Paid Work Placements

Paid Work Placements will provide 90 residents of Glasgow facing barriers to employment with an opportunity to work on a paid placement at the Real Living Wage.

The programme is funded by Glasgow City Council and delivered by GCVS with our partners Glasgow Chamber of CommerceEnable ScotlandCEMVO Scotland, and Move On. Placements can be provided by public, private and third (or voluntary) sector employers in the city. At least 50% of the posts will be in the third or voluntary sector.

Read the latest Update on Paid Work Placements on our blog >

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Participants can find live opportunities at the Glasgow Chamber of Commerce website.

Applications are currently closed for organisations to become placement hosts, and for new placement participants. Please subscribe to our bulletin for updates.

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How do Paid Work Placements work?

  • A maximum of 550 hours can be funded through the programme
  • Placement duration is up to a maximum of 26 weeks
  • The weekly hours of placement can be minimum of 16 hr/w and a maximum of 25 hr/w
  • Employers creating placement opportunities are eligible to reclaim wages and other costs associated with the placement
  • Participants can expect ongoing support and training to help them retain employment at the end of the placement

If you have any questions please contact us at

Employers: Complete your application HERE and remember to upload your Paid Work Placement Job Description and Employer’s Liability insurance certificate.

Participants: You can now find live opportunities at the Glasgow Chamber of Commerce website. If you have any enquiries please contact

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