The Bexhill Jobs & Apprenticeships Fair, in association with Hastings Direct and Bexhill College, is back at the De La Warr Pavilion on Friday 6 March.
The fair is a fantastic opportunity for the whole community to explore the best employment, learning and skills development the area has to offer.
• Meet local and national employers with live jobs, apprenticeships and placements
• Explore full and part-time courses, training and development opportunities and back to work support
• Get advice and inspiration on starting a business in the Enterprise Zone
More than 500 people attended the last fair and this year’s event promises to be more dynamic and vibrant than ever with workshops and demonstrations plus a Creative Industries focus for the Enterprise Zone as part of South East Creatives, the ground-breaking new support programme for small businesses in the creative, cultural and digital sectors.
So, whether you’re thinking about taking your first step on the career ladder, returning after a break, changing direction, pursuing a passion or starting your own business, join us at what promises to be another fantastic event.
Registration is also available on arrival on the day.
Talks, workshops, 1-2-1 support
11am – 2pm, 1-2-1 CV Surgery, drop in session to get feedback on your CV with Bexhill Chamber of Commerce
10.30 – 11am, Understanding Digital Apprenticeships: where they can lead you in 2020 with Vocate Training
11.15 – 11.45am, Achieve your dreams: career planning with CXK
12 – 12.30pm, A career in events: what does it mean? with 18 Hours
12.45 – 1.15pm, Give your creative business a boost: grants, mentoring or workshops with South East Creatives (For creative businesses and freelancers)
1.30 – 2pm, Career change: the opportunities & rewards of teaching with Bromley Schools’ Collegiate
Meet the Exhibitors
Jobs, apprenticeships, courses and career-change opportunities
Bexhill Job Centre Plus
Bromley Schools’ Collegiate
Care at Home Services (South East)
Co-op Funeral Care
East Sussex College
East Sussex County Council Careers Hub
East Sussex County Council Joint Community Rehabilitation
East Sussex Healthcare NHS Trust
East Sussex Teacher Training Partnership
EF Language School
Govia Thameslink Railway
Home Instead Senior Care
Phoenix Medical Services
Premier Care Nursing Agency
Premier Education Sussex
Radfield Home Care
Southern Energy Solutions
St Michael’s Hospice
University of Brighton Academies Trust
Skills development, training, volunteering, back to work support and career advice
Bexhill Chamber of Commerce & Tourism
Bexhill Rotary Club
Little Gate Farm
Advice and inspiration on starting or running a business + creative jobs and skills development
Business East Sussex
Federation of Small Businesses
Locate East Sussex
Scott Fraser Training
South East Creatives
Woodland Enterprise Centre
A big thank you to our sponsors:
Hastings Direct, Bexhill College
Bromley Schools’ Collegiate, Rother District Council, South East Creatives
Beaming, Business East Sussex, Care at Home Services (South East), Locate East Sussex, St Michael’s Hospice
The Bexhill Jobs & Apprenticeships fair is a community-led initiative organised by the De La Warr Pavilion, Huw Merriman MP, Bexhill Chamber of Commerce, Bexhill College, Rother District Council, Bexhill Town Team and Culture Shift with support from Hastings Direct.
The De La Warr Pavilion is a champion for the Creative Industries, hosting events and activities that bring together and showcase local creative businesses. We are a hub for South East Creatives, a business development and support programme for the creative, cultural and digital sectors funded by the European Union Regional Development Fund.
- By Rail
Direct trains go from London Victoria, Brighton and Ashford to Bexhill.
There are also trains from London Charing Cross, changing at St. Leonards Warrior Square and from London Bridge or Charing Cross going to Battle. Battle is only a short taxi journey away (15 mins approx).
Visit www.nationalrail.co.uk for up-to-date train travel information.
Town Taxis: 01424 211 511
Parkhurst Taxis: 01424 733 456
- By Car
If driving from the London area:
Take the M25, then A21 to Hastings. Turn off at John‘s Cross and follow the signs to Bexhill.
Take the A22 to Eastbourne, go across the Bishop roundabout to the A271 and follow the signs to Bexhill and the seafront. The De La Warr Pavilion is on the Marina.
From the Brighton area:
Follow the A27 out of Brighton until you arrive in Bexhill On Sea.
Please be aware the Rother District car park outside the De La Warr Pavilion operates paid parking until 8pm. After this time parking is free. There is also lmiited free car parking along the seafront.
Within the limits of this Grade One listed building, the De La Warr Pavilion strives to be fully accessible with a range of facilities to support your visit.
Assistance Dogs are permitted into the building.
Please contact the Box Office on 01424 229 111 to arrange a visit.
Facilities for disabled visitors
- Ramped access at the front of the building
- A low counter at the Box Office and Information Desk
- Disabled toilets on two floors
- A lift to all floors
- Accessible galleries on both floors
- An accessible Café
- Spaces for wheelchairs in the auditorium for seated events
- Ramped access in the auditorium for events during the day
- Ramped access into the Studio
- Two travel wheelchairs are available for use at the De La Warr Pavilion. To reserve, please call our box office and information desk on (01424) 229111 or ask a member of staff on arrival. The chairs are provided on a first come, first served basis and are intended for use inside the Pavilion. Please contact us for more information.
Facilities for blind or visually-impaired
- Large print season brochures
Facilities for the hard-of-hearing
- An T-Switch induction loop in some areas of the auditorium (please indicate when booking as this facility is not available on the balcony)
- British Sign Language interpretation tours of the building and exhibitions are available on request.