DG Employment TAP – Directory of Services

DG TAP’s directory provides information on services including training, support with job searches, health, money advice and more 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 service on this website, please complete the 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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Provision will be delivered through a mixture of small group sessions and individual support. It will include a wide range of interactive activities including team building, issue based work (healthy living, healthy working lives), financial management and job-search related skills (making a CV...

Age:
  • Adult 25+
  • Adult 18-24
  • Adult 16-17
Area:
  • Nithsdale
  • Wigtownshire
Stage 2 - Barrier Removal
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

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

Specialist Healthcare Support to help you remain at work or make a healthy return to work. Free and confidential healthcare support with rapid access to interventions and therapies such as counselling and physiotherapy if appropriate.

Age:
  • Adult 25+
  • Adult 18-24
  • Adult 16-17
Area:
  • Annandale & Eskdale
  • Stewartry
  • Nithsdale
  • Wigtownshire
Stage 5 - In-Work Support
Contact:
Ailsa Black
  • 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

Project SEARCH is a one year Vocational internship for people, aged between 16-24 years, with disabilities or additional support needs whose goal is to gain competitive employment. 

Age:
  • Adult 18-24
  • Adult 16-17
Area:
  • Annandale & Eskdale
  • Stewartry
  • Nithsdale
Stage 4 - Supporting Job Entry
Contact:
Eleanor Coulter, Greg Cameron, Alison Cairns
  • Project Search
    Cargen Towers, Garroch Business Park
    Dumfries
    DG2 8PN
  • 01387 260060

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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