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Supporting your Partner

We continue to build networks with local companies and our academics here at Durham have the potential to link you with potential contacts in other Higher Educational organisations. Please contact our Relocation Manager,, if you would like to discuss any specific needs.

We have collated a list of Major employers in the North East that may be helpful and provided further links below.

Online Job Search websites

There are a number of websites where you may search for vacancies in the North East including, Indeed and Glassdoor 

More sites below:

Jooble is a large job search engine their main goal is to help people find the job of their dreams, regardless of the person's background, ethnicity, language, or skin colour. Currently, there are around 793700 current vacancies from 11870 sources.

Guardian Jobs

The Guardian Jobs is all about inspiring careers; connecting job seekers with thousands of quality employers and award-winning career advice. While they don’t have as many opportunities as the big players above, they are definitely still worth a visit and their career advice is helpful


CV-Library is another leading independent job site in the UK. Candidates are able to apply directly to over 145,000 live vacancies from across the UK, covering over 70 different sectors. Job seekers can register their CV for free with CV-Library and be headhunted by the UK’s top recruiters and direct employers. CV-Library will also send email alerts with jobs that are relevant to your experience!

Universal Job Match

Universal Job Match is the British government website for finding both full time and part time job vacancies. It’s a free service for job seekers to post CVs.


Fish4Jobs are visited by over 1.6 million job seekers a month. They are the recruitment section of the Daily Mirror and 100+ regional newspapers including iconic brands such as Manchester Evening News, Liverpool Echo and the Newcastle Evening Chronicle

Job Site

Jobsite is a leading British job board where you can find over 150,000 vacancies through their job search tool every month. They provide relevant, personalised opportunities and intelligent recruitment services, to connect high-quality candidates with some of the UK’s most successful businesses

Recruitment Agencies

There are many recruitment agencies in the area which individuals can register with and the agency will search for available roles in the particular area the individual is interested in and will make contact as and when any vacancy arises.

The following 3 agencies that may have suitable opportunities are:

NRG Recruitment Agency

Nigel Wright Recruitment Agency

Gem Partnership Agency

University Employment

Along with Durham, there are other Universities and Higher Education Institutes in the area that may have potential job opportunities.  Links to their job pages are available below. You can also navigate from the pages to learn more about the departments and potential links.

Durham University

Newcastle University

Northumbria University

Teesside University

Sunderland University

New College Durham

Newcastle College

Bishop Auckland College

Sunderland College

Gateshead College


Durham County Council

Durham County Council is a large employer in the North East with vacancies all over the Durham County area with their main head office based in the City Centre.   They also have their own dedicated job webpage Durham County Council Jobs & Careers Webpage

Newcastle City Council

Newcastle City Council is another large employer in the North East with vacancies all over the Newcastle County area.  Their dedicated job webpage is available to view here:



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