Hundreds of job and career opportunities will be available at this year’s bumper Bexhill Jobs & Apprenticeship Fair, in association with Southeastern, Bexhill College and Southern Housing, on Friday 10th March from 10.30am – 3.30pm at the De La Warr Pavilion.
Employers in everything from transport to technology, hospitality to healthcare, will be recruiting into entry level positions, apprenticeships, graduate schemes, skilled roles and career change and restart opportunities.
Over 50 businesses and organisations will be at the event including big name recruiters such as Southeastern, Southern Housing, Gatwick Airport, Govia Thameslink Railway, Hastings Direct, Stagecoach South East, the NHS, Nationwide, East Sussex County Council and Sussex Police. Small and medium size businesses and organisations from across the region will also be recruiting into jobs, apprenticeships, training and other opportunities in digital, construction, health & social care, manufacturing, accountancy, hospitality and many more industries.
Transport businesses will be looking to fill roles in areas including customer services, operations, IT and engineering and are keen to talk to candidates for their graduate schemes and apprenticeship programmes. Southeastern’s on the job training opportunities include their Train Movements Apprenticeship Scheme, a 2 year programme offering expert training in shunting trains in and out of depots and preparing them for service. Candidates for this and anyone interested in a role in the sector are encouraged to join the Southeastern workshop at the event.
Southern Housing, created from the merger of Optivo and Southern Housing Group, will be running a workshop about roles and career opportunities in the not-for-profit housing sector and are keen to talk to those interested in administration, customer service, project management, maintenance and supported living roles. Another workshop at the fair, this with the team from East Sussex County Council, will explore a range of rewarding jobs and career development options.
In hospitality, the Cooking Up Community Skills stand will have job vacancies with local cafes, restaurants and other businesses, the De La Warr Pavilion will be recruiting into its Café Bar team and the stylish Relais Retreats will be also be recruiting and running a workshop to bring to life the experience of working in the hospitality sector.
Opportunities including esports courses, music teaching roles and learning, events skills development and venue technician apprenticeships will be available in a new Creative Industries zone. Young people who want to learn more about a creative career are encouraged to join a workshop on Talent Accelerator, a new programme which aims to help get young people across the region into the Creative Industries.
Immediate vacancies for a wide range of skills and levels of experience will be on offer at the fair and employment support and advice will be available including for those interested in returning to work. Bexhill Chamber of Commerce will also be running their popular CV surgery throughout the event.
See the full exhibitor list for the 2023 Bexhill Jobs & Apprenticeships Fair below.
Bexhill Jobs & Apprenticeships Fair, Friday 10 March, 10.30am – 3.30pm at the De La Warr Pavilion. Register in advance at dlwp.com/jobsfair or come along on the day. Sign up for workshops on arrival.
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Meet the 2023 Exhibitors: