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. 

Working with DWP and delivery partners, Progress Scotland, The Wise Group and Remploy; Work Able Scotland aims to support individuals' needs built on supportive coaching relationships with a dedicated case manager and co-ordinated access to skills and health support.

The service starts on 1 April 2017 and is designed for those who are: 

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

Programme Rules 2017/18

Programme rules including contract arrangements, operational requirements and terms and conditions.

Information and Guidance

Additional guidance on how to complete a referral form and action plan.

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Appendix 1 - Glossary

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Appendix 2 - WAS - Referral Form 2017 - editable

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Appendix 3 - WAS - Action Plan 2017 - editable

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Appendix 5 - WAS - Exit Report 2017 - editable

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Appendix 6 - WAS - Change of circumstance 2017 - editable

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Appendix 7 - Equality Monitoring Form

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Appendix 8 - Assessment of Work Based Learning

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Appendix 9 Information Security Policy

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Appendix 13 - Annual Certificate of Assurance

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Appendix 14 - CTS - FIPS Licence terms and conditions

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