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...Read More
A supported internship (SI) is a mixed study and extended work placement programme for young adults aged 16-24 who currently have an Education Health Care Plan (EHCP). Internships could be accessed through a range of providers including schools/sixth forms, FE Colleges (Mainstream and Specialist), Adult learning provisions as well as some training providers.
Is there an entry requirement?
If you feel that you require further information about supported internships, please feel free to contact Stuart Cannon at Durham County Council:
Supported Internship Co-ordinator
Supported Internships are currently being offered at the following providers in Durham:
East Durham College
Project Choice (NHS)
Bishop Auckland College
Adult Learning Skills Service
The Oaks Secondary School
NEAS Thornbeck College
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