Motivational cast for Week of Work

PLACES are still available for the special launch day programme on November 7 for the Big Week of Work.

Those attending will hear motivational presentations by Hayley Taylor, Channel 4’s Fairy Jobmother, Leon Doyle, Apprentice contestant and successful entrepreneur, David Kelso, regional personnel and training manager at Morrisons plc and Melanie Hunt, principal of Sussex Downs College.

Branded as Eastbourne’s Big Week of Work the free jobs fair runs all week and is aimed at anyone wanting to get back into work or start their own business.

The free event starts on Monday but will take place all week at Eastbourne Town Hall in Grove Road. If you want to attend, register for the event at

Melanie Hunt said, “We are really excited about the prospect of the Big Week of Work in Eastbourne starting on Monday.”

The event will include a programme of workshops during the week to support people through the recruitment processes.

All the workshops are free and topics include: CV and application form writing, interview performance and information on apprenticeships.

Local employers will be running sector specific workshops in care, hospitality and customer service.

There will also be sessions focusing on self-employment. The event is being supported by local and national employers who will be on hand to speak to those attending about work opportunities.

Eastbourne’s Big Week of Work is being organised by Eastbourne Works, which is a service provided by Sussex Downs College in association with Eastbourne Borough Council, Eastbourne and District Enterprise Agency Ltd, Jobcentre Plus, 3VA and Eastbourne Citizens Advice.

For further information pop in to Eastbourne Works, 5 Langney Road, Eastbourne BN21 3QA or email