Information for Employers
There are lots of ways that the Tourism Talent Hub can help you to recruit.
Upload your current sector-based vacancies on the Visit Lake District website for FREE! If you’re a member of Cumbria Tourism, we will promote these vacancies on our socials, at various careers events and jobs fairs. Inspira and Job Centres use the link to support those who are unemployed.
Sector Workplace Academy Programmes
Cumbria Tourism are going to introduce SWAPs with the help of Talent Hub Partners and stakeholders in the sector. Featuring a two-day training course with guaranteed interviews upon successful completion. An introduction to the job role, offering people the chance to try it out before committing.
Recruitment case studies: helping to promote careers in the industry
A perfect opportunity to illuminate your workforce. We’re looking for inspiring candidates whose personal career stories motivate others to join the sector. Cumbria Tourism is focused on promoting the vibrant, fast paced and rewarding sector, with the endless opportunities available. Changing negative perceptions of the industry is key! Email email@example.com for more information.
Introductions to the Colleges and Universities
Cumbria Tourism has strong relationships with colleges and universities both in county and further afield. Introductions can be formed between the employer and the employment engagement advisors. These connections are key for information on apprenticeships, skills bootcamps, adult training programmes or partnership building. Email firstname.lastname@example.org for more information.
Cumbria Tourism is heavily involved with visiting schools, colleges and universities to deliver insights into a career in Tourism & Hospitality, to inspire audiences and change negative perceptions. The more businesses involved in careers activities to showcase the breadth of the sector, the better. Email email@example.com for more information.
Sponsoring Overseas Workers
You can become an overseas sponsor using the Points Based Immigration System. If you are struggling to fill positions due to a skills gap in the labour market, this could be the route for you. For more information, click the link below.
Working with HMP Haverigg
HMP Haverigg is an open prison, where many of the ex-offenders can work under ROTL (Release on Temporary License). Several businesses have recruited chefs, kitchen porters, gardeners through this scheme. This is a great way to help someone integrate back into society and fill the current recruitment and skills gaps. For more information email firstname.lastname@example.org