Work and training

Not in work, education or training? Do you want to improve your skill set or find paid work? Our specialist advisors can help put you on the right path!

New Directions

New Directions offers people in the Redcar and Cleveland area aged 15 to 29 who are not in education, employment or training, specialist support, information advice and guidance, training, mentoring, apprenticeships, job placements and further education to help them meet the needs of local employers.

We offer tailored, one to one support with:

  • One to one advice and guidance on what might be stopping you from getting into work or education
  • Access to employment opportunities and work experience placements
  • Help to develop the skills that businesses need
  • A range of training courses and qualifications
  • Confidence building and interview and CV skills
  • On-going support once you are in work.

If you’re ready for a new direction:


Call: 0345 065 5656

Text: 07823 536 656

Why not sign up?

We can also help with funding, training courses or qualifications, clothes for interviews, tools and DBS checks. So, if you are aged 15 – 29 and not in paid work, education or training, why not sign up?

For more details about New Directions:


Call: 0345 065 5656

Text: 07823 536 656

If you are an employer and would like further information, please click here.

Building Better Opportunities

Our Building Better Opportunities programme is all about helping people to overcome complex needs, build confidence and resilience, become less isolated and move closer towards gaining employment.

For some, the thought of getting back into employment can be really daunting and this is why the programme is tailored to each individual and focuses more on the steps that lead to the possibility of getting a job.

If you or somebody you know is currently unemployed and not actively looking for work, the Building Better Opportunities programme could be the gentle nudge that’s needed to help them begin their journey back into employment.

Please get in touch and speak with a member of our team for more information.


Work placements

The My Better Life project also runs two in-house work placement programmes:

  • Revolving doors – 12 months’ work experience placement
  • Kickstart – 4, 6 or 8 weeks’ work experience.

For more information:


Call: 01723 343033

Or, why not come along to see a member of the team at 4 Brook House, Gladstone Road, Scarborough, YO12 7BH.

Work hubs

Come along and receive professional information, advice and guidance on the following:

  • CV and application forms
  • Interview preparation
  • Training opportunities
  • Help with the internet and lots more!
  • Work hub funding is available for Beyond Housing customers who are unemployed to help with training or items that may be required to accept job offers such as PPE, medicals or DBS checks.

Join us every Monday at Westfield Farm, The Green, Dormanstown from 1.30pm – 4pm.

For more information or to arrange an appointment, call 01642 836093.