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Rising Star is working in partnership with Northern Clothing Company…

Our sister company Rising Star have recently embarked on a fantastic partnership working with Northern Clothing Company, (NCC).

NCC is a manufacturing company based at the Tyne Tunnel Trading Estate which produces high quality sports clothing for adults and children.

NCC was established by former Newcastle Falcons player and MD at Orion Teamwear, Richard Metcalfe and North East LEP board member Paul Varley.

Keith Oliver, Rising Star’s Employer Partnership Manager said “I was originally approached by NCC to see if we could help source suitable candidates for a number of Warehousing and Sewing machine apprenticeships. NCC had tried on several occasions to recruit for these positions via numerous training providers across the North East, but suffered poor experiences”.

After initial meetings with NCC we decided to try to work with a number of 3rd parties across the region, gaining advice on the sector as well as pre-screening candidates from various sources. We have successfully placed candidates in roles ranging from Warehousing, Textiles, Sewing Machining and Business Administration so far through prolonged efforts and research”.

The company’s Director, Paul Varley said “Northern Clothing Company are not only offering young people the chance to work within a fantastic business but, through working in partnership with Rising Star, it also equips people with the right skills, attitudes and behaviours so candidates are work ready and are able to grow within the business”.

If you or anyone you know would be interested in applying for a role at NCC please contact Keith Oliver on 0191 427 4795 or email keitholiver@zenithpeople.com, alternatively check out our website www.zenithrisingstar.com/opportunities for the fantastic positions we have to offer.

We look forward to continue working in partnership with NCC and building on our relationship moving forward and a long term plan which will help this sector across the North East as a whole.