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Young Person's Guarantee – Phase 1: activity plan

This Young Person's Guarantee activity plan will be updated at regular points to account for progress made and future activity to be prioritised as part of the Guarantee.

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Contents
Young Person's Guarantee – Phase 1: activity plan
5. Enabling Activity

5. Enabling Activity

Activity

Delivery Partner(s)

Other Key Stakeholders / Sectors

Key Responsibilities

Key Outcomes

5.1 Infrastructure, City Deal and Procurement

SG

Local government

Promote the Guarantee in infrastructure, city deal and public procurement activity.

Through engaging with this activity we will seek to measure how many additional opportunities are created for young people through infrastructure investments, city deals and other procurement. This activity should promote Fair Work, and have a positive social and enviroment impact.

These opportunities will advance equity of opportunity to young people (particularly young intersectional people, young Black people, young people of colour, young disabled people, young women, and minority groups).

5.2 Environmental Opportunities

SG

Local government

Colleges

Develop proposals to provide young people with environmental related opportunties, including supporting the Green Jobs Fund.

Through engaging with this activity we will seek to increase the number of high quality green employment opportunities created for young people.

These opportunities will advance equity of opportunity to young people (particularly young intersectional people, young Black people, young people of colour, young disabled people, young women, and minority groups).

5.3 Investment Management

SG

Local government

Employer groups

Equality groups

Work to ensure that investment management activity can support the aims of the Guarantee.

Through engaging with this activity we will seek that investment is made into supporting projects which lead to positive job creation for young people, and which also have a postive social and enviromental impact (e.g. investment in social housing).

These opportunities will advance equity of opportunity to young people (particularly young intersectional people, young Black people, young people of colour, young disabled people, young women, and minority groups).

5.4 Health and Social Care Opportunities

SG

SSSC

Local government

Colleges

Support young people's employment opportunities into the health and social care sector.

The Fair Work in Social Care Implementation Group will consider careers pathways (including the Young Person's Guarantee) for social care workers. Further detail on this will be developed in their report by end of 2020.

Through engaging with this activity we will seek to measure how many additional and high quality health and social care opportunities are created for young people.

These opportunities will advance equity of opportunity to young people (particularly young intersectional people, young Black people, young people of colour, young disabled people, young women, and minority groups).

5.5 Public Sector Opportunities

SG

Local government

Colleges

Support young people's employment opportunities into the public sector.

Through engaging with this activity we will seek to measure how many additional and high quality opportunities are created for young people in the public sector.

These opportunities will advance equity of opportunity to young people (particularly young intersectional people, young Black people, young people of colour, young disabled people, young women, and minority groups).


Contact

Email: pauline.mcdonald@gov.scot