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Each year we support around 1,000 Londoners into employment through our employment and training programme and events. Find out about this year's Job Fair

Hundreds of jobs will be on offer at our fifth annual Job Fair, aimed at all unemployed Londoners.

When: Tuesday 16 June
When: Between 9.30am and 4pm
Where: Islington Assembly Hall, Upper Street, Islington, N1 2UD.

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Organisations attending

Thirty organisations will be attending this year's fair. They'll be offering a number of jobs and apprenticeships in construction, retail, domiciliary and healthcare, administration, hospitality, catering, IT, security and leisure.

These organisations include Peabody, Higgins Construction, GLL, Greggs, Interserve, London Care, McDonalds and Mitie, as well as Crossrail, who will be trying to fill many of their current 300 vacancies.

Peabody's Chief Executive, Steve Howlett said:
"Our employment and training teams across London have a wealth of knowledge in building relationships with large organisations who are able to offer jobs to residents of London.  

Working together with a number of partners we are in the prime position to pool our resources and support both businesses and individuals to make sure the right candidate is recruited."

Pre-book priority entry
Last year’s Peabody Job Fair proved very popular with over 2,000 Londoner’s attending. This year we are offering job seekers the chance to pre-book priority entry between 9:30am and 11:30am. To register, please email jobfair2015@peabody.org.uk, otherwise you can just just turn up.

Peabody's Employment and Training programme

Interview techniques workshops

To complement the Peabody Job Fair, Peabody’s employment and training department will be offering Londoners the chance to brush up on their interview techniques and CV writing on Thursday 18 June, during Adult Learners Week (13–19 June);

  • 10am-12pm, Interview Techniques workshop, Bruce House Centre, Kemble Street, Holborn, WC2B 4AW
  • 10am-12pm, Interview techniques workshop, The Hugh Cubitt Centre, 48 Collier Street, King’s Cross N1 9QZ
  • 2am-4pm, CV workshop, The Pembury Centre, 183 Dalston Lane, Hackney E8 1HL
  • 2am-4pm, Interview Techniques workshop, Darwin Court, 1 Crail Row, Walworth, SE17 1AD

Email Employment.Training@peabody.org.uk for more information.