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Events in East of England

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Find out about local and national events that could support your job search.

Norfolk

Weekly Kickstart Events

Become a Kickstarter! Follow us on Twitter @JCPInNorfolk every Thursday afternoon from 3pm to 5pm where we will be sharing the latest Kickstart opportunities across Norfolk! Kickstart can get you into paid work, whilst helping you build new skills and gain invaluable experience. Visit our Twitter account @JCPInNorfolk on Thursday or search/click the hashtag #KickstartInNorfolk to join in!

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Suffolk

Weekly Kickstart Events

Become a Kickstarter! Follow us on Twitter @JCPInSuffolk every Thursday afternoon from 3pm to 5pm where we will be sharing the latest Kickstart opportunities across Suffolk! Kickstart can get you into paid work, whilst helping you build new skills and gain invaluable experience. Visit our Twitter account @JCPinSuffolk on Thursday or search/click the hashtag #KickstartInSuffolk to join in!

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Cambridgeshire

Become a Kickstarter! Follow us on Twitter @JCPInCambs every Thursday afternoon from 3pm to 5pm where we will be sharing the latest Kickstart opportunities across Cambridgeshire and Peterborough! Kickstart can get you into paid work, whilst helping you build new skills and gain invaluable experience. Visit our Twitter account @JCPInCambs on Thursday or search/click the hashtag #KickstartInCambs to join in!

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National Events

British
Libraries – Self Employment Support and Events

British Libraries are holding a number of events to support
people wanting to start a new business or supporting those in business.

They have a ‘Reset,
Restart, Bounce Back’ programme that looks at Webinars focusing on key areas to
develop and improve your business. You can find more information about the British Libraries
programme here (external link
).

Get Into Teaching –
Virtual Events

If you are currently studying, or recently graduated? If you want a career with pride and purpose, join one of Get Into Teaching Online Q&A events for more information about what a career in teaching has to offer, and get one to one advice on every aspect of getting into teaching. 

Find out more about Get into Teaching events here (external link). on how to take part in this opportunity.

Youth Employment UK

Youth Employment UK is a not-for-profit social enterprise set up to help tackle youth unemployment. They have resources to help 14-24yr olds with a skills programme, help understand what employers are looking for and how to develop these skills, weekly newsletters with CPD, advice, inspiration and links to opportunities. They also have a careers hub providing impartial careers information, key career sectors and pathways and advice on Job hunting, self-employment, volunteering, mental health and finances.

Find out how to apply on the Youth Employment website (external link).

Destination Hospitality by Springboard / Diageo Learning For Life

The Destination Hospitality by Springboard focuses on all hospitality roles, both front of house and back of house. This would be great for anyone who is interested in learning about a variety of roles and employers in the hospitality sector. It is for anyone aged 16 and over and is unemployed.

The Diageo Learning For Life programme focuses on front of house roles. This would be great for anyone who enjoys dealing with customers. It is for anyone who is aged 18 to 30 and is unemployed.

These programme lasts around four hours per day, Monday to Friday, and will cover:

  • Skills workshops: teamwork, communication, confidence, resilience
  • Covid-19 training: personal protection, wellbeing, cleaning and hygiene, customer service
  • Employability skills: CVs, interview skills and mock interviews with industry professionals
  • Training and certificates for: food safety, licensing, health and safety, customer service
  • Daily mentoring with your programme manager to develop an individual career path, identify job opportunities, job application support and in-work support
  • Guest speakers: careers, employer expectations, resilience
  • Access to more than 40 e-learning modules
  • Guaranteed interviews with employers  

To register your interest and apply, speak to your work coach if you have one. Or Find out more on the Springboard website (external link).

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