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Routeway to employment

Date Posted: Jun 30, 2017

Aged 18+, live in County Durham, need a job? Look no further.

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Two new recruits for expanding business

Date Posted: Jun 27, 2017

KF Training recently expanded to new premises and developed a digital division. DurhamWorks have since supported the successful placement of two young people who are a loving their new jobs. "If you’re thinking about taking on a young person through DurhamWorks, do it." Michael Ditchburn, Head of the Digital Learning Team at KF Training

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Jemma’s Story

Date Posted: May 12, 2017

Jemma, 19, was encouraged to contact DurhamWorks by the Jobcentre. Since leaving university, Jemma had applied for lots of jobs but still found herself unemployed. She enjoyed working with social media and baking was her favourite hobby so when DurhamWorks helped her take up an apprenticeship at a rising cake making business, The Cake Lady in Horden, she was delighted. Using her existing skills she developed a new website and managed the social media as well as improving her baking, customer service and multi-tasking skills which has given her all sorts of future employment possibilities. Her...

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The ingredients for success

Date Posted: May 12, 2017

Here at DurhamWorks we love a nice cake to go with our cuppa so we were delighted to visit Natalie the Cake Lady in Horden, to find out how her business has benefited from taking on a DurhamWorks apprentice.To find out more read on...

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Dog salon celebrates recruitment

Date Posted: Apr 24, 2017

DurhamWorks supports another local business to recruit a young person, with £5000 of grants secured to support the opportunity.

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Creating a brighter future for two young people

Date Posted: Apr 06, 2017

DurhamWorks have successfully placed two young people with a growing LED lighting specialists based in Peterlee. Find out how DurhamWorks funding has made this possible.

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Chrystal, Daniel & Harley's Stories

Date Posted: Mar 23, 2017

DurhamWorks is committed to supporting young people find real jobs. We caught up with three young people from ResQ to find out how DurhamWorks has helped them.

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Serving up success in New Coundon

Date Posted: Mar 23, 2017

Find out how DurhamWorks has helped Zoe to find her ideal job in hospitality and customer service.

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DurhamWorks supports new local employer

Date Posted: Mar 13, 2017

Over the past few months, DurhamWorks have been working with ResQ who recently expanded and opened their new office in Seaham. We caught up with Sally Jameson from ResQ to find out how DurhamWorks has helped them.

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Achievement Awards 2017

Date Posted: Feb 08, 2017

We are delighted to announce the first DurhamWorks Achievement Awards, recognising the outstanding individuals and groups involved in DurhamWorks throughout its’ first year.

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