DG Employment TAP – Directory of Services

DG TAP’s directory of Services provides information on services like training, job searches, health, money advice and others for all age groups as well as information from schools, partners and services working to support the development of skills for life, skills for learning and skills for work in our young people. You can search for services by category, age or pipeline stage.
If you would like to register your agency on this website, please complete agency registration form here www.dgtap.co.uk/registration

Agencies wishing to refer a client to the DGTAP service should download and complete the form below.

Completed forms should be sent to ESS.referrals@dumgal.gov.uk

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Prepare learners for employment by equipping them with the knowledge, skills and competencies required to secure and sustain employment. Learners will work towards the Certificate of Work Readiness and complete qualifications at SCQF level 4 including: Responsibilities of employment; Dealing...

Age:
  • Adult 25+
  • Adult 18-24
  • Adult 16-17
Area:
  • Annandale & Eskdale
  • Stewartry
  • Nithsdale
  • Wigtownshire
Stage 3 - Vocational Activity
Contact:
Anne Clark
  • 1st Floor
    70 Buccleuch Street
    Dumfries
    DG1 2AA
  • 5 Hanover Street
    Stranraer
    DG9 7SB
  • 01387 262721

Sector specific training; CSCS, H&S, Food Hygiene, Manual handling, First Aid, Chainsaw, Forklift, and other qualifications related to employment opportunities. Modules on employability skills e.g CV, Interview Skills etc

Age:
  • Adult 25+
  • Adult 18-24
Area:
  • Nithsdale
  • Wigtownshire
Stage 4 - Supporting Job Entry
Contact:
Anne Clark
  • 1st Floor
    70 Buccleuch Street
    Dumfries
    DG1 2AA
  • 5 Hanover Street
    Stranraer
    DG9 7SB
  • 01387 262721

Support to individuals on a one to one basis or group support - BHC works with disadvantaged/ vulnerable individuals who are facing difficult circumstances for whatever reason - mostly health or social. Individuals have the opportunity to develop their own personal development plans, training,...

Age:
  • Adult 16-17
  • Adult 18-24
  • Adult 25+
Area:
  • Annandale & Eskdale
  • Stewartry
  • Nithsdale
  • Wigtownshire
Stage 2 - Barrier Removal
Contact:
Thomesena Lochhead
  • Crichton Hall
    Bankend Road
    Dumfries
    DG1 4TG
  • 01387 272776

Engage with hard to reach or those who have difficult / challenging circumstances e.g. Long term conditions, social issues etc. Support through health improvement activities, befriending, motivational strategies such as training and one to one support for volunteers. Personal development plans...

Age:
  • Adult 16-17
  • Adult 18-24
  • Adult 25+
Area:
  • Annandale & Eskdale
  • Stewartry
  • Nithsdale
  • Wigtownshire
Stage 1 - Engagement
Contact:
Thomesena Lochhead
  • Crichton Hall
    Bankend Road
    Dumfries
    DG1 4TG
  • 01387 272776

A free service delivered by NHS Scotland to support a healthy and successful return to work for employees who have been off work for 4 weeks or longer.

Age:
  • Adult 25+
  • Adult 18-24
  • Adult 16-17
Area:
  • Annandale & Eskdale
  • Stewartry
  • Nithsdale
  • Wigtownshire
Stage 5 - In-Work Support
Contact:
Vicky Widdowson
  • c/o Occupational Health Centre
    Nithbank
    Dumfries
    Dumfries and Galloway
    DG1 2SD
  • 01387 244626

It consists of two projects – Keep Well – Which offers free and confidential health checks for the targeted client group. Individuals who are identified as being at high risk or who wish to make lifestyle changes are offered follow up by health/lifestyle coaching with trained professionals....

Age:
  • Adult 16-17
  • Adult 18-24
  • Adult 25+
Area:
  • Annandale & Eskdale
  • Stewartry
  • Nithsdale
  • Wigtownshire
Stage 2 - Barrier Removal
Contact:
Carol Stewart
  • Crichton Hall
    Dumfries
    DG1 4TG
  • 01387 272718

Keep Well provide health Checks, during the health check clients are asked about their employment status and are then referred on to the relevant service.

Age:
  • Adult 16-17
  • Adult 18-24
  • Adult 25+
Area:
  • Annandale & Eskdale
  • Stewartry
  • Nithsdale
  • Wigtownshire
Stage 1 - Engagement
Contact:
Carol Stewart
  • Crichton Hall
    Dumfries
    DG1 4TG
  • 01387 272718

Free and confidential access to case management, physiotherapy and counselling for individuals working in Scotland for a firm with a workforce of less than 250 employees and the Self Employed. Working Health Services is designed to support employees to remain in work.

Age:
  • Adult 16-17
  • Adult 18-24
  • Adult 25+
Area:
  • Annandale & Eskdale
  • Stewartry
  • Nithsdale
  • Wigtownshire
Stage 5 - In-Work Support
Contact:
Ailsa Black, Ros Kelly
  • Occupational Health Department
    Nithbank
    Dumfries
    DG1 4SD
  • 01387 244626

The Prince's Trust Team Programme at Dumfries and Galloway College is a 12 week personal development programme for young people aged 16-25. If you would like to build confidence, meet new people, gain qualification and try new things, this could be for you.

Age:
  • Adult 18-24
  • Adult 16-17
Area:
  • Annandale & Eskdale
  • Stewartry
  • Nithsdale
  • Wigtownshire
Stage 1 - Engagement, Stage 2 - Barrier Removal
Contact:
Laura Morgan
  • D&G College
    Bankend Road
    Dumfries
    DG1 4FD
  • 01387734133

ProjectScotland helps young people aged 16-30 to get on in life through volunteering, whilst doing good in their community. We place young people into transformational voluntary roles with local charities and not-for-profits. We take the time to understand their needs, interests, and hopes for...

Age:
  • Adult 16-17
  • Adult 18-24
  • Adult 25+
Area:
  • Annandale & Eskdale
  • Stewartry
  • Nithsdale
  • Wigtownshire
Stage 1 - Engagement, Stage 2 - Barrier Removal, Stage 3 - Vocational Activity, Stage 4 - Supporting Job Entry

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