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Business Administration & Customer Service Apprenticeships Business Administration and Customer Service apprenticeships are very popular because they offer a qualification which will allow you to work across employment sectors as well as offering an opportunity to develop and progress to higher positions. You will be initially assisting with day to day tasks with growing responsibilities as you become more competent and confident in your work. Some of the skills required are a good level of ICT, literacy and numeracy, communication skills, high level organisational and time management skills along with a drive to succeed and progress in your career Apprentice Administrator, Age UK, Bedford, £130 per week This is an opportunity for a well organised and efficient individual to join our team providing administrative support to all departments of Age UK Bedfordshire. This company is looking for someone who is a reliable and honest team player with proactive approach, ability to work as part of a team, calm and professional manner, friendly and outgoing personality and a willingness to learn. Application Deadline Date: 11/06/2017 https://bedford.justapply.uk/102059-apprentice_administrator.html?s=ws Office Administration Apprentice, Graduation Attire, Bedford, £131.25 per week Graduation Attire are an online store dedicated to providing garments to colleges and universities for graduations. It will be your role to support the team in all administrative tasks as well as providing excellent customer service. This company is looking for someone who pays good attention to detail and thorough approach to work. Is well organised and has the ability to stay calm under pressure. Application Deadline Date: 16/07/2017 https://bedford.justapply.uk/101520-business_admin_apprentice.html?s=ws Business Administration Apprentice – Commercial Operations, Grant Palmer Limited, Bedford, £175 per week We are looking for an Apprentice Administrator who will support the directors in a variety of areas. You will provide administrative support to the directors in the areas of service delivery and business development. During the apprenticeship you will have the opportunity to develop your personal skills and get experience in a successful local business, whilst making a positive contribution to our success. Application Deadline Date: 16/07/2017 https://bedford.justapply.uk/102015-business_administration_apprentice_-_commercial__operations.html?s=ws Business Administration Apprentice, Goodwills Legal Service Ltd, Bedford, £131.25 per week We are a small but growing law firm located in the heart of Bedford's town centre. We are looking for a Business Administration Apprentice to assist our team of Fee Earners with a range of administrative, accounting and marketing based tasks. Application Deadline Date: 04/06/2017 https://bedford.justapply.uk/102062-business_administration_apprentice.html?s=ws

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ICT Apprenticeships These apprenticeships will provide you with the competence, skills and knowledge required to work effectively and efficiently with IT systems, communications and productivity tools and applications in a range of job roles and industry sectors. Courses in this field combine the practical hands-on experience of the workplace with the knowledge and understanding gained through a college course. You will decide, along with your employer, which units you choose to study, that are relevant to your job role.

IT Apprentice, Bedford Academy, Bedford, £195 per week Bedford Academy has an innovative spirt which inspires what they do and how they do it, providing valuable educational benefits for students, parents and the community. This apprenticeship will provide you with the opportunity to support the ICT Systems Manager in providing a comprehensive and responsive technical ICT support service. Application Deadline Date: 28/05/2017 https://bedford.justapply.uk/102047-it_apprentice.html?s=ws

IT Apprentice, Aircraft Research Association, Bedford, £250 per week This is an exciting opportunity for a technically minded IT enthusiast to assist with work on prestigious projects for the World’s major civil aircraft and defence system manufacturers, as an IT Apprentice. You will be working as part of a small team providing 1st line technical support to users whilst being trained by a team of experts. Application Deadline Date: 11/06/2017 https://bedford.justapply.uk/101990-aircraft_research_association_ltd_it_apprentice.html?s=ws

IT Support Apprentice, Telekinetix Ltd, Bedford, £153 per week This is an excellent opportunity for an individual with a keen IT background who is looking to develop their skills assisting with the development of business applications within many major fashion retail systems. This will be a support based role with the possibility to transition into the Database Development Team in a fast moving company gearing up for the next phase of growth. Application Deadline Date: 11/06/2017 https://bedford.justapply.uk/102034-it_support_apprentice.html?s=ws

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Engineering Apprenticeships Apprentices in Engineering are in high demand. Engineers design, manufacture and maintain almost everything that people and industries use making engineering a huge growth area. It is also a popular option due to the excellent progression routes and the variety of areas you can specialise in. Some of the qualities that you will need to be a successful Engineering Apprentice are; good numeracy and problem solving skills, an interest in Science – particularly Physics, practical skills and a general enjoyment for hands-on work. You may also have transferrable skills from other areas such as motor mechanics, construction, electrical installation or design technology. Electrical Wiring and Design Apprentice, Cranfield Precision, Cranfield, £158.95 per week This is an excellent opportunity for a budding engineer to start their career after their exams, starting in August 2017 at Level 3, progressing to HNC. As an apprentice for Cranfield Precision you will be given the opportunity to design and wire the electrical cabinet panels and axes wiring for ‘Ultra Precision’ machine tools. Due to the level of further study candidates must hold or be predicted grades 6-9 in Maths , English and Science (A*-B) or equivalent and be a current Engineering student. Application Deadline Date: 04/06/2017 https://bedford.justapply.uk/101969-electrical_wiring_and_design_apprentice.html?s=ws

Apprentice Machine Tool Fitter, Cranfield Precision, Cranfield, £158.95 per week This is an excellent opportunity for a budding engineer to start their career after their exams, starting in August 2017 at Level 3, progressing to HNC. As an apprentice Machine Tool Fitter you will be given the opportunity to build mechanical assemblies for our range of ‘Ultra Precision’ machine tools. Due to the level of further study candidates must hold or be predicted grades 6-9 in Maths , English and Science (A*-B) or equivalent and be a current Engineering student. Application Deadline Date: 04/06/2017 https://bedford.justapply.uk/101979-apprentice_machine_tool_fitter.html?s=ws

Apprentice CNC Operator, Chiltern Marble, Cranfield, £225 per week Chiltern Marble is a leading UK manufacturer of top end natural and engineered stone. This is an opportunity for an individual who has completed or is about to complete an Engineering course and has an interest in CAD work. As an Apprentice CNC Operator you will be working with high value marble and granite. Application Deadline Date: 28/05/2017 https://bedford.justapply.uk/102050-apprentice_cnc_operator.html?s=ws

Apprentice Design CAD Engineering, Environ Acoustic Technologies Ltd, Wrestlingworth, £300 per week This is a perfect opportunity to join a small, specialist Engineering Design Company developing your 3D CAD and Design skills. As an Apprentice with us you will learn and develop skills in all aspects of the business and work with other team members to build the necessary CAD skills to work on stand-alone projects. Application Deadline Date: 19/06/2017 https://bedford.justapply.uk/102043-apprentice_design_cad_engineer.html?s=ws

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Construction and Trade Apprenticeships Apprenticeships for Construction and Trades are a valid route into all sorts of different trades which can lead to a successful career or allow you to become self-employed. There are many different types of construction based apprenticeships inclduing: Painting and Decorating, Plumbing, Carpentry, Bench Joinery, Bricklaying, Civil Engineering and Electrical Installation. These apprenticeships can be based in domestic, industrial or commercial settings and may involve some weekend or evening work and can be physically demanding. This sector could be for you if you are a practical person who enjoys keeping busy, has good practical skills and takes pride in their work.

Apprentice Technician (Testing), Vinci Construction, Leighton Buzzard, ÂŁ250 per week Vinci Construction is a blue chip company that are involved in national construction projects. They have three core areas of capability; reducing risk, delivering applied technology, and technical services specifically in the area of cost affect solutions. This company wish to offer an apprenticeship to a pro-active, motivated school leaver. Application Deadline Date 20/08/2017 https://bedford.justapply.uk/102003-technology_centre_apprentice_technician_testing.html?s=ws

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Land-based Apprenticeships Land-based apprenticeships are extremely popular for individuals who enjoy practical work outside and have a keen interest in working with land, plants and/or livestock. There are four main land based apprenticeships available; Agriculture (farming and livestock), Horticulture (landscaping and gardening), Arboriculture (trees and timber) and Environmental. These types of Apprenticeships allow you to develop the skills and knowledge required by employers in land-based industries, providing you with the chance to gain on-the-job experience whilst also studying for a qualification.

