Ashfield Jobs Fair is a huge success once again

Tuesday 17 September 2019 Ashfield Jobs Fair is a huge success once again


Over 650 people attended yet another hugely successful job’s fair at the Festival Hall, Kirkby.

60 employers and training providers attended the event on Friday, 13th September. 

Recruiters included Fosse Healthcare, Butlins, J.Tomilinsons, Trent Barton and Whitemeadow amongst other local companies. Other organisations who attended included Ashfield Citizens Advice, Futures for you, Wheels to Work and Vision West Nottinghamshire College.

Now an annual event, the Ashfield Jobs Fair is a fantastic opportunity for jobseekers to meet local employers and training organisations. 

Delivered through a partnership comprising Ashfield District Council, Vision West Nottinghamshire College and the Department for Work & Pensions, the fair saw over 60 employers, training providers and support organisations promote their vacancies and opportunities.

Cllr Jason Zadrozny, Leader of Ashfield District Council, said: “I would like to say an enormous thank you to all the businesses who took the time out to talk to talk to our residents who are looking for jobs and training opportunities. It was fantastic to see so many residents attending and engaging with this important event. As a Council, we value economic regeneration, jobs and employment in our District.”

“This free to attend event was a fantastic opportunity for Ashfield residents, both employed and unemployed, to come and find out about job opportunities, career pathways and most importantly meet some pioneering local businesses and support agencies.”

“As a Council, we are committed to working with local businesses and national retailers in a bid to boost the local economy and employment opportunities. We have recently seen massive investment into Sutton and Kirkby from local entrepreneurs and national organisations. We recently announced the news that the occupiers of Summit Park, Sutton are creating 1,800 skilled jobs for local residents. As a Council, we will continue to support businesses in Ashfield, to create jobs for residents.”