We support New Scots (asylum seekers, refugees and migrants) with the following employment support:

  • writing job applications and CVs
  • preparing for interviews
  • developing skills
  • accessing training and education
  • and career advice

We have two employability services at The Welcoming; one for people under 30 years old, and one for people over 30 years old.

Appointments available

Apply for an appointment by filling out the Employment and Training Support form. We will respond to you when we can.

You must be a registered member before you can apply for an appointment: Register here.

Employability support for over 30s

We offer support with employment, education, and training to New Scots over 30 years old. ...

Employability support for under 30s

We offer support with employment, education, and training to New Scots under 30 years old. ...

Employment Guidance Course

Preparing New Scots for employment in the UK. Including learning how to search for jobs, write job applications, perform in interviews, and what to expect from UK work culture and your rights as an employee.

A course to prepare you for working in the UK.

In this course you will learn how to search for jobs, write job applications and cover letters, improve interview skills, learn about work culture in Scotland and UK employment rights.

Date and time

Lesson 1: Getting started and searching for jobs

  • Monday 23rd January, 10.30am – 12.30pm

Lesson 2: Writing job applications and CVs

  • Monday 6th February, 10.30am – 12.30pm

Lesson 3: Preparing for interviews and practice interviews

  • Monday 20th February, 10.30am – 12.30pm

Lesson 4: Practice interviews and overview of learnings

  • Monday 6th March, 10.30am – 12.30pm

Lesson 5: Rights and responsibilities in the workplace

  • Monday 20th March, 10.30am – 12.30pm

Lesson 6: Health and wellbeing

  • Monday 27th March, 10.30am – 12.30pm

Find out more

Email Nadia to find out more: [email protected]