Please note that there is an upcoming Job Show™ event in
Leicester on Thursday 4th April 2019

The Job Show™ Leicester
Thursday, 30th January 2014

Leicester Tigers Stadium
10:30 - 5:00pm

The Job Show™ Leicester – The Launch
A resounding success!

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Chris Gray, Sales Team Manager for Axa PPP healthcare said:
“A really good successful day for all of us, also very positive for our on going recruitment process”

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At AXA PPP healthcare our goal is for every member to enjoy the best health they can from the moment they join us. Driven by dedicated professionals our entire focus has been healthcare for over 70 years. With two million members worldwide, our members have an expert partner to manage their health. This dedication is the foundation of everything we do and drives our commitment to lead the way to better health.
Protecting our members extends to those who make AXA PPP healthcare what it is, our employees. Which is why we have we have been in the Sunday Times UK Top 25 ‘Best Big Companies to work for’ for the fifth consecutive year and we take great pride in our Investors in People Accreditation.

At our Leicester office we have a variety of departments with many different career opportunities; ranging from Team Managers to Administrators to Sales Consultants.
AXA PPP healthcare are part of the Global AXA Group who operate in 57 countries and with 102 million clients.

“AXA PPP healthcare are delighted to be sponsoring The Job Show Leicester. We have a busy Sales team based in Leicester’s Meridian Business Park – Our Leicester office focuses on our Small and Medium Enterprise customers (SME) working with intermediaries and directly with the customers. We are always looking for talented individuals to join our global AXA organisation. We can offer you a fantastic career with great employee benefits.

We look forward to meeting you at The Job Show Leicester to show you our current and future career opportunities!”

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“Pera Training is thrilled to be involved with the Leicester Job Show and in particular to sponsor the Education and Training category. As one of the UK’s leading training providers offering a range of professional programmes, we are eager to meet with those looking to enter the world of work through workplace learning. Come along and find out more about some of the current vacancies we are offering from a variety of employers and how you can unlock your full potential with a Pera Training Apprenticeship or Traineeship. Discover more at”

For over 60 years, Pera Training has brought first-rate tailored learning solutions to all areas of the UK economy and we are now one of the largest providers in the UK of government funded and commercially tailored training programmes.
Pera Training specialise in devising and delivering programmes that support your individual business needs including Apprenticeships, Higher Apprenticeships, Traineeships, Diplomas, NVQs, Functional Skills and a range of regional focused training in our City Curriculum offering. We work with organisations of all sizes to provide support that delivers real results to our clients, ensuring they have the range and depth of skills and capabilities needed to fuel growth. Our diverse client list runs into the hundreds and includes global brands such as Speedo, BMW, Jaguar Land Rover, AstraZeneca and Coca Cola Enterprises. With a raft of Ofsted and quality awards, we pride ourselves in our dedication to delivering the very best for our clients and learners alike.

For more information please visit our website or follow us on Twitter @PeraTraining to keep up to date with the latest news.


firstpoint careBecause there’s no place like home…..

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Most people’s homes are important to them, that’s why living at home is so precious. Sometimes, as we get older, we need some help or support to remain where we want to be. Working to help people achieve this, FIRSTPOINT HOMECARE provides the expertise and care required.
Our bespoke service enables older people to continue living where they are most happy and comfortable. Our care is designed to enhance the lives of those who may need some assistance in their later years. FIRSTPOINT HOMECARE is a Leading provider of care at home throughout the UK.

Experienced in supporting the simplest of tasks to the most complex conditions, we can help, whatever the need. Trusted as a preferred supplier to the NHS, local authorities and the private sector, you and your family can be assured you are in safe hands. Firstpoint Homecare are unique, all of our care is overseen by qualified nurses…..




Caterpillar and Birmingham Metropolitan College are looking for Production Operations Apprentices to join the Caterpillar Skills Academy at Desford, Leicestershire.

Caterpillar Desford are committed to providing young people in the local community with a great start to their working life. They provide a 12 month programme that will equip bright, enthusiastic individuals with all the skills, expertise and attitudes to launch them into their career in the manufacturing industry.

Females are greatly under-represented within the engineering sector and Caterpillar are actively encouraging them to become part of their team.

As a Caterpillar Apprentice Operations Technician you will gain a year of industry experience, nationally recognised qualifications and the expertise to help you achieve your full potential. You will have the opportunity to work alongside skilled technicians and engineers, developing team working competencies on one of the country’s most impressive production lines.

Come along to the Job Show to meet staff from Birmingham Metropolitan College and Caterpillar and find out all you need to know about our apprenticeship vacancies!

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Become a Provident Agent. The friendly face of finance.

Become a Provident Collections & Sales Agent. The friendly face of finance.

Customer Service Sales & Collections Opportunities Available – Leicester

Here at Provident, we are looking to recruit new Agents who have previous experience in sales, collections, loans or customer service. You’ll be looking for a fresh challenge or something new and different that gives you the opportunity to progress, as well as the flexibility to manage your own hours.

