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HS2 new jobs board showcases thousands of upcoming opportunities

HS2 Ltd has launched a new digital platform to promote the estimated 20,000 job roles coming up as part of phase one. 

The platform offers those looking for work or a change of career, the opportunity to search the very latest vacancies with HS2’s construction partners and station contractors delivering the London-Birmingham section of the railway.

In September 2020, HS2’s four main works contractors and two station construction partners estimated that they would create over 20,000 jobs to support the ten-year construction programme for phase on the project.

The jobs board is the first time that opportunities to work on HS2, within the supply chain, have been brought together in one place.

The initiative has been backed the Department for Work and Pensions and a Memorandum of Understanding, which sets out the agreed roles and responsibilities of HS2 Ltd and its job brokerage partners, is in place between the two organisations.

Minister for Employment Mims Davies MP said: “HS2 is helping us drive forward plans to build back better and level up the nation, it’s connecting people to fresh possibilities and creating exciting jobs along the way.

“As we look ahead, helping so many people to secure new employment is vital to our recovery and is exactly why we’ve invested £30bn in our Plan for Jobs to protect, support and create opportunities across our communities.”

HS2 Minister Andrew Stephenson said: “HS2 will play a vital role in kickstarting the UK’s economic recovery as we build back better from Covid-19. It is already doing so, with 13,000 jobs supported so far.

“I’d encourage anyone interested in working on the UK’s largest infrastructure project to check the new HS2 jobs board, whether you work in health and safety, engineering, catering, logistics, or the many other sectors where HS2 is already creating huge opportunities.”

Kate Myers, HS2 Ltd’s Head of Skills, Employment and Education said: “HS2 has a crucial role to play in the UK’s economic recovery and fightback from COVID-19. We are creating and sustaining thousands of jobs in the UK starting right now when people need them most.

“Our new job brokerage model is an important step in simplifying the job search process, and ensuring individuals receive guidance and support so that pathways into employment on HS2 are accessible for all."

The platform can be found here. 

Image: HS2 Ltd 

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