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Finding a job for Alex

Date Posted: Nov 28, 2017

23 year old Alex decided University wasn’t for him. When he left, he discovered that getting a job wasn’t as easy as he’d hoped. After just a few weeks of support from DurhamWorks he was offered of a full time job.


December Digital Skills Training Dates

Date Posted: Nov 23, 2017

RAW Digital Training are running more Digital Marketing Skills Courses in December for unemployed 16-24 year olds.


Finding the right young people for your team

Date Posted: Nov 23, 2017

Your Valued Accountancy firm are a fast growing team offering accountancy, consultancy and business support services in Consett. DurhamWorks helped them secure two new trainees with the right attitude to succeed.


An extra pair of hands for House of Hair

Date Posted: Nov 10, 2017

Hair and beauty salon owner Claire received financial help to employ Morgan as an apprentice through DurhamWorks. The funding is covering the cost of Morgan’s training until she can start bringing in her own paying customers.


Jobs In Warehousing, Production and Industrial Cleaning

Date Posted: Nov 08, 2017

DurhamWorks subcontractor Optimum Skills have more great training opportunities for November, with jobs available at the end of the courses. They’re helping businesses across County Durham to find and train staff for roles in Warehousing, Production and Industrial Cleaning.


Anna’s Story

Date Posted: Nov 06, 2017

23 year old Anna had successfully battled a drug addiction and was working at a drug and alcohol recovery organisation when she was made redundant.


Helping employers to see Jade’s skills

Date Posted: Nov 03, 2017

Jade has a visual impairment. She’s always enjoyed helping people but trying to find an employer willing to take on her disability had proved challenging and she had started to doubt her own abilities. DurhamWorks helped her get her confidence back and now she’s using her disability to her advantage, advising local services about how best to cater for visually impaired people.


Believe and Be

Date Posted: Oct 30, 2017

Victoria and Helen’s children’s play area was keeping them very busy, so they were delighted when DurhamWorks funded two new apprentices to help their new business succeed.


Ben's Story

Date Posted: Oct 27, 2017

Ben had jobs before but wasn’t sure what direction he wanted to go in next. After some support from DurhamWorks he’s now in a job he loves, training to be an accountant.


Start your own business

Date Posted: Oct 25, 2017

Thinking of setting up your own business and going self-employed? If you're 16-24, live in County Durham and are unemployed Biz-Startup Central can help.