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Barnet Homes organises job fair to help unemployed back to work
Barnet’s jobseekers are being invited to boost their job prospects by attending two employment and training fairs hosted by Barnet Homes.
On Wednesday, June 13, the social housing provider is hosting the events which will give people a chance to find out about a selection of careers, job vacancies, training courses and apprenticeships.
Both fairs are being held at The Sangam Centre, in Burnt Oak Broadway, and are open to Barnet Homes residents, Genesis and Network Housing tenants and Your Choice Barnet service users.
From 10am until 1pm there will be an employment and training fair, where people can find out about careers in fostering, social care, the police, the Army, the fire service, Tesco, McDonalds and the construction industry.
At this event there will also be details about training courses at Barnet College, Barnet Homes and Community Hearts as well as about volunteering opportunities.
The second fair is called VoiceBox’s Job Fair for 16 to 25-year-olds.
This will run from 2pm until 5pm and is designed to help young people who are looking for work or who are undecided about a career path.
This event will provide information on career opportunities and advice including CV writing.
The events, being held jointly with Genesis and Network Housing, are part of Barnet Homes’ ongoing Feeling the Squeeze? campaign.
This campaign aims to offer residents support in the difficult financial climate.
Barnet Homes’ chief executive, Tracey Lees, said: “We want to ensure Barnet residents and their families have every chance to succeed in life and contribute to their communities.
“These events with our partner organisations are designed to give residents a helping hand in a very competitive job market.
“Whether they are looking for their first job or returning to work, we aim to provide the right help and advice.
“I strongly encourage residents to come along to one of the employment and training fairs and discover more about the opportunities on offer to them.”
To book a place at the fair, or for more information about apprenticeships, telephone phone Deborah Beckford on 020 8359 5307 or email firstname.lastname@example.org