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Taking on new staff or apprentices

Help and support if you are looking to take on new staff, apprentices or require staff training

Looking for help with recruitment?

The following organisations can support your business to take on new staff, apprenticeships and provide training. If you require further information please contact Economic Development on Tel: 01642 729007.

Further support is available from the following:

Who: CITB

What they do:.support for construction industry

What they offer: offer a range of grants to employers in the construction sector

Website: www.citb.co.uk/grant

Contact: Sharon Bew, Tel: 07826510337, Email: sharon.bew@citb.co.uk

Who: Job Centre Plus

What they do: Work programmes and services

What they offer: Jobcentre Plus can provide a free recruitment service, advertise vacancies - local / travel to work area, sift candidates to your criteria - using your information or templates from yourself.  Book in interviews - contact suitable candidates and issue you with a list of attendees.  James Cook House Jobcentre (Group rooms and 1 to 1 rooms are available to use).  JCP can also

arrange work experience and work trials.

Website: https://www.gov.uk/browse/working/finding-job  

Contact: Deborah Wilson 01642 398728 or email deborah.wilson1@dwp.gsi.gov.uk

Who: Middlesbrough College

What they do: support for young people in Middlesbrough to prepare for work.  Support for business with apprenticeship placements

What they offer: Courses, apprenticeships, work skills. 

Website: http://www.mbro.ac.uk/Home/index/collegeinfo/What_We_Offer/apprenticeships.aspx

Contact: Craig Cox

Work Placement Coordinator (Construction)

Tel: 01642 333379

Who: Middlesbrough Community Learning Service (MCLS)

What they do: support for adults & young people in Middlesbrough to prepare for work.  Support for business with apprenticeship placements

What they offer: Courses, apprenticeships, work skills. 

Website: www.mcls.ac.uk

Contact: 01642 811400

Who: National Apprenticeship Service

What they do: apprenticeship resource service throughout England.

What they offer: A website resource to process the recruitment of apprentices and funding.   The AGE grant offers subsidies of £1500 for employers recruiting apprentices

Website: https://www.gov.uk/further-education-skills/apprenticeships

Contact: via website above with online enquiry/application form for Employer or Apprentice.

Who: Teesside University

What they do: Training, development, placements & wage subsidies

What they offer: A variety of training skills and support for graduates and start up businesses

Website: http://tees.ac.uk/business/

Contact: Tel: 01642 384068 email: forge@tees.ac.uk

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