Apprentice Stockperson (Agriculture), M J Kiddy and Son, Sandy, ÂŁ140 per week As an Apprentice Stockperson you will be involved in all aspects of our farm business, to include daily routines within the pig enterprise, sheep and cattle work as well as lambing. This is an excellent opportunity for someone who is interested in the agricultural sector with a particular interest in working on a farm and gaining knowledge and experience first hand Application Deadline Date: 23/07/17 https://bedford.justapply.uk/102033-apprentice_stockperson_agriculture.html?s=ws

Landscape Apprentice, Letchworth Garden City Heritage Foundation, ÂŁ230 per week This is an excellent opportunity to train as a Landscape Apprentice with the Letchworth Garden City Heritage Foundation Landscaping Team, who carry out landscaping and grounds maintenance duties across a range of sites that are owned by the Foundation. Application Deadline Date: 04/06/17 https://bedford.justapply.uk/101989-landscape_apprentice.html?s=ws

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Hair and Beauty Apprenticeships To work in this industry you will need creative flair, teamwork and communications skills. There are many different career paths to suit your specific interests. As well as hair styling, there’s a growing demand for spa therapists and alternative practitioners. Working hours and conditions will vary, from local salons to large multi-specialist spas, and many people in the health and beauty industry go on to run their own businesses. As an apprentice in this sector you must be prepared to work long hours on your feet and have a strong focus on customer service as well as the creative and practical side of the trade. Hairdressing Apprentice, Giovanna Hair Stylists, Bedford, £138.25 per week If you have a passion for hairdressing and good communication skills, this could be the opportunity for you! We require an Apprentice to join our experienced and friendly team who believe in nurturing talent as well as supporting each other in an often very busy environment. Application Deadline Date: 09/07/2017 https://bedford.justapply.uk/102013-hairdressing_apprentice.html?s=ws

Hairdressing Apprentice, Renesons Hair Salon, Bedford, £140 per week Do you have the passion and flair for the Hair Industry? This is an amazing opportunity to join a luxurious five star salon as a Hairstylist Apprentice where you will gain valuable on the job Level 2 training from professional stylists. Application Deadline Date: 23/07/2017 https://bedford.justapply.uk/102045-hairdressing_apprentice.html?s=ws

Advanced Apprentice Hairdresser (Level 3), Brooks Salon, Bedford, £150 per week This is a fantastic opportunity for someone with a Level 2 Hairdressing qualification to continue to progress in their career and develop their existing skills as a Level 3 Apprentice for Brooks Hair and Beauty Salon. Application Deadline Date: 04/06/2017 https://bedford.justapply.uk/102065-advanced_apprentice_hairdresser_level_3.html?s=ws

Advanced Beauty Apprentice (Level 3), Brooks Salon, Bedford, £150 per week This is a fantastic opportunity for someone with a Level 2 Hairdressing qualification to continue to progress in their career and develop their existing skills as a Level 3 Apprentice for Brooks Hair and Beauty Salon. Application Deadline Date: 05/06/2017 https://bedford.justapply.uk/102066-advanced_beauty_apprentice_level_3.html?s=ws

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Apprentice Teaching Assistants This is your opportunity to gain an industry recognised qualification and to demonstrate your skills and develop your career, then this apprenticeship is for you. You will study a range of units which will help you in your role as a teaching assistant, learning support assistant or special needs assistant, including safeguarding, supporting positive behaviour and providing displays in schools. On successful completion, there are a range of further qualifications that you will be able to study for in order to continue to improve your career prospects.

Apprentice Teaching Assistant, Shine Learning Centre, Luton £140 per week Shine Learning required a dedicated apprentice Teaching Assistant to provide in class support to students. Shine learning believes that everyone has a light to ‘Shine’ and with support we can help our students to realise this. We are an education setting which is a mixture of formal education and a therapeutic family environment. Our aim is to make a significant difference to the social, emotional, mental and physical well-being of disaffected young people. Application Deadline Date: 26/05/2017 https://bedford.justapply.uk/102054-apprentice_teaching_assistant.html?s=ws

Warehousing and Logistics Apprenticeships A Warehousing Apprenticeship predominantly covers the movement and storage of goods and is an essential part of logistic operations. This is a work based apprenticeship where all of your assessments will be done in your place of work. You could work for a large retailer, manufacturer or distribution company. Some of your day to day tasks may include keeping stock records, taking and checking delivery of goods in and storing them, moving stock by hand or with machines.

Warehouse and Dispatch Apprentice, Adam Equipment Co Ltd, Milton Keynes, £200 per week Adam Equipment started in 1972 with the goal to provide quality weighing equipment and services at affordable prices, offering superior service and value to their customers. This apprenticeship will allow you to develop a wide variety of warehousing skills involving different tasks each day working with people and the careful handling of products. Throughout your apprenticeship you will be working in our warehousing department and be trained Application deadline date: 18/06/2017 https://bedford.justapply.uk/102068-warehouse_and_dispatch_apprentice.html?s=ws

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ALTERNATIVES TO HIGHER EDUCATION Apprenticeships and Training Schemes The Job Shop would be happy to support you with your application for any of these opportunities.

Did you know Yourspace online has lots of links to national apprenticeships and training schemes.

Take a look here… http://www.yourspaceonline.net/yourspace/jobs-and-careers/apprenticeships-and-training

Apprenticeships Stores Programme – Bedford, St Neots, Biggleswade and Huntingdon For more information and to apply please visit: https://www.aldirecruitment.co.uk/apprentice

School and College Leavers Programme Programme start date: September 2017 We’re looking for candidates who have just completed, or are about to complete their A Levels and have a keen interest in luxury retail for a unique opportunity to embark on a rewarding career in sales at Harrods. The Programme: Starting in September 2017, our 18 month programme has been designed to offer a stepping stone in to a high service selling role. You will be exposed to different areas of the shop floor, from our World famous Food halls to our high profile International fashion areas, becoming an integral part of our world – class retail theatre along the way. Attending multiple training courses and mentoring schemes during this programme, we aim to not only develop our delegates into a leading Sales Associate, working towards being a Retail Manager of the future. This is your chance to become a super seller and through tailored coaching, learn everything you need to know to excel on the shop floor. 8


Candidate Characteristics: To be successful you must be organised, confident and driven, with a visible passion for luxury retail. You must be completing your A levels or equivalent this year or have completed them in the last academic year and have Grades A*-C in GCSE or equivalent in English and Maths.

For more information and to apply please visit: http://www.harrodscareers.com/school-leavers-programme/

Thomson Retail Apprentice – Milton Keynes As a Thomson Retail Apprentice you will learn to create unforgettable holidays for all of our customers with your personality, professionalism and personalised service. Over time, you will understand our customers and adapt your style using information provided to help you find ways to improve customer satisfaction and loyalty. Your growing knowledge will help us collaborate and answer questions for our international colleagues and customers. There will be modern technology to work with so you can discuss, recommend and sell suitable products and services, and promote and assist our customers to self-serve online.

For more information and to apply please visit: http://tuijobsuk.co.uk/job-details.php?nPostingTargetID=32999

Advanced Apprenticeships Closing date for applications: Friday 26th May 2017 Join Network Rail as an engineering apprentice and help to shape the future of Britain’s railway! We are looking for talented apprentices to join us on our advanced apprenticeship scheme. When you're transforming Britain's vast railway network, you get more than just an education. Over three fascinating, surprising, career-advancing years as an apprentice, you'll gain the kind of skills that can set you up for life. The first 20 weeks spent living and learning at our world class training facility in Coventry with 150 other apprentices and then it’s out gaining hands on experience at a depot local to you. 9


To Apply We invest a lot in our apprentices because we want you to be the future of our business. There's lots of information on our website to help explain what you'll be doing on the scheme and what to expect. We recommend you take some time to read through the sections to make sure this is the right opportunity for you before applying. You must have 4 GCSE’s (or equivalent) at Grade A*- C in English, Maths, Science or Engineering and 1 other subject. For more information and to apply please visit: https://www.networkrail.co.uk/careers/apprenticeships/

Earth Moving/Construction Plant Equipment Apprentice - Biggleswade Two vacancies have arisen for Apprentices Earthmoving / Construction Plant Equipment. These roles, based at our Biggleswade site, contribute to the success of Liebherr – Great Britain Ltd by growing our own pool of talent through dedicated training both on site and at college to obtain a nationally recognised qualification. Responsibilities Prepare Construction Plant and Equipment for repair, identify and order parts to carry out and complete repairs, modifications, rebuilds, servicing and maintenance on a range of construction plant. Carry out diagnosis of faults and carry out remedial work, any other task or project as required to suit business needs. This is an opportunity to work with the industry-leading manufacturer in a secure and progressive work environment with a competitive salary, benefits, training and personal development. For more information and to apply please visit: http://bit.ly/2pBtqXi

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Apprenticeships – Business or Technical Closing date for applications: 30 June 2017 These are full time permanent roles. For more information and to apply please visit: http://www-05.ibm.com/employment/uk-en/school.html?=startyourjourney

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Tax Trainee (ATT & CTA) - Bedford Start date: August 2017 As a Tax Trainee you'll start off by learning the fundamentals, including carrying out technical tax research, producing tax computations, advising clients on their tax requirements and negotiating with HM Revenue & Customs. As your technical knowledge, commercial acumen and confidence grows, you'll have the opportunity to begin advising clients on their tax affairs.

