Screen Shot 2016-01-25 at 10.22.19A free training session will help tenants to find employment in a digital world.

County Durham Housing Group is teaming up with Time to get online to deliver its new ‘Digital Job Skills’ course onWednesday, 3 February from 10am to 12pm at Bill Row Community Hub.

The afternoon workshop will help attendees with every aspect of recruitment, from searching for jobs on the internet to completing online application forms.

Claire Maddison, Employment and Skills Officer at County Durham Housing Group is encouraging people looking for work to get in touch.

She said: “More and more the working world is being placed on a digital platform, but if someone hasn’t had to look for a job for some time, the prospect of getting online and knowing where to start can be daunting.”

Vickie Musgrove, Digital Inclusion Co-ordinator, agrees: “We want to show people that the internet is nothing to be afraid of, and with some simple guidance residents can find a whole host of opportunities at their fingertips.”

For more information call 0191 349 7657 or email

Details of future events can be found at

Time to get online is a partnership between County Durham Housing Group, Dale & Valley Homes, Durham City Homes, East Durham Homes and Teesdale Housing Association, which aims to raise awareness of digital technology across the county by improving people’s online skills.