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Employer Exhibitors

The following is an overview of the employers, plus the 400+ job and apprenticeship vacancies being promoted at GB&EF 2016.  

By attending on the day you get the opportunity to talk in person with the recruiters to find out more about the vacancies.  This could also help make your application stand out, as it is a chance to make a good (or great) first impression of your suitability.


Following on from their success recruitment for their Mumby Road store opening in 2015, Aldi will be promoting their apprenticeship scheme.

Anglesey Hotel/Bezani Catering
This Alverstoke based hotel and outside catering business will be promoting part-time job vacancies and apprenticeships, plus weekend work opportunities.

Babcock currently delivers engineering and communications training at HMS Collingwood but is in the process of delivering an enhanced training programme to the RN.  This has created a need for an increase in full-time instructional staff in the Weapon Engineering Instructional and Communication Operator Instructional areas.

Bachmann Recruitment and Training
Bachmann will be promoting a wide range of full and part time job vacancies in the merchant marine industry.  In addition it also offers short courses for both the marine seagoing and shore based industries.

Berry Recruitment

This recruitment agency's Gosport office offers full-time and part-time customer service and administration roles on temporary and permanent basis; plus temporary industrial and warehouse work.  Multiple positions at a number of companies will be promoted.

Britten-Norman Ltd

As the UK’s sole independent civil aircraft manufacturer and a medium size privately owned enterprise, what we offer at Britten-Norman is unique.


Engaging all our disciplines including design, manufacturing, maintenance, light test and certification, our employees take great pride and satisfaction in helping shape raw material through an interesting and sometimes complicated process that sees it turn into a fully certified flying aircraft – destined for operations in some snowy, sun drenched or equatorial remote part of the world. Islanders are found from Australia to Alaska and from desert islands to the Himalayas.


The company is seeking to recruit into a wide range of positions in full time and apprenticeship roles.

Compass Group UK & Ireland

Compass group is the leading provider of contract catering and support services in the UK and Ireland. They operate across the core sectors of Business & Industry, Healthcare, Education, Defence, Offshore & Remote and Sport, Leisure & Hospitality.

Across the UK & Ireland, the operations span approximately 10,000 sites and include workplaces, famous sports and leisure venues, schools, hospitals, oil rigs and remote locations with much more in between. They employ more than 60,000 people and every day they serve millions of customers, provide services at hundreds of office buildings, clean thousands of square miles and protect tens of thousands of people.


Locally, Compass can provide career opportunities in Fareham, Gosport, Portsmouth, Waterlooville and Havant as well as National and International. This food and support services organisation will primarily be promoting its Food Service, Retail and FM Support Service job opportunities at HMS Collingwood, HMS Sultan, HMS Excellent, Fort Blockhouse or Southwick Park. The positions within Compass will be both full-time and part-time, plus weekend work opportunities.

Computer Science Corporation Ltd

CSC is a global company with clients across many industries enabling us to harness the best ideas, pactices and solutions from both the public and private sectors, for the benefit of every client.  In the UK we also have specific experience and expertise in Post and Logistics; Central Government and Local Government BPO; Civil Nuclear; and Insurance.

In Gosport, CSC is based within HMS Sultan and is the operational centre for a MOD system that is accessible worldwide and is available on a 24 x 7 x 365 basis to thousands of users.  We operate, maintain and develop one of the largest and complex Oracle E-Business Suite systems in Europe with a large number of interfaces and other supporting applications.   Additionally, we provide complex back office support involving payroll accounting and payments, and an Enquiry Centre.  All personnel looking to work at CSC Gosport must comply with MOD Security Clearance requirements, which includes Nationality and UK Residence restrictions.


To keep all our systems and services operating CSC delivers a continuous cycle of improvements and enhancements, we employ a wide range of people with a wide range of skills.

At the moment we are undertaking a programme of upgrades to the Infrastructure (hardware) so we need a variety of experienced Architects, Technicians, Oracle Consultants and Project Managers.  In the Applications area we are seeking Software Testers, Environments, Applications Developers and Oracle Specialists.


