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Don’t miss Coalville jobs fair on Friday 7 April

Job fair 2013

More than 30 potential employers from a variety of industries will meet job seekers at a Coalville jobs fair next week.

From driving roles to nursing and healthcare, from construction to leisure and hospitality, and from distribution to admin and customer service – there will be plenty of opportunities for visitors to explore.

Health spa Champneys Springs, house builder Keepmoat, East Midlands Airport, Arriva and Avon are just a few of the leading employers due to attend the Spring Jobs Fair on Friday 7 April.

There will also be an array of agencies representing many local employers, including Amazon and Marks and Spencer.

It will take place at Stephenson College in Coalville will provide job hunters the chance to speak to - and get advice from - expert careers advisors.  

The fair, organised by North West Leicestershire District Council in partnership with Department of Work and Pensions’ Jobcentre Plus and Stephenson College, takes place between 10am and 2pm and is aimed at helping anyone who is unemployed to find work and help anyone looking to make a career change to find those opportunities. 

Visitors will also be able to receive advice from the NWLDC, the National Careers Service, Jobcentre Plus and the college itself. 

A number of CV writing and interview skills workshops will also be held and the college will provide some 'have a go' sessions in a variety of subjects. 

For those who may struggle to get there, a free shuttle bus will run between the clock tower in Memorial Square in Coalville and Stephenson College on the day. There will also be free crèche facilities on site. 

Any businesses that are looking to recruit are welcome to attend the event. Stands are free but space is limited, so potential employers are advised to book early. 

Barrie Walford, Business Focus Team Manager at North West Leicestershire District Council, said: “Our job fairs are always very popular with both job seekers and companies who are looking to recruit.

“We are pleased to have in excess of 30 employers signed up to attend, meaning there will be great variety in what the fair has to offer.

“It’s a great chance to see what opportunities are out there, apply for jobs or get that advice and support you need to help you make the next step.”  

Employers or job seekers who would like more information about the Coalville Jobs Fair can contact business.focus@nwleicestershire.gov.uk or 01530 454822. 

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