20 new jobs at Livingston shopping centre

20 new jobs at Livingston shopping centre

The Centre in Livingston has unveiled 20 new jobs at a ‘Skills for Retail’ job fayre as part of an ongoing partnership with West Lothian College.

The shopping centre set up the job fayre to help people who have completed the Skills for Retail course at West Lothian College to get into the workplace.

Retailers including M&S, Pandora, O2, Menkind, Vision Express, Joe De Lucci and Ed’s Easy Diner attended and carried out some first stage interviews.

The course, attended by over 40 students thi year, highlughts the variety of roles available in the centre and equips students with the skills to pursue careers in areas including window dressing and security.

Diane Mitchell, West Lothian College head of workforce development, said: "West Lothian College is delighted to be working with people of all ages who are not in education, employment or training, to help them develop the skills required to work in the retail sector.

"The Centre offers many exciting job opportunities and by working together we have developed a ‘best practice’ model of public and private sectors linking education to employability".

Jennifer Bruce, marketing manager at The Centre Livingston, said: "We were delighted to be able to host the West Lothian College ‘Skills for Retail Jobs Fayre where some of our retailers looking to fill full and part-time posts were matched up to some great potential candidates."