Twenty five employers have already been confirmed for next week’s Blackbird Leys Job Fair.
The employers – which include retail, security and construction firms - all have current vacancies and are looking to hire people from the Blackbird Leys area.
The job fair will take place at Blackbird Leys Community Centre in Blackbird Leys Road on Wednesday (11 November 2015) between 10am and 3pm.
The employers are: The Revival Company, Homegroup/Hays, the Army, New Recruits, Sainsbury’s, Bright Horizons, Champion, Clarkson Construction, CiviCare, Co-operative (Retail and Childcare), KFC, Momentum, Driver Hire, GraftonGB, G Force, AOS Security, Toys R Us, Oxford United FC Community Trust, Ruskin College, Workers' Educational Association (WEA), Oxford City Council (Direct Services, Parks/Green Spaces), Ladbrokes, Pathfinder, Willmott Dixon and Frontline Security.
Entrance to the job fair is free and there is no need to book. Refreshments will be provided and there will be a supervised children’s crèche.
The event has been organised by award-winning social enterprise and employment charity Aspire Oxford in partnership with Oxford City Council, Jobcentre Plus and Renaissance Coaching.
A similar job fair held in Barton earlier in the year was attended by more than 350 people.