ONE of Hereford's biggest employers has announced a recruitment event following the news of job losses for Gelpack employees.

Cargill is holding the event on Friday, August 11 at Grandstand Road in Hereford and will also provide an introduction to food manufacturing. 

The company said it is running the event to support the 175 employees who have lost their jobs after Gelpack went into administration. 

Cargill has more than 84 production and 15 professional vacancies in the Herefordshire and Newent areas available. 

Contact Nicola Socket on 01432 362240 to book a place on one of the production recruitment sessions this Friday.

Candidates will be given a brief presentation on the company, a tour of the facility and have the opportunity to attend an interview on the day.  

Pre-registration is essential for further details on how to apply and attend the event.