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Military Life for Kyle

Date Posted: Mar 20, 2019

Kyle Smith was a year 11 leaver with no plans or definite ideas of what he wanted to do for a career. He came into DurhamWorks as NEET and was allocated to DurhamWorks Progression Adviser, Tom Lynn. After the initial meeting, Tom established that Kyle had family related issues that were holding him back. He was also unsure of where to look for information about what he could do in the future and what help was available. Kyle also had a number of personal, financial and opportunity related barriers that were stopping him from moving forward with his life. Tom was able to support Kyle by remo...

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Chat Facility Now Available

Date Posted: Mar 19, 2019

DurhamWorks are excited to announce the launch of a new online chat facility available on www.durhamworks.info. Anyone 16 - 24 years old can now chat to the team directly to ask questions about DurhamWorks and how it can help them. The team will be on hand everyday to answer any questions that come through. Parents and Guardians will also be encouraged to use the service to enquire about the programme and if it is a suitable progression route for their young person. We know that young people prefer to chat online rather than face to face or over the phone, so the new chat facility allows Du...

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Website and Games Design available to DurhamWorks participants

Date Posted: Feb 14, 2019

A career in the fastest growing industry in the North East is waiting for you. Employers are looking for young, talented and driven individuals to join their businesses, and RAW Digital can get you there. Digital and tech jobs and apprenticeships are available in our region covering everything from social media marketing, to website development, IT and Cyber Security. The courses are free, easy to access and happening constantly in your area. RAW Digital and your Progression Works will be by your side to support you before, during and after, to improve your job prospects, enhance your CV and...

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Radisson Blu Jobs On Thirteen's Hospitality Routeways

Date Posted: Feb 14, 2019

Thirteen is delighted that Raddison Blu hotel is involved with our Hospitality Routeway which starts on 25 February 2019 at Ailington House in Central Durham. Shirlynn Lim, General Manager for Raddison Blu will be attending the course to speak to learners and also offering them guaranteed interviews for vacancies upon completion of the course. See this video link for more info: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=C6I8lE9lo8w&t=7s Several other employers have also offered opportunities for both this Routeway and our Customer Service Routeway. We're doing lots to generate interest in this Routeway...

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Guaranteed interviews in the sport & leisure industry

Date Posted: Feb 12, 2019

The Foundation of Light and Back to Basics have an opportunity which will lead to guaranteed interviews for apprenticeships with Everyone Active in the Sport and Leisure Sector in Sunderland. This is an excellent opportunity to gain employment and you don’t have to be sporty to apply as they have a number of opportunities in Customer Service, Administration as well as Sport Assistants. This is open to all 16-24 year olds. To Get Started Step 1 - Enrol on The Foundation of Light Sport Pathway – This is a 6 week programme starting on Monday 4th March at Seaham which will lead to a level 1 Sport...

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Health & Social Care with Cornforth

Date Posted: Feb 09, 2019

A DurhamWorks Health and Social Care course starts at Cornforth House on Tuesday 12th Feb. You will gain a Level 2 in Health and Social Care, Become a Dementia Friend, Pre-Employment training and a Job Interview. For more information call 01740 652000 or email them on enquiries@cornforthpartnership.org.

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Interested in a Career in Customer Service?

Date Posted: Feb 09, 2019

Join the Foundation of Light at Citizens Advice, Peterlee, from Thursday 14th Feb for their Customer Service Course. The programme runs for 3 weeks and it is free to all DurhamWorks participants. Lunch is provided and help with travel arrangements is also available. Once completing the course you have the option to work with the Citizens Advice team at Peterlee to do some focussed job searching, and get support with applications and interview practice. If you are interested contact Emily Neale via email emily.neale@foundationoflight.co.uk or call 01388 317005.

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Guaranteed Apprenticeship Interviews for Sport and Leisure

Date Posted: Jan 25, 2019

The Foundation of Light and Back to Basics have an opportunity which will lead to guaranteed interviews for apprenticeships with Everyone Active in the Sport and Leisure Sector in Sunderland. This is an excellent opportunity to gain employment and you don’t have to be sporty to apply. There are a number of opportunities across the sport industry with Everyone Active ranging from Customer Service, Administration and Sport Assistant to name but a few. This is open to all 16-18 and 19-25 year olds An information event has been arranged on Thursday 7th February at Seaham Leisure Centre to giv...

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Hospitality Routeway with Thirteen

Date Posted: Jan 23, 2019

If you want to work in hospitality services, DurhamWorks and Thirteen Group can help. We’re offering a two week programme with a level two hospitality services qualification and live job vacancies to apply for, with GUARANTEED INTERVIEWS. Who is eligible? To be eligible for the course, you should be aged 16 to 24, not in employment, education or training and live in County Durham. Course dates The course runs every month in various venues across County Durham and surrounding areas. The hospitality services course includes: • Customer service ethos • Careers in hospitality • Presentation skills...

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Customer Service Routeway with Thirteen

Date Posted: Jan 23, 2019

If you want to work in customer service, DurhamWorks and the Thirteen Group can help. We’re offering a two week programme with a level two customer service qualification and live job vacancies to apply for, with guaranteed interviews. Get a customer service qualification The Course will include the following: • customer service ethos • dealing with customer problems and complaints • presentation skills • building a career portfolio • CV development and application form completion • interview techniques • employer-based assessments • GUARANTEED interviews for live job vacancies. Who is eligible...

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