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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: http://www.citb.co.uk/levy-grant/claiming-grants-available/

Contact: NE rep Mick Hamill Tel: 0344 994 4010 email myapprenticeship@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: Jennina Barlow 01642 398557 or email jennina.barlow@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 384261 email: wftd@tees.ac.uk

Who: Tees Valley Skills and Apprenticeship Programme

What they do: Support for additional posts in key and supporting sectors. 

What they offer: Subsidies of 50% of the first years wage costs up to a maximum of £11,000 per post are available for jobs created for a minimum of 2 years.    

https://www.teesvalleyunlimited.gov.uk/news-repository/saprog.aspx

Who: Tees Valley Workforce Skills (until June 15)

What they do: Free training in a wide variety of subjects which include Engineering, Construction, Health and Social Care, Retail and Digital qualifications.

What they offer: If you have 1 employee to 250 employees, a Business Coordinator will work alongside your company to identify training needs up to an NVQ level 3. 

Website: http://www.tvwskills.co.uk/

Contact: 01642 729264, Mobile: 07970657190, michael_brown@middlesbrough.gov.uk

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