School/College Leaver AAT Trainee - Bedford Start date: August 2017 The AAT qualification involves professional training delivered by a leading training provider on a block release basis, allowing you to come back to the office and apply in practice - the knowledge you have gained. You will also receive extensive internal and on-the-job coaching and support. Once you complete your AAT studies you may have the opportunity to study for the ACA qualification (dependent on performance). You'll have client contact from the very start, that's why your ability to build great business relationships is just as important as your ability with numbers. You'll be part of a team working on audit and accounts preparation assignments with a wide range of clients, so it goes without saying that you need to be someone that can be relied upon to help the team deliver outstanding levels of client care.

For more information and to apply please visit:

http://mhacareers.co.uk/schoolleaver/

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Cyber Security HR IT Finance Engineering Services Vehicle Technicians

Opportunities available nationally – local opportunities include Bedford and Milton Keynes. Please visit the website to find out about the full range of apprenticeship programmes and to apply: http://www.btplc.com/Careercentre/earlycareers/apprentices/ourprogrammes/index.htm

IT Helpdesk Apprentice – Luton Possible start date: 24 July 2017

Pay: £170 per week

Intequal, in partnership with the Microsoft Apprenticeship Programme, are offering this exciting opportunity to embark on a career as an IT Helpdesk Apprentice. Throughout the duration of the apprenticeship, you will receive Microsoft training and accreditation through online learning and practical experience. About the role: The company require a proactive IT Technician with an aptitude for communication and interest in Microsoft infrastructure technologies such as Windows. Quickly assimilating new technologies, being able to apply what is learnt and showing a genuine enthusiasm for the technology are critical to this position’s success. This role will initially be involved in providing 1st line support to varying clients on a busy helpdesk. Working within the support department alongside other technicians and engineers you will be in a client-facing role, taking calls from customers and fixing low14


level IT issues within agreed timeframes. As your experience increases, you will be expected to deal with higher level issues, liaising with 2nd and 3rd line support where necessary.

For more information and to apply please visit: https://www.getmyfirstjob.co.uk/joblink.aspx?TrackingId=gmj0014&VacancyReference=69200

IT Apprentices - Luton We are looking for 3 apprentices to join TUI on our Apprenticeship Scheme - at the end of 3 years you will reach the end of a Level 4 Apprenticeship linked to the specific role we are recruiting for. 1 x IT Commercial Apprentice Reporting to the IT Commercial Planning Manager, the IT Commercial Apprentice will support the management and control of supplier contracts, run commercial processes and provide Commercial MI to key stakeholders. 2 x Technical Support Apprentices The role of the Technical Support Apprentice is the coordination, management and delivery of support within the IT Technical Support remit; the main purpose is to deliver desktop, server & telephony support within the designated business areas. For more information and to apply please visit: http://www.tuitravelplc.com/careers/apply/32594

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Apprenticeships  Technical (Engineering & Design)  Commercial (Quantity Surveying & Buying)

UK wide – local opportunities include Northampton Closing date: 30 June 2017

Start date: September 2017

Once accepted, you'll join the Barratt Group on a permanent contract and commence a two-year structured Training Programme. You'll learn whilst working and attend a locally approved college on a day release basis. At the end of the two years, you will have gained experience and valuable job skills, plus a nationally recognised professional qualification. Once you've completed your apprenticeship, there are plenty more options available to you. This programme of structured learning and continuous, individually tailored development will give you the skills and professional qualifications to enjoy a career that could take you from Trainee right up to Director level.

For more information and to apply please visit: https://isw.changeworknow.co.uk/barratthomes/vms/e/barratt_developments /positions/drJv3r20nfMOs__o7a77MJ

Technical Trainee Programme 2017 (Engineering & Design) - Northampton Closing date: 30 June 2017 In this role, you’ll enjoy incredible variety. You’ll be evaluating designs, and making sure the technical aspects and infrastructure for new developments are in place, you’ll be at the heart of unique challenges around sustainability, materials and value. For more information and to apply please visit: https://isw.changeworknow.co.uk/barratthomes/vms/e/barratt_developments /positions/dgwVzDfA5kSjYgMl4QiULJ 16


Sponsored Construction Degree Programme UK wide – local opportunities include Northamptonshire and Hertfordshire

Closing date: 28 May 2017

Starting salary: Up to £24,000

We’ve collaborated with Sheffield Hallam University to offer a bespoke Foundation and BSc (Hons) Degree in Residential Development and Construction, which provides a unique opportunity for you to develop the qualities and skills you’ll need to excel in your career in the house-building industry. It’s a great opportunity for those who are looking for an alternative start for their career rather than full-time Higher Education or those who wish to change career direction into a Site Management role. You’ll join as Trainee Assistant Site Manager, giving you hands-on experience from day one. You’ll attend 4 x 1-week teaching blocks at Sheffield Hallam University each year, where we'll put you up in a hotel and cover your food and travel costs. You'll achieve the CIOB accredited Foundation Degree after three years, with the option to top-up to a RICS and CIOB accredited BSc (Hons) Degree over a further 18 months. For more information and to apply please visit: https://isw.changeworknow.co.uk/barratthomes/vms/e/barratt_developments /positions/dGbzO4vcjfryv29AN3TE0S

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Commercial Trainee Programme 2017 (Quantity Surveying & Buying) Closing date: 30 June 2017 In this role, you’ll work on a range of complex developments. You’ll be working with Architects, Engineers, Technical and Construction teams, you’ll prepare and monitor site costs, while ensuring the highest levels of quality and compliance. For more information and to apply please visit: https://isw.changeworknow.co.uk/barratthomes/vms/e/barratt_developments /positions/cztBMybCvaJRNmoWWvoDCc

Apprenticeships – UK wide Parkdean Resorts own and operate 73 holiday parks across the UK, selling over 500,000 holidays and short breaks. Apprenticeships are available across the company within the following sectors:  Leisure Operations  Customer Service  Business Administration  Grounds Maintenance  Food & Beverage  Retail  Marketing Services  Sales  Health & Safety For more information and to apply please visit: http://www.parkdean-resorts.com/current-apprenticeships.aspx

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Jobs for Summer 2017 The Job Shop would be happy to support you with your application for any of these vacancies.

Looking for Harvest work over the summer? Lots of opportunities available locally, see pages 55-66.

Recruiting now to fill vacancies in our Summer camps. Local opportunities include Bedford, Cambridge, Huntingdon, Letchworth Garden City and St Albans. Roles include instructors for arts & crafts, dance & drama, sports and lifeguards. Childcare roles include Group Assistants, Early Years Coordinators, Group Co-ordinators, Support Assistants and Roaming Staff. Management opportunities are also available.

Interested? Have a look at the range of roles that are available https://recruitment.barracudas.co.uk/roles

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Seasonal Education Assistants – Woburn (Working July – September) Closing date: 9th June 2017 Woburn Safari Park is looking to recruit Education Assistants for summer 2017. This role predominantly involves assisting with children’s holiday workshops and helping with departmental administration. We are looking for individuals with experience of working with children across a range of ages, preferably with experience in teaching or with environmental education. Previous experience of working with animals is desirable along with exceptional customer service skills and a strong interest and enthusiasm for animals and conservation. Potential applicants should have exceptional communication skills, be enthusiastic with a flexible attitude and a team player. These positions are fixed term; to start early July until the beginning of September 2017. Weekend and Bank Holiday working will be required from all positions. For more information and to apply please visit: http://www.woburn.co.uk/job-vacancies/

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Gulliver’s – Milton Keynes We are always looking for individuals to join our team and we recruit for temporary and permanent positions throughout the year.       

Ride Operators Admissions and Retail staff Catering staff Park care staff Entertainers Splash Marshalls Team Leaders

For more information on the roles available, to request an application form or to send your CV please email – Lauren Christmas – lauren.christmas@gulliversfun.co.uk Or visit https://www.gulliversfun.co.uk/recruitment

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This role is based at Middleton Stoney, Bicester, Oxon, OX25 4AB. However, help with accommodation may be available for the successful candidate.

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Recruiting now for part time staff We are looking for part time staff to help out with a leading local inflatable hire company. 16+ for general assistants 25+ for drivers Work is mainly weekends but midweek available during the busy period of May - September. Ideal candidates will be fit and healthy as some heavy lifting is involved and have the willingness to work mainly weekends. It is essential to have good customer skills. Duties to include: - delivery of units - collection of units - supervision of inflatables at events - money handling - loading of vans - cleaning of equipment Transport to Oakley is preferred but arrangements may be made in advance for successful candidates in the local area. Pay depends on age and abilities.

Interested? Please contact Did on 07775 777272 or 01234 826400 to apply.

