Job support for individuals and employers affected by COVID-19
There is a new service available to support employers and help individuals whose jobs have been affected as a result of coronavirus.
County Durham Jobs Fuse is a joint service with National Careers Service and the Department for Work and Pensions.
If you have lost your job or your job has been affected by coronavirus
You can contact the National Careers Service helpline for advice as well as practical guidance such as CV writing and access to training.
Contact the National Careers Service helpline on 0800 100 900 for free, impartial, and expert advice.
Visit the National Careers Service website for advice and information, including:
- National Careers Service: Advice for if you lose your job - redundancy and furlough advice, how to manage your money, retraining or improving your skills, help to look for work.
- National Careers Service: Advice for furloughed workers - know your rights, get help and advice as well as ideas for using your time to improve your skills.
- National Careers Service: Help to get a job - how to find job vacancies, how to write a CV, filling in an application, interview advice, develop your skills.
If you are an employer seeking support due to coronavirus
If you are an employer who has urgent vacancies, the County Durham Jobs Fuse service can help you to promote your vacancies and connect you with people in County Durham who are available to start work. They can also support you if you are due to make redundancies, contact the service to find out about the careers advice and additional support available for your staff.
Get tailored support by calling 0808 1963596 or emailing JobsFuse@educationdevelopmenttrust.com.