The project is seeking views for this important research to help generate new opportunities for young people in rural areas.
Rathbone Training are looking for a Personal Adviser and Engagement Officer to join their team.
The Personal Adviser will have engagement/training/employability responsibilities for Participants on our new Fair Start Programme. They will be required to support the Team Leader, Colleagues and Participants in engaging with external partners, specialist and referral agencies as well as seeking employment opportunities throughout Dumfries and Galloway.
The role of Engagement Officer requires engaging with potential customers aged 16 + from Dumfries and Galloway who are not in education, training or employment. The aim is to improve life chances to progress closer to the labour market which will be achieved through the provision of intensive support to overcome any barriers to moving on, improving behaviour and relationships, and encouraging re-engagement with positive destinations eg. learning, employability, voluntary work.
Replacing previous Work programmes, Fair Start Scotland is the Scottish Government’s first devolved employability programme. Setting out an offer to engage at least 984 participants within Dumfries & Galloway from a Scotland wide target of a minimum of 38,000, the aim is to support people closer to, and/or into sustainable work. Unlike previous initiatives this is a voluntary programme, with no negative impact on benefits, which offers individualised and personalised support.
The first round of engagement on the draft Community Learning & Development Partners’ Plan 2018 – 2021 is now open with a closing date of Friday 29 June 2018 for responses.
Dumfries based mental health charity, Soul Soup, is delighted to introduce a new specialist Training Academy in Dumfries and Galloway. This ground-breaking launch brings the very first COSCA counselling training facility to the region.
Kate's Kitchen is seeking to recruit an enthusiastic and dynamic outreach worker to coordinate the delivery of its No Barriers Project in rural and isolated areas of Annandale and Eskdale.
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Participation requests are a new way for community groups and organisations to have their voices heard in the planning and delivery of services. The right to make a participation request to a public body was introduced as part of the Community Empowerment (Scotland) Act, and came into effect on the 1st April 2017.
Third Sector Dumfries and Galloway in partnership with Dumfries and Galloway Health and Social Care are holding two volunteering workshops on Friday 1st June. The first will take place in Stranraer Library between 10 am and 12 noon with the second happening at The Hut, Newton Stewart between 2 pm and 4 pm.
Share your views to help inform response to the House of Commons Work and Pensions Committee's sanctions inquiry. SAMH (the Scottish Association for Mental Health) is running an online survey to learn about how benefit sanctions affect people with mental health problems.