The Job Show™ London South
Thursday, 20th October 2016

Crystal Palace Football Club
10.30 - 3pm

The Job Show™ London South 2016

A resounding success!

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‘A great opportunity to join Champion Timber’

With 10 branches based in the South East of England – we are looking to expand our teams due to consistently good sales. We invest in career progression and offer excellent development training programmes including City & Guilds, Manchester Open Learning Qualifications, plus excellent product knowledge training.  For Managers and Supervisors we offer Management Development courses which are accredited by the ILM (Institute Leadership & Management). We encourage development and promotion throughout our branches to enrich the success and evolvement of our Company.

We are currently recruiting for talented people to join us, in particular Drivers, Desk Sales, Yard Sales and Yard Supervisors across all of our branches.

Please come along to The Job Show™ where we will have Managers on hand to discuss with you in depth, the roles and opportunities we have available to join a successful timber company to grow your future career.

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Direct Line Group is a business with a clear mission: to make insurance much easier and better value for customers. We’re proud to say that we are one of the leading motor, home, pet and small business insurers in the UK. We’re home to some of the nation’s best-known brands, including Direct Line, Churchill, Privilege, Green Flag and NIG.

At our head office in Bromley, just a 17 minute direct train from London Victoria, we offer an exciting range of career choices. From IT, Digital, and HR to Actuarial, Analytical, Pricing and Underwriting jobs to name just a few. And for those starting to think about their career options after school or university we have varied Graduate and Apprenticeship Programmes. No matter what stage you’re at in your career your talents will be valued, recognised and rewarded as part of a business that’s going from strength to strength.

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Arriva London

Get on-board with a career on the buses.

Do you love giving excellent customer service and enjoy spending time behind the wheel or working on the spanners ? if so come and see us at the Job Show where we will be happy to talk to you about our exciting job opportunities.

Arriva London is one of the biggest bus operators in London, providing 17 per cent of the capital’s bus services under contract to Transport for London (TfL). We are always looking for individuals who have what it takes to carve out a new career with Arriva London’s driving or engineering team. Come and join the team.

Details of all vacancies are available at


Morgan Sindall is a UK construction, infrastructure and design business with a network of local offices. The company works for private and public sector customers on projects and frameworks from £50,000 to over £1 billion. Activities range from small works and repair and maintenance, to the design and delivery of complex construction and engineering projects where it is able to provide specialist design, tunnelling, utilities, building, civil engineering and mechanical and electrical services. The company operates across the commercial, defence, education, energy, healthcare, industrial, leisure, retail, transport and water markets.

Morgan Sindall is part of Morgan Sindall Group plc, a leading UK construction and regeneration group with revenue of over £2 billion and which operates through five divisions of construction and infrastructure, fit out, affordable housing, urban regeneration and investments.

 Bluebird Care

Bluebird Care Croydon

A career in care that works around you

Being a care assistant with Bluebird Care gives you immense job satisfaction. You will provide customers with bespoke care in their own home, to enable them to continue to live and enjoy fulfilled lives for as long as it is possible. This important role brings challenges as well as rewards. You will need to be compassionate, think clearly in a crisis and to meet the physical demands of providing care and support.

You can be part of a highly valued team and in return receive benefits including monthly paid wages, paid holidays, mileage expenses, uniform and pension.

We have full and part time vacancies, a driving licence and use of a car are required for this role.

If you would like to be part of an award winning team we would like to hear from you


It’s about more than just placing a bet!

For our customers, coming into a William Hill shop isn’t just about placing bets and collecting their winnings, it’s knowing they’ll get great customer service from a friendly face and maybe even the odd tea or coffee.

We are recruiting now for Customer Service Assistants and Deputy Managers and with a shop on almost every high street, we are bound to have vacancies near you! Don’t worry, if you know nothing about the betting industry, we’ll give you all the training you’ll need.

Whatever your experience, if you’re over 18, come and find us to find out about the fantastic opportunities we can offer you and the  multitude of benefits that come with the job – including discounted travel cards for zones 1-6.

To view our vacancies in more detail, please visit our website


Do you enjoy meeting customers face to face, coupled with the flexibility of running your own business? Do you have great selling skills and a passion for delivering great customer service? Then, as a self-employed Homes Sales Consultant, this is an exciting time to join a successful, British, family-run business that’s been established for over 50 years.

Here at Plumbs, we produce a superb range of Loose Covers, Curtains and Re-upholstery products. You would visit our customers in their own homes and find a solution that fits their requirements. Your diary is your own – all you need is a little inspiration, your own iPad and transport and, of course, great people skills. Training is provided and there’s absolutely no cold calling.

So, with excellent commission rates and bonuses for great achievements, why not make the move to a rewarding career as a Home Sale Consultant with Plumbs.

 Crystal Palace

Crystal Palace Football Club are delighted to be the chosen venue for The Job Show on the 20th October.

Crystal Palace are part of the most watched league in the world with over 4.7bn fans globally.

The club itself have a fan database of over 2.5 million, a following on social media of over 1.3 million and welcome over 500k visitors each season! Providing the best match day experience to all our supporter is incredibly important to the club so we are looking to expand our match day teams to continue with the great service we are offering.

Roles available are:

Retail Catering assistants

Hospitality Staff

Box Office/Ticketing

Customer Service

Programme Sellers



Retail Assistants

Crystal Palace will provide for training for all roles and no experience is necessary, come along to our stand at the show to hear more about the club and how to join our expanding team.

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“Provident is the largest home credit business in the UK and Ireland. Every week, 5,500 local agents visit the majority of our 0.85 million customers, to issue loans and collect repayments.