As the friendly face of finance and loans, we’re proud to have made millions of lives better for over 130 years by lending manageable amounts of money with simple, transparent weekly repayment plans to our customers. Join us as a Provident Agent and you’ll carry on this honourable tradition. You’ll grow your Agency by building relationships with customers, and we’ll go out of our way to help you succeed with a structured induction as well as on going training. All you need to bring are the same qualities that have served us so well since 1880: honesty, trust, understanding and a work ethic to match your ambition.

The great news is that you won’t need to rely on generating sales calls yourself as our branches have vacant agencies that have existing customers ready for you to manage. You’ll get to know these customers as you manage their loan collections weekly, as well as meet potential new customers through leads provided to you by Provident, to help give you the opportunity to build and develop your Agency and arrange new loans for new customers.

And we can help you too! Come and say hello at our stand at The Job Show Leicester.

Helping you build on what you’ve got

If you’ve got the drive and ambition, we’ve got what you need to turn it into a successful business of your own.
Provident will give you:
• A customer base, which means you can start generating commission as soon as you start running your agency.
• Ongoing support from dedicated local business managers.
• Sales leads and marketing support.
• Ongoing training programmes.
• Uncapped commission potential.
• The chance to grow a small business into something truly great, with no initial outlay.

All you need to get started is a mobile phone, internet access and a vehicle.

Make life better for yourself. Start your own business.

Leicestershire Police

We need all kinds of people with all kinds of skills to take on a wide range of roles that are available within a modern police force – from community policing to CID work, from taking phone calls to taking fingerprints. A career with Leicestershire Police can be rewarding and will be built on your particular strengths. In addition to our highly competitive pay scales, further benefits such as a childcare voucher scheme, the ability to take a career break and part-time working are also available.

You’ll also enjoy working in an attractive, accessible, culturally vibrant and forward-looking county. You can find out more information about careers with Leicestershire Police and view the current police staff vacancies. We are currently actively recruiting Special Constables, Special’s are volunteer Officers who have the same powers as regular officers, wear the same uniform and receive full training in the many aspects of police work including powers of arrest, preparing evidence for court and self defence.

Special constables come from a variety of backgrounds including teachers, students, engineers, builders, and accountants; they may be bringing up a family, between jobs or retired. Hours are flexible but we ask that Specials offer their time for at least four hours a week on average or 16 hours a month. For those considering volunteering for the Special Constabulary, no formal qualifications are required to join but we ask that you have good spoken and written English, reasonable numeracy skills, honesty and integrity, a sense of humour and the ability to cope with the unexpected.

A Special Constable will be at the event to answer any questions that you may have about the role.


At Santander we are committed to serving our customers and helping make the most of their money. In the UK we have over 25 million customers, 1.6 million shareholders, more than 1,300 branches and 4,100 cash machines. Our goal? To be the best retail bank in the UK.

We have around 1,500 people working at Carlton Park – making this one of our key sites in the UK. Located in Narborough, seven miles south of Leicester, the Carlton Park site can be reached by several major roads (including the M1) and lies on several bus routes. It’s also within walking distance of Narborough railway station.

Despite its out-of-town location, there are plenty of great facilities available. There’s free parking for staff, a canteen serving a wide range of refreshments, plus an on-site branch of Santander. On your doorstep, there’s also a David Lloyd Gym and a Busy Bees nursery. The Fosse Park Shopping Centre is also close by.

Current Vacancies:
• Customer Service Specialists
• Inbound Customer Consultant – Personal Banking (Full time and Part time)
• Select Manager
• But we also recruit a few specialist roles as; Information Security Consultant, Complaint Investigator, MI Technical Development Specialist and Relationship Director

Here’s where you’ll find us
Santander House
Carlton Park
LE19 0AL

For more information about Santander Careers go to or email

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Care Training East Midlands (CTEM) have training centres in Leicester, Nottingham and Derby, and have helped many people get into the career they want. Our Leicester centre offers programmes in Health and Social Care and Functional Skills, as well as Study Programmes for 16-18 year olds in Health and Social Care, Business Studies and Logistics and the Built Environment. From CV and job application advice to interview techniques, CTEM offer employability support alongside all of our training programmes in order to build confidence and support you into a job or Apprenticeship.

For more information on CTEM or any of our programmes please call 0116 242 5586, or visit

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SLC is a specialist provider of Apprenticeship programmes based in the East Midlands.  With a great track record, SLC currently works with over 700 organisations in the UK across a range of industry sectors, delivering high-quality and accredited apprenticeship and training programmes.

An Apprenticeship with South Leicestershire College (SLC) offers you the chance to gain a nationally recognised qualification, at the same time as having a real job with a real income. This means that you can earn while you learn and in a way that is best suited to you.

Business 2 Business JPEG Business 2 Business (U.K.) Limited (B2B), now established 26 years, has become a leading local and sub-regional provider of employability and related services designed to help individuals to address and overcome barriers and support them in making realistic and well informed choices. Through a high specification, high quality service offer, B2B has successfully delivered numerous learning, jobsearch and IAG contracts, often in ground breaking situations targeting the hardest to reach. The legacy of B2B’s work to date has been to move countless individuals nearer, and into, the labour market and to change the lives of thousands of people who might otherwise have remained in poor economic circumstances, often long term unemployed and socially isolated.

