Events

The following listings provide a snapshot of what’s coming up over the next few weeks for Service-leaders who prefer direct contact with potential employers or training providers.

  • Thu
    08
    Mar
    2018
    9:30 amPrescot

    Would you like to gain an insight into working in the NHS?

    The National Health Service (NHS) is one of the biggest employers in Europe, the largest in the UK and employs more than one million people in a surprising variety of jobs. With over 350 different career opportunities, including many non-clinical roles within management and ancillary services, there is a role to suit everyone.

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  • Thu
    08
    Mar
    2018
    10:00 amCareers Wales, Ystrad Mynach (Sue Noake Leisure Centre)

    CAF  is a leading company in the international market for design, manufacture, maintenance and supply of equipment and components for railway systems.

    CAF are the most complete manufacturer of rail vehicles in the UK market, and have been recognised for their hard work and professional service, having won the internationally acclaimed “Manufacturer of the Year” award at the prestigious Global Light Rail Awards in 2017 for projects they have been involved in within the UK and overseas.

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  • Thu
    08
    Mar
    2018
    12:00 pmOnline

    Drop in and chat to Her Majesty Prison and Probation Service recruitment staff.

    No booking is required; on the day simply go to the HM Prison and Probation Service Page and click on the Live Chat button. 

    HM Prisons staff are employed to ensure the following mission statement is upheld. "Her Majesty’s Prison Service serves the public by keeping in custody those committed by the courts. Our duty is to look after them with humanity and help them lead law-abiding and useful lives in custody and after release."

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  • Thu
    08
    Mar
    2018
    4:30 pmManchester

    Barclays are looking for talented individuals who have recently left the Military to join them in Senior Agent roles, across a number of departments at their offices in central Manchester.

    Barclays appreciates that candidates may not have previous experience in banking or financial services but recognises the transferable skill-sets that a career in the military can bring to banking. You are invited to an Open Evening in Manchester on Thursday March 8th, from 16:30 to 18:30.

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  • Thu
    08
    Mar
    2018
    5:00 pmEast

    Skanska is one of the UK’s leading construction contractors. An inclusive, responsible business that’s helping to build a better society.

    They have opportunities in their Infrastructure Services team for operatives in Cambridgeshire and are interested in technical expertise, leading people and those who can deliver successful projects on time and on budget. It's why they place such a strong emphasis on creating the right working culture.

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  • Sat
    10
    Mar
    2018
    10:00 amPlymouth

    Thinking about an apprenticeship in construction or manufacturing?

    Come along and meet all the top employers offering hundreds of local apprenticeship opportunities in Construction & the Built Environment, and Manufacturing & Engineering.

    Organised jointed by Building Plymouth and the Plymouth Manufacturers' Group (PMG), try your hand at taster activities, demonstrations, sample products, competitions and also meet Plymouth apprentices already working within these dynamics industries - don't miss your best chance of securing an apprenticeship!

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  • Tue
    13
    Mar
    2018
    Online

    This webinar will be focusing on what recruiters are looking for in a CV and how to draft a CV that will catch their attention.

    The webinar will include some first hand advice given by HR recruiters from companies that have signed the Armed Forces Covenant. Clive Lowe, a Career Consultant at the Officers’ Association will provide some pointers for developing your CV.

    Clive will take both pre-submitted and ‘live’ questions and will respond on air in an informal setting.

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  • Tue
    13
    Mar
    2018
    11:00 amRRC Catterick, St Aidan's Rd, Catterick Garrison DL9 3AY

    An insight into studying Law at University and understanding how you can use ELCAS to fund your tuition fees for free.

    Join Trainee Solicitor Jonathan Brown in a presentation which aims to deliver:

    • First-hand experience and context about ELCAS and how it can enable you to study at University without the need to pay for tuition fees.

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  • Wed
    14
    Mar
    2018
    Leeds

    FDM Group is a professional services provider with a focus on IT and the UK’s leading IT graduate employer. FDM’s business model is both unique and robust, bringing people and technology together.

    We are renowned for our dynamic Careers Programme, which gives ex-Forces personnel award-winning business and technical training in core disciplines. Programme attendees then progress to represent FDM on client sites as our Consultants for a minimum of two years.

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  • Mon
    19
    Mar
    2018
    Fri
    23
    Mar
    2018
    10:00 amPlymouth

    Building Plymouth is a council-led partnership that connects local people with career opportunities in the varied world of construction and the built environment in Plymouth. With over 10,000 jobs needed in the city over the next five years, Building Plymouth aims to match employers with a highly skilled workforce to transform the city and beyond.

