Christian was looking for an Apprenticeship, DurhamWorks found the perfect role for him

Christian signed up to DurhamWorks as he was interested in a an apprenticeship in construction but was struggling to secure an opportunity. DurhamWorks supported him every step of the way and managed to secure him an apprenticeship in Bricklaying. 


Find out more about roles at DurhamWorks jobs fairs

People looking for work can find out more about employment and training opportunities at three job fairs. 

On Wednesday 23 March, DurhamWorks is hosting fairs at Stanley Civic Hall, Peterlee Leisure Centre and Bishop Auckland Cricket Club, all from 10am to 2pm. The events are open to anyone of any age looking for work, with DurhamWorks there to support those aged 16 to 24.

A host of employers who have vacancies available now will be present, with DurhamWorks delivery partners and colleges also attending to support jobseekers to move into training or apprenticeships.

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Maddison secures employment with Codrophenia

Maddison Savage, 19 needed support into finding employment after completing a college course.

Maddison had already had some work experience in hospitality and was keen to put these skills into use. Maddison wanted help to approach employers, plus help with her CV. She also needed support in building her confidence, job search and interview skills as Maddison had been actively applying for jobs but not getting to interview.

After being referred into DurhamWorks, the Employment Engagement team had a several appointments with Maddison to review her CV, applications and provide support with job se...


Employment and education successes celebrated at DurhamWorks awards

Young people who have been supported into employment, training and education have been honoured at a County Durham awards ceremony.

Seventeen young people received recognition for their successes at the DurhamWorks Achievement Awards, which were announced in an online video by BBC Newcastle Radio Breakfast Show presenter, Anna Foster.

Seven prizes were handed out to young people who received help from the DurhamWorks youth employment programme, as well as the partners and employers who supported them over the last 12 months.

Members of the DurhamWorks team had previously presented the winners ...


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