Brighton & Hove City Skills and Employment Fair Employers

Level 1

Stand No.1 Border Force

Border Force is the part of the Home Office responsible for the security of the UK border, 24 hours a day, 365 days a year, by enforcing immigration and customs regulations. We recruit for various roles throughout the year, however, our next large campaign for Border Force Officers and Apprentices will likely be in September 2023.

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Stand No.2 The British Army

The British Army protects the United Kingdom’s interests at home and abroad, providing a safe and secure environment in which all British citizens can live and prosper. As the Army becomes more advanced, technology will help us to do incredible things. But nothing can do what a soldier can do. The Army of the future still needs you.

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Stand No.3 Military Preparation College for Training – MPCT


MPCT is a unique training college that helps 16–25-year-olds develop their fitness, vocational qualifications, and employability skills. It then supports them with moving on to their chosen career path.
Gain a Level 2 or 3 qualification whilst improving your fitness, 50% of the course is physical training. Learners can start and leave at any point of the year.

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Stand No.4 Royal Air Force

Why work for the RAF?

  • Competitive pay and pension.
  • Training and life-long learning.
  • Six weeks paid leave and public holidays.
  • Free medical and dental care plus subsided food and accommodation.
  • Free gym and sports facilities with adventurous training opportunities.

We currently have 62 roles to choose from, from entry level to graduate level, with 23 that come with RAF apprenticeships rated Outstanding by Ofsted.

Stand No.5 Brighton and Hove Buses

We are looking for people to join our team of brilliant people. We have positions available today with superb opportunities for career progression, excellent pay and benefits. We even pay for your training if you’re new to bus driving.

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Stand No.6 Trust for Developing Communities (TDC) & Multicultural Employability Support Hub (MESH)

TDC is a charity, focused on tackling inequality in Brighton and Hove and our MESH project supports people from ethnically diverse backgrounds to progress towards and into employment. We offer free information, advice, and support to gain confidence, move into work, access training, find a volunteer role, get work experience, improve your English, increase your financial skills, develop your digital skills, receive financial help with courses, childcare, and travel costs.

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Stand No.7 Twin Employment and Training

We help jobseekers and employers with employment and training. We match jobseekers to employers and vice versa, creating the perfect partnership and an effective employment solution. If you are a jobseeker, we aim to change your life through work and training opportunities, no matter what your background, educational level, previous experience or personal goals are. As an employer, we aim to fulfil your training and recruitment problems, providing effective solutions with advice and support.

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Stand No.8 Making a Difference Service

If you are unemployed, we can work with you 1-2-1 to help you explore work or training options or achieve specific career goals. Our appointments are personalised to you and can include CV creation, job search advice, confidence building, interview skills and more. All sessions are free, and we have a flexible fund available that may help cover the cost of travel to interviews or help parents to cover childcare costs during the programme.

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Stand No.9 National Careers Service

The National Careers Service is provided free-of-charge to all adults. Our careers support and advice can be provided face-to-face, via webchat, or over the telephone. For more information visit the National Careers website, contact the National Careers helpline on 0800 100 900 or visit our website to speak to an advisor on webchat.

Stand No.10 National Numeracy

National Numeracy’s vision is to empower adults to feel confident with everyday maths so they can get on in life. Feeling confident with numbers helps in every job. From measuring building materials, mixing hair dye, checking invoices or filling timesheets: number skills are essential. National Numeracy’s free resources will help you gain the number confidence and skills to succeed at work.

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Stand No.11 Prince’s Trust

The Prince’s Trust is a youth charity supporting young people aged 16-30 into careers in their chosen sector. With courses in Enterprise (setting up your own business), Health & Social Care, Creative Sectors, Retail and Hospitality, alongside access to financial aid and 1-2-1 mentoring, we aim to equip you with the knowledge and skills needed to launch your career!

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Stand No.12 Aldridge Adult Learning (AAL)

AAL offers Skills for Life courses (English, Maths, ESOL, and Digital Skills) along with a range of vocational specialisms such as Teaching Support in Schools & Colleges and Health & Social Care. We provide opportunities from entry level to Level 3 (with our Access to University courses in Health and Social Care, Social Science and Nursing). We also offer apprenticeships, with a track record of success in Learning Support apprenticeships.

