The Erewash Jobs & Community Fair 2022


Avon has been around for over 135 years. During that time, our business has developed a lot, but the focus has remained the same - helping people earn with flexibility.

  • Work how you want, when you want
  • Sell online, in person or both
  • Unlimited earning potential 
  • Support and training provided 
  • Be a part of your community 
  • Develop skills for your CV
  • Meet new people and make friends

Selling Avon products has never been easier and is a great way to generate extra income. You can work, part-time or full-time, whichever suits your circumstances. 

Breedon House Nurseries Ltd

‘Children 1st Nurseries is a family run Nursery Group with 24 settings in and around Long Eaton, East Midlands, Derbyshire, Lincoln, Stoke on Trent and Leicestershire. For over 33 years, Children 1st have prided itself on providing children with the best loving care and early education in beautiful, safe, homely environments. We have exciting Job Opportunities available for Childcare Apprenticeships, Qualified Early Years Educators, and Nursery Assistants to join our existing well established Nursery Teams. Full induction and training given, staff childcare discounts available, alongside other staff benefits.

Belfield Furnishing Ltd

We are one of Europe’s leading manufacturers of upholstered furniture and home furnishings.  We make the products that bring people’s homes to life across five businesses based in the UK. 

Our state-of-the art manufacturing facilities, extensive design & development resources, and an experienced, skilled workforce based in Britain all combine to make the Belfield Group the largest upholstered furniture manufacturer in the UK and one of Europe’s prime suppliers of furniture and home furnishings.

Our customers include many of Britain’s best-known retailers as well as familiar leisure and online brands.

We currently have the following roles available:

  • Upholsterers
  • Trainee tackers
  • Upholstery machinists
  • Curtain machinists

Bosworth Homecare

Bosworth Homecare is a leading provider of domiciliary care. We provide families with peace of mind by supporting their loved ones to live at home with dignity, comfort & companionship, and we are looking for vibrant and enthusiastic individuals to join our team of dedicated carers.

  • Competitive pay rates - Earn £10-£15.22 per hour
  • Work Locally – We cover Long Eaton, Ilkeston, and the surrounding areas
  • Adequate Travel time – We don’t want you stressed when working, there will always be plenty of time to get to your next call on time
  • Paid Mileage at 40p per mile - temporary fuel crisis additional mileage payment (typically 30p per mile)
  • Paid travel time contribution
  • Access to higher learning and qualifications
  • Career progression opportunities
  • Refer a friend for £300
  • The opportunity to join a strong team of carers who strive to provide the best care possible

Dales Fabrications Ltd

Dales design and manufacture an extensive range of standard and bespoke aluminium building products.

Our vacancies:

Metal Fabricator/Factory Operative - we are looking for individuals looking to start a career in metal fabricating.

Business Administrator/Estimator - we are looking for individuals with an interest in business administration, the role will involve assessing a project and producing a price for our customers.

Paint Plant Operative - we are looking for individuals who are interested in working as part of a small team, in our paint plant, finishing our products with powder coating to a high standard.

Marketing Assistant - we are looking for an individual who has an interest in marketing to help raise our profile on social media and beyond.

Derby College Group

Study with Derby College Group (DCG) and you will join a community made for people like you…

People seeking a new job or re-skilling for a career change.  Professionals from all walks of life who want to enhance their qualifications and promotion prospects.

Mature students returning to education later in life. Aspiring entrepreneurs planning to set up their own businesses.

People looking for flexible, cost-effective routes to higher education.

Parents keen to help their children with their studies.  People overcoming disadvantage through learning. People who have decided now is the time to do something different. People just like you.

DHL East Midlands Hub

DHL Express are specialists in international logistics and courier delivery. As the World’s Most International Company we have presence across the globe, all supported by our teams of dedicated employees. Our hub based at East Midlands Airport houses our UK customer service centre as well as an operational site to support the parcel delivery activities locally, providing employment opportunities including Courier, Warehouse Operative, Customer Service Advisor and Apprenticeships.

Eastgate Care

Eastgate Care Limited offers bespoke care for individuals over the age of 65 across Nottinghamshire and Derbyshire. The group’s modern and purpose-built residential care homes provide comfort in a covid-safe caring environment managed by highly skilled and experienced carers. The care and support provided ranges from nursing, dementia, respite and residential care for older people and is delivered across four care home: Alexandra House, Melbourne House, Canal Vue and Park House.

