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About Fair Start Scotland

Fair Start Scotland is the new employment support service for Scotland that will support participants to find the right job that meets their needs and is flexible enough for their circumstances.

The Fair Start Scotland is different from other back to work services as you choose whether to participate in Fair Start Scotland and if you decide to take part we will work with you to help you achieve your potential.

Contact Us 

For more information about Fair Start Scotland contact us on the details below or alternatively complete the below form and one of our advisers will be in touch. 

Tel: 0808 169 1422


You can keep up to date on everything that is happening with Momentum on our Facebook page which has a vast amount of information as well as dedicated groups for our services including Fair Start Scotland. 

  • How could Fair Start Scotland support you?

    Fair Start Scotland is tailored to your needs, allowing us to offer you a broad range of unique service support depending on your needs.

    This will allow you to develop your skills, attributes and achieve your goal of employment or self-employment.

    Supported provided by Fair Start Scotland can include:

    • Self-employment Support
    • Job Search & Application Support
    • Mentoring Support
    • Courses & Training
    • Personal Development
    • Employer presentations
    • Volunteering Opportunities

    Choosing to participate in Fair Start Scotland won’t affect your existing benefits

  • The Fair Start Scotland journey


    Fair Start Scotland is tailored to your needs, allowing us to offer you a broad range of support to suit your needs.

    Help you achieve your goal of employment or self-employment – we’ll give you a dedicated adviser who will help you search for work using a range of methods to suit your needs and will listen, guide and support you through your journey.

    Develop your skills and experience – we’ll recognise the skills and experience you already have and work with you to develop these further. We will also help you to improve your confidence along with creating and updating your CV and interview preparation.

    Help you find suitable work placements or volunteering opportunities –  we’ll provide support and help you find work that suits your circumstances and will help build your experience. You will retain full choice and control over the support you receive at all times.

  • Our Fair Start Scotland leaflets

    To view our leaflets for Fair Start Scotland click on the correct leaflet below: 

    Participant Leaflet 

    Employer Leaflet 

Fair Start Scotland Self - Referral Form