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Recruitment, Training & Skills

Jobs Fair
We know it can be tough in the current climate to find and recruit the right staff for your business. In order to support employers and businesses we hold quarterly jobs Fairs and encourage as many businesses as possible to get involved. It provides the opportunity for you to speak directly with potential candidates and interview them on site?
Our next Jobs Fair is due to be held in September, if you would like to get involved or find out more, email the team at

Employ a young person
Providing a job opportunity for a young person has a range of positive impacts both for your business and the borough.
Click here to see the different ways you can get involved.

Routes to Work
Routes to work is a supported Employment Service provided by Tameside Council which offers support, advice and practical assistance to local residents with a Disability which is a barrier to employment. This programme also gives us the opportunity to assist employers and businesses to promote an inclusive and diverse workforce, providing advice which will help you to:
Promote diversity throughout your organisation.
  • Comply with current and relevant legislation.
  • Advise you on how you can make reasonable adjustments.
 Find out more about the Routes to Work programme by checking out some case studies from previous employers and employees we have successfully supported and the rewards it can bring.

Training and Skills Support
We can help create links for you join up with training providers and projects that could help you boost your own or your employees skills.

Utilising our networks and contacts we can help link you with relevant training and skills support organisations who can help you upskill staff, look into apprenticeships or work placements which would help add value and diversity to your business.

We provide skills and training support through a number of innovative projects and offer opportunities for employers and businesses which can help connect them with young people and adults looking for work and learning opportunities.

We can also signpost you with Greater Manchester agencies and partners who can provide funded training to support for your business.
Email the team at or call us on 0161 342 3111 to find out more.