Towards better work in Edinburgh

If you have recently lost your job – we are here to help you.
We have teamed up with The City of Edinburgh Council to offer support for your immediate employment needs. But we don’t stop there….
We will also stick with you long term to get you back on track in getting the job you want and deserve.

We are also working with employers who are recruiting right now.

We are contactable by phone 0300 365 0025 or by email at

To keep everyone safe, we will not be able to meet you face to face, but we will work with you to keep in touch in a way that suits you, so please do get in touch.


Next Step is a new impartial and free employment service based in your local area. We provide practical help and advice in getting a better paid, more secure job plus support for people experiencing difficulties in the workplace.

Our support is for people in-work and out of work and our friendly staff team are based all over Lothian. They can be flexible, work out of office hours and can answer any questions you may have so get in touchcall us on 0300 365 0025

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