Search

Locals given priority for temping jobs at Tower Hamlets Council

PUBLISHED: 13:06 27 December 2012

Temping jobs at Tower Hamlets Council will be filled by existing staff and local residents wherever possible, in an attempt to provide jobs for the borough’s own workforce.

People registered with Skillsmatch, the council’s job brokerage service, and those signed up to recruitment agencies in Tower Hamlets, will be prioritised for temporary work.

Mayor Lutfur Rahman said: “As one of the largest employers in the borough, the council has a responsibility to ensure it looks at its existing workforce and recruits from the local community, wherever possible.

“Temporary jobs often provide a route into permanent employment, by giving people the chance to gain valuable skills and experience, while earning money.

“This is just one example of the council’s commitment to ensuring that its workforce reflects the local community.”


If you value what this story gives you, please consider supporting the East London Advertiser. Click the link in the orange box below for details.

Become a supporter

This newspaper has been a central part of community life for many years, through good times and bad, serving as your advocate and trusted source of local information. Our industry is facing testing times, which is why I’m asking for your support. Every single contribution will help us continue to produce award-winning local journalism that makes a measurable difference to our community.

Thank you.

Most Read

Most Read

Latest from the East London Advertiser