'He is polite and good hearted, school just doesn't agree with him,' Donna explained.
'I refuse to have my son at home while I am out working, so if anyone has any use for him for a few hours a day - farm work, labouring - he is yours FOR FREE.' she added.
Donna was thrilled when a cafe got in touch and offered Nick a job as a server.
Now, thanks to her efforts, the teenager has some work experience under his belt and is applying to study an apprenticeship, reports the Hull Daily Mail.