Each home offers a friendly and homely environment where each individual receives the care and support they need to live their best life. Take a look at the company website here:

Alexandra House – Eastwood

  • Day nurse – full or part time – 24 – 36 hours - £23 per hour
  • Night Senior Care Assistant – 36 – 48 hours - £13 per hour
  • Day Senior Care Assistant – 36 - 48 hours - £12 per hour
  • Night Care Assistants – 12 – 48 hours - £12 per hour
  • Day Care Assistants – 12 – 48 hours - £11 per hour
  • Activities Co-ordinator – 40 hours - £10 per hour

Canal Vue – Ilkeston

  • Night Senior Care Assistant – 36 – 48 hours - £13 per hour
  • Night Care Assistants – 12 – 48 hours - £12 per hour
  • Day Care Assistants – 12 – 48 hours - £11 per hour
  •  Domestics – 24 - 32 hours - £10 per hour
  •  Kitchen Assistants – 27 hours - £10 per hour

Melbourne House – Aspley

  • Day nurse – 24 – 36 hours - £23 per hour
  • Night Care Assistants – 24 – 48 hours - £12 per hour

Park House – Bulwell

  • Night Senior Care Assistant – 24 – 48 hours - £13 per hour
  • Day Senior Care Assistant – 24 – 48 hours - £12 per hour
  • Day Care Assistant – 24 – 48 hours - £11 per hour
  • Cook – 40 hours - £10.50 per hour

East Midlands Airport

East Midlands Airport Academy was established to provide a service to individuals in the local community who are looking for training and work at the airport as well as a bespoke recruitment service for airport employers.

The Airport will be promoting free pre-employment training courses on offer at the Airport Academy as well as dozens of vacancies on offer at East Midlands Airport within one of the many areas of business including logistics, retail, catering, customer service and baggage handling.

Erewash Borough Council

Erewash is a forward-looking borough in a wonderfully rich and diverse community named after the river which flows through its landscape. Most importantly, it is a borough with ambition and the vision to build on its history and its successes.

We strive to deliver the very best standards of service and every single person who works here has a vital part to play in helping us achieve our vision.  This being so, we always seek to employ people who share our commitment and who want to join and contribute to an ambitious team. 

EBC’s current vacancies include: 

  • Opportunities in Sport and Health Development: Youth Mentor and Community Activator
  • Temporary Accountancy Officer (6 months)
  • Housing Strategy Officer

Vacancies coming soon:

  • Senior Planning Officer
  • Building Control Officer

Erewash Partnership Ltd

Established in 1994, Erewash Partnership has provided business start-up advice, courses and workshops to over 5,000 people, many of whom are now members and sponsors.  Our four business centres are home to around 50 growing businesses providing economical office and workshop spaces. We communicate regularly with some 500 business-minded individuals, many of whom attend our courses, networking events and bi-annual Business Showcase Exhibitions

Through projects and with our partners, we support the economic and social development of our industrial areas and town centres.

Erewash Partnership (EPL) helps new and established businesses by providing information and advice on every aspect of running a business, including business start-up, survival, virtual office solutions, success and growth. We also manage three business centres in Erewash offering a range of workshop, manufacturing and office space with flexible in/out terms.

There are no costs to participants – the only eligibility criteria is that people wishing to access the support have an Erewash postcode and the desire to start a business.

Starting a Business: If you are thinking of creating a new business venture, this can carry a number of risks and rewards. We can help you identify these, and work with you to mitigate any associated risks.  All new businesses can benefit from support and advice to ensure that the new venture has the greatest chance of success and survival.

Ilkeston Life Community Newspaper

It is the characteristic of our community newspaper that it serves information needs. It's defined by the community’s members with a shared sense of belonging. Ilkeston Life is published monthly.

Ilkeston Life Community Newspaper began in Ilkeston on September 1, 2015, with the publication of Ilkeston Life by Paul Opiah and Robert Attewell.

We focus on news from our Borough, Erewash, and nearby communities. Some key features of our newsrooms include regional politics, business, and human interest stories. We also showcase community events like carnivals and local theatre productions.

Sales Volunteer: Volunteer in our Ilkeston Life Community newspaper, meet new people, gain valuable skills and boost your confidence. We are looking for volunteers for sales representatives. Skills you'll need. Sales experience is desired, but not essential.

We require curious people to help us with our advertising sales and sell a range of items at various rates.

Jobcentre Plus

  • Ilkeston Jobcentre Plus, 58 South Street, Ilkeston, Derbyshire DE7 8TU
  • Long Eaton Job Centre Plus, Fletcher Street, Long Eaton, Derbyshire NG10 1JU
  • TEL: 0800 169 0190

Medigarments Ltd

Medigarments Ltd is the company behind the internationally recognised brands Jobskin® and SDO®. We lead the way in rehabilitation therapy and are the largest UK manufacturer of specialist custom compression garments supplied through therapy and orthotic professionals. Our reputation for the design, and supply of technically advanced garments has been built over 40 years supplying the highest quality made-to-measure products.

Medigarments comprises staffing from a wide range of specialities such as customer service, pattern designers, machinists, quality control, dispatch and more. 

We are dedicated to providing the ultimate in therapy management, with the focus on improving patient quality of life. 

Positive Futures Supported Housing CIC

Positive Futures Supported Housing is a small, young and niche business operating in Derbyshire and Greater Manchester. We are an enthusiastic and passionate team who strive to make a real difference to our clients’ lives, many of whom have become vulnerable and affected by significant mental health challenges. These are typically associated with homelessness and drug addiction but also economic pressures (e.g. cost of living).

We work with local authorities, landlords and other stakeholders to find quality and safe homes for our clients and to support them in rebuilding their lives. We currently operate around 30 properties.

Our ambition is to increase our supply of highly refurbished homes to the most vulnerable people in our communities, creating safe environments and opportunities for them to rebuild their lives. We are looking to increase our housing provision to around 250 homes by 2025. To help achieve this ambitious growth target, we are developing our strategic planning, governance, risk management and compliance arrangements. We are also looking to strengthen our financial resilience and people to ensure we can resource our growth plan efficiently.

Prostart Training

Prostart Training are an established Training Provider of 23 years with a current Ofsted ‘Good’ rating. Based in Long Eaton, we offer Intermediate and Advanced Apprenticeships, Higher Apprenticeships & Traineeships. Training is provided in Business Administration, Information and Communications Technology, Retail, Customer Service, Events, Facilities, Management, Team Leading and Warehousing. We currently have Apprenticeship Vacancies across the East Midlands in Customer Service, Business Administration, Facilities Management and Retail as well as many more positions becoming available before the end of 2022.

Ron Brooks Toyota

Ron Brooks Toyota have been in business for over 60 years and founded by the late Ron Brooks in 1962. We have held the Toyota franchise for nearly 50 years and provide all the services you would expect from a modern Toyota dealership: New Cars, Used Cars, Motability, Fleet & Business Sales, Servicing, MOT, Repairs, Bodyshop, Air Con Re-Gas, Hybrid Health Check and more. Ron Brooks have a variety of vacancies, including apprenticeship opportunities.

TecQuipment Ltd

TecQuipment is the leading provider of high-quality practical teaching equipment for engineering disciplines. Founded in 1958, the company prides itself on providing high-quality equipment that is used by over 1,500 universities and colleges in more than 100 countries. The products allow students and educators to perform practical experiments to illustrate engineering principles.

Be part of a rapidly growing and innovative world-leading company. We are recruiting for the following roles:

  • CNC Turner
  • CNC Miller
  • Senior CNC Machinist
  • Production Manager
  • Materials Expeditor
  • Paint Preparation Operative / Paint Sprayer
  • Electrical and Strain Gauge Fitter


It's not all about the buses at trentbarton. We believe, like any good company should, that people are our most valuable asset. From those behind the scenes, to the drivers who interact with our customers every day, every single member of the trentbarton team is working towards a common goal – to ensure that you get really good service. We’re looking for outgoing individuals who enjoy meeting people and are looking to become part of a caring and friendly team. Our first-class training is tailor-made to make every applicant feel comfortable, whilst ensuring we maintain our exceptional standards

Ward Recycling

Ward are a local, family owned metal recycling and waste management business which has been running successfully for over 80 years. We collect, process and recycle almost a million tonnes of ferrous and non-ferrous metals each year which reduces environmental pollution, slows landfill growth, conserves natural resources and saves energy. By working for Ward you can be proud to work for a business which actively serves the environment in which we live.

Our business is full of opportunities for hardworking people. We have roles in HGV Driving, Site and Operational Management, IT, Customer Services, Sales, Accounts, Health, Safety and Environmental Services, HR and Payroll and more. We are proud to our offer our dedicated workforce our ‘Re-WARD’ staff benefits perks such as money off grocery shopping, holiday and gym discounts, and much more! If you are interested in finding out more about a career with us, please see our website

Maggie Throup MP – Member of Parliament for Erewash

Due to a continued increase in casework, I am looking for an additional member of staff at my constituency office in Ilkeston. You should be a hardworking and motivated individual with the ability to fit into a small team. The role is full-time (5 days per week) and office based, but part-time may be considered for the right candidate.

The successful candidate would be proactive, with strong communication, IT, and organisational skills. The role also requires a flexible attitude and the ability to manage constituency casework, correspondence and projects.

If you are interested, please chat with Maggie today or email your CV to:

Thank you to The Chatsworth Arts Centre and Duchess Theatre for the use of the venue their and help in preparation for the event.