Westfield Stratford City employs over 10,000 people 2,000 of whom were long-term local unemployed who found work through Newham's Work Place and Westfield's permanent retail, hospitality and leisure training academy - The Skills Place. The centre has signed up to the London Living Wage ensuring that all Westfield staff as well as contractors are paid the London Living Wage allowance.
Based onsite at Westfield Stratford City, The Skills Place, Newham provides a unique and flexible recruitment and training service for retailers and local job seekers.
This state of the art centre provides industry standard skills development, apprenticeships and recruitment to the many stores, restaurants and facilities within Westfield Stratford City and beyond. Providing tailored services to candidates, independent stores and restaurants as well as many of the big names, including John Lewis, Marks & Spencer, Premier Inn and American Eagle.
A National Skills Academy for Retail member, The Skills Place, Newham works with sector skills councils such as Skillsmart Retail and People 1st to provide services in many sectors, including:
- Gaming (Casino)
- Office / IT
For those seeking work, The Skills Place Newham is your one-stop shop for advice, career development, apprenticeships and employment.
For more information contact The Skills Place on: 0800 65 25 414