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Stand No.13  Brighton and Hove City Council – Adult Education Hub

The Adult Education Hub gives you the opportunity to learn new skills and improve your career options. We offer a wide range of classes and workshops including courses in work and employability skills, pre-employment training for specific city industries, English, Maths and English for Speakers of Other Languages (ESOL), wellbeing and personal development.

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Stand No.14 – Functional Skills UK

We are an independent Brighton based training provider. We provide a wide range of flexible learning solutions, leading to qualifications, which can be completed online and face-to-face. Whether you are employed or unemployed, our aim is to help individuals develop their skills both in and out of the workplace.

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Stand No.15 Skills Training UK

STUK offer a range of free online courses, with flexible course schedules and one to ones: English (E3, L1, L2), Maths (E3, L1, L2), ICT Level 2 (MS package), Customer Service L1 and L2, Business Administration L1 and L2, Industrial Environmental Award L2, Preparing to Work in Health and Social Care L2, Dementia Awareness L2, Infection Prevention and Control L2, Team Leading Level 2, Management L3, Access to FE: Healthcare Professions L3.

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Stand No.16 WEA

Founded in 1903, the WEA brings adult education within reach of everyone who needs it. We have a great track record of helping people like you gain the skills and confidence they need for work. Best of all, most of our work skills courses are free. We’ve a course for everyone, why not join us today?

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Stand No. 17 Jobcentre Plus

We provide support to all working age people in receipt of prescribed benefit. This includes brokering Work Trials, Sector Based Work Academy Placements, Recruitment Days and Jobs Fairs with local and national employers. Providing tailored support via the Disability Confident scheme. Identifying receptive Conviction Friendly employers for bespoke events. Promotion of roles on our new platform to reach a wider audience.

Stand No. 18 Whitehead-Ross Education and Consulting (WREC)

We deliver a variety of high-quality skills-related programmes and social services provision. Our programmes include support for unemployed individuals to retrain and secure jobs, vocational training programmes, adult education and social services provision. We provide comprehensive support and tailored resources to help you re- enter the workforce or upskill in your current position.

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Stand No. 19 Sutton District Training /

Working successfully with young people in the South of England and surrounding areas for 24 years, we deliver a range of courses including Apprenticeships, English and Maths and ESOL. Our focus is to ensure that our students are supported to achieve and progress by undertaking courses which are suitable for their needs. Our training environments are both supportive and friendly. All our courses offer both extensive pastoral and CEIAG support.

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Stand No.20  Brighton Metropolitan College

The MET offers a comprehensive range of qualifications for 16-year-olds leaving school, including vocational courses and T Levels, full and part-time courses for adults, apprenticeships, professional qualifications and university degrees. Our staff work with students to equip them with the knowledge and skills they need to prepare them for the world of work – to encourage, support, and inspire them. The MET helps to build the self-belief, confidence and bravery our students need to meet and exceed their aspirations.

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Stand No. 21 Sussex & Surrey Institute of Technology

The Sussex and Surrey Institute of Technology (SSIoT) officially launches in September, enabling businesses to get the skills and talent they need to thrive, while supporting individuals to either launch or develop their careers. Our focus is to address higher levelskillsneedsin: Engineering&Manufacturing,DigitalTechnologies,Construction, Planning & The Built Environment, Sustainable Technologies & Practices.

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Stand No. 22 BACA

At BACA, our post-16 provision is unique – we offer a broad range of academic, vocational and technical qualifications that are combined with enrichment programmes and extensive employer collaboration. Our smaller group sizes provide you with the highest quality individual support, from a team that will get to know you as an individual with personal dreams and ambitions.

