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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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DurhamWorks Helping employers expand their workforce with a £2,500 grant

Date Posted: Oct 16, 2020

DurhamWorks is supporting unemployed young people aged 16 – 24 to secure employment by providing small businesses with a salary grant of up to £2,500.

Using the grant, the DurhamWorks team have secured employment for 50 young people in the last 12 months and helped employers to expand their workforce.

Gateway Wheelers in Hetton-Le-Hole employed Anthony Beach with the help of the DurhamWorks grant. The team supported Sarah, the manager at Gateway Wheelers, through the grant application process. Once the grant was approved, Sarah was able to recruit Anthony, a DurhamWorks participant, to the rol...

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Kickstart for business is now available through DurhamWorks

Date Posted: Sep 25, 2020

The Kickstart Scheme is available through DurhamWorks. It provides funding to employers to create new 6-month job placements for young people who are currently on Universal Credit and at risk of long-term unemployment.

This is part of the government’s Plan for Jobs and aims to create hundreds and thousands of new, fully funded jobs across England, Scotland and Wales. The first placements are likely to be available from November.

Funding will cover for each job placement:

  • 100% of the relevant National Minimum Wage for 25 hours a week
  • the associated employer National Insurance contribut...

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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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