– 9-1pm Thursday 14th September (leisure and hospitality fair) –

– 10-4pm Friday 15th September (retail fair) –


Prospective candidates can register their interest ahead of the event via
The Learning Shop’s website,

Bluewater, together with its pioneering on-site recruitment and training facility, The Learning Shop, welcomes back the highly successful Jobs Fair for its sixth consecutive year. The event will take place over two days for the first time. On Thursday 14th September, 300 jobs across leisure and hospitality will be offered.  On Friday 15th September, a further 1,800 positions in retail will be showcased.

A huge variety of roles are available this year, including management positions at over 60 of Bluewater’s leading retailers and restaurants. Vacancies will be advertised by JD Sports, John Lewis, House of Fraser, Neal’s Yard Remedies, Giraffe, Godiva and more.

Since its foundation, the Bluewater Jobs Fair has helped match 7,050 suitable candidates to vacancies at Bluewater. In total, The Learning Shop and Bluewater partnership, which began 18 years ago, has brokered employment for over 46,000 people and has trained in excess of 22,000 people.

MP for Dartford, Gareth Johnson and Mayor of Dartford, Rosanna Currans will be visiting the event on Friday alongside Bluewater’s General Manager, Robert Goodman and Howard Noble, Customer Service Leader, Kent Department for Work and Pensions.

Gareth Johnson, MP commented on the Jobs Fair:

“I am delighted to be part of The Bluewater Jobs Fair, now in its sixth year. The Fair is a key employment initiative in matching hopeful candidates with positions at Bluewater, and each year the event goes from strength to strength. The variety of jobs available continues to grow, which creates an even more diverse range of opportunities for local people.

The number of people who have benefited since the Fair’s inception is a testament to the great work by the team at The Learning Shop and Bluewater. I would like to wish all the hopeful candidates the very best of luck when applying for positions.”

Speaking on behalf of The Learning Shop’s partners, Robert Goodman, Bluewater’s General Manager, added:

“It is great to be hosting Bluewater’s Jobs Fair for its sixth consecutive year, and to have such a variety of jobs on offer. We look forward to welcoming candidates to the fair, which, for the first time, takes place over two days this year. I have no doubt that the fair will be another great success for The Learning Shop, with lots of positive employment stories to follow.”

To book attendance or for further information please register via The Learning Shop website:

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