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We’re recruiting a Young Persons Development Worker – find out more!

We are looking for a Young Persons Development Worker to join our team! You would be helping to provide housing support to residents living in DGHP’s young care leavers project as well as supporting the young person prepare to move on to permanent accommodation in an independent living environment. Do you want to make a […]


Customer Service Centre – service update for Jan 12th

Please note – our Customer Service Centre (CSC) telephone number will be temporarily offline tomorrow (January 12th) from 8am – 8:30am to allow for maintenance to take place. This means telephone calls will not come through to the CSC tomorrow between 8am and 8.30 am, however, the CSC mailbox (customerservice@dghp.org.uk) will still be available during this […]


We’re hiring! Electrician vacancies available now

Are you – or someone you know – an Electrician looking for an exciting new opportunity? We are looking for skilled Electricians to join our In-House Repairs team! You would be responsible for delivering repairs in customers’ homes and in properties being prepared for re-letting. We are looking for people who want to help us […]


Here for you in difficult times – service updates

Here for you in difficult times We are doing everything we can to provide as wide a range of services as we can during the new national lockdown introduced on 5 January, 2021. The tighter restrictions and the over-riding need to limit the spread of the virus are, however, impacting some of our services. Our […]


Get Winter Ready

Get Winter Ready Tips to beat the chill Make sure you – and your home – are ready for winter. Follow our simple advice to help you stay safe and warm during the cold weather If you’re not going to be at home for a period of time, set your heating to come on for […]


Merry Christmas from DGHP

Everyone at DGHP would like to wish you a safe and happy Christmas and a Happy New Year! 🎄 Remember – our Customers Service Centre advisors will be available night and day if you need help on freephone 0800 011 3447. If you have any welfare concerns or rent payment queries over the festive period, then […]


Benefit and Tax Credit Christmas payment dates

Benefit and Tax Credit Christmas payment dates The dates for benefit and tax credit payments will change over the festive period and new year. Listed below are the payment dates that are affected for the different benefits. If the due date is not listed, then the benefit will be paid on the normal date. Universal […]


DGHP supports local groups over festive season

DGHP supports local groups over festive season Dumfries and Galloway Housing Partnership (DGHP) has given some support to a number of local groups to bring some festive cheer across the region. A total of £1400 has been donated across Dumfries and Galloway, through the Wheatley Foundation. The donations will go towards the cost of providing […]


Keep safe this Christmas

Keep safe this Christmas Make sure you and your family keep safe at home this Christmas. Follow these tips so you can enjoy the festive season with peace of mind: get a free home safety visit – call 0800 0731 999 make sure you have a smoke alarm and it works. If you don’t, give us a call […]


Talented young graduates kick start careers in housing

Talented young graduates kick start careers in housing SIXTEEN of Scotland’s brightest and best university leavers have joined Wheatley Group’s Ignite graduate training programme. The two-year programme will kick start the new recruits’ careers in housing at Scotland’s largest housing, care and property-management group. Now in its second year, the programme offers on-the-job training and […]


Trying to call DGHP? Please bear with us …

Have you received a letter from DGHP this week and are trying to get in touch with us about it? Please bear with us – we are currently experiencing a very high level of calls at the moment. We’ll get back to you as soon as soon as we can. Thank you in advance.  


DGHP doubles Housing Officers in latest boost for tenants

DGHP doubles Housing Officers in latest boost for tenants Dumfries and Galloway Housing Partnership (DGHP) has introduced a new way of working which will further transform customer services for thousands of tenants across the region. The latest improvements see the number of housing officers at DGHP doubling to 53, with each officer now managing an […]


We’re Hiring! Join our team as a Customer Advisor

Do you like talking to customers? Are you passionate about delivering customer service? Do you have excellent IT skills? If so, DGHP is looking for you to join our team. DGHP, part of Wheatley Group, Scotland’s leading housing, care and property-management group, are currently looking for enthusiastic Customer Service Advisors to join the business. We want […]


New senior team leading the way at DGHP

New senior team at DGHP Dumfries and Galloway Housing Partnership (DGHP) has announced a new senior team who will push forward investment in homes, communities and services across the region. The team of six bring energy, drive and a wealth of experience to Scotland’s second largest housing association which became part of Wheatley Group late […]


Scottish Child Payment is now open for applications

Scottish Child Payment is now open for applications The Scottish Child Payment is a new payment for families on tax credits or certain benefits to help towards the costs of looking after a child. It’s £40 paid every four weeks for each child under six. The payment starts on Monday 15 February 2021, with first […]


We’re hiring! Join our team as a Temporary Accommodation Project Worker

Are you customer focused? Do you want to make a real difference to the lives of homeless people? Are you passionate and committed to making lives better? Does this sound like you? If so, DGHP is looking for you to join our team. DGHP, part of Wheatley Group, Scotland’s leading housing, care and property-management group, […]


