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Newport to host jobs and career support fair

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A free careers and job fair will be held on Wednesday 20 September, providing vital employability support for school and college leavers, job seekers and career changers.

Your Future Careers Fair will take place in the upstairs area of Newport Market between 12pm and 3pm.

It has been organised by Working Wales, (delivered by Careers Wales), Newport City Council’s Communities for Work Plus (CfW+) team and the Department for Work and Pensions (DWP).

Free to attend, anyone aged 16+ can come along on the day to access careers advice and guidance.

The event will highlight the wide range of options available including information on training opportunities and apprenticeship as well as practical help to get work ready.

There will also be an opportunity to meet local training providers and engage with employers and chat about current vacancies.

*In addition to the organisers, those attending include:

  • People Plus
  • ITEC
  • Aspirations Training
  • Newport Youth Association
  • Newport Youth Service
  • Accent on education
  • Newport and District Group Training Association
  • Motivational Preparation College for Training (MPCT)
  • Welsh Ambulance
  • Gwent Police
  • Royal Welsh Guards
  • NHS Shared Services Partnership
  • Aneurin Bevan University Health Board
  • Transport For Wales
  • Blue Cross
  • Tesco
  • Lidl
  • Willmott Dixon
  • Lovells
  • The Celtic Manor
  • Premier Inn
  • Acorn
  • Newport/Cardiff CB Civil Services
  • We Care Wales
  • AbiCare
  • Corps Security
  • 1st Impressions

Councillor Jane Mudd, leader of Newport City Council, said: “This is a great opportunity for residents who are looking for work or training to pop along and chat to employers and other experts about the opportunities that are available.

“I would like to thank our partners for working with us to pull together this key event in a great location and the business and other organisations who are attending.”