Jobs fair to help people back into work

  • Post published:30th September 2014
  • Post Category:Local News

Hundreds of jobs, training and volunteering opportunities in Wolverhampton will be on offer at a special event for job seekers.

The Autumn Jobs Fair, which has been organised as part of Wolverhampton Business Week, will be held in the WV1 Suite at Molineux Stadium on [notification type=”notification_info”]Friday 3 October, 2014, from 9.30am to 2.30pm.[/notification]

More than 30 employers from across Wolverhampton will be at the event to showcase the career opportunities available to city jobseekers.

They include Jaguar Land Rover, UTC Aerospace Systems, Wolverhampton Homes, McDonalds, National Express, Royal Wolverhampton NHS Trust, the Armed Forces, Eurofins, Angel Springs, Allied Health Care and BCA Logistics.

A number of education and training providers will also be at the event to enable people to find out about courses that can help them gain skills to increase their future career prospects.

Councillor Peter Bilson, Wolverhampton City Council’s Cabinet Member for Economic Regeneration and Prosperity said:

 “We have an ambitious long term plan to encourage enterprise, empower people, reinvigorate our city and improve the prosperity of businesses and residents and this event supports that. 

“We’re ambitious and optimistic about the future of the city. It is a great place to live, work, visit and do business.”

Councillor Phil Page, Wolverhampton City Council’s Cabinet member for Schools, Skills and Learning added: “This is an excellent opportunity for people looking for work, a change of career or thinking of taking up training or education courses. Over 30 local employers will be exhibiting and with hundreds of vacancies on offer this event is not to be missed.”

The event is open to all and booking is not required.

Wolverhampton Business Week is being delivered by the Wolverhampton City Board made up of key public, private and voluntary sector partners working together to bring jobs, opportunity and prosperity to Wolverhampton. It is about bringing people together to shape a better future and prosperity for all. The week is being supported by the European Regional Development Fund.

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