Kick start your new year with Work EastRen

Our employability service, Work EastRen, is ready to help local residents prepare for, find and get into work this New Year.

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Published 16 January 2024

The team, who are based in Barrhead's Lowndes Street, can help find training or employment and through 1-to-1 support, will ensure anyone they support is job ready, confident and prepared for the world of work.

There is a wide-range of support programmes available, which aim to help different groups of people including long-term unemployed, parents, young and care-experienced people, those with a health condition and anyone resettled in East Renfrewshire.

The team offer vocational training programmes aimed at improving applicant's job chances and these range from one-off workshops to longer, more intensive accredited courses. All clients are assigned an adviser who can help with CVs, interview skills and training.

A dedicated Business Liaison Officer also provides a wide range of support and services to local employers, including a free vacancy and recruitment service and access to Employment Recruitment Incentives.

Councillor Danny Devlin, Convener for Environment and Housing, said: 'Work EastRen provide an excellent service to both residents and businesses across East Renfrewshire. No matter your circumstances, they will be able to tailor a package of support to suit your needs. So if you're searching for your next role, wanting to upskill or looking for guidance on recruitment, get in touch and see how the team can help.'

Get in touch with Work EastRen by visiting, calling 0141 577 8438 or emailing

Last modified on 30 January 2024