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Animal Management and Equine The Job Shop would be happy to support you with your application for any of these vacancies.

Weekend Animal Facility Assistant - Huntingdon It’s an exciting time to join our growing Laboratory Animal Technology team in Huntingdon, Cambridgeshire. We are looking for Kennel Assistants’ to join the weekend team to assist colleagues with providing exceptional levels of welfare, husbandry and exercise to the dogs in our care Kennel Assistants’ work both Saturdays and Sundays and receive excellent rates of pay along with industry leading training and development opportunities. Many of our full time employees started their careers as Kennel Assistants and have progressed to become senior team members and managers. As a Kennel Assistant at Envigo your main responsibilities will be:    

Daily welfare checks Provision of adequate fresh food and water Providing animals with environmental enrichment through play and exercise Ensuring enclosures are cleaned in accordance with clear instructions and maintained to the highest standards of hygiene and cleanliness

For more information and to apply please visit: http://careers.envigo.com/opportunities/jobs-english.aspx

Trainee Animal Technician - Huntingdon It's an exciting time to join our growing team as a Trainee Animal Technician at our site in Huntingdon, Cambridgeshire. We are the largest employer of Animal Technicians in the UK and we look for people who enjoy working within a team, show empathy and respect for the animals in our care and who are looking for a rewarding career working with a broad range of species including rodents, rabbits, dogs, farm animals, primates and birds. We support our Animal Technicians through a structured training and development programme which includes gaining accredited Institute of Animal Technology qualifications at our onsite “school” and structured career progression. As your career with us progresses you will take on more responsibility to include the supervision of junior staff members and more complex studies. As a Trainee Animal Technician at Envigo your main responsibilities will be: 25


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Provide diet, water and bedding to the animals Change cages and associated equipment Assist in the handling of animals for various procedures Perform cleaning duties within the animal rooms and facility Prepares equipment and materials for use on studies Records routine study data both manually and using electronic data capture system

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Demonstrates the ability to learn, has empathy with the animals and the capability to develop the requisite skills. 5 GCSEs (or equivalent) at grade C or above, including English, Maths and Science Previous experience of working with (and handling) animals would be beneficial Animal Care qualifications at Level 2 or higher.

For more information and to apply please visit: http://careers.envigo.com/opportunities/jobs-english.aspx

Dog Grooming Assistant Stylist (Trainee Dog Groomer) – Stevenage You’ll deliver the very highest standard of pet care and as an Assistant Stylist your main responsibility will be the prepping and bathing of pets, as well as clipping their nails in preparation for the Stylist/Salon Manager to carry out the required groom. • You will exceed our customers’ expectations by delivering Pawsitively Outrageous Service. • Your excellent communication skills will be fully utilised as you will be dealing with customers and their pets on a daily basis. • You will assist in ensuring excellent salon presentation is maintained and high standards are kept through cleanliness, safety and good standards of housekeeping.

For more information and to apply please visit: http://bit.ly/2pvXwKv

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Sales Assistant (Part time) – Bedford Due to our on-going expansion, we are continually looking for highly motivated, determined and committed team players to join us. What are we looking for? We are seeking people with a fun personality. You should be great at interacting with pets and people. Enjoy the challenges of a fast paced workplace. Ideally, you’ll have experience in a similar, fast-paced environment and a hands-on approach. Most of all, you must be able to offer the highest levels of customer service. A high level of flexibility is required. For more information and to apply please visit:

https://www.jollyes.co.uk/jobs-jollyes/

Ward Assistant – Queen's Veterinary School Hospital Closing date: 1 June 2017 The role purpose is to assist veterinary nursing staff in basic duties so that the Small Animal Wing inpatients department runs smoothly with high levels of cleanliness and patient care. The role holder will assist Veterinary Nursing Staff in basic animal care of inpatients and their environment. This is achieved by carrying out cleaning of corridors, animal housing and treatment rooms, kitchen cleanliness, laundry duties, assisted feeding, exercising inpatients and basic administration to predetermined standards set by the Senior Nurse. No formal qualifications are required, although Animal Care or Nursing Assistant certification would be an advantage, however previous experience of working in a Small Animal Hospital is not essential as full training will be given. You should be familiar and comfortable with levels of animal contact. The ability to communicate well with all levels of staff and to work as part of a team is essential.

For more information and to apply please visit:

http://www.jobs.cam.ac.uk/job/13758/

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Art and Design The Job Shop would be happy to support you with your application for any of these vacancies.

Pottery Assistant – Woburn Forest Closing date: 30 May 2017 The Pottery Studio provides activities/sessions for both adults and children. In this role, you will be responsible for offering guidance and support on ceramic painting whilst providing a safe and efficient environment for our guests. Excellent customer service skills are required as you will ensure the guests' requirements are always met and naturally seek out opportunities to exceed their expectations. The bustling environment requires sustainable energy and enthusiasm along with the ability to multitask and oversee busy activities. Other responsibilities will include ensuring high standards of cleanliness and tidiness are maintained and that the large volume of pots are glazed to agreed timescales.

For more information and to apply please visit: https://isw.changeworknow.co.uk/centerparcs/vms/e/careers/search/edit

Pottery Assistant Manager – Woburn Forest Closing date: 6 June 2017 We are now looking to recruit an Assistant Manager for the Pottery studio at our village, Woburn Forest. This role will commence in July 2017. The successful candidate will manage and run the Pottery Studio and its associated cost centre activities including, but not exclusively: Pottery studio, retail sales and stock.

For more information and to apply please visit: https://isw.changeworknow.co.uk/centerparcs/vms/e/careers/search/edit

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Business and Finance The Job Shop would be happy to support you with your application for any of these vacancies.

Legal Assistant Location: Watford

Duration: Permanent

Role Banking and finance is at the heart of every economy, providing the means to help businesses expand and investors grow. Dentons’ Banking and Finance team operates at the industry’s forefront, working with innovative finance products across the world. We now have an opportunity for a Legal Assistant to join our Banking and Finance practice to play a key role in supporting clients in relation to mortgage repossession and ensuring cases are progressed to the expected time-scale and costs estimate. The role provide administrative support to the Paralegals in the team, principally through generating court documents and associated standard correspondence.

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Support Paralegals in all aspects of their work and responsibilities to operate at optimum efficiency at all times

File documents and maintain the filing systems, including the timely and efficient archiving and retrieval of files

To ensure the confidentiality and security of all practice and client documentation and information

To process new instructions using the case management system and generate formal demands and default notices

To carry out searches and issue court proceedings using case management system

To book agents to attend court hearings and to notify all parties

To prepare witness statements and instruct agents to attend court hearings

To set up evictions using case management system

To maintain diary entries and status notes on the case management system

To undertake any other ad hoc duties as requested, including the timely completion of various spreadsheets and statistics

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Excellent communication and interpersonal skills

Excellent literacy skills

Good IT skills (Word, Outlook)

Enthusiastic and professional approach to work

Excellent attention to detail and ensures accuracy at all times

A professional and efficient approach to work

Ability to work on own initiative

Ability to take responsibility for own work

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Is dedicated to exceptional client service

Language Capabilities We are a truly global law firm and as such, always welcome hearing from those with foreign language capabilities. In light of our recent combination, Mandarin language fluency would be particularly advantageous given that China is now core to our strategy.

To apply - please email your CV to Laura Cooper on laura.cooper@dentons.com

Trainee Recruitment Consultants Newstaff is in its 11th year now and we currently have 2 offices, Luton and St. Albans, however, we will be opening a third, in Milton Keynes, this year in September so it’s a great time to join us. We have 14 recruitment consultants in the business with our top earners over £50k/annum and cover areas from North London to Leicester so there is plenty of opportunity with us. At Newstaff our business model has always been to take on trainees and develop them into independent consultants. We tend to look for people that have previous Sales experience, whether it be in retail, tele sales or the like, and/or qualifications that show a certain level of education. We have a training scheme implemented over a 2 week period by our training manager with regular follow-up meetings to ensure continuity and help nurture our trainees through their first few months. All of our new employees complete their training in our Luton branch which is also our Head Office. Once completed trainees will join the office of permanent placement with all of our offices having managers with huge experience in our sector. We are hoping to find about 6 new consultants by the end of the summer. Further information on the company is available via – www.newstaffemployment.co.uk

To apply please email your CV to Alex Phillips at Alex.Phillipps@newstaffemployment.co.uk Please add the Reference (Bedford College) in the subject line of the email.

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Care and Childcare The Job Shop would be happy to support you with your application for any of these vacancies.

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Relief Play Workers – Milton Keynes Our Relief Play Workers work occasionally after school & at weekends during school term time assisting us to provide play events across Milton Keynes and surrounding areas. Ideally you will be over 24 years old and have held a clean driving licence for at least 2 years. However, we are also interested to hear from persons aged 18 years and over who may be able to cover any non-driving duties.