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  • Thu
    22
    Mar
    2018
    9:00 amGreater London

    The NHS North East London Foundation Trust (NELFT) provides an extensive range of integrated community and mental health services for people living in the London boroughs of Barking & Dagenham, Havering, Redbridge and Waltham Forest and community health services for people living in the south west Essex areas of Basildon, Brentwood and Thurrock.

    They provide an Emotional Wellbeing Mental Health Service for children and young people across the whole of Essex. They are the provider of all age eating disorder services and child and adolescent mental health services across Kent and Medway.

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  • Thu
    22
    Mar
    2018
    10:30 amSwindon

    BT is the UK’s leading recruiter of Armed Forces leavers and veterans and BT Security is one of the fastest-growing parts of their business.

    Security is in BT’s DNA - they own and manage one of the most complex and secure networks in the world, and provide their customers with the deepest, most complete range of off-the-shelf and bespoke security solutions available globally. For more information on BT Security products and services, click here.

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  • Thu
    22
    Mar
    2018
    1:00 pmStratford, Greater London

    Are you interested in taking a look behind the scenes at one of Skanska's projects? Join Skanska for their Eight20 Open Doors event in London on Thursday 22nd March.

    Skanska, a leading construction company and developer, is an including and responsible business that is helping build for a better society. Find out what's involved in a career in construction at this unique opportunity to go behind the scees at the Eight20 industry-leading alliance project.

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  • Fri
    23
    Mar
    2018
    12:30 pmOnline

    If you’ve previously attended any of the CTP’s core workshops, and are considering selling your expertise on an independent basis, this interactive 1.5 hour webinar will help you understand the challenge of selling your expertise on an independent basis.

    It will help you make informed decisions about whether you want to pursue this as a career option and provide information about how to go about doing so.

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  • Fri
    23
    Mar
    2018
    2:00 pmPlymouth

    Sitel are a successful global company with sites all around the world, supporting their well known clients in delivering first class customer service every day.

    As they continue to grow and bring new projects on board, they are looking to welcome people with a passion for helping customers and solving problems to help them become a flagship for customer service in Plymouth.

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  • Mon
    26
    Mar
    2018
    9:00 amGermany

    Is it in you to be a prison officer? Like anything worth doing, this job isn't easy. But if you have what it takes, it could be a very rewarding career.

    At the HM Prison and Probation Service Presentation, you'll get a sense of what's involved in their recruitment process and it'll help you prepare and give you a much better idea about whether it's really in you to be a prison officer.

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  • Mon
    26
    Mar
    2018
    6:00 pmOnline

    Enjoy the benefits of a CTP follow-on workshop from the comfort of your own home or office, thus saving you some of your valuable Graduated Resettlement Time.

    This webinar offers you a fully interactive 1.5 hour workshop designed to refresh and enhance the aspects of interview best practice covered on the Career Transition or the Employment Support Workshops.

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  • Tue
    27
    Mar
    2018
    10:00 amStoke on Trent

    Sign up to a free BT workshop for expert advice on how to approach the civilian jobs market. Transition Force can help you find the role, company, and industry that's right for you.

    BT regularly host free Transition Force career workshops designed to help you gain valuable industry insights, extend your networks and show employers how your military experience will benefit their business.

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  • Tue
    27
    Mar
    2018
    6:30 pmOnline

    In this webinar, Old Mutual Wealth will give us an introduction to the Wealth Management sector and the opportunities available for those considering a career in this area.

    The webinar will also include insights from a Service leaver going through the Financial School.

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  • Wed
    28
    Mar
    2018
    10:00 amGreater London

    Are you interested in a career in technology? Want to find out more about AWS re:Start?

    AWS re:Start is a free, 4 week training, mentoring and IT job placement programme provided to military Service leavers, veterans and their spouses. The course is designed to accommodate participants at all levels of experience - even those with no previous technical knowledge can sign up! Participants who join AWS re:Start will complete technical training classes, led by AWS certified instructors, and will gain experience through on-the-job training.

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  • Wed
    28
    Mar
    2018
    11:00 amOnline

    Some of the most luxurious yachts in the world are made right here in Plymouth, at Princess Yachts! We are a company of approximately 2,000 employees spread over five sites around Plymouth and we employ a highly skilled workforce to produce our premium luxury products.

    We are currently seeking over 100 employees to enhance our workforce, especially Engineers, Carpenters, Laminators, GRP, Management and more.

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  • Thu
    29
    Mar
    2018
    9:00 amScotland

    Edinburgh Airport Scotland's busiest airport with over 11 million passengers each year is a vibrant, diverse and challenging place to work. The airport continues to grow and is one of the largest employers in Edinburgh.

