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The Job Show™ North East takes place on Thursday 29 September with over 1,000 jobs and Apprenticeships - register your company now.

Final preparations for The Job Show™ North East sponsored by Barclays continue, as recruiters from organisations around the region prepare to showcase their recruitment drive with over 1,000 jobs and apprenticeships all under one roof.

The nationally acclaimed job show offers quality face-to-face recruitment and careers opportunities from local and world leading organisations.  The event will take place at The Stadium of Light, Sunderland AFC on Thursday, 29th September 2016 and is free-to-attend.  Councillor Trueman, Deputy Leader of Sunderland City Council, along with The Mayor of Sunderland Cllr Alan Emerson will be launching the event which commences from 10:30 untill 3pm.

Recruiters taking part will present over a  1,000 jobs in all types of sectors as well as a dedicated Training and Apprenticeship Centre supported by MAKE it Sunderland - the centre will offer a range of Training and Apprenticeship opportunities for young people as well as adult education to help get those seeking employment back to work.

Councillor Paul Watson, leader of Sunderland City Council, said: “We are delighted to support an event that we are sure will help match hundreds of people in the city – and from the wider region – with rewarding roles with some of the fantastic businesses we have in Sunderland.

“Skilled people are the main driver of successful businesses and dedicated, flexible and skilled people is what we are known for in the North East.  However, what is just as important is that we do what we can to develop the next generation of talented people, so we are particularly pleased to support the Training and Apprenticeship Centre, which will help young people in Sunderland find a pathway to training that will help them shine.”

Vacancies include: Inbound/Outbound Call Advisors, Team Leaders, Customer Service Advisors, Operations Managers, Self Employed Couriers, Drivers, Registered Nurses, Self Employed Sales Consultants, Loan Agents, Production Operatives, Packing Assistants, Development Technologies, Retail, Adoption and Fostering, and Customer Services.

Various apprenticeships in:  IT, Customer Service, Business Admin, Construction along with a CV workshop and much, much more.

Exhibitors include: Barclays, Make it Sunderland, Hermes, Go North East, Fusion Contact Centre, City Hospitals Sunderland, Auxillis, Provident Financial Group, Opsec Security, Convergys, Barnardos, Key Training, Princes Trust, Springboard, The Learning Curve, Job Centre Plus, National Careers Service to name a few.

Victoria Clarke, Director of The Job Show™ said  “We are thrilled to be launching in The North East, once again a big thank you to our headline Sponsor Barclays, MAKE it Sunderland and ALL our exhibitors taking part. As our strapline says we have the perfect platform to ‘unite talent with opportunity’ and are confident we have something for everyone – over 400 people in the North East have already registered online to attend so if you are looking to improve your prospects, train for a new career, or if you are a young person seeking apprenticeships or just simply want to get back into work just come along on the day and come face-to-face with exhibitors just waiting to meet you.”

For further information, please visit our website where you can register to attend. Alternatively, if you represent a company and are interested in booking a stand please contact Victoria on 01733 555717 or e-mail