For more information and to apply please visit: http://www.mkpa.co.uk/jobs/

Carers required To support people in their own homes with personal care, cooking and cleaning etc. Experience is not essential as full training will be given. Hours to fit around your studies. Please contact us on 01234 930024 or email rekhakara@first2care.co.uk

Community Care workers We are currently looking for Community Care workers in and around the Bedford area. In our work Candidates will visit clients in their own homes to provide them with help & support with different activities. We have capacity for both male & female Candidates. We can offer part time hours i.e. evening or just hours over the weekend as well. Although transport is an important factor in the job role as a Community Care Worker, we do have capacity for non-driver /walkers, as long as you have a good range of availability.

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Do you love working with children? Do you want to earn some extra money or even start a career? Studying childcare and need experience within the sector?

We Are Recruiting!! Who are we? We are a Childcare agency that provide full and part time temporary staff to nurseries throughout London, Hertfordshire, Buckinghamshire, Cambridgeshire and Bedfordshire. We supply to a range of large nursery chains, one of which being 21st on the ‘Sunday Times top 100 companies to work for’. Qualified or Unqualified? If you are Qualified Level 2 or 3 in childcare that’s great!! But don’t worry if you are unqualified as we also look at what experience you have in the sector as well. Health and Social care qualifications are not classified in the childcare sector but we do take into account that you have done placements in schools and nurseries. What do we pay? Pay starts at £6.95and goes upwards. Your individual pay rate depends on a number of things such as availability, qualifications and experience.

Contact or send your CV to: Olivia Steed- Consultant: 07984323856 Olivia.steed@wizardstaffsolutions.com Frankie Wyld - Resourcer: 07961736634 Frankie.wyld@wizardstaffsolutions.com

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CASS Community Access Support Services Limited We provide support for adults in Bedfordshire with mild to moderate learning disabilities and difficulties and we are looking for experienced, enthusiastic and committed

Individual Support Assistants to provide one to one community support during the Summer holidays 2017 o You must be a car driver with your own car o You must have access to the internet and email No personal care or administering medication involved Applications welcome from both males and females Excellent rates of pay and flexible working pattern

For further information and an application form please email:

info@casswellbeing.co.uk

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Care Assistants – Milton Keynes & surrounding areas Active Assistance is currently recruiting for Support Workers, Care Assistants and Bank Registered Nurses to work with Adult and Child Clients with Physical Disabilities in Milton Keynes and the surrounding areas. Full, specialist training is provided therefore no previous experience is necessary. If you are looking for a flexible and rewarding new career in care, please get in touch today!

COMPETITIVE RATES OF PAY Must have full UK driving licence & own transport. For more information or to apply; please phone Recruitment on

01732 749175

Nursery Nurse – Woburn Forest Closing date: 6 June 2017 We are looking for a Nursery Nurse to join the team in our Activity Den. Our Activity Den provides childcare sessions and activities for our guests and on occasion our own staff. We cover a range of ages from 0-14 and our staff are trained to work positively with all children. You will have a naturally outgoing personality and work as part of a team to deliver a range of interesting, entertaining and challenging activities whilst providing a high standard of childcare within a safe and secure environment. For more information and to apply please visit: https://isw.changeworknow.co.uk/centerparcs/vms/e/careers/search/edit

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Reablement Support Worker - Bedford Salary: £15,807 - £16,491 pro rata per annum (living wage supplement may apply) Job reference number: P000837 Hours: 16 hours and 25 hours positions available (includes working evenings and weekends) and Relief posts to suit your availability We are looking to expand our successful highly motivated and committed Reablement Team. Reablement is about giving people over the age of 18 years the opportunity, motivation and confidence to relearn/regain some of the skills they may have lost as a consequence of poor health, disability/impairment or accident and to gain skills that will help them to maintain their independence. It’s about helping people to find new ways of doing things. We work with adults across Bedford Borough whose independence may be at risk if they do not receive this service from us. Reablement Workers are required to provide ‘hands on’ personal care to service users.

and must have the ability to carry out physical care tasks, handling and moving techniques (experience of manual handling is preferred, but training will be given). Reablement provides a temporary service and will be provided for up to a maximum of 6 weeks. The emphasis will be to encourage the individual to 'do for' themselves not to 'do to' them. Trained staff will work with individuals in their own home to ensure that they are supported and enabled to practice daily living skills safely. The Reablement Service is committed to developing a culture of promoting independence and has a strong teamwork ethic. This service runs between 7.30am and 10.00pm, 365 days a year. Please see our sample rotas. Successful applicants must have access to a car or means of mobility support, as the post includes the requirement to travel to and from service user`s homes within a given timescale, in accordance with the needs of the service. Why would you be interested? Do you want to make a difference to people’s lives? Do you want to work in a caring and supportive role with adults who live in their own homes? Do you want to help people become independent with all aspects of daily living? Do you want a new career with the training to help you carry out this new role? Do you want to work in a supportive environment with support from experienced and motivated colleagues? Do you want job satisfaction? The successful applicants for these posts will be required to apply for a Disclosure & Barring Service Enhanced Disclosure. Do not worry if you have no experience in this area; full training is provided. NVQ level 2 in Care is desirable, but not essential. Joining the reablement service is a great step into a long lasting career, and who knows where it may lead you?

How to apply If you are 18 or over and wish to find out more about shifts and flexibilities further information and an application form please contact Lorraine Wisby Team Manager or one of the Coordinators on 01234 718333. 39


Construction and Building Services The Job Shop would be happy to support you with your application for any of these vacancies.

Engineering and Electrical Installation The Job Shop would be happy to support you with your application for any of these vacancies.

Production Operator Job Purpose: To carry out manufacturing process steps for the assembly of Printed Circuit Boards (PCBs)

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Professional manner with excellent internal customer service skills Good understanding of English including verbal and written communication skills Reliable and strives for high quality standards Accurate with good manual dexterity Desire to learn and develop Interest in electronics / manufacturing

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Caring: for each other, our customers, our suppliers and all other stakeholders Hardworking: with diligence, creativity, and by going the extra mile Integrity: through honesty with oneself and with others Positivity: a can do attitude Synergy: a united front as team Axis

To apply please send a cover letter and CV to HR@Axis-electronics.com

Floristry The Job Shop would be happy to support you with your application for any of these vacancies.

Part time Florist - Westoning Part time florist required for immediate start.

Please email your CV along with a covering letter to Jillian White at Jillian.White@dingleydellnursery.co.uk

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FREELANCE JUNIOR FLORIST – NEWMARKET The Tayler Studios are looking to hire a passionate and flexible junior florist to join our team. Applicant must be well presented, organised and energetic, with a good understanding of floral design principles and product knowledge. We are looking for a creative individual who will be committed to our brand, flexible by nature, is professional and has exemplary customer service skills. Requirements:  Proven experience in either retail or event floristry * We may make exceptions for candidates if they have no prior experience, if they have a recognised floristry qualification & subject to a trial.        

Ability to change roles quickly and work to a time scale Excellent communication and social skills Ability to work as team member but also work confidently independently Flexibility to work Week Days and/or Weekends (This may include Sundays for events) Basic Floristry Qualifications Good IT skills Must be discreet and respectful ( We pride ourselves on having strict client confidentiality) Excellent command of English ( both written and spoken)

Job Roles:  To assist in conditioning flowers and other prep work including washing vases, tools  To prep items for events such as tool boxes, prepare containers with oasis, greening up  Watering and tending to plants  Maintaining Stationary & gift wrapping stocks  Making bouquets & arrangements for shop sale  Assisting the florists with make up work for weddings and events  Serving customers and hosting clients at the boutique - this includes making refreshments & assisting clients to their vehicles etc with purchases.  Ensuring the boutique is tidy and clean  You may be left alone to cover the shop for short periods of time whilst the Directors make deliveries or are conducting site visits with clients.  Accompanying Directors on site visits to take notes/measurements/photographs

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 Assisting with set up of displays for events & weddings and dressing clients homes (appearance (Taylers approved uniform) and professional behaviour must be applied to each of these situations)  Accompanying Directors on buying trips from wholesalers. How to Apply: Please send you CV to botanicals@thetaylerstudios.com including a short portfolio of your most recent work. At least one references (from past employers or a college tutor). A covering lettering including a brief outline of how you best suit this role.

