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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The programme is delivered using various techniques, including group discussion, individual work, exercises and reflection. The event is fun and highly interactive, where participants are encouraged to provide examples of difficult situations and behaviours they have experienced. The...

Age:
  • School S3
  • School S4
  • School S5
  • School S6
Area:
  • Annandale & Eskdale
  • Stewartry
  • Nithsdale
  • Wigtownshire
Stage 3 - Vocational Activity
Contact:
Sally Brydson
  • 01461 700515

Support to people affected by serious mental health illness to enable them to gain access to paid/unpaid employment, training and education.

Age:
  • Adult 16-17
  • Adult 18-24
  • Adult 25+
Area:
  • Annandale & Eskdale
  • Stewartry
  • Nithsdale
  • Wigtownshire
Stage 1 - Engagement
Contact:
John Scott
  • 01387 255072

Support In Mind Scotland works to improve the wellbeing and quality of life of people affected by serious mental illness. We work with people to enable them to gain access to meaningful paid/unpaid employment, training and education. We work one to one and with groups.

Age:
  • Adult 16-17
  • Adult 18-24
  • Adult 25+
Area:
  • Annandale & Eskdale
  • Stewartry
  • Nithsdale
  • Wigtownshire
Stage 2 - Barrier Removal
Contact:
John Scott
  • 01387 255072

DGTAP provides a point of contact for the region with an outreach service working for all to access the range of employability services including work experience. We deliver the SQA Employability Award which complements the work already undertaken by schools. The whole award is available for those who would like to return to the world of work. Registration with DGTAP is required to access this award, support will be given to find a suitable work placements in order to complete the award.

Age:
  • Adult 25+
  • Adult 18-24
  • Adult 16-17
  • School S3
  • School S4
  • School S5
  • School S6
Area:
  • Annandale & Eskdale
  • Stewartry
  • Nithsdale
  • Wigtownshire
Stage 1 - Engagement, Stage 2 - Barrier Removal, Stage 3 - Vocational Activity, Stage 4 - Supporting Job Entry, Stage 5 - In-Work Support
Contact:
David Walden
  • 01387 245191

The Furniture Project provide opportunity for pre employment work placements for people with barriers to employment so they may gain an understanding of the expectations bestowed upon them when in the work place whilst learning soft and transferable skills and enhancing personal and social...

Age:
  • Adult 16-17
  • Adult 18-24
  • Adult 25+
Area:
  • Wigtownshire
Stage 2 - Barrier Removal
Contact:
Paul Smith
  • 01776 707375

Support and mentoring for volunteer placements within all organisations based at the hub; roles include admin, IT, mentor, reception and support assistant.

Age:
  • Adult 16-17
  • Adult 18-24
  • Adult 25+
Area:
  • Annandale & Eskdale
  • Stewartry
  • Nithsdale
  • Wigtownshire
Stage 3 - Vocational Activity
Contact:
Karen Lewis
  • 24-26 Friars Vennel
    Dumfries
    DG1 2RL
  • 01387 269161

Getting Connected is a digital skills learning programme available as part of the European programmes supported through Dumfries and Galloway Council’s Employability & Skills Service. The project is run by The Hub.

Getting Connected is a programme of activity designed to support individuals with identified gaps in digital skills. 

Age:
  • Adult 25+
  • Adult 18-24
  • Adult 16-17
Area:
  • Annandale & Eskdale
  • Stewartry
  • Nithsdale
  • Wigtownshire
Stage 1 - Engagement, Stage 2 - Barrier Removal, Stage 3 - Vocational Activity, Stage 4 - Supporting Job Entry, Stage 5 - In-Work Support
Contact:
Sharon Cameron
  • The Hub
    24-26 Friars Vennel
    Dumfries
    Dumfries and Galloway
    DG1 2RL
  • 01387269161

A programme designed to help participants get the qualifications and work experience required to help them enter the hospitality, leisure and tourism industry.

Age:
  • Adult 18-24
  • Adult 25+
Area:
  • Annandale & Eskdale
  • Stewartry
  • Nithsdale
  • Wigtownshire
Stage 3 - Vocational Activity
Contact:
Janet Butterworth
  • PO Box 7836
    Newton Stewart
    DG8 1AB
  • 07532 058642

Springboard's one to one support includes the following:
- Supported work placement
- Research and target appropriate employers
- Tailoring CV's to the hospitality, leisure & tourism industry
- Preparing covering letters
- Interview practice
- Extend and support job search

Age:
  • Adult 18-24
  • Adult 25+
Area:
  • Annandale & Eskdale
  • Stewartry
  • Nithsdale
  • Wigtownshire
Stage 4 - Supporting Job Entry
Contact:
Janet Butterworth
  • PO Box 7836
    Newton Stewart
    DG8 1AB
  • 07532 058642

All Springboard programmes aim to introduce participants to the plethora of roles within the Hospitality, Leisure and Tourism industry with the objective of encouraging young people to train to be effective employees within the sector.

Age:
  • Adult 16-17
  • Adult 18-24
  • Adult 25+
  • School S3
  • School S4
  • School S5
  • School S6
Area:
  • Annandale & Eskdale
  • Stewartry
  • Nithsdale
  • Wigtownshire
Stage 1 - Engagement
Contact:
Janet Butterworth
  • PO Box 7836
    Newton Stewart
    DG8 1AB
  • 07532 058642

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