We have a number entry routes to the Company utilising specialist business partners – depending on individual skill, experience and whether a vacancy is Permanent, or Temporary through Sub-contractors or Agency staff.  Our team at the Employment Fair will be able to explain entry routes.

Contemplation Care Group

The Contemplation Care Group is a privately owned company consisting of Nursing and Residential homes, Learning Disability homes and a Nursing and Domiciliary agency providing outstanding care for people of various ages with a multitude of care needs. We take pride in the quality of care that is delivered and the high standard of comprehensive training and support given to each staff member to enable them to provide outstanding care. 


Contemplation Home Care (Forest Care Nursing and Domiciliary agency) operate  alongside Contemplation Homes providing high quality care to people in there own homes or residential/ nursing homes with our skilled and committed team of staff  since 2003. As an agency Forest Care offer flexible working hours to their staff working out in the community and care home settings. Forest care provide in house staffing cover for our 5 Nursing homes within the Contemplation group in the Gosport and surrounding area as well as Home Care Services.

Our agency workers have the flexibility to say when they are available for work with the added benefits of being able to undertake longer hour’s shifts within our homes rather than just the short pop in shifts most home care agencies can offer. Having this flexibility means that working with Forest Care allows staff to achieve their desired working hours each week and be able to fit work around  another job, child care, semi retired and just want to do a few hours or if you are only available at weekends.


Contemplation Homes was established as an organisation in December 2003 and provide a professional service delivering outstanding care by friendly highly trained and approachable staff. There are currently eight Nursing and/or Residential Care Homes, two in Waterlooville, three in Alverstoke and Gosport, one in Ashurst, one in Havant and one in Bedford. Our philosophy is to look after our residents in the best possible way, in a home from home environment, creating an atmosphere to meet all nursing, social, spiritual and psychological needs of the individual, offering at all times, sensitive and conscientious nursing and social care from competent and committed well trained staff, who understands the needs of elderly people.

We have vacancies for RGN, RN, RMN, Nursing Support Assistants (NSA), Night staff, Evening NSA, Activities provider and Kitchen assistants.  These include full and part-time, plus agency worker flexible hours roles.

Defence Munitions Gosport

Defence Munitions will be promoting their Advanced Mechanical Engineering Apprenticeship scheme vacancies.  The first year of the apprenticeship is based full time at CEMAST then the last two years are based in the Gosport depot and at some external placements on a four monthly rota.  During this time you will be employed by the Ministry of Defence.

Gosport Borough Council

The council - organiser of the Gosport Business & Employment Fair - will be promoting its current vacancies and career opportunities in local government.

GHS Mechanical & Electrical

GHS are fully qualified and insured to service and install and have over 30 years of mechanical and electrical experience.  Our skills include heating, air conditioning, ventilation, plumbing, and electrical and bathroom installs.  Although based in Gosport we operate across the south of England.  Full time job vacancies for a qualified gas engineer and an improver electrician are being promoted on the day.

Gosport Marine Scene

Have you ever gazed out on Gosport’s coastline and dreamed of working on the yachts? Visit Gosport Marine Scene’s stand to discover the variety of opportunities to work in the leisure marine sector. Careers are available both onshore or working at sea.  In Gosport there are full and part time jobs in the office (HR, Marketing and Events, PR, Logistics, Customer Services and Sales), in manufacturing and production (ie sail making, mast building, safety equipment manufacturing), in yacht services and maintenance rolls (as engineers, riggers, boat building) or on the water (as Skippers, Mates, hospitality).  We can signpost you to the training providers and employers who can support you.


Alternatively, are you aged between 14 – 17, live in Gosport and up for a challenge?  We are searching for 10 crew members to represent Gosport in the ASTO Small Ships Race.  You don’t need to have any previous sailing experience.  We have a summer programme filled with sail training and personal development opportunities.  Visit www.gosportmarinefestival.org.uk for more details.

Gully Howard Technical

Gully Howard is a construction and health and safety related organisation operating across three main areas: surveying, consultancy and training.  It provides asbestos services, property management, energy surveying and training, occupational hygiene consultancy and training services.

