Virtual Job Fairs 2021

Our free Virtual Job Fairs

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Thank you to all our speakers and everyone who joined our recent job fairs.

Each job fair included current vacancies, apprenticeships and tips for working in a wide range of sectors including childcare, education, construction, hospitality, property services, transport, security, energy and the civil service.

Full presentations and contacts from our 2021 Virtual Job Fairs

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About our Virtual Job Fair speakers

Our thanks to all the organisations and companies supporting and taking part in our job fairs:

Aston Group

Aston Group is a leading building services and facilities management company for commercial and residential clients. Find out more on the Aston Group website

Austin Dean Recruitment

Austin Dean Recruitment supplies staffing solutions to the NHS, public and private sectors. They have a range of temporary and permanent vacancies for nurses, doctors, healthcare assistants and domestic staff. They offer a free 30-minute telephone consultation for jobseekers who live in Waltham Forest. Their employability support includes application, CV and interview help. Find out more by calling 020 3489 6070 or visiting the Austin Dean Recruitment website.

Bikeworks

Bikeworks CIC is an innovative social enterprise. They use cycling as a tool for positive change in communities. They partner with organisations in the cycling industry to provide roles including instructors; mechanics; and cycle delivery riders to support the pandemic response and new ventures in the green economy. Find out more on the Bikeworks website.

Clarion Futures

Clarion Futures is part of Clarion Housing Group. They offer bespoke employment and training for all residents in Waltham Forest who are: 16 years old or older; not in full-time education; and not in paid employment. Find out more on the Clarion website and the Love London Working website.

Countryside

Countryside is a developer with over 60 years’ experience in estate regeneration. They work across London, the South East, the North West of England, Yorkshire and the West Midlands. Find out about available jobs on the Countryside website.

Department for Work and Pensions (DWP)

A career in the civil service offers you the opportunity to make a difference to people’s lives in the UK. You can learn on the job with opportunities for good career development. You can also enjoy flexible working hours and comprehensive benefits. Find out more on the Civil Service jobs website.

The Education and Childcare Network for Waltham Forest

Waltham Forest Council’s Early Years team supports school nursery classes and Ofsted-registered childcare providers working with children under the age of five. The team helps with recruitment processes, and offers information and training about children’s learning & development. They also support childminders to set up businesses and meet required regulations. Find out more about the network on the Waltham Forest Education Hub website.

Elaine Recruitment

Elaine Recruitment can support you to find employment in different sectors. They aim to bring positivity, hope and improved opportunities to local communities. Find out more on the Elaine Recruitment website.

ENGIE

ENGIE is a leading energy and services company focused on three key activities: production and supply of low carbon energy, services, and regeneration. They employ over 17,000 staff nationally, primarily in operational roles in services and construction. ENGIE are recruiting a range of roles in Waltham Forest for construction-related apprentices such as carpentry, drylining, plumbing and electrical. They also have vacancies in their security team. Find out more on the ENGIE website.

Kickstart

Kickstart is a £2 billion scheme to create thousands of high-quality 6-month job placements for 16–24-year-olds. If you are 16–24, unemployed and on Universal Credit, speak to your work coach or email kickstart@walthamforest.gov.uk to find out if Kickstart is right for you.

London Transport Museum

London Transport Museum tells the story of the capital city’s transport heritage, celebrating London’s past and engaging people in debate about its future. They currently have vacancies in their Young People’s Skills team including an 18-month apprenticeship, a photography fellowship, and freelance roles on their year-long supported career development programme. Find out more on the London Transport Museum website.

Maximus

Maximus has provided health and people-focused services to communities around the world for more than forty years. They empower people by supporting them through important life changes, enabling them to transform their lives. They work with hundreds of local partners, including voluntary sector organisations, local government, and education providers, to deliver programmes in communities across the UK. Find out more on the Maximus website.

McDonald’s

McDonald’s branches in Essex and North-East London have full- and part-time vacancies. They offer full training and a variety of roles and apprenticeships to help you start working in the hospitality industry. Find out more on the McDonald’s careers website.

The Metropolitan Police Service

The Metropolitan Police Service, formerly and still commonly known as the Metropolitan Police, is informally known as the Met, Scotland Yard, or the Yard. They are the territorial police force responsible for law enforcement in the Metropolitan Police District, which currently consists of the 32 London boroughs. Find out more on the Metropolitan Police Service website.

Morgan Sindall

Morgan Sindall Property Services provide integrated asset management for housing associations and local authorities. With over 800 employees, their services include, responsive repairs, void refurbishments, compliancy services and planned maintenance works. Find out more on the Morgan Sindall website.

Quint Education

Quint Education is a hands-on Early Years recruitment consultancy. They work with day nurseries, children centres and nursery schools in London, Essex, Middlesex, Surrey and Hertfordshire. They are currently looking for permanent and temporary candidates to work in day nurseries in Essex and East London. Find out more on the Quint Education website.

Simian

Simian was established by a team of scaffolding industry experts. The London Academy for Sustainable Construction (LASC) in Waltham Forest is Simian’s training centre. It offers pre-Employment training schemes and apprenticeships in scaffolding and roofing to help Londoners back into work, and into various pathways for in-demand construction trades. Find out more on the Simian website.

Transport for London

Transport for London (TfL) are the integrated transport authority responsible for meeting the Mayor’s strategy and commitments on transport in London. They run the day-to-day operation of the Capital’s public transport network and manage London’s main roads. Job opportunities at TfL include apprenticeships. Find out more on the Transport for London careers website.

Total Security Services (TSS)

TSS is the UK’s largest privately owned security company in the UK. They employ over 4,000 licensed security personnel across the UK. TSS are always looking to recruit new talent. Opportunities for both front-line and office-based staff are on the TSS careers page. Find out more on the TSS website.

Urbaser

Urbaser Ltd is an environmental services company that delivers municipal and environmental services and resource management to residents throughout the UK. Their operations are based upon conserving resources, carbon reduction and delivering a circular economy. Find out more on the Urbaser website.

Waltham Forest Adult Learning Service

We have hundreds of courses and training in all sorts of subjects. Read about our free Job Clubs, our job skills courses and how we can help you get a new job . You can also phone us on 020 8496 2974 for more information.

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