Job seekers looking for a career where they can make a real difference to the local community are being invited to the borough’s first ever joint public sector jobs fair at Gateshead Stadium on Wednesday, 8 March.
In this partnership event, Gateshead Health NHS Foundation Trust, Gateshead Council and Gateshead College have come together to showcase the jobs and career opportunities available across the three organisations.
Anyone who wants to get back into work after a break, is looking for their first ever job after education or who wants to pursue a more rewarding career is invited to consider a role in the local public sector.
The free event provides an opportunity to discover the range of roles on offer and talk to professionals from across public sector services, including Social Care, Health, Nursing, Business Administration, Customer Services, Education, Construction, Facilities Management, Legal Services, Housing, Finance, Human Resources, IT and more.
Gateshead Health, The Council and College will also provide information about the benefits of working within a public sector organisation, such as a competitive pension scheme, generous annual leave entitlement, flexible working hours and career development.
Lisa Crichton-Jones, Director of People and Organisational Development at Gateshead Health NHS Foundation Trust said: “Gateshead Health is delighted to take part in this joint recruitment event. We care passionately about our staff and this is a great opportunity to explore the many career paths that are available, such as nursing, physiotherapy, project management, apprenticeships, and administration to name a few. Our recruitment team will be there on the day to interview, chat, and answer questions. We believe the people who work at Gateshead make the difference between good care and excellent care.
“The event is open to anyone with a range of skills and experience. We look forward to seeing you there.”
Councillor Malcom Brain, Cabinet Member for Economy at Gateshead Council, said: “It’s never been a more exciting time to join a public sector organisation in Gateshead.
“With more demand for roles that allow for flexible working than ever, a career to support your local community while enjoying the perks of public sector careers could be for you.
“We will have colleagues on hand to provide advice and information about current job opportunities, and you could even have an interview on the day. You will also be able to register for job alerts and develop your CV, as well as find information on alternative routes into public sector roles, such as courses, apprenticeships and placements.
“The event is open to anyone interested in being a part of our great organisations, who really care about the people who work for them.”
Attendance to the event on Wednesday 8 March at Gateshead Stadium from 4pm until 8pm is free for anyone interested.
Pre-registration is not required. Free tickets are available online at Gateshead Jobs Fair Tickets | Eventbrite