Although Portsmouth based, its office is located in close proximity to The Hard Interchange so is easily accessible via the Gosport Ferrry.

It will be promoting full time job vacancies and apprenticeships within its surveying and administration departments.  Surveyors will need to to be trained within one of its key areas - stock condition, asbestos or energy; and for trainee surveyors previous skills within construction is desirable.  Administration staff and trainees are required to have customer service skills and be able to offer great service to clients.

Home Instead Senior Care (Fareham and Gosport) 

Home Instead Senior Care is one of the top 3 Home Care Providers in the South East of England and the highest rated in Hampshire by client recommendation.


We focus on supporting older people to help them remain living independently at home. All our calls with all our clients are a minimum of 1 hour and we focus on building long term relationships with our clients.   This is extremely rewarding work and many of our Caregivers would say that they regard our clients as their friends.

We are looking for people who are looking for part time work and who have life skills and the ability to build relationships with older people. Experience is not necessary; we train and support the right people but empathy, compassion and an interest in helping others are the qualities we look for.

We are experiencing unprecedented demand and will be recruiting and training throughout 2016.


Huhtamaki UK Ltd - the headline sponsor of GB&EF 2016 - is a leading global foodservice manufacturer based in Gosport, with factories on Rowner Road and Grange Road.


Huhtamaki recognises that people are the foundation of its success.  It is the people at Huhtamaki who consistently seek innovative solutions and operational excellence to promote the success of Huhtamaki's customers. Huhtamaki is a global business, dedicated to supporting customers growth, providing great product that reflects its customers brand


Primarily we look to recruit local people from the local area.  Our full time vacancies are predominantly within our Paper and Thermo factories and include Packers & Machine Operators. Ideally we look for people with a mechanical aptitude and factory experience. These roles are working a rotating 12 hour days, nights and weekends shift pattern from 6-6.


We also have an active Engineering apprenticeship programme and are looking to expand our apprenticeships into other areas in 2016.

Independent Scentsy

This is a party planning company selling many scent based products.  The jobs are very flexible and can be worked from home, at events or in businesses.  They can be done as a full time business, on a part time basis or worked around another job. On the day the starter kit of products will also be on display.

Partnerships in Care (Nelson House Hospital)
Nelson House is a locked rehabilitation recovery service that focuses on developing patients’ skills for independence and helping them learn new ways of managing their condition and symptoms with the aim of helping to prevent any future relapse.

On the day vacancies for qualified mental health nurses (Lead Nurse, Charge Nurse and Staff Nurses) on a full time basis; and a part time cook will be promoted.

People for Places Leisure (Gosport Leisure Centre)

The Gosport Leisure Centre offers a wide range of full and part time jobs such as life guard, gym instructor and receptionist.  In addition to promoting job vacancies they will be showcasing the activities available and running an interactive competition.

Platinum Care Solutions

Platinum Care Solutions supports people to live independently either in their own home or in a residential setting.

With over 10 years’ experience across Hampshire, Surrey and West Sussex, we take pride in providing a high quality service that brings joy and comfort to the people we care for and peace of mind to their relatives.


Platinum Care Solutions was established by its founder Jo Barry, because she saw there was a need to provide high quality, tailored care to individuals wanting to stay in their own home. Dedicated to care without compromise, all staff are treated with respect and are supported with training and supervision, so that they can deliver the very best of care and with it, bring a smile to the people they look after.

At Platinum Care Solutions we start with an initial assessment which can take up to an hour so that we can properly assess healthcare requirements. It is not our policy to provide 15 minute visits as we feel this can lead to poor and rushed care.

We will be advertising our services and available job opportunities, which are on a full and part time, contract, apprenticeship and weekend working basis. We provide nurses, health care assistants and support workers for care in the community as well as nursing, residential and learning disability homes across Hampshire, West Sussex & Surrey.

Premier Inn Hotels

The hotel will be offering part time jobs and apprenticeships in Housekeeping, Reception (including nights) and Maintenance roles.

RAF Careers Service

Over 50 roles are available in the RAF with full and part time opportunities, plus apprenticeship opportunites on offer.

