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Our Blair Street office can be found just off the Royal Mile by Hunters Square. The office is located next to Monkey Barrel comedy club.

The Blair Street team are proud to deliver the Scottish Government’s flagship Fair Start Scotland service, helping people to learn new skills, find work and progress their careers. You can find details relating to upcoming workshops and our latest vacancies below.

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Meet The Team


Performance Manager

The Performance Manager leads operations in our offices around the country, supporting our employment advisers and ensuring that you receive the highest quality of support. Performance managers are responsible for motivating our teams, driving standards and helping to deliver on Fedcap’s mission to improve people’s economic wellbeing. Performance Managers are experienced employability professionals and are on hand should you have any issues you wish to discuss.

Edinburgh Team Leader, Emily


Team Leader

Personal Advisers are experienced, patient and knowledgeable employability professionals able to provide tailored support. They are on hand to provide the assistance you need to gain confidence and overcome barriers to work – guiding you from first meeting through to your first few months in your new role. The Adviser facilitates job searches and supports you when re-training for a different sector.

Health and Wellbeing Facilitator, Lauren


Health and Wellbeing Facilitator

Heath & Wellbeing Facilitators are on hand to support the delivery of Fedcap’s Health and Wellbeing Strategy, which is designed to move participants closer to sustainable employment by catering for both health and employment needs.

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New referrals to Scottish Government’s national Fair Start Scotland (FSS) employability service have ended.

Current Fair Start Scotland customers will continue to receive the full range of employability support they need from StartScotland to move into work, which could include up to 18 months pre-work and up to 12 months in work support (depending on your circumstances).

From 1 April 2024, No One Left Behind, Scottish Government & Local Governments’ shared approach to delivering an all-age, place-based, person-centred model of employability support in Scotland, will receive referrals previously referred to StartScotland.

To find out more about No One Left Behind local employability support where you live, including single points of contact details for all-age services, employability related information and more, visit Employability in Scotland for details.

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