Our Mission


We help 16-19 year olds who need support into sustained employment, apprenticeships or purposeful learning.

We do this through individually matched work placements with local employers.





What We Do


WorkingRite helps young people get their foot in the door. We believe not everything can be simulated in a classroom or rehearsed in tests. Many important skills can only be learnt working side-by-side with an experienced adult – on the job, where it counts.

We therefore individually match young people to local businesses for work placements lasting up to six months. Our trainees learn in a proper workplace, receive one-to-one mentoring, earn a weekly allowance and are given the chance to prove themselves in the real world of work.

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WorkingRite At A Glance



WorkingRite was established in 2003 in Edinburgh.

We became a charity in 2011.

We help young people in 15 areas in Scotland and England.

We place approximately 350 young people each year into our unique work-based learning and mentoring programme.

80% of young people who complete our programme progress to a job, apprenticeship or purposeful learning.




Working Rite.  A company limited by guarantee, registered in Scotland, number SC343819.
Registered Office: 1 Constitution Street, Edinburgh, EH6 7BT.  Scottish Charity Number SC042604.