Right at Home Solent

Right at Home Solent provide QUALITY home care in the local community. We provide Dementia Care, Companionship, Personal Care, Physical Assistance and much more.

Bespoke care plans are made up and can be amended and changed to the clients needs. Our local team of caring and professional CareGivers are committed to improving the quality of life of those we support.


We have an extensive recruitment process, including psychometric testing. This is to ensure to the best our ability we have genuine and passionate Caregivers.

We are a growing company and on the day will be promoting full and part time job vacancies, plus apprenticeships

Salon 141

Salon 141 is the training salon for Fareham College and will be promoting apprenticeship and traineeship opportunities, plus full or part time courses in hairdressing with immediate starts.

The Utility Warehouse

Work with individuals to help them set up a part-time business under the Utility Warehouse umbrella.  Many people use it to supplement their main income and the work is flexible.


We are an independent business assurance provider delivering high-quality services to our public and private sector clients across the UK. We deliver our services nationwide via our network of offices, including one in Gosport, and our client base is in excess of 300 organisations. TIAA is proud to be an innovative and experienced provider, offering our clients an incisive approach and assured delivery.

From internal audit, counter fraud and security management to ICT audit, forensic investigations, risk management and governance, TIAA is proud to be able to provide all your business assurance needs.  We are experts in our field and can deliver our complete range of high quality, cost-effective services throughout the UK.

TIAA will be promoting its current full and part time job vacancies.


Urbaser provide the refuse/recycling collection, street cleaning, beach cleaning (summer) and toilet cleaning for Gosport Borough Council.  We provide full training and want to employ people from the local area.


At present we have 8 vacancies for the summer period running from 1st April to 30th September to carry out the service on ensuring the beaches are kept clean of litter, emptying litter bins and removing weeds.

Vector Aerospace (and Aeropeople)

Vector Aerospace Apprenticeship is a well established with its own Training School. The aerospace industry specific training offered includes Engine Overhaul, Helicopter Airframe, Aerospace Electronics and Mechanical.

Vector Aerospace trains for its own future resource requirements which include overhaul for a range of civil and military helicopters including the Boeing Chinook, AgustaWestland Lynx / Sea King and Sikorsky.  We therefore provide our employees with the training, resources and opportunities they require to be the best they can be.

Vector will be promoting its apprenticeship scheme, which has 10 vacancies, and looking to attract interest from school leavers and young people.

Aeropeople do the contract recruitment for Vector and is a leading dedicated Aerospace and Autosport technical services provider. With our heritage firmly embedded in the Aerospace industry, we ensure the highest levels of professionalism and compliance to our customers; operating under a true partnership mentality based on transparency, integrity and trust.

Our core services are:

  • Recruitment of Permanent Staff and supply of Contract Personnel
  • Executive Search and Selection
  • Managed Service
  • Aviation Line Maintenance (EASA Part 145 approval)
  • Full risk share Project / Price work

With our head office in Cambridge, support offices throughout the UK and offices in Germany, UAE and Italy, we maintain a global presence, providing our customers with locally compliant solutions and the confidence of dealing with industry experts throughout.

On the day Aeropeople will be promoting a range full and part time, plus contract job vacancies for Vector.

Support organisation exhibitor job and apprenticeship vacancies

In addition to the employers some of the support organisation exhibitors will also be promoting vacancies:

Fareham College 
  • apprenticeships in and around the Gosport and Fareham area.


  • apprenticeships

First Wessex

  • full and part time jobs plus apprenticeships

Gosport Discovery Centre

  • full time Customer Service Assistant plus part time roles on annualised hours contracts

Gosport Voluntary Action

  • full and part time plus weekend working opportunities in its Decoration and Repair Team and Gardening Service

Groundwork South Trust

  • full time jobs plus apprenticeships and traineeships

Hampshire Futures

  • apprenticeships with Hampshire County Council and its partners

Job Centre Plus

  • local and national job vacancies

National Apprenticeship Service

  • local and national opportunities


  • apprenticeships

Peta Ltd

  • apprenticeships

St Vincent College

  • apprenticeships and potentially job vacancies
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