Jobseekers within the local community are invited to a Jobs Fayre, which will take place at the Town Hall on Wednesday 15th January, from 10:00am to 2:00pm.
Held in the Town Hall’s Assembly Room, the recruitment event will see more than 40 employers in attendance with over 1000 jobs on offer, giving jobseekers the chance to apply for positions and discuss roles face-to-face with employers.
Companies taking part include James Paget University Hospitals, Premier Inn, Lloyds TSB, Hermes and Avon.Vacancies will also be on offer for well-known employers including Parkdean Resorts, Haven and P&S Personnel.
The event will be hosted by Great Yarmouth Jobcentre Plus, in partnership with the Norfolk Community College Project and Great Yarmouth Borough Council.
The Norfolk Community College project is a partnership of organisations, led by East Coast College, who have come together to deliver the Building Better Opportunities programme across Norfolk. Funded by the European Social Fund and National Lottery Community Fund, the project helps unemployed adults in Norfolk back into training and employment.
Cllr Graham Plant, chairman of the council’s Economic Development Committee, said: “We’re pleased to be making our largest room at the Town Hall available and we hope that lots of jobseekers will be connected with potential opportunities.
“Employers from a range of different sectors, including construction, recruitment, social care, energy, hospitality, charities and public sector, will be attending to discuss their vacancies and to offer work opportunities to people living in our community.”
The Norfolk Community College team will also host a drop-in stall, where attendees can gain advice on CV writing and employment support, as well as learning about the training and qualifications available to help them move into employment. Advice and guidance for apprenticeship applications will also be provided by East Coast College’s Apprenticeship Team.
Stuart Jennings, Norfolk Community College’s Project Lead, said:
“The Norfolk Community College project is delighted to have joined forces with the Great Yarmouth Job Centre and Great Yarmouth Borough Council and a range of employers for this event. This is a wonderful chance for anyone with an interest in finding employment or pursuing a career to find out more about the opportunities that are available with a range of leading and high-profile employers.”
Anne Rawstron, Partnership Manager for Great Yarmouth Job Centre, also added: “We are delighted to be working in partnership with Norfolk Community College and Great Yarmouth Borough Council to hold their annual Jobs Fayre.”