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Renfrewshire Local Employability Partnership (RLEP)

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Renfrewshire Local Employability Partnership (RLEP)

Purpose of Our Partnership:

The Renfrewshire Local Employability Partnership (RLEP) is the strategic employability partnership group for Renfrewshire. Its purpose is to support the implementation of local and national employability policy (currently No One left Behind and Young Persons Guarantee) through collective leadership, joint planning and co-commissioning.

In doing so the partnership, working closely with local delivery partners will make the best use of resources available to deliver effective needs led employability services that help Renfrewshire residents make a successful transition towards employment.

Our Vision:

Employability services in Renfrewshire support people into fair, sustainable jobs and contribute to Renfrewshire’s inclusive, sustainable economy with well-being at its core.

Employability provision is responsive and accessible, in particular to those with greatest need and is designed and delivered around the needs and aspirations of those using our services.



The group is made up of representatives from key partners who can contribute to the meeting in a strategic capacity in order to shape and influence employability services.


  • Developing the Young Workforce – West Region (DYW West);
  • DWP (Jobcentre Plus);
  • Engage Renfrewshire;
  • NHS Greater Glasgow and Clyde;
  • Renfrewshire Chamber of Commerce;
  • Renfrewshire Council;
  • Renfrewshire Health and Social Care Partnership
  • Skills Development Scotland;
  • University of the West of Scotland;
  • West College Scotland.
  • Youth representation
  • Renfrewshire Leisure

Further Information

Contact kay.mcintosh@renfrewshire.gov.uk for further information on Renfrewshire LEP and local partnership working
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