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Rhondda Cynon Taff County Borough Council

02/28/2019 | Press release | Distributed by Public on 02/28/2019 11:21

Find jobs, apprenticeships and more at Jobs Fair

Rhondda Cynon Taf Council is once again hosting its incredibly successful and ever popular Jobs Fair. With a huge range of prospective employers on hand, and looking to hire, you could find the perfect job for you!

Those looking for employment, wanting to take their career to the next level, or interested in furthering their learning can find out more at Rhondda Cynon Taf Council's Jobs Fair next month.

The free event, at Sobell Leisure Centre in Aberdare from 10am - 6pm on Wednesday 6th March is the latest in a series of popular initiatives being delivered by the Council to ensure residents of all ages get the employment, education and training advice and support they need.

Previous events have attracted over 1,000 visitors on the day and it is expected the Jobs Fair on 6th March will be even more popular, offering representatives from a wide range of organisations and businesses who want to share their job and training opportunities.

The event will also include workshops on key issues such as job interviews and application form completion tips, developing a career in social care and information sessions on apprenticeships including; qualification frameworks, entry criteria, sectors and job roles.

At the Jobs Fair there will be a chance to meet the award-winning Employment, Education and Training Team that coordinates the Apprenticeship and Graduate programme for RCT Council and find about when recruitment begins in 2019.

View our frequently asked questions for 2019 jobs fair.

Cllr Maureen Webber, Deputy Leader of Rhondda Cynon Taf Council, said:

'Our approach to employment, education and training has secured national acclaim, which even led to the Council winning the Macro-Employer of the Year Award at the Apprenticeship Awards Cymru 2018. The Careers Fair will showcase the opportunities on offer for our residents, regardless of age, career interest or experience.

'It also allows us to engage with visitors on the services we currently deliver and what more they would like to see.

'We prepare young people in the classroom for work, with top class work experience and vocational learning. Our Graduate scheme and award-winning Apprenticeships help people every year and we also have bespoke employment and training to help care-leavers prepare for independent living.

'When you combine such a far-reaching approach from the Council, RCT's largest employer, with the opportunities presented by our partner agencies and private sector businesses, this is an event not to be missed.'

Other employers, training and education providers that will be on hand throughout the day include:

  • Abacare
  • BAM Nuttall
  • Barratt Homes
  • Care Cymru
  • Connect Assist
  • Cottam and Brookes Engineering Ltd
  • Cwm Taf University Health Board
  • Drive
  • EE
  • GE
  • Hazelwood Carpentry
  • HMRC
  • Mears
  • Transport for wales
  • Heritage Park Hotel
  • Chwarae Teg
  • Play Sports
  • Network 75
  • Philtronics
  • Principality
  • Radis Care
  • RCT Council
  • Royal Navy
  • SAM Drylining
  • South Wales Fire Service
  • South Wales Police
  • Tectonic
  • Trivallis
  • Welsh Water
  • Yprentis
  • Royal Air Force
  • Rubicon
  • Avon
  • Capgemini

Rhondda Cynon Taf Council Jobs Fair will be at Sobell Leisure Centre, Wednesday 6th March 2019, 10am - 6pm. For further information please email: [email protected] or visit our whats on page.

Posted on Thursday 28th February 2019