Working Together To Foster
Social Value

A different approach
A different programme
Join us and be the difference…

A regeneration programme uniting the public, private and third sectors to strengthen our local communities. Centred around promoting responsible procurement that generates local jobs for local people and local contracts for local businesses.

Join us as a Partner at the London Jobs Fair and...

  • Access 100s of employers and training opportunities
  • Help residents access 1000s of opportunities
  • Connect with right suppliers for your residents
  • Access our Vacancy Bulletin
  • Help with running assessment days
  • Showcase your support in the local communities

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WHAT'S ON OFFER FOR YOUR...

Residents

  • Notification of all the London Jobs Fairs
  • Referring jobseekers to interviews including telephone interviews
  • First access to job opportunities via our vacancy bulletin
  • First access to ‘mini’ more focused employment events throughout the year
  • Access to ring fenced job opportunities throughout the year

Employment and Training Staff

  • Extended support from our team. Think of us as your expanded team
  • Regular updates on latest employment opportunities from our employers ‘community’
  • Access to networking and training events for your employment and community investment staff
  • How to Access Funding, including identifying consortia bidding opportunities.

Procurement Staff

  • Engaging with your supply chain
  • Identify suppliers who are supporting social value
  • Identifying quality suppliers / quality bid submissions
  • Educating your supply chain about your approach to procurement
  • Transfer of knowledge and access to learning from Procurement colleagues from other partner housing associations and local authorities.

Our Partners said...

  • Croydon CouncilCroydon CouncilProcurement Manager

    "From a procurement prospective it’s good to meet so many local suppliers both SMEs and the larger suppliers. It helps us to put a face to the name and really get to understand and develop what companies can offer the Council. It is also reassuring to see those companies that are making a positive impact and delivering social value benefits."

  • City of London CorporationResponsible Procurement Manager

    "From my perspective, it was great to be in the same room as so many people who want to drive change, create jobs and support smaller businesses. I made really useful connections at the event and look forward to attending next year."

  • Clarion HousingClarion HousingProgramme Manager, Clarion Futures Jobs & Training

    "Well organised event with a lot of opportunities for jobseekers."

  • Poplar HarcaPoplar Harca

    "We are happy with the amount of interest we received today. 20+ signed up to our services."

  • Family MosaicFamily MosaicEmployment and Skills Manager

    "Family Mosaic have supported the London Jobs Fair South since it started in 2012. This is exactly the kind of event we like to be involved in as it covers so many areas that a Housing Association can benefit from, including excellent networking opportunities, pre-arranged meetings with suppliers and potential suppliers to the public sector, and at the core, support and provision for our residents. A wide range of employer’s/training providers and potential business partners all under one roof, make it a special event that supports the local community through partnership working. Over the years we have seen many positive outcomes from the event and this year has been no exception with one resident accessing an apprenticeship with Liftec and, resulting from post event work, one resident accessing a work trial with PH Jones, that has inspired him to make a career change. We plan to continue giving our support to such a worthy venture that benefits all involved."

  • Evolve HousingEvolve Housing

    "It was really helpful meeting suppliers. Made some good contacts that we can take forward."

  • OptivoOptivoDirector of Procurement

    "It’s a great opportunity to meet new small and medium sized suppliers – offering guidance on how to tender with the public sector and simply making new connections. And, through this event we’re seeing new bidders competing for our projects and some successfully winning work with us."

  • Arhag HousingArhag Housing

    "It was an excellent event, meeting other Partners, seeking opportunities and supporting job seekers."

Help your residents into work

Access to Networking and Training Events for your Employment and Community Investment staff all year round

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