Join our team as a Visiting Officer – learn more here

Are you customer focused? Do you want to make a real difference to the lives of older people? Are you passionate and committed to making lives better? DGHP, part of Wheatley Group, Scotland’s leading housing, care and property-management group, are currently looking for enthusiastic and caring Visiting Officers to join the sheltered housing team.  At […]


Warm Winter Clothes for School Children

Warm Winter Clothes Project from Dumfries & Galloway Council Could you – or someone you know – use a bit of support with warm winter clothing for school-aged children? From hats to boots, warm winter items are available – find out more below how to request items online or find out more info 👇  


Preventing condensation this winter

Preventing damp and condensation this winter Winter means colder temperatures. Condensation can lead to problems with damp or mould and can be caused by a number of different things. Everyday activities in our home creates moisture vapour – during the warmer months, this vapour can escape through open windows and doors. You’ve most likely noticed this in your own […]


Tenant hails ‘incredible’ DGHP staff member as ‘my absolute angel’

TENANTS have praised the ‘brilliant support’ they have received from Wheatley Group’s housing officers in Dumfries and Galloway during the pandemic. The Group’s 500 housing staff across Scotland have been working from home since March and are staying in close contact with their tenants, particularly the elderly and more vulnerable customers, by phone, text and online. In Dumfries, DGHP officers have made just under […]


Make a difference to your community – join us as a Housing Officer. Apply today!

** We’re hiring! ** DGHP is currently looking for enthusiastic and caring Housing Officers to join the business. We want candidates who excel in customer service, who are always looking to strive to go above and beyond for customers. Are you customer focused? Do you want to make a real difference to the lives of people […]


Join our team as a Community Engagment Officer – apply today!

** Vacancy – Community Engagement Officer (West) ** We’re hiring! DGHP is currently looking for an enthusiastic Community Engagement Officer to join the team. As a Community Engagement Officer you will promote our excellent housing and neighbourhood management services. You will promote our customer engagement strategy to make our communities work better together, you will have the […]


Doorstep callers – how to stay safe

Not expecting someone at the door?  If you’re not expecting someone make sure to always – Ask to see identification (ID) and Take time to get quotes – don’t be pressured into making sudden decisions on your doorstep, no matter how nice and friendly they might seem If you are still in doubt, ask them […]


Last few days to apply for Electrician vacancies in Nithsdale/Annandale & Eskdale! Apply now

Are you – or someone you know – an Electrician looking for an exciting new opportunity? We are looking for skilled Electricians to join our In-House Repairs team! You would be responsible for delivering repairs in customers’ homes and in properties being prepared for re-letting. We are looking for people who want to help us […]


Wheatley Group steps up its support for homeless people

WHEATLEY Group has helped hundreds of homeless people put a roof over their heads throughout the coronavirus crisis. Scotland’s largest housing, care and property management group has worked with the Scottish Government, local authority partners and other agencies to help tackle homelessness and rough sleeping. Since the start of the pandemic, Wheatley has: handed over 442 homes to […]


A message to our Stakeholders

Update from Wheatley Chief Executive Martin Armstrong I hope you and your family are well. Wheatley, which DGHP joined last year, is continuing to do all we can – adhering strictly to Scottish Government health-and-safety guidance – to support the people we work for across central and south Scotland. Their wellbeing, and that of Wheatley […]


“It was like magic”: Wheatley Foundation gives people the chance to study at college and university with 80 new bursary awards

These are some of the faces of people who are taking the next steps in their education, thanks to financial support from Wheatley Group. Wheatley, Scotland’s leading housing, property management and care organisation has given bursaries to 80 people in its communities across Scotland to support their dreams of studying at college and university, including […]


DGHP launches search for housing officers to ‘make a difference’

DGHP launches search for housing officers to ‘make a difference’ DGHP, part of Wheatley Group, is on the lookout for housing officers who can make a difference – as part of a commitment to bring 500 new jobs to the region. As part of the partnership agreement with Wheatley, Scotland’s largest housing, care and property-management […]


Want to make a difference in your community? We’re hiring! Housing Officer positions (Stranraer) now available – find out more

Want to make a difference in your community? Are you passionate and committed to making homes and lives better? Do you want to make a real difference to the lives of people in the community? Sound like you? DGHP is hiring enthusiastic and caring Housing Officers. Based in Stranraer, our housing officers will help support customers […]


Wheatley extends apprentices’ contracts for another 6 months

Scotland’s leading housing, care and property-management group is extending the contract of its second-year Business Admin apprentices whose learning and development has been affected by the pandemic. The young people were due to complete their apprenticeships at the end of September, but will now continue until the end of March 2021. The Group’s two-year Business […]


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