Moray’s public, private and third sectors have joined forces to provide a single point of contact for businesses and people to access information on skills, employment, training and support.
Launched today, the consortium has developed a website and social media platforms for people to access and connect with what’s on offer. Called the Moray Pathways (Learn: Train: Work), the website is now online at http://www.moraypathways.co.uk .
The establishment of the consortium will provide a single point of contact – by email or website - for employers and partners to access and share information that will help boost employment in Moray. They will also meet every six weeks to stay briefed on trends and issues.
Leader of Moray Council and chair of Moray Council’s Economic Development and Infrastructure Committee, Graham Leadbitter, said the development will be a big help to employers and those seeking training or work.
“This is a unique facility for everyone concerned with employment,” he said.
“From a business trying to find an apprentice, to those seeking help with training to get into work – at any age.”
The new joint approach is bringing together all existing training providers and the key employment support services and provides an opportunity to work collaboratively to establish any gaps in provision across the employability pipeline.
Spokesperson for Moray Council said: “The new Moray Pathways ( Learn: Train: Work ) consortium has been developed to help de-clutter the employability landscape for businesses and partners in the public sector.
“Most importantly, it provides a simpler way to engage and improve the range of support and provision available for people of all ages in Moray.”
This innovative development matches the Scottish Government’s aim to provide a local employability system that provides flexible and person-centred support, and one that is easier to navigate.
To find out more information contact the consortium via the Moray Pathways website, twitter pages or by email: firstname.lastname@example.org
Famous for its colony of dolphins, fabulous beaches and more malt whisky distilleries than any where else in Scotland, Moray is a thriving area and a great place to live. Nestling between Aberdeenshire and the Highlands, Moray stretches from Tomintoul in the south to the shores of the Moray Firth, from Keith in the east to Brodie Castle in the west.