We have been at the heart of the Government’s evolving strategy of welfare to work policies developing and delivering innovative solutions within, often new and ground breaking employment programmes. Our track record includes immense success with long term unemployed customers focusing on the acute and multiple barriers they face in moving from benefit and unemployment into work. Our delivery strategies have been honed to meet the needs of individuals uniquely delivering in deprived areas and communities.

Complete Group Company The Complete Group is a leading UK provider of complex health care, delivering person-centred support enabling children and adults with disabilities to lead full and independent lives in their own homes.

We specialise in domiciliary care for clients with acquired brain injury (ABI), traumatic brain injury (TBI), spinal cord injury and other disabling conditions, including cerebral palsy, multiple sclerosis and muscular dystrophy. We are experienced in working with ventilator-dependent clients and are experts in paediatric care for children with complex needs.


Our roles will give someone a great opportunity to continually develop new skills and be involved in the following tasks with their client:
• Personal Care
• Medication distribution
• Domestic Duties
• Assistance with social activities and personal interests

Whether you are just starting out in your career in care or are looking to widen your experience, we offer our staff a diverse and rewarding career. We offer full training and support to include a 5 day induction course, a 24 hour rota and nursing advice line, shadowing of existing team members before your role begins and regular reviews.

The dignity and quality of life of the people we support is paramount. A key feature of our person-centred approach is the involvement of our clients in the recruitment of the fully trained personal assistants who provide their day-to-day complex care, under the supervision of skilled nurses. This supports the development of the strong, long-term working relationships between clients and carers that are at the heart of our success.


Could you share your life? Consider becoming an approved carer with the Leicestershire Shared Lives Service. Shared Lives Services are all about households sharing their lives, families and home with other adults needing support and/ or accommodation through age or disability. The person is welcomed as a member of the family and supported by a Shared Lives Carer who is checked, approved and monitored by the Service. Shared Lives Carers can provide longer term support, short breaks and/or day time support.

What do you need to be a Shared Lives Carer:
– Experience in supporting adults with physical/learning disabilities, mental health conditions or older persons / people with dementia
– A flexible, personalised approach to life – Good listening and communication skills
– Be willing to share your home and family life.

A detailed assessment will be undertaken to ensure that you have the appropriate skills, values and attitudes to become an approved Shared Lives Carer. You will be paid for the care and support you provide. Payments will vary according to the level of care and support individuals need.

To find out more about becoming a Shared Lives Carer see us at the show or visit our website


Leicester to Work supports people into training and work by working with employers and providers to develop people’s skills that match employers’ needs. As a city we have increasing levels of youth unemployment. Leicester to Work aims to make a real difference in the city and help to create new and better jobs for local people.
By 2015, by working with partners and employers Leicester to Work will have increased the number of apprenticeships, internships, work placements on offer within the city to give young people real experience of work.

There are a number of projects which are part of Leicester to Work – you can find out more about the projects and the opportunities available, to both potential employees and employers, by visiting

Coping with cancer

Coping with Cancer in Leicestershire and Rutland is an independent, local charity that provides practical and emotional support to anyone affected by cancer.

Our free services our available to cancer patients, their families and carers from the moment a diagnosis is made. Most importantly, our support can continue for many weeks, months or even years – as long as it is needed by the individual.

Our services include counselling, complementary therapy, telephone support, befriending, HeadStrong hair loss information and support, a solicitor’s surgery, drop-in complementary therapy groups around the county and a wide variety of support groups and activities. If you would like more information about Coping with Cancer or our services, please get in touch on 0116 223 0055, via or visit our website:

National Careers Service The National Careers Service is available FREE to all adults online, over the telephone or face-to-face. Our fully qualified, professional careers advisers will be on hand to give you advice to help you to secure employment, training or volunteering opportunities.

We can help you:
• Put together a great CV and a covering letter, so you may wish to bring your CV with you.
• Find the best job sites and give you tips on job searching
• Improve your confidence and prepare for interviews
• Identify and use your skills to find the job that’s right for you
• Understand the job market in Leicestershire, which may help you consider future training opportunities.

For more information search online for National Careers Service or call 0800 100 900 and speak to an adviser over the phone.

FCA Right now thousands more foster carers are needed in the UK to provide a safe, stable and caring home to children and young people who, for a number of reasons, cannot live with their own families.

Foster carers play a vital role in supporting and nurturing vulnerable children which is why, at Foster Care associates (FCA), we value each and every one of our 2,200 fostering families.

As the UK’s largest independent fostering agency we’ve been supporting foster carers to look after children with a range of different needs for almost 20 years. Our foster carers are at the heart of everything we do. That’s why we’re based in over 50 towns and cities across the UK including Leicester, Coventry and Mansfield. Each is home to its own team of friendly experts; a space for you to meet fellow carers for support groups, training, activities and events. So, when you become a carer with us, you’re not just fostering with the UK’s biggest fostering agency – you’re fostering with your local one too.

Whether you’re eager to start your journey or just have a few questions to ask come and meet us on our information stand at the Job Show.

Alternatively for more information on fostering with FCA please call 0800 0234561, or visit our website

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