Skills, jobs and work
Skills, jobs and work
Skills, jobs and work introduction
Find out how to find work, apprenticeships, Northumberland Skills adult learning courses, where to go for career guidance and support for young people to gain skills and find work.
National and regional job sites
If you’re ready to work now, these sites can help you find part time or full time jobs in your local area. You can search by location. Click here to visit the gov.uk find a job page.
Jobs in the public sector in the North East (12 local authorities) can be found here, North East Jobs.
If you’re looking for an apprenticeship, you can find an apprenticeship on gov.uk.
Northumberland County Council Apprenticeships
The Northumberland County Council apprenticeship programme allows people to work for the council to develop their skills and knowledge whilst gaining a qualification. All apprentices will:
- Be employed by the council
- Earn a wage
- Follow a training programme
- Receive both on and off the job training
- Develop their skills to ensure they can do the job well
- Click here to find a council apprenticeship
Northumberland Skills Adult learning (16+)
Northumberland Skills team offer residents a wide variety of full and part time courses for 16-18 year olds and adults. Click here to get in contact with Northumberland Skills
Careers guidance, advice and information
Get friendly, confidential advice to help you achieve more in life and work
From November 2023, our Work Smart Live Well team are available every Tuesday from 9:30am to 1pm, at the Cramlington Hub (next door to Concordia) offering you:
- Job search and careers guidance
- Application advice and CV updates
- Access employment opportunities
- Interview tips
- Boost your confidence and skills with Maths,
- English and Digital
- Access support for self employment
- Free training courses (Eligibility criteria apply)
- Help with costs of finding a job (e.g. travel & clothing)
- Volunteering opportunities
- Health & wellbeing support
Our employability team
We offer a number of employment and skills programmes, in partnership with Department for Work and Pensions (DWP) and North of Tyne Combined Authority. We also work with local businesses matching people in Northumberland with vacancies, or work experience. If you would like further information please visit Employability & Inclusion Team Projects Or contact by email email@example.com or phone on 07816 109663.
Support for young people
The Northumberland Employment Partnership will bring organisations together in a coordinated approach to make sure young people get all of the support they need with skills and job search to help them get into good quality work. Further details on the Northumberland Employment Partnership can be found here.
What the National Careers Service do
The National Careers Service provide careers information, advice and guidance and can help you make decisions on learning, training and work at all stages of your career.