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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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Jasmine's story

Date Posted: Feb 15, 2018

Jasmine’s work experience with DurhamWorks partner, Citizens Advice County Durham, is the perfect fit for her, as she is passionate about supporting other people.

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Work in warehousing, manufacturing, construction or a call centre: guaranteed interviews

Date Posted: Feb 14, 2018

Complete these short training courses and you could get a guaranteed job interview!

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February and March Digital Training Dates

Date Posted: Feb 12, 2018

RAW Digital Training are running more Digital Marketing Skills Courses for unemployed 16-24 year olds, including new Games Design and Website Creation courses!

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Keir's story

Date Posted: Feb 09, 2018

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.

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