Next Wednesday (October 23) Wandsworth Council will host the first in a series of jobs fairs offering local unemployed people access to a range of new employment, training and apprenticeship opportunities.

The first job fair will be on the Patmore Estate in Nine Elms, Battersea. It will bring together more than 25 local businesses, training providers and community organisations, as well as developers and construction companies from nearby investment sites.

Aspiration Job Fair, Battersea

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When: Wednesday 23 October, 12pm – 6pm

Where: Yvonne Carr Centre, 2 Thessaly Road, Patmore Estate, Battersea SW8 4HT

Get specialist career advice from Wandsworth Work Match – the team can match you up with current vacancies that meet your aspirations.

  • Meet employers face-to-face including Nine Elms developers, major retailers, Wandsworth Council and many more.
  • Meet local colleges, training providers and community organisations which provide free training and support to help you get job-ready.
  • Take part in free workshops on effective C.V writing, interview skill and working for local government. Space is limited so visit so sign up in advance using the workshop registration form.
  • There is also advice from Wandsworth Council and on how to start up your own business including how to access a start-up loan.