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Steve's story

Date Posted: Mar 06, 2018

Steve spent time in care when he was younger and has health conditions, including Diabetes, as well as low self-esteem and confidence. He struggled with school, but with support from DurhamWorks has not only enrolled in college, but showed such ability that he has moved to a higher level course.

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Katie and Jamie's story

Date Posted: Mar 03, 2018

19 year old Katie started training as a Teaching Assistant and 23 year old Jamie was working as a Chef, but neither career choice was living up to their expectations. DurhamWorks helped both Katie and Jamie become Youth Work Apprentices. Now their confidence has improved and they’ve both got a better awareness of the environment.

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DurhamWorks Awards 2018

Date Posted: Mar 02, 2018

Don't miss the opportunity to nominate for those that you think have gone the extra mile in their involvement with DurhamWorks.

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Billy's story

Date Posted: Feb 27, 2018

Billy has a number of health conditions and needs to take medication throughout the day. When he left school, Billy was unemployed and applied to DurhamWorks who helped him to find a work placement he enjoyed.

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Stephen's story

Date Posted: Feb 23, 2018

25 year old Stephen was going through a rough patch when he contacted DurhamWorks. He really wanted to work, but personal circumstances and low confidence were holding him back. Now, after support from DurhamWorks, he’s working as an apprentice.

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Call centre vacancies available: ResQ open day

Date Posted: Feb 20, 2018

DurhamWorks are pleased to be supporting ResQ contact centre on their recruitment open day on 8th March.

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Guaranteed social care interviews

Date Posted: Feb 20, 2018

Want a career in social care? Cornforth Partnership are offering a guaranteed interview as part of their new course

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Parkin and Denwood Ltd

Date Posted: Feb 20, 2018

Parkin and Denwood Ltd bespoke kitchen and bedroom manufacturers were struggling to find staff to fit their business needs. DurhamWorks helped them to recruit three apprentices with the right attitude to help the business thrive.

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Tom's story

Date Posted: Feb 20, 2018

Issues with his behaviour and poor attendance had caused problems for Tom at both school and college, but with support from DurhamWorks, he has started work with a local fencing company.

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Manufacturing job vacancies available

Date Posted: Feb 16, 2018

Optimum Skills have teamed up with a Consett-based employer to help fill a number of Production vacancies. They’re running a series of short courses, to teach young people all the skills you’ll need to work in manufacturing.

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