The Foundation Living Wage is an independently-calculated wage, based on what people need to get by (it is currently £8.75 per hour). We encourage all employers that can afford to pay this higher rate, to do so, to ensure their employees earn a wage that...

Thursday 5th October


Henry Duncan Building, Dumfries and Galloway College 

Looking to develop and grow your creative business?

Want to learn about the support that is available...


A safe space to ask questions


Cool2talk is a safe space for young people aged 12+ in Dumfries and Galloway to anonymously ask questions about their health and...


Young Scot has teamed up with the Carnegie UK Trust (link to and is looking to work with a group of 12 young people...

Interested in working in the medical field?

The first graduate entry medical school in Scotland is about to start recruiting with around 40 places available to start in August 2018.

ScotGEM is designed to develop doctors interested in a career as a generalist...

Dumfries and Galloway Business Week - Going for Growth

Monday 2nd October - Friday 6th October 2017

  • Grow and develop your business
  • Become more competitive
  • Learn from the experts

For more details phone Business Gateway on 01387 808738.

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

For further information please contact Sharon Cameron at the Hub:


Starting later this month in Dumfries we now have a new project focussing on intensive personal development support to individuals experiencing poverty.  The project will support individuals to access information and guidance on any areas that they feel are barriers to their progression...

Job Title:Creative Learning and Engagement Officer (Communities)

Organisation:Peter Pan Moat Brae Trust

Location:Dumfries, Dumfries & Galloway

Salary/Fee:£24,000 / annum, pro rata


Are you about to graduate this summer or have you graduated in the last 18 months? This might be the perfect opportunity to kick start your career after university with Dumfries and Galloway Council.

The programme is now in its sixth year and continue to be one of our Council’s...