Early Service Leaver pilot scheme
The Scottish Government and the Third Sector should consider piloting a Community Jobs Scotland (CJS) programme aimed at Early Service Leavers.
2019 SVC evaluation of status:
Implemented, but work should continue
2019 update provided by the Scottish Government:
The Scottish Government is providing funding of at least £6.1 million in 2018/19 for Phase 8 of the Community Jobs Scotland (CJS) employability programme. This programme has a specific focus on the Early Service Leavers and since 2016 there have been 28 veterans starting on the programme.
2020 SVC evaluation of status:
2020 update provided by the Scottish Government:
The pilot has now completed, and Early Service Leavers and veterans are eligible for support through CJS.