WORK EXPERIENCE FOR FLORISTRY STUDENTS – NEWMARKET The Tayler Studios have an exciting opportunity for a work experience placement for floristry students looking to further their understanding and experience of a florist environment. There may also be the opportunity of progression to join our team of freelance staff if our criteria is met during your placement with us. Applicant must be well presented, organised and energetic, and ideally a basic understanding of floral design principles and product knowledge. We are looking for a creative individual who will be committed to our brand, flexible by nature, is professional and has exemplary customer service skills. Requirements:  Ability to change roles quickly and work to a time scale  Excellent communication and social skills  Ability to work as team member but also work confidently independently  Flexibility to work Week Days and/or Weekends (This may include Sundays for events)  Basic Floristry Qualifications or studying for an arts/floristry qualification would be ideal, but we will consider candidates who show similar artistic abilities.  Good IT skills  Must be discreet and respectful ( We pride ourselves on having strict client confidentiality)  Excellent command of English ( both written and spoken) Job Role: 43


 To assist in conditioning flowers and other prep work including washing vases, tools  To prep items for events such as tool boxes, prepare containers with oasis, greening up  Watering and tending to plants  Maintaining Stationary & gift wrapping stocks  Making bouquets & arrangements for shop sale – dependent upon your ability.  Assisting the florists with make up work for weddings and events  Serving customers & hosting clients at the boutique – this includes making refreshments & assisting clients to their vehicles etc with purchases.  Ensuring the boutique is tidy and clean  You may be left alone to cover the shop for short periods of time whilst the Directors make deliveries or are conducting site visits with clients.  Accompany Directors on site visits to take notes/measurements/photographs  Assisting with set up of displays for events & weddings and dressing clients homes (appearance ( Taylers approved uniform) and professional behaviour must be applied to each and all of these situations)  Accompanying Directors on buying trips from wholesalers. How to Apply: Please send your CV to botanicals@thetaylerstudios.com including a short portfolio of your most recent work. At least one references (from past employers or a college tutor). A covering lettering including a brief outline of how you best suit this role.

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Hair, Beauty and Holistic Therapies The Job Shop would be happy to support you with your application for any of these vacancies.

Beauty Therapists Full time - Champneys Henlow Various hours/contracts available at Champneys Day Spas – Milton Keynes and St Albans Beauty therapists required to provide consultations and treatments in a professional manner. Maintaining and improving services to clients, providing a range of face, body, massage, mechanical and electrical treatments. For more information and to apply please visit: https://www.champneys.com/about-champneys/careers/

Beauty Therapist - Weekend Holistic Therapist We are looking for the very best beauty therapists to join our fantastic Y Spa team. Your role will be to provide a range of treatments to resident and day guests ensuring they are met in a professional, timely and efficient manner giving them an excellent spa experience. You will be carrying out massages and also beauty treatments. You will also be promoting our range of beautiful products (Elemis, Murad, Katherine Daniels and OPI) Essential Skills • Excellent customer service and communication skills • Reliable and flexible • NVQ Level 3 in Beauty Therapy

For more information and to apply please visit: http://www.wybostonlakes.co.uk/beauty-therapist-weekends.aspx

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Full and Part time Beauty Therapists – Woburn Forest Closing date: 6 June 2017 We are looking for qualified, highly professional and ambitious Beauty Therapists to join our award winning Health and Beauty spa. Here, you will join like-minded colleagues providing an extensive range of treatments and therapies to our guests in the most beautiful of settings. Benefiting from innovative treatment partners, you will work with some of the best products in the industry, including Elemis, Decléor, Bliss and many others. Regular training and beauty brand updates will be provided, so this could also prove to be a unique opportunity for you too. Using your knowledge, you will assist our guests to select the perfect items from our comprehensive retail offering so excellent communication skills will be required.

For more information and to apply please visit: https://isw.changeworknow.co.uk/centerparcs/vms/e/careers/positions/ddNxWrt DDdzRaCjhCYvPiY

Part-time Hair Stylist - Ampthill We are looking to add to our friendly and professional team. We require a qualified, experienced hairdresser to work on a part-time basis. Quality products and an easy-going, relaxed atmosphere, Stylish Hair is a great place to begin a new career! We are looking for:    

a fully qualified and experienced hairdresser/stylist a reliable and friendly team player a professional who takes pride in producing quality finishes a good communicator with excellent customer service skills.

In this role you will be working in a positive environment with professional staff who have expansive knowledge in the industry. In return, you will be offered award wages plus bonuses and you will be working in great conditions.

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Your duties will include all aspects of hairdressing, including styling, colouring, cutting and washing. Minimum NVQ 2 qualification in hairdressing, some experience an advantage but further training will be given. Required experience - Hairdressing: 1 year

Please contact Mandy Parsons for further information or an informal discussion, on Tel: 01525 837080

Full or Part time Beautician We would be looking for either part-time or full-time for the beauty position. It is to join a team of 4 other therapists who are all part time. The role will involve stock checking, reception, telephone appointments. On the treatment side it will be Decleor Facials and Body Treatments, waxing, Sienna Tanning, OPI gel nails, manicures, pedicures, Massage, Men’s grooming, i.e. hands, feet, chest/back wax, eyebrows/hi-brows, LVL lashes, eyebrow/lash tint, Ear piercing, party lashes, lash extensions, bridal makeup, intimate waxing. (Training will be given to the areas not covered by the applicant). Applicant can be just beauty trained or hair and beauty trained.

Junior position We are also looking for another junior to work alongside our existing junior who has nearly completed one year. So someone who is looking to start as a junior hairdresser or even hair and beauty starter for September.

Temporary work during summer months We are also looking for help during the summer period whilst students are on holiday.

To apply for any of the above vacancies please send your CV to Jean Neale at jean.neale@ntlworld.com stating which role you are applying for.

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Hospitality and Catering The Job Shop would be happy to support you with your application for any of these vacancies.

Seasonal/Part time roles across the Woburn Estate       

Commercial Service Assistants Events Assistant (Catering) Dining and Bar Assistants Bar staff Conference and Banqueting Steward Commis Chef Catering Assistant

For more information and to apply please visit: http://www.woburn.co.uk/job-vacancies/bedfordshire-opportunities/

Part time staff needed at:      

Bedford Aspects Bedford Interchange Wyboston Caxton Gibbet Baldock Services Luton

For more information and to apply please visit: https://jobs.mcdonalds.co.uk/

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Part time/Casual - Waiting staff Part time/Casual - Housekeeping staff For more information and to apply please visit: http://www.wybostonlakes.co.uk/current-vacancies.aspx

Woburn Forest Lots of opportunities including:        

Early Morning Cleaners Housekeeping/Cleaners Chefs Bar staff Barista Waiting staff Kitchen staff Kitchen Porter

To apply for any of these roles please visit: http://isw.changeworknow.co.uk/centerparcs/vms/e/careers/search/edit

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New opportunities with businesses opening on the Riverside North Project Recruiting now Miller and Carter https://isw.changeworknow.co.uk/mandb/vms/e/brands/search/edit

Zizzi https://careers-zizzi.icims.com/jobs/intro?hashed=-435682845

Gourmet Burger Kitchen http://gbk.ourvacancies.co.uk/

MEXIco Restaurants https://www.indeed.co.uk/cmp/Mexico-Restaurants/jobs

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Land and the Environment The Job Shop would be happy to support you with your application for any of these vacancies.

R Bratley(Quadring)Limited Trainee NURSERY GROWER ARE YOU LOOKING FOR A CHALLENGE? Position available for an essential team member to be involved in all aspects of our Plant Nursery – from plant production to plant raising, and growing. This would be an exciting opportunity for you to learn a wealth of practical experience and to develop and gain new skills with the potential for progression on a large modern farm. R.BRATLEY (QUADRING & PLANTS) LTD are family run businesses, with 10 acres of nursery for module plant propogation and 2000 acres, producing 30,000 tons of potatoes, cabbage and broccoli. We have an enthusiastic team to work with using modern, state of the art machinery and equipment. Are you:  18+ years old  ambitious, enthusiastic, hard-working, highly motivated individual  keen and willing to learn all aspects of the nursery  flexible and adaptable  looking for a new career or progression in horticulture and agriculture Do you have:  A full clean driving licence  Spray Qualifications – PA1 or PA6  College Qualification or Industry Certificates If you can meet some, if not all of the criteria above and believe that you could be an energetic and enthusiastic team member, we will offer a competitive rate of pay for the successful candidate.

To apply for the position please email an up to date C.V. to michelle@bratley.co.uk R Bratley (Quadring) Ltd, Quadring Eaudyke, Spalding, Lincs, PE11 4QB

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Grounds Person - Shefford Steve Dear Tree Services are Professional Tree Surgeons near Shefford, Bedfordshire. We are recruiting for full time Grounds Persons, no experience necessary. If you enjoy working outdoors, are punctual, reliable and enthusiastic to learn new skills, please e-mail us at info@stevedeartreeservices.co.uk or call the office on 01525 862000 Monday to Friday 9am – 4.00pm to arrange an interview. Job Type: Full-time

Salary: £300.00 per week

Landscape Gardener The vacancy is for a labourer to work with me assisting in all matters landscape gardening, so this ranges from cutting grass and hedging to complete garden builds, it's a great opportunity for someone with a desire to learn all aspects of landscaping. Ideally the applicant will enjoy working outside and be physically fit, preferably a non-smoker as a lot of sites I work at are strictly nonsmoking areas. No experience is necessary, it's more the applicant’s ability to listen and work well in a small unit that is important.

