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Work and careers advice

Where to find support and advice about your career or looking for work.

Employability Mentoring Project

If you're unemployed and living in certain parts of the county, our Employability Durham could offer you dedicated help and support to get back into work or start your own business.


If you're aged between 16 and 24, living in County Durham and not in education, employment of training, DurhamWorks can help you get the help you need to make positive choices about your life, training, apprenticeships and employment.

Careers advice

You can get careers advice from the National Careers Service

Careers advice for young people

If you're aged between 13 and 19 your school or college will offer you impartial careers advice. The following support is also available:

  • If you've left school and you're looking for work or you have special education needs, you can meet with a personal advisor to talk through your career options and what further help is available. Contact us to arrange an appointment.
  • Visit the DurhamWorks website.
  • You can contact the National Careers Service for advice and support. This includes careers advice by telephone, web chat, email and text.
Contact us
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03000 261 111
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