    Have you attended a job interview recently and wondered why you didn't get through to the next stage? Applied for a role and heard nothing back? Or thought that competency based questions were really complicated? Here is your chance to practise those skills!

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  • Thu
    29
    Mar
    2018
    12:00 pmOnline

    Drop in and chat to CTP staff about the companies we work with in the Transport and Logistics sectors. No booking is required; on the day simply go to the CTP Employer Focus page and click on the Live Chat button.

    Join the live chat to speak with CTP staff about the companies we work with in the Transport and Logistics sectors and find out about the latest employer campaigns and the skills our employers are seeking.

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  • Tue
    03
    Apr
    2018
    Greater London

    FDM Group is a professional services provider with a focus on IT and the UK’s leading IT graduate employer. FDM’s business model is both unique and robust, bringing people and technology together.

    We are renowned for our dynamic Careers Programme, which gives ex-Forces personnel award-winning business and technical training in core disciplines. Programme attendees then progress to represent FDM on client sites as our Consultants for a minimum of two years.

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  • Wed
    04
    Apr
    2018
    9:30 amWolverhampton

    Where can you keep making a difference? Why should Service leavers consider a career in Offender Education?

    Because teaching in prisons is the perfect opportunity to develop the skills you already have, it’s a chance to work with a diverse range of people from a wide range of backgrounds, and, most importantly, it’s the chance to keep making a positive difference.

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  • Thu
    05
    Apr
    2018
    10:00 amBristol

    SecurityClearedJobs.com is hosting the Security Cleared Expo in April, designed for individuals with security clearance to DV, SC, CTC or NAT O levels.

    The event takes place on 5th April 2018 in Bristol from 10am to 4.00pm (last entry is at 3.30pm), and provides the perfect opportunity for attendees to meet and network with potential employers.

     

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  • Fri
    06
    Apr
    2018
    10:00 amGreater London

    Instalcom Limited are a utility contractor that undertakes the excavation and installation of underground services for the provision of Fibre Optic Cables, Electric Power Cable and Water Mains.

    Instalcom Ltd also has an in house Directional Drilling Division which can provide trenchless solutions for projects up to 1.4km in length. The flexibility of the four divisions generates capabilities that are transferrable and offer customer benefits.

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  • Mon
    09
    Apr
    2018
    9:00 amOnline

    Much of your transition so far has been focusing on getting you into your ideal role; the journey of discovery, applications and landing the new job before that discharge date wall.

    What happens then? Have you considered the view over the wall and the on-going journey? Have you an understanding of how to manage your next career in the civilian world?

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  • Tue
    10
    Apr
    2018
    10:00 amBasingstoke

    Hawk-Eye is at the cutting edge of sports technology and now works with many of the world’s largest sports federations, broadcasters and sponsors to deliver the most sophisticated officiating tools in sport.

    They deliver a comprehensive, bespoke, in-house training programme to all operational staff with on the job training practical and hands-on experience for technicians. The journey with Hawk-Eye will present opportunities for career progression, work with inspirational people, travel to some of the biggest sporting events worldwide and above all a challenge.

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  • Wed
    11
    Apr
    2018
    9:00 amLeeds

    FDM Group is a professional services provider with a focus on IT and the UK’s leading IT graduate employer. FDM’s business model is both unique and robust, bringing people and technology together.

    We are renowned for our dynamic Careers Programme, which gives ex-Forces personnel award-winning business and technical training in core disciplines.

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  • Wed
    11
    Apr
    2018
    10:00 amNewbury

    South Central Ambulance Service (SCAS) NHS Foundation Trust is an award winning Ambulance Foundation Trust which delivers excellent patient care year on year.

    SCAS’s emergency operations centres handle around 500,000 emergency and urgent calls each year, and around 1.25 million NHS 111 calls. The Trust serves a population of about 4.6 million people in its core area of the counties of Berkshire, Buckinghamshire, Hampshire and Oxfordshire, and has recently also become the provider of the NEPTS service in Surrey and Sussex.

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  • Wed
    11
    Apr
    2018
    3:30 pmGreater London

    Moody’s is an essential component of the global capital markets, providing credit ratings, research, tools and analysis that contribute to transparent and integrated financial markets.

    Moody’s Corporation (NYSE: MCO) is the parent company of Moody’s Investors Service, which provides credit ratings and research covering debt instruments and securities, and Moody’s Analytics, which offers leading-edge software, advisory services and research for credit and economic analysis and financial risk management.

     

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  • Thu
    12
    Apr
    2018
    10:00 amCamberwell

    Go Ahead London is the largest bus company in the capital running approximately 2,500 buses. A dynamic business operating in a very competitive market, they employ approximately 7,500 colleagues in 16 locations, mainly in South and South West London, but with growing operations in East and North London.

