Workforce Development and Support

Our Economic Development team can help support you with a wide range of workforce issues.

Apprenticeships

We work with partners and educational establishments to provide apprenticeships and traineeships for local young people.

If you are a business in the North East Derbyshire District and would like free one-to-one support in recruiting an apprentice, including funding, please contact Jane Weston, Employment and Skills Officer, on 07866 681601.

Employer Engagement Programme

We support developers and employers with recruiting local people, the provision of local companies within the supply chain and connecting them with schools, colleges and universities.

Recruitment

Our Economic Development team can help support you through our Working Communities programme and working with our partners such as Jobcentre Plus and Chesterfield College.

If you are looking to recruit either a graduate or an intern, our Economic Development team can support you with this too:

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North East Derbyshire businesses can promote their vacancies on the Sheffield City Region Jobs Board which is a free facility to support businesses find and retain talented and locally based employees.

Redundancies

If you are looking to reduce your workforce, our Economic Development team can work with you to ensure your staff are supported to find alternative employment, and any other support they may need.

If you are an employer and are having to make redundancies, please contact This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. to find out about the local support that is available.

Work Experience Placements

These are an invaluable way of motivating and giving young people a real life experience in the world of work. Unemployed people also benefit from these.

If you would like to offer a work experience placement for either a student or an unemployed person, get in touch with our Economic Development team.

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Workforce Training

Upskilling your workforce is a great way to improve your productivity. Our team can help you the right training provider and course, as well as any financial support that may be available.

If you are an employer in the North East Derbyshire district and would like free one-to-one support with workforce training, including funding, please contact Jane Weston, Employment and Skills Officer, on 07866 681601.


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