Employ Wandsworth this week

Published: Wednesday, April 24, 2019

Wandsworth’s largest jobs and skills event, Employ Wandsworth 2019, returns to the town hall this Friday (April 26).

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Meet dozens of companies from multiple sectors offering a wide range of job opportunities to suit all levels.


The free event, organised by Wandsworth Council’s Work Match team, is aimed at people who live in Wandsworth who want to work closer to home, are returning to work, who want to step up a level or who need help finding the right career.

Visitors will be able to find out about local job opportunities, talk face-to-face with potential employers and can get expert advice from Google Digital Garage on CV development, building a personal brand online and self-promotion skills. For those interested in starting up their own business, there will be business startup and enterprise support from Metro Bank.

There will also be a range of live, interactive skills demonstrations showcasing sector skills from industry experts. Exclusive to Employ Wandsworth 2019, learn about the skills needed to become a barista from South Thames College, creative floristry with Moyses Stevens, hair design from Paul Edmonds and construction skills with PHD Modular Access Services.

Last year’s around a thousand people turned up and this year’s event is expected to be even bigger, with 49 exhibiting businesses on the day. Registration is now closed, but you can just turn up on the day. 

Work Match is a free employment support, skills and jobs brokerage, exclusively for Wandsworth residents which matches up people seeking jobs, training and apprenticeships with local vacancies.  The Work Match team also offers coaching in the run up to interviews, pre-employment training, guidance with applications, and help to build confidence. So far it’s helped more than 1100 Wandsworth residents into work.

If you can’t make it to Employ Wandsworth, contact the team directly on 020 8871 5191 or email your CV to wandsworthworkmatch@wandsworth.gov.uk

You can find more information about Wandsworth Work Match, and find a full list of vacancies on their website.