To apply please contact Robin Sandler by email robinsandler@yahoo.co.uk

Part time Gardener – near Baldock, Hertfordshire Part time gardener needed for general garden maintenance 3-4hrs per week. The garden is a mixture of lawn, borders with flowers and shrubs and a small vegetable area. The hours can be flexible to suit the individual and dependent upon the work required in the garden at the time. Tasks will include lawn mowing, hedge cutting, weeding and general garden tidying.

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The garden is in a village location just off the A1 near Baldock so having your own transport would be useful. Interested? Please contact Audrey Whalley on 01462 742517 for more information.

Part time gardener – Supreme Garden We have a vacancy for a part time role which would be suitable for a horticulture student. We are a small expanding garden maintenance firm. Ideally the candidate would live in Hitchin or surrounding areas. Must be willing to learn and work hard essential. Salary is subject to age and experience. For more information please contact Scott at scott@supremegarden.co.uk

Part time Gardener Due to increased work load we’re looking to fill a part time role for one or two days per week. Any interested candidates need to be presentable, reliable and physically able as the work is very demanding and intense. The work will entail use of petrol machinery such as lawnmowers, hedge trimmers, blowers etc. For further information please contact Graham on 07980 866334 or email grahamsgardenservices@yahoo.co.uk 56


Garden Maintenance Foreman – North London Salary in region £25-27,000 depending on experience Jeremy Bevan Gardens is based in Bounds Green, North London. We carry out a wide variety of high quality garden design, landscaping and maintenance work, mainly in the London area. We urgently require an experienced and qualified gardener to join us as a team leader/foreman, helping to maintain our clients’ gardens to a very high standard. You will need to have at least three years’ experience, have relevant horticultural qualifications, good plant knowledge and a current UK driving licence. You will run of one of our garden maintenance teams and will need to be responsible and trustworthy, show initiative and be highly self-motivated. You will report directly to the owner and director. As our work is predominantly for private clients, you must be well presented, polite and conscientious. You should be adaptable, keen to learn and prepared to work hard. This is a full time position time. You will need good references and proof of experience and qualifications. This is an ideal position for someone keen to further their career with a successful and friendly company.

To apply - please send us your C.V. to Jeremy Bevan at jeremy@jbgardens.com with a covering letter detailing your experience and why you want to work for us. (Please note, documents ending in .doc or .pdf only). Please send any photos of examples of your work and details of references. Note: please only apply for this job if you meet all relevant criteria for experience, knowledge and qualifications, and are available to start work at short notice. We will only reply to suitable candidates.

Jeremy Bevan Gardens Ltd 53 Marlborough Road LONDON N22 8NJ 020 8881 8270

07950 334 677

www.jbgardens.com

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GRAND GARDENS FULFILLING YOUR Gardens potential 01582 603540 07843 929371

grandgardens@hotmail.com

Full & Part Time Gardener Duties will include all aspects of soft landscaping and regular garden maintenance. Flexible hours. £50-£60 per day to start. Must be fit and in good health. Hard working, reliable and well presented. Call Ben Knight, Head Gardener - 07843 929371 for an informal discussion.

Part time Gardener We are looking for somebody to help with general garden maintenance. Mowing lawns, weeding borders and strimming. Rural location. Approximately 4 hours a week. For more information please contact Charlotte Bathe - 07778 262675 or email at charlottebathe@btinternet.com

Full time Farm Worker – Leighton Buzzard We have a vacancy available to work full time on a farm near Leighton Buzzard. Our farm is a busy mixed farm of sheep, beef and arable, with an expanding contracting and fencing business. Good career opportunity, with great scope for progression. A driving licence is essential for this role. For more information please contact Will Roff 07909 680807

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Harvest workers required - Essex Three tractor drivers sought for 5000 acre arable unit in East Herts/West Essex. Grain cart and autumn cultivation work. Mid July to end September. Full driving licence is essential. Training available if required. Self-catering accommodation is available on site. Good rates of pay. Please contact Will Streeter 07899 920693 or email enquiries@jtinney.co.uk T S Arable LLP, Matching Hall Farm, Matching, Harlow, Essex, CM17 0QZ

Harvest work with a view to a potential apprenticeship: N&J Pearson is a family run 500ha arable farming business based around Caxton, Cambridgeshire. We grow Wheat, Oil Seed Rape, Spring Barley and Spring Oats. We are looking for 2 enthusiastic individuals to join our small and friendly team for harvest 2017 (starting date 24th July). Jobs will be wide and varied and will include corn carting, grain store management and telehandler work (if holding a telehandler certificate). There will be plenty of overtime and an opportunity for an apprenticeship for the right person. A can do attitude is essential, along with a clean driving licence and preferably (but not essential) a telehandler certificate. The position would suit someone who was living within daily commuting distance from the farm as there is no accommodation provided.

Please contact Tom Pearson on 07967 614313 for further details.

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Seasonal Full time Farm worker - Ramsey Full time worker needed for a very busy family run game farm in Ramsey, Huntingdon. This includes weekends. Daily Duties will include building rearing sheds, runs, daily checks, waters, feeding, driving tractors, lawnmowers, gators, heavy lifting, crating the birds and maintaining the equipment on the farm. This is a great opportunity to learn and earn money over the holidays. Job is available now until late September. Accommodation is available to the right candidate. Must be hard working. No previous experience necessary as training can be given on the job. For more information please call Mark on 07926 338964 or email on markc0410@hotmail.com

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Visitor Experience Team – 12mth placement The role will be a 12 month placement with a start date of the early summer 2017, where you will work as part of the Visitor Experience team. The team are the first point of contact for our four million annual visitors and are responsible for delivering high quality conservation, access, recreation and education. For more information and to apply please visit: https://severntrentwater.apply.cappats.com/Jobs/View/21

Ranger – Buckinghamshire Closing date: 30 May 2017 This role will focus on restoration works at West Wycombe Park, a grade 1 listed parkland 4 miles from Hughenden. You’ll help with the protection and care of habitats, wildlife, property and machinery, and your passion will inspire other to love this beautiful place as much as you do. We want you to engage with visitors, making time to talk to them, not rushing away to the next task. As an easily identifiable member of the Ranger team, on your best day you will be creating lasting memories for everyone

For more information and to apply please visit: http://www.nationaltrustjobs.org.uk/

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Motor Vehicle The Job Shop would be happy to support you with your application for any of these vacancies.

This role is based at Middleton Stoney, Bicester, Oxon, OX25 4AB. However, help with accommodation may be available for the successful candidate.

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Performing Arts, Music Tech and Media The Job Shop would be happy to support you with your application for any of these vacancies.

Milton Keynes We are recruiting for the following roles:  Video Production Editors  Freelance Camera Crew  Freelance Presenters & Journalists For more information and to apply please visit: http://thevideonewsfactory.com/careers/

Film Extras needed for major feature film Filming at Cardington Studios, Bedford Men and Women age 16-80 wanted to be film extras in a major new feature film shooting at Cardington Studios, Bedford during Spring/Summer 2017. Interested? Apply on line via https://www.castingcollective.co.uk/bedford and Casting Collective will be in touch.

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Retail Sales and Customer Service The Job Shop would be happy to support you with your application for any of these vacancies.

Part time Sales Consultant – Bedford & Luton Part time Technology Support Adviser - Luton Technology is transforming the world in extraordinary ways. If you’re passionate about the latest innovations, and about discovering how products can make a real difference to customers’ lives, then you can be part of shaping that transformation here at Dixons Carphone. Working as a Sales Consultant in a Carphone store based within a Currys PC World (known as Customer Consultant within the business), you’ll help our customers with whatever they need, asking questions and taking them through our products and services until they have what’s right for them.

