A new Job matching website (c19jobs) has been launched today, supported by Edinburgh and South East Scotland City Region deal. The initiative aims to reduce unemployment caused by Covid-19.

Covid-19 Jobs and Support 

The City Region Deal partnership has launched a new job support website to match live vacancies with jobseekers, helping to combat growing unemployment as a result of Covid-19.The site also provides information and guidance for both employers and employees'.

There are a number of immediate job opportunities across Edinburgh, East Lothian, Fife, Midlothian and the Scottish Borders advertised on c19jobs. Vacancies are available in both essential and growing sectors such as the NHS, take-away services, supermarkets and home deliveries.

East Lothian Cllr Norman Hampshire, Chair of the City Region Deal’s Joint Committee, said: “We’re committed to using our collective strengths and resources to help the region recover and respond to the huge challenge that COVID-19 has created. The job support website marks the first of what I hope will be more initiatives that our City Region Deal network can quickly mobilise to help employees and job-seekers in the coming months.”

If you would like to register your interest and receive job alerts, further details can be found at c19jobs.

Published: Friday, 3rd April 2020