Belfast Telegraph

Thursday 24 April 2014

Initiative offering work on new Peace Bridge

A new initiative aimed at helping people gain employment by working as apprentices on Derry’s new Peace Bridge will continue this week.

The Peace Bridge Employment and Apprenticeship Opportunities was launched recently at the Kickstart to Work bus, located at Derry City Council’s head office on Strand Road.

The Kickstart to Work Programme, Derry City Council in partnership with Ilex URC and GRAHAM Construction have announced a range of apprenticeships on the Peace Bridge project.

Employment opportunities include cleaner, handy person, stores person, labourer (civil's), community liaison officer and administration clerk. Apprenticeship opportunities include apprentice administration clerk and apprentice engineer.

A series of information sessions have been organised by Kickstart across the Derry City Council area to raise awareness about the Peace Bridge Employment & Apprenticeship Opportunities.

These are taking place today at Rathmór Shopping Centre from 10am to noon and at Lisnagelvin Retail Park from 2pm to 4pm.

The info sessions will continue next week, starting at Gee’s Supermarket on Fairview Road on Monday from 10am to noon; the Market Yard car park, Claudy from 2pm to 4pm; the Cathedral Youth Club in The Fountain 2.30pm to 4.30pm; and Strathfoyle Library, Temple Road from 2pm to 4pm.

Closing date for receipt of application forms is next Friday, November 27, at noon.

For further details contact the Kickstart Office on: 028 7130 8466.

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