Work Able Scotland will support up to 1,500 people facing barriers to employment because of a health condition into work. 

It forms part of the devolved powers granted under the Scotland act (2016), with SDS managing the contracting for the service on the behalf of the Scottish Government. 

The programme is delivered by DWP and three delivery partners; Progress Scotland, The Wise Group and Remploy.

Work Able Scotland aims to support individuals’ needs using supportive coaching relationships with a dedicated case manager and co-ordinated access to skills and health support. It’s designed for individuals who are:

  • 18 years and over and not in employment 
  • Recipients of Employment and Support Allowance or Universal Credit equivalent
  • Eligible and assessed as capable of progressing into work within a 12 month period
  • Demonstrate a desire to work

Programme Rules 2017-19

The programme rules include contract arrangements, operational requirements and terms and conditions.

Information and Guidance

Work Able Scotland CTS Guidance

7 December 2016

Appendices

Appendix 1 - Glossary

PDF 448 Kb

24 March 2017

Appendices

Appendix 2 - WAS - Referral Form 2017 - editable

PDF 184 Kb

7 December 2016

Appendices

Appendix 3 - WAS - Action Plan 2017 - editable

PDF 178 Kb

7 December 2016

Appendices

Appendix 5 - WAS - Exit Report 2017 - editable

PDF 103 Kb

7 December 2016

Appendices

Appendix 7 - Equality Monitoring Form

DOCX 287 Kb

7 December 2016

Appendices

Appendix 8 - Assessment of Work Based Learning

PDF 81 Kb

28 March 2017

Appendices

Appendix 9 Information Security Policy

PDF 303 Kb

7 December 2016

Appendices

Appendix 13 - Annual Certificate of Assurance

PDF 90 Kb