Newham

Get your foot on the career ladder with a job in adult social care

20 March 2015 in Events and Health
Newham Council will be hosting an adult social care careers fair aimed at residents looking to work in the health and social care sector.
The fair aims to match local people to live vacancies and promote a wide range of careers in Adult Social Care. The fair has been organised with support from Newham College of Further Education, Workplace and Job Centre Plus.

Confirmed employers already include, Workplace, East Thames, London Care, Allied Health Care, Vibrance and Eastway Care.

There will be over 50 jobs available on the day with opportunities ranging from apprenticeships, support worker roles, personal assistants and managerial positions. There will be 30 employers and training providers offering qualifications in health and social care, part time jobs and the chance to gain valuable and relevant work experience. 

The health and social care sector is currently a growth area employing almost four million people. This is an opportunity for residents of the borough who are of a working age to learn more about adult social care, talk to local care providers, learn about courses from local colleges and attend workshops on the day.

The fair will take place at The Old Town Hall, Stratford on Thursday 9 April from 10 – 4pm.

Cllr Clive Furness, mayoral adviser for adults and health said: “It’s fantastic to see that so many employers have signed up to attend the fair. It’s a great opportunity for Newham residents to receive professional advice and to meet real employers face-to-face.

“Many people are not aware of the wide range of career opportunities within social care and the positive impact that these professions have on the lives of others. So if you or anyone you might know are looking for a new job, or education or training opportunity, and need some help with choosing which path to go down, make sure you attend this fair.”