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DurhamWorks is here to help during these difficult times. 

We are available to offer you help and support by telephone/online rather than face to face.

To get in touch, simply use our contact us page and we will contact you as soon as possible.

Visit the courses page to see what our delivery partners are offering. Follow our Facebook page for regular updates. To find out about new jobs and apprenticeship opportunities, visit the vacancies page for more information. 

If you would like any advice in relation to the Coronavirus, please use the Government website for guidance. 


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News & Social Media

Job opportunities available for 16 to 24-year-olds on Universal Credit

Date Posted: Apr 28, 2021

Young people aged 16 to 24 on Universal Credit will be able to apply for a number of job vacancies with a North East council through an employment scheme.

DurhamWorks has secured up to 92 job placements with Durham County Council for young people who are currently unemployed.

Run by the council, DurhamWorks offers one-to-one tailored support to 16 to 24-year-olds who are unemployed and claiming Universal Credit, to get them into employment. 

The placements have been made available under the government’s Kickstart Scheme, which provides funding to employers to create six-month job placements fo...

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Will finds an apprenticeship during Lockdown thanks to DurhamWorks

Date Posted: Apr 19, 2021


Will Jeffries started a three year civil engineering apprenticeship with Durham County Council with the support of DurhamWorks. 

Will is studying towards a  Level 3 BTEC National Diploma and ENGTECH qualifications which are aimed at construction industry staff who carry out technical work competently, safely and independently. At the end of his apprenticeship he will achieve the level 3 civil engineering technician standard.

Will received support from DurhamWorks who helped him get ready for work and supported him in applying for jobs and interview preparation. He decided to apply for a...

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DurhamWorks for Employers

Employers

Are you looking to expand your team?

We can help you find passionate and talented young people that are well suited to your business. We can offer support and advice on apprenticships , training and recruitment.

DurhamWorks helps employers access the many rewards of employing young people.

Recruiting 16 to 24-year-olds can positively impact on everything from performance and productivity to growth, innovation and morale.

With DurhamWorks it's really simple too. Support and funding may be available to ensure you find the ideal person for your business.


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Our partners

  • Citizens Advice
  • The Cornforth Partnership
  • Delta North
  • Foundation of Light
  • Durham County Council
  • SHAID
  • Springboard
  • Groundwork - changing places, changing lives