Provident offers home credit loans, typically of a few hundred pounds or Euros, through a network of agents who call each week to customers’ homes in the UK and Ireland. Our customers use home credit for a variety of reasons, such as expensive times of the year such as Christmas, weddings or birthdays or simply to cope with an unexpectedly high bill.

We’re looking for Customer Collections and Loans Agents who are at the heart of the Provident home credit business. You will work on a self-employed basis within your local area so you have a real understanding of your customers’ needs and circumstances. 

We have nationwide vacancies available, visit to find out more.”


Shaw Trust is a national charity that helps people facing disadvantage into work, gain skills and take control of their futures. A registered charity since 1982, we are one of the largest third sector providers of employment services for people with a disability or at disadvantage in the UK. We work with over 12,000 employers and many public sector organisations and are a member of UK networks such as the Employment Related Services Association (ERSA) and the British Association for Supported Employment (BASE) . In addition, we are also a member of several international networks including Workability Europe, Workability International and Rehabilitation International. We believe everyone has the right to employment, inclusion and independence


  • We deliver both mainstream (Work Programme) and specialist (Work Choice) employment support schemes across Britain and help over 50,000 people per year. It also helps people gain skills and into work via a wide range of other activities including education and skills contracts, 49 shops and a national volunteering programme as well as health and social enterprise projects.
  • Shaw Trust is also an Approved Sponsor for Academies, and sponsors Shaw Education Trust, a multi-academy trust which focuses on supporting special schools and mainstream schools serving disadvantaged communities.


  • Our vision is for a society in which everyone has the opportunity for employment, inclusion and independence.
  • Our mission is to deliver services for people at disadvantage so they can gain life and employability skills in order to live more independently, secure sustainable employment and actively contribute to family and community life as well as educate and influence society to remove barriers and create opportunities for those at disadvantage; to build supportive communities and ultimately, a more inclusive society.
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Croydon College is one of the largest providers of Further and Higher Education courses in the South East and is also one of London’s leading colleges in Apprenticeships.

The College currently manages over 600 Apprentices on a variety of frameworks ranging from level 2 to a degree equivalent level 5, in over 35 frameworks.

We have a specialist Employer Engagement team that help local employers find local talent, and help potential candidates to fulfil their ambitions. The college works closely with around 300 local and national employers including Gatwick Airport, Superdrug and the NHS, and currently have over 90 Apprenticeship vacancies advertised in our Apprenticeship Hub.

But why study at Croydon College? Well, we have one of the highest Apprenticeship success rates in the country at 79% (the national average is 63%), with 85% of our Apprentices continuing to work for their employers after their training programme ends.


Heritage Healthcare Bromley – Home Care Assistants

Heritage Healthcare are recruiting passionate and professional home carers from Bromley and surrounding areas.

You will provide personal care and support, and will help to make a real difference to the lives of our clients. You will help to ensure that our clients receive great quality care. Helping and caring for others is something you will find both challenging and extremely rewarding. 

We are looking for Enthusiastic, caring, friendly, trustworthy, compassionate and reliable people. Previous care experience is not necessary as training is given.

We offer:

  • Competitive rates of pay
  • Comprehensive induction course and training
  • Flexible hours
  • Career and progression opportunities
  • Full respect and support from our management           team

If you feel you have the right values and skills required to become part of our team, and can deliver high standards of care then we would like to hear from you.

 London Consortium

The London Learning Consortium is a Community Interest Company that works for the benefit of communities and businesses across London. We provide a range of services to our members and funders within the learning and skills sector across London. Our membership is drawn from Voluntary and Community Sector learning providers and other learning and skills delivery partnerships.

Our members represent the most disadvantaged groups in the region and deliver services in a holistic manner providing a bespoke package of learning, skills and support within a transitional framework.

We provide a range of courses and qualifications to suit everybody and these are delivered through Apprenticeships, Traineeships, Classroom learning and online learning.

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YES you can… develop your future!

Get the skills and support you need to start work or an apprenticeship.

Our free service gives you access to your own friendly adviser who helps you create a plan for your future. You’ll have access to exclusive job and apprenticeship vacancies, skills training courses, CV development and interview practice.

We can also offer financial help with the cost of travel, work clothes and childcare.

If you’re 18-24 years-old we’re here to help.

Sign up at

YES is provided by Reed in Partnership. It is co-funded by the Skills Funding Agency and the European Social Fund.

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The Prince’s Trust helps unemployed young people into work, education and training. If you’re unemployed, our courses could help you grow in confidence and develop new skills and experience to help you find a job. 

Whether you’re interested in meeting new people and trying new things, getting work experience in a particular sector, gaining funding to pursue a work, education or training opportunity, or taking your first steps into self-employment, The Prince’s Trust can help. 

All our courses are completely free and won’t affect your benefits.

To find out more, visit our stall or contact us:
0800 842 842

 Westminster Kingsway College

Westminster Kingsway College provides Apprenticeships that offer a structured training

programme for those in employment who want to learn while they are working. The

College also works with employers to recruit Apprentices.

To be an Apprentice, you need to be employed in a suitable role in order to meet the training requirements for the sector you are completing your Apprenticeship in. If you would like to become an Apprentice and you are not already employed, our team of highly skilled employability coordinators and placement officers are able to support you in finding an employer who has an Apprenticeship vacancy.

 Apprenticeship Sectors :


Business Administration

Customer Service

IT Application Specialist

Health & Social Care

Team Leading


Facilities Services

Cleaning and Environmental

Live Events and promotion

Creative Media