Transition Support Service

The Transition Support Service is provided by MOEP to young people aged 16-25 years old with additional support needs and/or autistic spectrum conditions.  The service will provide tailored 1:1 support to assist with stages 1 to 5 of the Employability Pathway.  The service will help to promote and enhance their employment opportunities by support to access volunteering, work experience and employment.

Liaison with Employers

Support worker to promote links between participants and employers to enable successful placement and work tasters.

Placement Support

Person focused in-placement support tailored to the participants and employer’s needs.  Tapered to promote independence and recognise achievement within the placement.  Participants will be provided with:

  • Job Description
  • Letter of understanding
  • Volunteer agreement
  • Risk assessment
  • Contact details

School Leavers

We work closely with the Shetland Islands Council Children’s Services and local agencies to support young people leaving education into further education, training and employment.

Key Agencies

MOEP works closely with Employability Pathway Officers (EPO),  Forward Directions, Bridges Project and Shetland College.

If you feel would like to access the service, please click ‘here’ for further information