Deal Jobs and Skills Fair at Tides Leisure Centre on Wednesday 10 July

Deal Youth  Careers Jobs Fair

A jobs and skills fair, focusing on help, advice and careers information for young people, is coming to Tides Leisure Centre in Deal on Wednesday, 10 July 2024 from 11.30am-3pm.

Dover District Council, the Department for Work and Pensions (DWP), the East Kent College Group and Your Leisure are teaming up to showcase job opportunities across the district, along with apprenticeships, training, and college courses.

Over 20 local employers are expected to exhibit, and a programme of workshops will offer advice, including CV and application writing and other practical support. Job seekers could even leave with a job offer* on the spot with some employers offering interviews on the day.

The event is free to attend and open to all. Employers interested in exhibiting at the event should contact

Mike Davis, DDC Strategic Director for Corporate Resources, said: “We’re delighted to be bringing employers and potential employees together at Tides Leisure Centre. It’s a great opportunity for job seekers to meet local employers and hear about exciting jobs in the area.”

Maria Landers, Customer Service Leader, Dover and Canterbury Jobcentres, said: “We’ve had a terrific response from local employers. We’ll be providing a range of practical help to help get local people into work and for some they could even walk away on the day with a job offer!”

(*Job offers subject to the respective employers’ contractual procedures, references, etc).

Notes to editors:

Employers confirmed as attending the Jobs Fair so far include those listed below:

  • 2gether Support Solutions
  • Army   
  • Avenues Group
  • Beech Tree Total Care
  • Caremark
  • Dover District Council
  • English Heritage
  • LDC Care
  • McDonald’s
  • Migrant Help
  • Proactive Development
  • Royal Navy
  • TNB
  • Viking Maritime
  • With more to follow - follow DDC on Facebook, X and Instagram for updates. 
Posted on 21 June 2024

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