Sunderland Jobs Show brings 100s of vacancies to Stadium of Light

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More than 1,000 vacancies and apprenticeships will be on offer in Sunderland tomorrow.

The Job Show™ North East, sponsored by MAKE it Sunderland, will see employers and organisations from across the region showcase a range of opportunities.

The free event will take place at The Stadium of Light from 10.30am till 3pm.

Irene Lucas CBE, Chief Executive Sunderland City Council said: "We are proud to be supporting The Job Show and are looking forward to the new employment it will help to create for the city and region. It’s great to see so many Sunderland companies exhibiting at the event, showcasing the strength of the city’s thriving business sectors, and the opportunities they offer for exciting new careers."

For young people and adults seeking apprenticeships and training opportunities there will be a dedicated Training & Apprenticeship section supported by Newcastle College.

Head of Marketing and Communications for Newcastle College Rachel Nagel added: "As the one of largest FE College and apprenticeship providers in the North East we’re delighted to be sponsoring the training and apprentice category of The Job Show. It’s an ideal opportunity for us to support those interested in apprenticeships or those who want to train for a new career or get back into work and Iwould encourage everyone who attends to come to chat to us about how Newcastle College could help them achieve their career goal.”

Exhibitors include: Barclays, Go North East, Tesco Bank, Newcastle Building Society, Sunderland Home Care, Parseq, Zenith People, BGL Group, Auxillus, World Pay, Resq, EC Outsourcing, Station Taxis, Northern Gas and Power, Together for Children Sunderland – The Apprenticeship and Training Section include: Newcastle College, Sunderland College, Learning Curve, Rising Stars, The Princes Trust, Skills Logistics and Consultancy, Lomax Training, Foundation of Light and a CV workshop presented by The National Careers Service. Job Opportunities include: Customer Service Roles, Customer Sales Advisors , Chat Host Roles , Quality Compliance Managers, Team Manager Corporate Support, Healthcare Assistants, Care Support Workers, Foster Care, Self Employed Drivers, Bus Drivers IT Managers , Team Leaders, Operations Managers, and Admin Roles.

Victoria Clarke, Director of The Job Show™ went on to say: "We are thrilled with the response from exhibitors and visitor registrations from all over the North East –so if you are looking to improve your prospects, change your career, seeking apprenticeships or simply wanting to get back into work, we are sure there is something for everyone’."

For further information, visit the website where you can register to attend. Alternatively, if you represent a company and are interested in booking one of the very few remaining stands contact Sophia on 01733 555 717 or e-mail