Other opportunities in Newcastle
There is lots of free support available in Newcastle to help you
gain work skills and experience and all of the organisations listed
below can help in some way.
YHN works in partnership with these organisations to increase
the job opportunities available to our customers. You can find out
more about some of our partnership working in the short film below,
just click on the image below (if you have trouble playing it you
may need to open it via Google Chrome.)
YHN is working in partnership with Newcastle Futures to offer
practical advice and support to help people in Newcastle get into
work or training.
Newcastle Futures Customer coordinators are available in our YHN
Housing Services offices to provide a voluntary one-to-one advice
and guidance service for customers.
To find out more please click here
The Walker Learning Hive
The Walker Learning Hive was set up in partnership with the
Northern Learning Trust two years ago.
The Hive offers free learning opportunities for residents living
in and around Walker offering support with basic skills in maths
and English, ICT and employability.
The Hive is located in Walker Parish Church Hall opposite the
Church Walk shopping centre and is open every Monday, Wednesday and
Thursday between 10am and 3pm.
To find out more please click here:
SES (Sustainable Enterprise Strategies) can help YHN
customers who are looking to set up their own business via our
joint Make Your Own Money project. You can read more about the
To find out more about SES visit: www.ses.coop
United for Employment
United for Employment is a five week employability course
delivered for YHN tenants at St James’ Park in partnership with the
Newcastle United Foundation.
United for Employment is a great way to build up skills,
experience and contacts to help get you back in to work. It will
include one week’s work placement with one of Newcastle United’s
partners and a chance to gain qualifications in:
If you are interested in attending the next course then please
contact us by:
- Phoning: 0191 278 8721
- Texting: U4E Yes with your name and address to 07815 784
- Emailing: firstname.lastname@example.org
Newcastle City Learning
Newcastle City Learning provide courses, apprenticeships and
other learning opportunities for adults in Newcastle upon Tyne.
Improve your employment prospects, take up a new hobby or enjoy a
successful start to your career through an apprenticeship with a
You can find all the information on their website:
If you are interested in support with your maths or English,
including if English is not your first language, visit City
Learning’s webpage on
Life and Work Skills
Intraining, based at Newcastle College, provide a service called
The Employment Gateway.
It is designed to give you support to help you get back into work,
training or to gain essential employment skills. This service is
available to people who are in receipt of:
The Employment Gateway provides you with a range of services
tailored to your individual needs. Experienced team members work
with you to develop employability skills such as CV writing and
interview techniques. They will also help you in finding suitable
job vacancies and access training and support.
The Gateway can also help you to access a number of short
employability courses covering a wide range of subjects
You can find out more by visiting: http://www.intraining.co.uk/
National Careers Service
YHN is working in partnership with The National Careers Service
to provide free, impartial advice and guidance, helping customers
to overcome barriers to work, education and training.
If you’ve been out of work for some time or are looking to
change your career, a National Careers Service adviser can help.
Your adviser will support you in finding employment, education and
training. Their sessions will identify the skills you have, areas
you can improve and work options that suit you. Together you will
create an individual action plan with long term and short term
goals, and the step by step actions you need to take to reach
National Careers Service advisers are available to provide group
workshops and one to one advice and guidance sessions.
The National Careers Service works with other organisations to
help remove multiple obstacles, including mental health, drug and
alcohol, debt, childcare and language barriers. They can help you
access funding, get you into training, develop your CV and improve
interview technique. The service is tailored to your needs to make
sure you feel confident and fully prepared to take your next step
in work, learning and life.
Find out more
You can contact YHN's Employability Team, by: