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DurhamWorks is a partnership project between Durham County Council and 16 organisations working together to support young people who are not in education, employment or training.

We can give you information, support and guidance that will help you find opportunities near to you. We check through hundreds of job and apprenticeship opportunities and can find out what courses and training are available for you too.

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Jemma’s Story

Date Posted: May 12, 2017

Jemma, 19, was encouraged to contact DurhamWorks by the Jobcentre. Since leaving university, Jemma had applied for lots of jobs but still found herself unemployed. She enjoyed working with social media and baking was her favourite hobby so when DurhamWorks helped her take up an apprenticeship at a rising cake making business, The Cake Lady in Horden, she was delighted. Using her existing skills she developed a new website and managed the social media as well as improving her baking, customer service and multi-tasking skills which has given her all sorts of future employment possibilities. Her...


The ingredients for success

Date Posted: May 12, 2017

Here at DurhamWorks we love a nice cake to go with our cuppa so we were delighted to visit Natalie the Cake Lady in Horden, to find out how her business has benefited from taking on a DurhamWorks apprentice.To find out more read on...


Dog salon celebrates recruitment

Date Posted: Apr 24, 2017

DurhamWorks supports another local business to recruit a young person, with £5000 of grants secured to support the opportunity.


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