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Stand No.23 CMPD

CMDP, a Joint Venture between Costain and MWHT, have secured a further 5 years of work with Southern Water. We offer the opportunity to continue formal academic studies, working towards a recognised qualification, whilst working alongside highly skilled people, to help you develop and grow into the discipline of your choice. We recruit for a wide number of different apprenticeships (Level 2 to 7) from Administration and Finance to Civil Engineering. Competitive salary and great benefits packages are on offer.
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Stand No.24 Steve Willis Training

Steve Willis Training is a specialised Training Provider. We offer Gas and Electrical Engineering apprenticeships to applicants aged 16 or over. If you want to join the Plumbing and Heating or Electrical industry, our apprenticeships are the perfect option! We have over 22 years of experience and 60+ employers looking for apprentices! For more information email:

Stand No.25 TrAC

We are a flexi job apprenticeship agency, meaning that we employ the apprentice directly. We work with lots of different companies who become the host company and by us employing the apprentice, it means that if the host company doesn’t have enough work, the apprentice is still employed, and we will find an alternative Host Company.

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Stand No.26 BHCC – Maintenance

As a Local Authority and provider of social housing, BHCC are passionate about ensuring that skills gaps are met, and its diverse customer base is represented in its workforce. Recognised trade apprenticeships for electricians and property maintenance operatives are a great way to get started in the industry and provide a much-needed service to your local community.

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Stand No.27 Brighton College

Brighton college is a leading independent school for girls and boys aged 3-18. The college regularly achieves the best results of any co-educational school and was recently named ‘United Kingdom School of the Decade’ by The Sunday Times. Renowned for its focus on kindness, the school is proud to ensure every child is valued for who they are. Current roles include minibus driver, cleaning operative, heating and gas engineer and more.

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Stand No.28 Govia Thameslink (GTR)

GTR stands for Govia Thameslink Railway, and includes Southern Railway, Thameslink, Great Northern and Gatwick Express services. We are the UK’s largest train operating company, carrying out the UK’s largest-ever rail transformation project. Everyone in our team has an important role in delivering a great service to our customers, and to show them that we’re with them along their journey. We offer great career opportunities in Customer Services, HQ, Engineering and various apprenticeship programmes.

Stand No.29 Network Rail

Network Rail owns and operates most of Britain’s railway infrastructure, including 20,000 miles of track, 30,000 bridges and viaducts and thousands of signals, tunnels, level crossings and points. We also manage rail timetabling and operate 20 of the largest stations. Start a rewarding career with us, whether that’s joining our exciting apprenticeship or graduate schemes, working in our Engineering departments where we have an array of front-line roles, or projects opportunities.

Stand No.30 Shoreham Port

Being part of the Shoreham Port team means you will enjoy a diverse and dynamic working environment; no two days are the same! We offer a wide variety of exciting career opportunities including roles in our operations team as well as apprenticeships. For those interested in temporary work, Shoreham Port Solutions offers work assignments across a range of businesses at Shoreham Port.

Stand No.31 Randstad

The world’s largest HR Service provider, working internationally across a vast range of sectors. The Brighton office specifically focuses on the Construction Industry, providing Engineers, Site Managers, Quantity Surveyors etc on both a temp and perm basis to construction companies in the South East. We also supply construction companies with CSCS Labourers, Telehandlers, Painters, Carpenters, Plasterers etc.

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Stand No.32 BHCC – Youth Employability Service

Information, advice, and guidance for young people. Through one-to-one appointments, our Advisers can help with finding the right college course,apprenticeship, training or job. Eligibility: aged 16-18 (or 16-25 if you have an additional learning need, disability, or are a young carer/care leaver); not in education, employment or training; resident of Brighton & Hove.

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BHCC – Youth Employment Hub

Find opportunities, explore your options, plan for your future and reach your education, employment and training goals. The Youth Employment Hub is a resource for young adults aged 16 – 25 who live in Brighton & Hove. We support you to find opportunities, explore your options, help you to plan for your future and reach your education, employment and training goals.

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BHCC – Supported Employment Team

We provide help for people with autism or a learning disability to find and retain work. We help residents of Brighton & Hove who have autism, or a learning disability find and keep paid employment. By providing the right support, we can help develop job skills, look for paid or voluntary work, and overcome barriers to employment.

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Stand No.33 SCTP & Skills for Life – Unlock Your Potential / /

From Skills Bootcamps in Digital, Technical, Construction and Green Skills, that offer free and flexible short courses that can fast-track you to a job interview, to Free Courses for Jobs that can take you to your first Level 3 qualification in a range of sectors, including Health and Social Care, Accounting, and Construction. Come and speak with us about the training, support and advice on offer, to gain the skills you need for the job you want.

