St Helens Chamber to hold jobs and apprenticeships fair to connect local people with employment opportunities

18 Nov 2021


St Helens Chamber held another Jobs and Apprenticeship Fair, 25th  January 11am – 3pm at Mercure Hotel St Helens, for local jobseekers and young people looking to get into work in 2022.

With plenty of businesses recruiting in the area, this event helped to connect local people looking to start a new career in the new year with opportunities in a number of sectors.

The Chamber has strong local business connections, and some employers were also offering Apprenticeship opportunities to young people looking to start their careers.

Employers attending the event include:

  • McDonalds
  • Matalan
  • Subway (Sublime Stores)
  • Victorian Plumbing
  • National Careers Service
  • Apprenticeships Be More
  • Mersey Care NHS Trust
  • Optimum Education Resourcing
  • Torus Foundation
  • Citizens Advice St Helens
  • St Helens Chamber Apprenticeships
  • Care at Home Group
  • Alternative Futures Group
  • JOB Healthcare
  • Fostering Solutions
  • Wargrave House

As the National Careers Service for St Helens, St Helens Chamber’s qualified Careers Advisers were on hand during the event to give free and impartial careers advice. They also signed attendees up to a range of free short courses to add extra skills to their CV’s.

Mike Unsworth, Career Development Manager at St Helens Chamber, explained: “Plenty of local employers have come to us with vacancies they need to fill and there’s lots of opportunities for Apprentices looking to start their careers too.

“We hope that this jobs & apprenticeships fair has connected plenty of jobseekers with local employers.”

Exhibiting is free for local employers and includes lots of promotion in the marketing of the event, but places are limited at the next event.

If your business is planning a recruitment drive, they can contact to enquire about an employer table at a future event.

To book a place to attend the jobs fair or find out more, contact Starting Point on 01744 698800.