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Swadlincote Jobs Fair

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A jobs fair is to be held in the Main Hall at Green Bank Leisure Centre in Swadlincote town centre on Thursday 26 October, between 9.30am and 12.30pm. The event is open to all, to drop in and find out what is on offer.

The Swadlincote Job Fair is being organised by the Department for Work and Pensions in partnership with Burton & South Derbyshire College and South Derbyshire District Council.

The event will offer training opportunities, access to support agencies and job vacancies from a range of employers.

Several hundred full and part time vacancies will be on offer, with roles including administration, sales, customer services, security, hospitality, butchers, care, catering, cleaning, driving, welding, production and warehouse operatives.

Employers looking for staff include B&M, Chilled Pubs, Clipper, Derbyshire Constabulary, ENA Homecare, Home Office, Keystone Group, Leonard Cheshire, Logistic Security, Midland Lead, NHS, Pickstock Foods, South Derbyshire District Council and Spotless Midlands, as well as The Pallet Network – which is supporting the event and recruiting for its new base in Swadlincote.

South Derbyshire Business Advice Service will be providing advice for anyone thinking of becoming self-employed. The Service can also help anyone starting out in business to apply for any grants or loans that they are eligible for.

A new service known as Beyond Barriers South Derbyshire will be on offer. People between the ages of 18 and 64 can gain new skills, build up confidence, make connections in the local community and improve their chances of finding a job.

A previous jobs fair in Swadlincote attracted over 270 people looking for work, with excellent feedback from jobseekers and employers alike. 94 jobseekers completed a job application on the day, 93 jobseekers left the event with an interview offer - and nine received job offers before leaving.

Employers wishing to participate in any future events or require support with employment should contact Justyna Zakrzewska at Swadlincote Jobcentre on 07799 464 520 or email

16 October 2023

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