Gearing up for the 7th Tendring Jobs & Careers Fair

Tuesday, 3 September, 2019

Tendring District Council and The Department for Work & Pensions (DWP) has teamed up again this year to bring job hunters and employers together at the annual Tendring Jobs and Careers Fair. The event takes place Tuesday 1 October 2019 between 10am - 4pm at the Princes Theatre, Clacton on Sea, and is proudly sponsored by Affinity Water, Park Resorts, Rose Builders, Surya Foods & Surya Hotels.

Over 55 stands holders will be exhibiting at the Jobs Fair, from both local and national employers and a wide range of career & training opportunities will be available. Organisations from a variety of industries will be on the lookout for potential employees. Some of the exhibitors include: Stansted Airport

Anglian Water, BT Martlesham, Sainsbury’s, Alstons, Dura Composites,

Surya Hotels & Surya Foods, Lifehouse Spa & Hotel, The Armed forces, Essex University and Colchester Institute.

New for this year is the ‘Hands on Skills Activities’ area in The Marquee. This area will include a whole range of activities for visitors to try including bricklaying, carpentry, ‘mock cocktail’ making, hand massage techniques - to name just a few.

Councillor Mary Newton, Cabinet Member for Business and Economic Growth said: “We are delighted to build on the success of previous years, attracting several new businesses which are exhibiting for the first time this year. There will be some great career opportunities available, so I’d encourage anyone wanting a new job, a change in career or are returning to work to attend – and its free to all to attend.”

Kate Bloom, Customer Service Leader for Colchester, Clacton and Harwich Jobcenters said: “DWP are proud to be working in partnership with TDC, supporting the local community and engaging with local employers to help enhance the working lives of Tendring residents”.

Need a lift? Courtesy buses from Dovercourt, Harwich & Jaywick Sands are also provided. To reserve your bus place contact Job Centre Plus on 01255 234129 for Jaywick Sands and 01255 206724 for Dovercourt & Harwich.

Businesses can still advertise their vacancies free of charge on the day on the jobs board, even if they are not exhibiting. Please email to take up this offer.

Keep up to date with the latest job fair news and hear from some of the businesses at

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The Jobs and Career Fair is part of the inaugural TENDRING4GROWTH Business Week, a week-long events programme from 30th September to 4th October, to inspire and support businesses in the Tendring district.

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Last updated on: 05/09/2019 - 09:39