Book now for Employ Wandsworth 2019
Published: Monday 15th April 19
Wandsworth’s largest jobs and skills event, Employ Wandsworth 2019, returns to the town hall on Friday April 26.
Meet dozens of companies from multiple sectors offering a wide range of job opportunities to suit all levels.
When: Friday April 26, 10am – 3pm
Where: Wandsworth Civic Suite
Register at www.employwandsworth.org
The free event, organised by Wandsworth Council’s Work Match
team, is aimed at people who live in Wandsworth who want to work closer to
home, are returning to work, who want to step up a level or who need help
finding the right career.
Visitors will be able to find out about local job
opportunities, talk face-to-face with potential employers and can get expert
advice from Google Digital Garage on CV development, building a personal brand
online and self-promotion skills. For those interested in starting up their own
business, there will be business startup and enterprise support from Metro Bank.
There will also be a range of live, interactive skills
demonstrations showcasing sector skills from industry experts. Exclusive to
Employ Wandsworth 2019, learn about the skills needed to become a barista from
South Thames College, creative floristry with Moyses Stevens, hair design from
Paul Edmonds and construction skills with PHD Modular Access Services.
Last year's event
Last year around a thousand people turned up and this year’s event is expected to be even bigger, with 49 exhibiting businesses on the day.
Employment and skills spokesperson Councillor Rory O’Broin
said: “Employ Wandsworth is the council’s flagship jobs and skills fair, and
every year it gets better. There are so many employment
opportunities opening up in Wandsworth, and we are determined to ensure our
residents are first in line to take advantage of them.
“This is a great opportunity to come along, meet potential
employers and pick the brains of experts – all for free.”
Pre-register online at www.employwandsworth.org
for fast-track entry and be first in line to meet exhibitors and the Work Match
team on the day.
Work Match is a free employment support, skills and jobs brokerage, exclusively for Wandsworth residents which matches up people seeking jobs, training and apprenticeships with local vacancies. The Work Match team also offers coaching in the run up to interviews, pre-employment training, guidance with applications, and help to build confidence. So far it’s helped more than 1100 Wandsworth residents into work.
If you can’t make it to Employ Wandsworth, contact the team directly on 020 8871 5191 or email your CV to firstname.lastname@example.org
You can find more information about Wandsworth Work Match here, and find a full list of vacancies on their website.
Notes to Editors
Exhibitors attending on the day:
- Flip Out
- Metro Bank
- HSS Hire
- NCS – The Challenge
- The Alchemist
- Chessington World of Adventures
- Honest Burgers
- Battersea Academy of Skills & Employment (BASE)
- JRL Group
- Galliford Try
- Bennett Construction
- Redrow Homes
- Battersea Power Station Development Company
- Battersea Power Station Roadshow
- Northern line Extension
- Berkeley Group St James / St William
- United Living
- St Georges University Hospitals NHS Trust
- AP Security
- Linden Tree Nursery Schools
- Bluebird Care
- Wandsworth Work Match
- Room for Work
- South Thames College
- Wandsworth Life Long Learning
- High Trees
- The Princes Trust
- Riverside Radio
- Wandsworth Citizens Advice Bureau
- Learning & Skills Solutions
- Early Education & Thrive
- Wandsworth Plus Credit Union
- DWP Job Centre Plus
- Construction Gateway Project
- British Transport Police
- Little Kickers Southfields
- Battersea Healthcare
- Jobs in Homecare
- Career Teachers