Employability service

The Employability Service is a confidential service supporting people with disabilities and health related conditions to achieve their employment goals.

Looking for a job or to get back into work

The Employability Service can support you to find:

  • paid employment
  • workplace experience
  • voluntary work
  • self employment
  • training

We can support you and the employer for as long as you need our service. 

Getting a job

We can provide practical support in helping you find employment. Typical support may include:

  • career guidance - looking at your skills and strengths, and finding out about the areas of work that interest you
  • job search - we can contact employers on your behalf, identifying suitable vacancies and setting up job opportunities
  • help with writing a CV - if you need your CV updated we can provide practical advice on how to get your CV noticed
  • interview practice - you may not have had an interview for some time, or you want to improve your interview skills, we can help improve your interview performance

In-work support

We can provide help on a range of employment issues, including:

  • return to work planning - helping to coordinate your return to the workplace
  • your rights at work - offering advice and guidance on your rights at work
  • career progression - you may wish to pursue a different career, or develop your existing career, we can help you manage this change
  • workplace adjustments - if you need changes to your job we can discuss what will work best for you, and help negotiate changes with your employer 

Contact us

To find out about the Employability Service support in your local area please call:

Area Telephone number
Banchory 07990 791 061
Banff 07799 133 589
Ellon 07881 667 941
Fraserburgh 07787 324 107
Inverurie 07881 667 941
Peterhead 07787 324 107
Stonehaven 07899 061 086

For general queries please email us at employabilityservices@aberdeenshire.gov.uk or call us on 07733 115929.