Level 2

Stand No.1 Lagoon Watersports

Lagoon Watersports is Brighton and Hove’s leading provider in watersports. We host a variety of activities and boast fantastic teaching resources and coaches. We have several courses to introduce you to sports, through to a full instructor development programme and a partnered college course with Newman College. No matter what it is you want to achieve, we have something for everyone. We are also currently recruiting for Sailing and Windsurfing Instructors to join our team.

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Stand No.2 The Grand Hotel

The Grand Hotel Brighton, we are the name drop everyone wants to make! We are the original palace by the sea. And if we’re not on your bucket list already, you should make some space on it. Whether you have years of hotel-experience, other relevant customer-service skills, or are looking for a foot in the door, there are opportunities for all.

Stand No.3 JACE Training

JACE Training has been a pioneer in the field of education and training for over 40 years. Offering apprenticeships and pre-apprenticeship training in a range of vocations. JACE can offer small class sizes, so you get more one-to-one time with your tutor, blended learning through workshops and online sessions, flexible start dates and dedicated tutors to support you through your programme.

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Stand No.4 East Sussex College Group

ESCG offers a wide range of apprenticeships and work with over 1000 employers, providing education and training from foundation to degree level. We work collaboratively with employers in delivering the job training and qualifications that apprentices need to complete their learning programme, we hold regular apprentice information sessions, and give advice and guidance on employability. We also offer a range of employability courses including a Pre-Apprenticeship programme for 16-18 year olds, including English and Maths, employability skills and a work placement.

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Stand No.6 Paragon Skills

Paragon Skills is an award-winning, national apprenticeship provider, inspiring over 7,000 learners annually and working with over 2000 businesses. We offer a range of apprenticeship courses, particularly specialising in the Care and Childcare sectors. Our courses range from Level 2 up to Level 5. Alongside Care, we also operate in Leadership/Management, Accounting and more.

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Stand No.7 University of Sussex

University of Sussex offers high quality Undergraduate and Postgraduate courses in Social Work, Childhood Studies and Teacher Training & Education giving you the opportunity to make a real difference to the life outcomes of children and young people or vulnerable adults whilst building or developing your career. Working with a diverse range of organisations, colleagues and communities, the professionals educated on our programmes can have lasting positive impacts during their careers.

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Stand No.8 Rewards Training

Rewards Training Recruitment Consultancy is a leading, family-run, training provider, committed to delivering the best quality learning provision for over 30 years. Apprenticeships are funded opportunities for learners of all ages to gain a nationally recognised qualification whilst in paid employment. We offer 1-2-1 training in: Business, Leadership & Management, Customer Service, Hairdressing/Barbering, Health and Social Care Work, Hospitality and Catering apprenticeships.

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Stand No.9 University of Brighton

The University of Brighton offers a diverse range of apprenticeships, providing you with the opportunity to gain experience and qualifications, all while being paid. Working with employers, we offer apprenticeships in Business, Management, Construction, Engineering, Health, Science and more. These apprenticeship programmes aim to equip you with the skills and knowledge necessary to succeed in your chosen industry.

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Stand No.11 BHCC – Apprenticeships

BHCC is proud to offer a range of apprenticeships throughout the year, in many areas and levels, reflecting the services we offer across the city such as: Care, Housing, Accounting, Town Planning, Business Administration and many more. We also run many pre-employment options, across the council departments.

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Stand No.12 BHCC – Recruitment

BHCC provides a range of public services that make a difference to the communities we serve, including education, transport, planning, social care, libraries, waste management and trading standards. Our customers are at the heart of everything we do, and we are committed to being a good place to work so that we can do the best for the city. We need a skilled, creative and diverse workforce that reflects our communities and our values.

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Stand No.13 BN1 Arts

Based in central Brighton, BN1 Arts offer a range of vocational training programmes in Music and the Creative & Performing Arts. The curriculum is designed and delivered by industry professionals to give young people the skills and qualifications they need for success in Higher Education, and the Creative Industries. BN1 Arts is the gateway to the Music and Creative and Performing Arts Industries, join us and start your career as a professional.

