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.
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.
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.
Keir had difficulties expressing himself and had extremely low self-confidence and self-esteem. He loved gardening and DurhamWorks supported him to get his CSCS card and apply for a job with Durham County Council.