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Skills & Jobs Fairs 

In partnership with the Department of Work & Pensions, Dover District Council is committed to providing Jobs Fairs across the district to showcase the wide range of jobs and training opportunities on offer. Below is a list of past and upcoming events. 

  • Dover's Big Skills & Jobs Fair - Dover Cruse Terminal - 10am-2.30pm - 12th October 2023 
  • Deal Skills & Jobs Fair - Landmark Centre - 12pm-4pm - 14th March 2023 
  • Aylesham Advance To Work Jobs Fair - Aylesham workshop Trust - 10am-1pm - 1st December 2022
  • Dover's Big Skills & Jobs Fair - Dover Cruse Terminal - 10am-3pm - 18th October 2022

 

Have a look at our most recent Skills & Jobs Fair

Current Projects 

Roots 2 Work

(August 2023 - August 2024) 

The Roots 2 Work project is a free unique programme that provided support to people aged 50+ who live within the Dover District and are looking for employment and/or support and advice to increase their employability and skills. The scheme launched in August 2023, and will be running for one year. 

To find out more, contact the Roots 2 Work team on Roots2work@dover.gov.uk

 

Dover Job Centre Plus 

At the Job Centre, you can find your local job centre offices in and around the Dover Distrcit. Your local job centre can administer claims Jobseeker's Allowance, Incapacity Benefit, Employment and Support Allowance and Income Support.

72-75 Maison Dieu
Dover
Kent
United Kingdom
CT16 1NN

Telephone: 0800 328 5644
Textphone: 0845 608 8551

Dover Jobcentre: 0800 169 0190

New Benefit Claims: 0800 055 6688

Existing Benefit Claims: 0800 169 0310

Cancel or change a jobcentre appointment: login to your Universal Credit account

Universal Credit: 0800 328 5644

 

Looking for a job?

When it comes to job seeking, there are a number of website to consider looking for work. Click here to access a useful blog by 'The Balence' on the 9 Best Job Search Websites of 2024.

If you're interested in working for Dover Distirct Council, click here to access what roles are currently availible.