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Bluewater jobs fair to offer more than 2,100 roles

By Chris Price

Jobseekers can apply for more than 2,100 roles at a shopping centre this week.

Bluewater is running its jobs fair for the sixth year, taking place over two days for the first time.

More than 300 leisure and hospitality positions will be on offer on Thursday.

More than 5,000 people have attended the Bluewater jobs fair in previous years

On Friday, another 1,800 retail jobs will be up for grabs.

More than 60 shops and restaurants will be advertising vacancies including JD Sports, John Lewis, House of Fraser, Neal’s Yard Remedies, Giraffe and Godiva.

Over 5,000 people have attended the Bluewater jobs fair in previous years.

The jobs fair has offered more than 7,000 jobs since it launched.

Dartford MP Gareth Johnson and Mayor of Dartford, Rosanna Currans will be visiting the event – run by the Learning Shop recruitment centre on the site – on Friday.

There will be 2,100 jobs on offer

Mr Johnson said: “The fair is a key employment initiative in matching hopeful candidates with positions at Bluewater, and each year the event goes from strength to strength.

“The variety of jobs available continues to grow, which creates an even more diverse range of opportunities for local people.

“The number of people who have benefited since the fair’s inception is a testament to the great work by the team at the Learning Shop and Bluewater.
“I would like to wish all the hopeful candidates the very best of luck when applying for positions.”

Bluewater general manager Robert Goodman said: “I have no doubt that the fair will be another great success for The Learning Shop, with lots of positive employment stories to follow.”

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