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Stand No.14 Wired Sussex

Wired Sussex is the voice of the tech, digital and media sectors in Sussex. A not-for-profit, we seek to to support, guide and connect businesses and freelancers to innovate and prosper. We connect job seekers to dynamic companies through our comprehensive jobs board. With a reputation for providing qualified and specific applicants to our members, jobseekers applying through our jobs board, receive more attention than those who go through general channels.

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Stand No. 15 Good Space

Good Space is a unique platform for supporting creative and inclusive volunteering opportunities in arts, heritage, and sports organisations. We work with partners across Sussex to offer a wide range of opportunities – everything from front-of-house to backroom or outdoors roles. You’ll earn digital badges that reveal the skills, abilities and learning involved to show potential employers what you can do.

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Stand No.16 DV8 Sussex

Dv8 Sussex is 16-18 specialist creative digital college which provides vocational courses in Creative Digital Media, Music Production and Performance and Games Development with Esports. Our tutors are creative specialists from industry, so our courses remain relevant to the workplace. We have made a commitment to small class sizes and aim to have between 12–15 in a class which makes for a very supportive learning environment.We also currently have a number of live job vacancies available to join Dv8 Sussex in both teaching and support roles.

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Stand No. 17 Creative Process Digital

Creative Process Digital offers apprenticeships and free short training courses for anyone wanting to enter the digital and creative sectors, or who want to take their business ideas online. We provide exceptional training programmes delivered by expert tutors, using the latest industry standard software and hardware. Creative Process gives you the opportunity to learn directly from experts who continue to work in the Creative and Digital sectors, while accessing the latest hardware and software.

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Stand No.18 Plumpton College

Plumpton College is a specialist training provider for the land, environment, animal science and food & drink production sectors with a campus in the heart of the South Downs. We offer a variety of courses from 14-16, 16-18, degree, masters, part-time and apprenticeships across 15 core subject areas which include Horticulture, Wine, Bakery, Butchery, Vet Nursing, Agriculture, Forestry, Equine Management and Engineering.

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Stand No.19 Clearline Recruitment

Clearline Recruitment specialise in connecting exceptional talent with top-notch companies across various industries. With our extensive network and in-depth understanding of the job market, we are committed to finding the perfect match for both candidates and employers. With our commitment to excellence, personalised approach, and vast network, we are confident in our ability to deliver outstanding results for all your recruitment needs. Current vacancies include Marketing, Sales, Retail, Office roles and more!

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Stand No.19 Next Steps Apprenticeships

Next Step Apprenticeships offers a wide range of exciting vacancies for aspiring professionals. Our apprenticeship programs provide hands-on training and mentorship in various industries, including IT, Childcare, Business Administration, Hospitality, Digital Marketing, and more. Whether you’re looking to kickstart your career or gain new skills, our diverse vacancies offer valuable opportunities to learn and grow. Join us and take the next step towards a successful future.

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Stand No.20 Prestige Nursing and Care

We offer a full variety of work from domestic all the way up to caring for individuals with complex needs. All training is provided by our in-house staff of nurses and trainers. The opportunity to learn more about care whilst working with our diverse clientele.

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Stand No.21 RMBI

RMBI Care Co. is part of the Masonic Charitable Foundation (MCF). Funded entirely through the generosity of Freemasons, their friends and families, the MCF builds better lives by encouraging opportunity, promoting independence and improving wellbeing for residents. At RMBI Care Co. we aim to deliver professional and individual care services for our residents, which make a real difference to everyday lives.

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Stand No.22 Achieve Together

Achieve Together is one of the UK’s leading providers of support for people with learning disabilities, autism, deafness, hearing loss and associated complex needs. We strive to support, inspire and shape the lives of the people we support, by offering specific care tailored to each person’s needs. As a Support Worker, you’ll deliver excellent care, celebrate achievements, encourage fun and creativity and engage directly with our wider community.

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Stand No.23 Agincare

Agincare is a family-owned care provider that values its employees by providing them with as much training and development as they desire. We provide fully funded learning and development to all our team members from Level 2 all the way up to Level 5!

