Find A Job In North East England

Ways You Can Find A Job In North East England

The North East of England is a large and diverse area, including major cities such as Newcastle, Durham, and Sunderland. The region is well connected to the rest of the UK and Europe by road, rail, sea, and air, opening up a wide travel-to-work area and giving easy access to jobs.

Within the region, there is a range of growing industries, that provide great opportunities to take your next career step. For example, public sector job opportunities in the region have continued to grow, as have customer service and contact center roles.

Additionally, the green energy sector is beginning to grow, creating opportunities for employment in both Tyneside and Teeside, with the construction of the world’s biggest offshore wind farm at Dogger Bank.

Other places that you may find useful to find a job

Here is a selection of local organizations that may help you find a voluntary position in your area. Taking a voluntary position is a great way to build up your CV and learn new skills.

Volunteer Hartlepool website
Stockton Volunteers website
County Durham Volunteering
Volunteering for Newcastle City Council
Sunderland information point website

Maximise Training

What are your learning and career goals?
Do you need qualifications to get there?

Level 2 accredited distance learning courses from Maximise Training in Sunderland are FREE to everyone aged 19+, living in England and not in education.

For details and how to enroll, visit Maximise Training here (external link)

Distance learning courses

Gain new skills and knowledge from the safety of your own home with free distance learning courses from Sunderland College.

Distance learning is a great way to get back into education, as well as show prospective employers that you are proactive about your development.

There is a wide range of courses available, including essential skills for wellbeing, digital, business, and more.


DWP Maps & Directions: Find your local Jobcentre Plus Offices in the UK. Click on a jobcentre on our map to find telephone numbers, Address, Directions and Benefits help

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Jobcentre Telephone Numbers

If you need to contact your local Jobcentre you can use the telephone numbers below 

Jobcentre Telephone NumbersTelephone Jobcentre Plus for free by calling the DWP freephone contact number 0800 055 6688 to discuss Jobs & Benefits,  job vacancies or to make a new Universal Credit claim.

Jobcentre Plus Telephone numbers and address. Find the Jobcentre contact details for new claims and existing benefits claims.

Employers can also call the Jobcentre plus to post a job advert online, it's a quick, easy & effective way to find new staff fast

Upload Your CV For Free At CV Library jobs

DWP Benefits UK

At your local Jobcentre, they can deal with all your claims for Jobseeker's Allowance, Universal Credit, Incapacity Benefit, Employment and Support Allowance, and Income Support. You can also apply for jobs in Inverness using the new Find A Job service or you may need to contact a local adult education provider to find out about the free training courses that may be available in the United Kingdom. Find your nearest Jobcentre below, opening hours address phone numbers directions & Jobs.

Cancel Or Change A Jobcentre Appointment

Cancel Or Change An Appointment At The DWP Jobcentre Plus

You can contact Jobcentre Plus about new benefit claims, existing benefit claims and changing or canceling an appointment. Find out about the benefits and Jobs. To cancel or amend your appointments with the dwp, you can use the phone numbers below

The telephone number to cancel or change other Jobcentre appointments is 0800 169 0190.

The textphone number to cancel or change other Jobcentre appointments is 0800 169 0314.

The NGT text relay number to cancel or change other Jobcentre appointments is 18001 then0800 169 0190.

The Welsh language phone number to cancel or change other Jobcentre appointments is 0800 169 0207.

The phone numbers to change and cancel other Jobcentre appointments is available Monday to Friday between 8:00 am and 6:00 pm.

Jobcentre Opening & Closing Times

DWP Jobcentre Plus is normally open from

  • Jobcentre opening hours are from 9.00 am to 5.00 pm Monday till Friday
  • Crisis Loan telephone lines are open from 8.30 am to 4.30 pm. Monday till Friday
  • Contact Centres are open from 8.00 am to 6.00 pm. Monday till Friday

These are the normal Jobcentre opening hours for most DWP jobcentres in the UK.

If You need to cancel or change an appointment at your local DWP Jobcentre Plus Office you may only contact them during normal business hours.