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2018 Achievement Awards

Date Posted: May 30, 2018

Our 2018 Achievement Awards celebrated the success of DurhamWorks over the last 12 months. Awards were given in a range of categories to recognise the achievements of our young people, employers and the DurhamWorks staff who supported them.

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Looking for an apprenticeship?

Date Posted: May 17, 2018

Durham County Council have a wide range of apprentice opportunities available now.

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Digital Careers Fair fuels recruitment drive for Tombola and Atom Bank

Date Posted: May 14, 2018

Businesses looking to recruit young people in digital and IT have instantly benefited from a successful careers fair held in Durham city.

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Finding job-ready staff for Community Integrated Care

Date Posted: May 14, 2018

Community Integrated Care were looking for colleagues who are passionate about social care. DurhamWorks’ recruitment and selection service was the perfect way for them to find people with the right attitude for the role, so much so that they’ve taken on five DurhamWorks young people.

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Bethany's Story

Date Posted: May 10, 2018

Bethany wanted to make new friends and boost her skills in a creative way, with a hope to do some voluntary work. Jack Drum Arts have helped her to try out a range of fun activities, find a volunteering placement and helped her on her way to getting qualifications.

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Tech jobs up for grabs at Digital Careers Fair

Date Posted: May 09, 2018

At least 100 jobs will be available to young people hoping to pursue a career in IT during a Digital Careers Fair in Durham this week.

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Celebrating SEND support

Date Posted: May 04, 2018

We're celebrating the success of our work with young people who have special educational needs and disabilities.

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Ailish's Story

Date Posted: May 01, 2018

21 year old Ailish didn’t feel that she had the experience or confidence to find a job. DurhamWorks partners Jack Drum Arts have seen her confidence grow working on theatre and film projects, and she’s learning a range of new skills on a week-long residential stay, which she’ll be able to transfer into the world of work.

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Woof Cutts

Date Posted: Apr 27, 2018

23 year old Kate needed a job that wouldn’t have a negative effect on her health condition, but needed help to find an opportunity to retrain. Dog groomer Clair needed a new member of staff but was finding it difficult to find funding to train them. DurhamWorks helped bring Clair and Kate together and give them both the support they needed.

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Penshaw View contact centre success

Date Posted: Apr 23, 2018

Penshaw View Training can help you to start a career in a contact centre. Read about some of the young people they've already helped.

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