Your future is created by
what you do today!
- 16-24 years old
- A County Durham resident
- Not in education, employment or training
A Project Funded By
DurhamWorks is a partnership project between Durham County Council and 6 organisations working together to support young people who are not in education, employment or training.
We can give you information, support and guidance that will help you find opportunities near to you. We check through hundreds of job and apprenticeship opportunities and can find out what courses and training are available for you too.
I have really enjoyed the experience and feel that I have more confidence and future.
I feel like the DurhamWorks programme is about young people. They genuinely care about getting you a job that you enjoy.
Working with DurhamWorks gave me the confidence boost I needed to just go for it and it’s turned out to be a great match for me and my health condition.
I wasn’t in a good place, but now I have an idea of what I want to do in the future.
The DurhamWorks funded apprenticeship is great for me to learn in a practical way.
Date Posted: Nov 04, 2019
Last week 5 young people gained an apprenticeship with a global ICT company DXC through engaging with the Citizens Advice DurhamWorks programme.
The apprentices will be paid a whopping £14,500 per year to learn the skills necessary to work on their ICT Customer Service Helpdesk.
This programme was run in partnership with another DurhamWorks partner – Raw Digital, who supplied the industry expertise, whilst Citizens Advice County Durham supported the candidates with employability skills.
If you know someone who lives in County Durham and is 16-24 years old and who are not in Employment, Edu...MORE
Date Posted: Oct 11, 2019
DurhamWorks have launched 3 podcasts to provide additional information and support to those who may be interested in DurhamWorks.
The three podcasts cover:
Employer support and job opportunities - This episode features The Park Head Hotel at Bishop Auckland and why Claire Gibbons, owner, has taken on three members of staff through DurhamWorks.
The journey a young person has taken whilst on DurhamWorks - from suffering from Paranoid schizophrenia to now having a job in which he can be proud of, Christopher Lambert tells us about his journey.
And finally, a parents perspective of how Dur...
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.