COVID Redundancy Support

COVID Redundancy Support

Redundancies and County Durham JobsFuse

Restructuring is an inevitable consequence of COVID19, especially during this period of furlough. Help is at hand for employers and employees through the Jobs Fuse service in County Durham. The service is run in partnership with the Department for Work and Pensions, (DWP) National Careers Service (NCS) and Durham County Council.

The offer for those at risk of redundancy, or made redundant includes:
Help with compiling/updating a C.V
Support with job search including the use of Social media ie., LinkedIn, Twitter
Interviewing Skills
Support for those considering self-employment as an option
Careers Advice & Guidance to include identification of transferable skills
Job matching – sharing of local opportunities and in some cases matching individuals directly to opportunities we are aware of (BD helps here)
Access to short job focussed training.
Advice and information on benefits. How to make a claim and what is expected.
Money & Pension Advice

The County Durham Jobs Fuse is a free service which helps employers and job seekers in the area by promoting local vacancies to those who are immediately available to start work.

Employers affected by the Corona Virus seeking assistance please telephone NCS on 0808 196 3596
Employees whose jobs have been affected by Corona Virus please telephone NCS 0800 100 90

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