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Stand No. 24 Apex Prime Care

Apex Prime Care brings 20 years of care and experience to clients in the comfort of their own homes. We deliver care when, where and how they wish to receive it. As an employer we can offer you guaranteed hours, competitive pay, an encouraging team, and support to complete further training and NVQ’s. Earn whilst you learn and become the best version of yourself!

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Stand No.25 Better Healthcare Services

Better Healthcare Services, part of the Sonderwell Group, are currently recruiting healthcare workers to provide support to adults with a range of different diagnoses and disabilities in the community. The shift patterns we have are from: 7am to 2pm and/or 4pm to 10pm or 12 hours shifts day/or nights. We have full and part-time hours available. The locations where we provide care are Brighton, Hove, Peacehaven and Worthing. We have driving and walking vacancies available.

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Stand No.26 BHCC– Early Years Education and Childcare

We are recruiting Apprentices, Practitioners, Early Years Teachers, Managers, Bank Staff – full time and part-time. High quality childcare, play opportunities and early education are crucial for young children to get the best possible start in life. We are committed
to developing a professional workforce made up of high-quality staff, from all backgrounds to reflect the diversity of our city. We will provide advice about the types of jobs available, qualification routes and career progression.

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Stand No.27 Care 4 You

At Care 4 You homecare, we provide person centred care to vulnerable individuals over the age of 18. This is to assist them with living as independent as possible. We assist with personal care routines, meal prep, fluids, medication and domestic tasks. We are recruiting care workers – training is provided with ongoing refresher courses. We also offer NVQ diplomas which can be completed alongside working.

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Stand No. 28 Coastal Homecare

We are looking for kind, respectful, caring people who want to make a difference to the lives of others in our Home Care Service. Examples of what our clients may need your support with include: light cleaning, laundry, shopping, meal preparation, medication, personal care (including help to get dressed, washing and bathing), medical appointments, and social activities.

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Stand No.29 Grace Eyre

Grace Eyre is a charity supporting people with learning disabilities and autism across Brighton & Hove and Sussex. We work with, and are led by people with learning disabilities to provide support, activities, employment and access to quality housing, all within their local community. We are currently looking for Support Workers to join our already established team in Brighton and Hove.

Stand No.30 Home Instead

Home Instead Brighton, Hove and Shoreham are looking for kind and compassionate individuals to join our outstanding team of Care Professionals. We provide help at home, companionship and personal care to older people, so they can stay living at home for longer, where they feel most comfortable. Apply today and start a meaningful career with Home Instead!

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Stand No.31 Southdown

We offer a range of support for people experiencing mental health challenges, people who are at risk of homelessness, and people with physical or learning disabilities across Sussex. We also provide affordable, supported housing. We pride ourselves on having a hard-working, diverse workforce, and a friendly and respectful culture.

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Stand No.32 Sussex Health and Care (NHS)

Sussex Health and Care Integrated Care System (ICS) is made up of health and care organisations across Sussex, that offer diverse job opportunities. Job opportunities range from Nurses, Psychologists, Radiologists, and Healthcare Scientists, to non-clinical roles in Business Administration, Finance, Facilities, Human Resources, IT, and Procurement. Examples of apprenticeships include the nursing associate apprenticeship and the registered nursing degree apprenticeship.

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Stand No. 33 Martlets Hospice

Martlets is a local charity, providing life-changing hospice care to people affected by terminal illness in Brighton and Hove, and surrounding areas. Volunteers do a variety of essential roles from sorting donations to serving refreshments to our patients. Whatever your experience and skills, we’ll help you find a volunteer role that suits you. As part of #TeamMartlets, you’ll play a crucial part in keeping your local hospice caring.

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Stand No.34 Neonatal Network South East

Within the South East region, there are two neonatal operational delivery networks, Thames Valley and Wessex, and Kent, Surrey and Sussex, consisting of 27 provider neonatal units. Both networks are overseen by their respective senior management team. Being a neonatal nurse or therapist is rewarding, challenging, demanding, all- consuming AND a privilege. ‘Could You?’

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