The Lewisham Job Fair 2016 – Job seekers invited

The 2016 Lewisham Job Fair will be taking place on Thursday 6 October, 12 noon to 7pm and Friday 7 October 11am to 4pm at the Civic Suite in Catford and job seekers in the Borough are invited to attend.

The two-day long Job Fair will provide a one-stop shop for a wide range of Lewisham residents aged 16 or over looking for employment, apprenticeships and work experience as well as advice on careers, training, development, and education.

Types of jobs on offer will include roles in: Transport – Bus drivers and trainee bus driver roles; Care centre managers and play workers, Care support workers; Courier and logistics operations; Cleaning and security roles; Retail assistant roles; Visitor experience and tourism jobs.

Over the two days visitors will be able to:

  • speak directly to employers including; Barclays, Barratt London, British Army, DHL, Excelcare Homecare, Jobcentre Plus, Lewisham Homes, Lewisham and Greenwich NHS Trust, Lewisham Southwark College, National Careers Service, People Plus, Premier Inn, REED, Shaw Trust, Thames Water, Volunteer Centre Lewisham, Waitrose, Zoom Nurseries and many more!
  • book a one-to-one CV clinic, get career advice from the National Careers Service and search for jobs online
  • attend workshops including how to: market yourself to employers, prepare a CV that works, market your social media profile more effectively and starting your own business.

Cllr Alan Smith, Deputy Mayor and Cabinet Member for Growth and Regeneration, said: “In Lewisham we are serious about supporting our residents to get a foot on the jobs ladder and our annual job fair is one key way in which we do this. The Lewisham Job Fair is always a well-attended event and this year we’ve got even more employers with live job vacancies that residents can apply for on the day. I’d urge all residents who are looking for a job or those who simply want to take their career to the next level to attend this year’s event and see what opportunities are on offer.”

Major sponsors of the event this year are Lewisham Homes, Shaw Trust, and People Plus.

To register your place online visit www.lewisham.gov.uk/jobfair or register in person on either day.

 

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