    They run 23.5 per cent of the Transport for London bus network and in 2016/2017 ran 84 million miles and turned over £485 million.

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  • Tue
    24
    Apr
    2018
    10:00 amNorthampton

    Travis Perkins plc is one of the largest builder merchants in the UK with over 2,000 branches and 20+ industry leading businesses. With 200 years of heritage they pride themselves on their family values and commitment towards their customers.

    Come along to their insight Day to get an overview of who Travis Perkins are, what they do and their business. There will be colleagues across their HR operations and logistics teams on hand to answer your questions and to tell you more about positions within the business and will provide advice on building a Linkedin profile. Finally, there will be ex-Forces personnel on hand to tell you about their transition experience and offer advice.

    If you are interested in attending this event, contact the CTP Central Bookings Team on: 0203 162 4410 or email ctpevents@ctp.org.uk 

  • Fri
    18
    May
    2018
    10:00 amNorthampton

    Travis Perkins plc is one of the largest builder merchants in the UK with over 2,000 branches and 20 plus industry-leading businesses.

    With 200 years of heritage, they pride themselves on their family values and commitment towards their customers.

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  • Tue
    22
    May
    2018
    11:00 amHeathrow, Greater London

    Mitie is a longstanding outsourcing partner to the UK Government, helping them manage movement of immigration detainees nationally, providing custodial immigration services in two IRC’s, facilities management to part of the prison estate, and delivering forensic medical services to over 50 police custody facilities and prisons throughout England and Wales.(more…)

  • Wed
    23
    May
    2018
    9:45 amBasingstoke

    Fujitsu is Japan’s largest IT services provider and the fifth biggest in the world. Fujitsu is the Japanese global information and communication technology (ICT) company, offering a full range of technology products, solutions and services.

    Fujitsu use their experience and the power of ICT to shape the future of Society with their customers. 159,000 Fujitsu people support customers in more than 100 countries.

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  • Sat
    23
    Jun
    2018
    10:00 amNewbury

    Join the South Central Ambulance Service for a Paramedic and Nurse Recruitment Event! This Open Day event is an exciting introduction to the Trust and will allow you ample opportunity to meet members of SCAS; from Operational, Education and Recruitment Teams. This will include a tour of the enhanced simulation centre, presentations from the Senior Education Team, Specialist Paramedic Lead, Front Line Operations and more!

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  • Mon
    30
    Jul
    2018
    12:00 pmGreater London

    Attendees will have the chance to find out what it’s like to work in the professional services industry. Throughout the day attendees will have the chance to hear from and meet with Veterans who have made the transition from various parts of the Military.

    One recent attendee said: “It was very useful actually. Theday  is broken down into a series of insights from the different competences within Deloitte, with a focus where possible on ex-mil who have made the transition.

    You get a lot of information from engaging speakers and there is a lot to take in. The CV workshop was really useful and gave a great idea as to how Deloitte like CVs. The networking session at the end is also good, giving you a chance to pick the brains of the ex-mil cohort. All in all I was very impressed.”

    To book your place, search: Military Insight Days on: www2.deloitte.com or tel: 0203 162 4410

  • Tue
    14
    Aug
    2018
    12:00 pmOnline

    Anglian Water supply water and water recycling services to more than six million domestic customers in the east of England and Hartlepool.

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  • Thu
    30
    Aug
    2018
    10:00 amScotland

    Edinburgh Airport is Scotland’s busiest airport, with over 11 million passengers each year and is a vibrant, diverse and challenging place to work. The airport continues to grow and is one of the largest employers in Edinburgh. The venue will be at RRC Rosyth.

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  • Mon
    03
    Sep
    2018
    12:00 pmOnline

    If you’ve previously attended a Career Transition or Employment Support Workshop, join this interactive 90-minute follow-on webinar to refresh and enhance your knowledge of CV best practice. The webinar can be accessed via computer, smartphone or tablet, from the comfort of your home or workplace.

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  • Thu
    06
    Sep
    2018
    Greater London

    As part of their pledged commitment as Armed Forces Covenant signatory, Chapman Ventilation are hosting a Service leavers insight day.

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  • Wed
    19
    Sep
    2018
    12:00 pmOnline

    Drop in and chat to Barclays recruitment staff. Barclays supports Service personnel with their transition into civilian employment through the AFTER programme. As part of this programme, Barclays are offering three-month internships based in London, with opportunities to convert the internships into permanent roles.

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  • Tue
    06
    Nov
    2018
    Sun
    11
    Nov
    2018
    9-6pmYpres, Belgium

    The Long Walk Home is Haig Housing’s national event commemorating the centenary of the ending of the First World War.

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