Lisburn and Castlereagh Job Fair - Thursday 29th February 2024

Lisburn and Castlereagh Job Fair supported by the Department for Communities Thursday 29th February 2024 in the Lagan Valley Leisureplex, Lisburn

The above event is scheduled to run from 10.30am – 2.30pm.

More than 50 employers will take part and be on hand to answer questions and discuss employment opportunities.

There will be jobs available in Administration, Customer Service, Energy, Manufacturing, Hospitality, Health & Social Care, Security, Construction, Transport and many more. 

Everyone is welcome and admission is free.

For more information, please contact: dfcemployerservices@communities-ni.gov.uk

Below are some of the Employers who will be exhibiting at the event:

Employer name                             Sector

Abbey Autoline                               Insurance

Alison Gray Recruitment                 Industrial Recruitment

Aramark                                          Civil Service cleaning

Ardcomm                                        Community

Army                                                Security

Aubrey Campbell & Co                   Finance

Autism Initiatives                             Health & Social Care

Balloo Hire Centres                         Service Sector

Bidvest Noonan                              Cleaning

Bluestones Staffing                         Recruitment (Manufacturing, Industrial, Cleaning & Driving)

Caremark                                        Health & Social Care

Decora Blind Systems                     Manufacturing

Driver Hire Belfast                           Recruitment

Education Authority                       Hospitality

G4S                                                 Security

GenTech Recruitment                      Recruitment Agency

Harmony Community Care

Services                                           Health & Social Care

Healthcare Ireland Group               Healthcare

Home Instead                                 Care Sector

Housing Executive                           Public Sector

Inspire                                             Health & Social Care

Inspired2Care                                 Health & Social Care

Interview Skills Coach                     Support

Kennedy Business Services             Recruitment

La Mon Hotel & Country Club        Hospitality

Legacy Resources                            Security

Lisburn & Castlereagh City

Council                                            Public

Livability                                          Learning Disability/Adults

McDonalds                                      Hospitality

Mercedes-Benz Truck and

Van NI Ltd                                        Automotive

Norbrook Laboratories                    Manufacturing/Production/Pharmaceutical

Nu-Gen Healthcare                          Healthcare

OCS Group                                       Facilities Management

Platinum Recruitment NI Ltd           Recruitment (Public Sector roles– Admin/clerical, secretarial, Industrial, driving)

Positive Futures / The Arches

Family Support Service                    Charity / Social Care

Praxis Care                                       Health & Social Care

PRM Group Ltd.                               Transport, Warehousing & Logistics

Quality Care Service                        Health & Social Care

Riverpark Training                           Apprenticeships - Motor Trade

Securitas                                          Security

South Eastern Health & Social

Care Trust (SEHSCT)                        Health Service /Public sector

Staffline Ireland Recruitment          Manufacturing and Commercial

Sure Rec (NI) Ltd                             Recruitment Agency

Terex Ltd.                                         Finance

Translink                                          Public Transport

Woodside Logistics Group             Transport & Logistics

Forever Living Products                  Network Marketing

Industrial Temps                             Recruitment

Narra Care Service Ltd                     Healthcare

Riada Resourcing                           Recruitment Agency – all industries

The Mount Charles Group             Facilities Management

Workplus                                        Companies in various Sectors

JobStart Scheme

Are you aged 16-24, currently unemployed and finding it hard to get a job? The JobStart Scheme offers paid job opportunities to help you improve your employment skills and potential to get a permanent job or progress into further education or training. JobStart is run by the Department for Communities and can help you to get a job for six months (or nine months where additional criteria is met). The Scheme offers opportunities with a range of employers, in various sectors across Northern Ireland.

The benefits of the JobStart Scheme

By taking part in the JobStart Scheme you’ll:

  • develop your employment skills and get a six or nine month paid job opportunity

  • enhance your CV and future job prospects

  • increase your confidence

  • learn important work skills such as teamwork, problem solving and communication skills.  

How much you’ll get paid

During the JobStart Scheme you’ll receive at least the National Minimum Wage for 25 hours per week. Your employer may choose to offer you additional hours. Other costs such as any uniforms or training you may need will also be covered.

All current JobStart vacancies can be found at https://bit.ly/JobStartRoles