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

Anyone wishing to make a referral to the Employability & Skills team should download and complete the form below.

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

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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

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

ESF1: This is a service which supports people from the age of 16 to develop their knowledge and skills and to grow in confidence. Help will be given to access appropriate further training and job opportunities. The person may progress onto Stage 2 of the Employability Pipeline. Each young...

Age:
  • Adult 25+
  • Adult 18-24
  • Adult 16-17
Area:
  • Annandale & Eskdale
  • Stewartry
  • Nithsdale
  • Wigtownshire
Stage 1 - Engagement
Contact:
Robert Jaekel, Esther Harkness
  • 39a George Street
    Dumfries
    DG1 1GA
  • 01387 255274
  • 01563 555 010



Age:
  • Adult 18-24
  • Adult 16-17
Area:
  • Annandale & Eskdale
  • Stewartry
  • Nithsdale
  • Wigtownshire
Stage 2 - Barrier Removal
Contact:
Robert Jaekel, Esther Harkness
  • 39a George Street
    Dumfries
    DG1 1GA
  • 01387 255274
  • 01563 555 010

To prepare young people for employment by looking at their basic core qualification and life skill needs helping them to overcome any barriers to progression into employment, further education or Modern Apprenticeship. Delivery of underpinning knowledge is generic with an emphasis on...

Age:
  • Adult 18-24
  • Adult 16-17
Area:
  • Annandale & Eskdale
  • Stewartry
  • Nithsdale
  • Wigtownshire
Stage 3 - Vocational Activity
Contact:
Robert Jaekel, Esther Harkness
  • 39a George Street
    Dumfries
    DG1 1GA
  • 01387 255274
  • 01563 555 010

Support through work and group mentoring through the delivery of work related mentoring groups drawn from our Countryside Alliance Awards database
Support through one to one mentoring when in employment through the supply of a trained mentor drawn from our Countryside Alliance Awards...

Age:
  • Adult 16-17
  • Adult 18-24
  • Adult 25+
Area:
  • Annandale & Eskdale
  • Stewartry
  • Nithsdale
  • Wigtownshire
Stage 3 - Vocational Activity
Contact:
Jamie Stewart
  • 16 Young Street
    Edinburgh
    EH2 4JB
  • 01890 818554

Aligns with the Scottish Fire & Rescue Service Strategic Aims 1 and 3
Aim 1: Improved safety of our communities and staff
Aim 3: Improved outcomes through partnership.

The purpose of the programme is to provide training and development for young people principally through...

Age:
  • School S5
  • School S6
Area:
  • Nithsdale
Stage 2 - Barrier Removal, Stage 3 - Vocational Activity
Contact:
Jason Gardiner
  • Scottish Fire & Rescue Service
    124 Brooms Road
    Dumfries
    DG1 2DZ
  • 01387 252222

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