with the choice of a job, training or further education opportunity available to them.

Find out more about the Edinburgh Guarantee 

City of Edinburgh Council

The City of Edinburgh Council is the second largest employer in Edinburgh with a 19,258 strong workforce. They are incredibly committed to employing young people with 8% of their workforce now aged between 16 and 24.

See a list of current opportunities on www.myjobscotland.gov.uk

Royal Bank of Scotland Apprenticeships

Royal Bank of Scotland has recently gone live with a number of 18 – 24 month apprenticeships across Scotland for students who want to explore a career in banking.  It’s a chance for students to earn a competitive salary, whilst building employability skills. The apprenticeships are suitable for students aged 16 or over, level 3 standard grades in Maths and English (or Nat/ equivalent). We’re currently advertising apprentice roles in Relationship Management, Business Admin and Technology – locations below;

  • Edinburgh
  • Glasgow
  • Aberdeen
  • Inverness
  • Dundee

There’s more information at the following link: yourpassionyourpotential.rbs.com/pages/apprenticeships-level-3-apprenticeships

Hilton Worldwide Apprenticeship Academy

Interested in a career in hospitality? The Hilton Apprenticeship Academy offers opportunities across a range of hospitality job roles.

To find out more – Hilton Careers Hilton Worldwide Apprenticeship Academy

Be Your Own Boss

Fancy starting your own business, or just have an incredible idea but aren’t sure what to do with it? Or maybe you want to develop enterprise skills. Skills Development Scotland have pulled together advice from experts and entrepreneurs for information and inspiration.

My World of Work

My World of Work has careers information, advice and guidance on developing your skills, it’s the web service of Skills Development Scotland. Check out the My World of Work Facebook page for lots of helpful information.

Recruitment & Skills Centre

The Recruitment & Skills Centre feature vacancies on their Facebook page throughout Edinburgh

Other useful websites:

Joined Up For Jobs                    www.joinedupforjobs.org.uk

Planitplus                                   www.planitplus.net

Apprenticeships in Scotland      www.apprenticeshipsinscotland.com

Edinburgh College                     www.edinburghcollege.ac.uk

Edinburgh Napier University      www.napier.ac.uk

Queen Margaret University        www.qmu.ac.uk

University of Edinburgh              www.ed.ac.uk