Our support includes:

  • Identifying skill and strengths
  • Understanding the job market
  • Access to training and job opportunities
  • CV’s and covering letters
  • Job search websites and social media support
  • Addressing barriers to employment around health, housing, debt or skills
  • Support with a claimant commitment with Jobcentre Plus
  • Helping with application forms
  • Maths and English provision
  • Help with confidence and self esteem
  • ICT support
  • One to one action planning and diagnostics to identify career aspirations
  • Volunteering and work experience
  • General wellbeing and social inclusion activities

In addition to English, Maths, Digital Skills and occupational training, our employment skills courses include a range of flexible learning opportunities. These can be tailored to meet individual needs. With online professional development modules to refresh and update workplace knowledge, personalised workshops including CV writing, interview skills and customer service skills and Get Into courses designed directly with our local businesses with support to apply for current vacancies, our opportunities support individuals to move closer to good-quality, ongoing employment. Follow us on Facebook and X for updates on these exciting opportunities.

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Working Well North Tyneside

This one-stop-shop makes it easier for people to access employment and skills services, view the latest jobs on the market and receive support around housing, finance, debt, and physical and mental health.

Specialist support for Refugees and Asylum Seekers

We offer dedicated support for North Tyneside residents resettling in the North Tyneside area under the Government approved Resettlement Scheme. We work in partnership with internal & external agencies to support the settlement and integration of refugees and asylum seekers and ensure there is support for adults to engage in training, volunteering & work opportunities at their earliest opportunity.

Learn more about the support, contact Joanna Blizycka on 07779 566 291.

Employability Partnership

We lead a partnership of organisations in North Tyneside to provide a coordinated employment and skills offer to improve the job prospects of all residents. We work in collaboration with North of Tyne Combined Authority and DWP to make opportunities more visible and accessible and to establish a joint approach to the delivery of employability support across the region.

If you are a provider and interested in joining the partnership, please contact Aaron Wilson, aaron.wilson@northtyneside.gov.uk.

Additional support for North Tyneside residents

We offer additional support to North Tyneside residents seeking employment. We work in partnership with a range of internal and external organisations to offer tailored support to individual circumstances. The main focus of our work is to support:

  • Young people aged 16-24
  • People aged 50-64
  • Females
  • Social housing tenants
  • Ethnic minorities
  • People with caring responsibilities
  • Disabled residents or those with a health condition
  • Residents accessing drug and alcohol treatment services.

The projects that we deliver to support residents includes:

  • Individual Placement and Support (IPS) in Drug and Alcohol Services
  • BOOST – Build your Own Opportunities to Succeed and Thrive
  • New Start Paid Work Placements
  • Works4U

To enquire about any of this support contact

Tel: 0191 6432288

E-Mail: Employability.Skills@northtyneside.gov.uk