For more information and to apply please visit https://careers.dixonscarphone.com/search-and-apply

Part time Mystery Shoppers Recruiting now for organised, self-motivated 18/19 year old mystery shoppers with an eye for detail. For more information and to apply please visit: http://servelegal.co.uk/ourvisitors/

Retail Staff required for new store Cotswold Outdoor have an exciting opportunity for enthusiastic staff to join their new store due to open in Spring 2017 in Biggleswade. For more information and to apply please visit: http://knowledge.cotswoldoutdoor.com/jobs/category/biggleswade/

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Lots of part time opportunities for Sales Support and Stock Room Assistants in the following locations:      

Biggleswade Bedford Interchange Hitchin Luton Retail Park Milton Keynes, Kingston Rushden

For more information and to apply please visit: http://careers.next.co.uk/

Bedford Cinema  

Part time Customer Assistant Team Leader

Our Customer Assistants undertake a wide variety of duties in all areas of the cinema, meeting and greeting customers, suggesting the best films for them to watch and serving them tickets, drinks and snacks, and ensuring the screens are prepared for the next film in record time. Previous customer service experience would be beneficial but is not essential; perhaps you've worked as a volunteer, or gained these skills somewhere else.

For more information and to apply please visit: https://isw.changeworknow.co.uk/vue/vms/e/vue/search/edit

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Store Assistants – Biggleswade, St Neots, Huntingdon and Stevenage It’s a really fast paced environment, for a start. And everyone here understands exactly what needs to happen to make their store a success – and gets on with doing it. But the team is fairly small, so if you’re not contributing it will soon show. The time will fly by as you undertake everything from checking off deliveries to dealing with enquiries or ensuring that the shelves are fully stocked with attractive, well presented products. And, of course, you’ll provide excellent customer service at all times by attending to customer needs in a prompt and friendly way.

For more information and to apply please visit: https://www.aldirecruitment.co.uk/apply/

Lots of retail jobs with a variety of companies at The Centre MK. To find out more please visit: http://www.thecentremk.com/Jobs

Luton and Biggleswade stores recruiting now for:  Customer Service Assistants Closing date: 30 May 2017

For more information and to apply please visit: http://www.latestvacancies.com/wilkinson/2015/jobsearch.asp

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Science The Job Shop would be happy to support you with your application for any of these vacancies.

Trainee Necropsy Technician - Huntingdon It’s an exciting time to join our growing Pathology Department team in Huntingdon, Cambridgeshire. We are looking for a Trainee Technician to work in the busy Necropsy team This role is the introduction and basic training in necropsy, working under supervision of Senior technicians. The Trainee will receive training and work towards gaining competency in routine necropsy techniques, ensuring compliance with GLP (Good Laboratory Practice), SOPs (Standard Operating Procedures), Health and Safety and Study Plans. The skills and experience we’re looking for are:  Demonstrates an ability to learn  Good manual dexterity and attention to detail  Ideally 5 GCSE level passes (C or above or equivalent) including Maths, Science and English. If you are professional, forward thinking, enthusiastic and highly motivated, then we want you to join us and help us achieve our mission – to be the best company to work with and the best company to work for.

For more information and to apply please visit: http://careers.envigo.com/opportunities/jobs-english.aspx

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Sport, Outdoor Education and Public Services The Job Shop would be happy to support you with your application for any of these opportunities.

Leisure Activities Assistant – Woburn Forest Closing date: 6 June 2017 There are many opportunities in the Leisure team, and our offering of activities continues to grow. From donning an eye patch in Pirate and Princess Adventure, to whizzing around a track in Quad Bike Safari or scaling the forest canopy in Aerial Adventure, our focus is on delivering a quality experience that guests will remember, whether it’s their first or fiftieth time. Working as part of a team, the role requires a professional but outgoing approach, accompanied with enthusiasm at all times and a passion to deliver customer satisfaction. You will lead a varied number of leisure activities, ensuring the highest standards are maintained to give the best possible experience to our guests. There are a wide range of children, family and adult activities available and you will be responsible for looking for opportunities to ensure the guests' requirements are always met and naturally seek out opportunities to exceed their expectations.

For more information and to apply please visit: https://isw.changeworknow.co.uk/centerparcs/vms/e/careers/search/edit

Recruiting now for part time staff We are looking for part time staff to help out with a leading local inflatable hire company. 16+ for general assistants 25+ for drivers Work is mainly weekends but midweek available during the busy period of May - September. Ideal candidates will be fit and healthy as some heavy lifting is involved and have the willingness to work mainly weekends. It is essential to have good customer skills. Duties to include: - delivery of units - collection of units - supervision of inflatables at events - money handling 69


- loading of vans - cleaning of equipment Transport to Oakley is preferred but arrangements may be made in advance for successful candidates in the local area. Pay depends on age and abilities.

Interested? Please contact Did on 07775 777272 or 01234 826400 to apply.

Travel and Tourism The Job Shop would be happy to support you with your application for any of these vacancies.

Part time Retail Travel Adviser – Dunstable, Luton, Milton Keynes & Stevenage As a Thomson Retail Travel Advisor you will help to create unforgettable holidays for all of our customers with your personality, professionalism and personalised service. You will understand our customers and adapt your style using information provided to help you find ways to improve customer satisfaction and loyalty. Your knowledge will help us collaborate and answer questions for our international colleagues and customers. There will be modern technology to work with so you can discuss, recommend and sell suitable products and services, and promote and assist our customers to self-serve online.

For more information and to apply please visit: http://tuijobsuk.co.uk/work-at-tuitravel/thomson-retail/

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Cabin Crew – Luton Airport Cabin Crew are responsible for delivering the highest standards of safety and customer care to our customers in line with the company’s vision and brand values. Job Requirements An interest and understanding of the airline industry and role of cabin crew. Experience/Education Previous flying experience would be beneficial, although not essential. Experience dealing with the general public in the leisure/tourism industry or a retail, catering or airport environment would be considered beneficial although not essential.

For more information and to apply please visit: http://bit.ly/2pjyAdS

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Volunteering and Internships The Job Shop would be happy to support you with your application for any of these opportunities.

Exciting Volunteer Roles at DAD.info Hi, we’re DAD.info, the UK’s largest online support network for around one million dads per annum. Whether it’s support with family issues or lifestyle hints and tips, from kids and relationships to cars and days out, we provide a host of information, advice and support through our website, social media and an online forum with 29,000 registered users. We’re a charity based in the grounds of Moggerhanger Park near Bedford - a Grade 1 listed house with 33 acres of gardens and woodland and a popular venue for weddings and functions. To support our growth we’re looking for 2 volunteers to join us for 4-8 hours a week and bring their knowledge, or to gain some great experience in social media, marketing, content production and editing. It would be perfect for you if are looking to potentially to go into digital, marketing or journalism based industries and want some demonstrable work in this area on your CV. Equally, if you would like to be able to give back to a charity helping others and enjoy the idea of working in a small team in a rural setting where you can input into activities and use your creative skills, we think you’d like it here  If you are in education there’s the opportunity to increase your hours in holidays if you’d like to get involved in more areas. And if you’re working and/or juggling other areas of family life then there’s the option to be flexible on where and when you do your hours. In the first instance, we’d love to have a chat and there’s a nice café on site where we can learn more about each other over a drink. Please email us on lauren.ray@familymatters.org.uk and let us know why you’d like to help out and what skills you have that you think would be useful. If you can attach your CV, even better! Thanks, we look forward to hearing from you. The DAD.info team

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Special Constable Information evenings How would you feel if you could spend a minimum of 16 hours a month helping full-time Police Officers to make your community safer? Bedfordshire Police are currently recruiting for Special Constables (voluntary role) to work alongside our Police Officers within Bedfordshire. This is an excellent opportunity to carry out the role of a Police Officer whether you would like to be a 'career' Special Constable or you have aspirations in the future to become a full time Police Officer. As a Special Constable you will receive excellent training and development to carry out the role of a Police Officer and reap the rewards of this extremely valuable role. For more information and to book a place on one of the information evenings lease visit: http://bit.ly/1u9HrIE

Volunteer Shop Assistants - Bedford A new branch of ‘Mercy in Action’ (a charity working with children in the Philippines) is opening a new shop in Bedford in late February. If you would like to be involved with all aspects of running a shop including designing displays and window displays please contact Caroline on 07724 064957. Further information on the organisation can be found at http://www.mercyinaction.org.uk/

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Events Careers & Employer events, Job Fairs, University Open Days

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UAL Insights at London College of Fashion Fashion Business Summer School

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ZSL Animal Careers Conference – 29 August 2017 This is a one-day conference hosted at ZSL London Zoo and aimed at people aged 16+ who are interested in pursuing an animal based career. The conference will begin with a talk from a keynote speaker to tell you the story of an exciting career. There will then be four sessions throughout the day where ZSL speakers from different departments will give you short insights into their careers and how they got there. There will also be four short, practical activities to consolidate your knowledge of each theme of work. Lunch and refreshments will be provided and you will be able to access the zoo at lunch time and after the conference has ended. This conference will be most useful to students aged 16+ who know they would like to work with animals, but are not sure what direction to go in. There are many diverse and varied animal careers and this event will aim to give you an overview of some of them. There is a charge for attending this event, however ZSL are offering an early-bird rate for tickets purchased before 31st March 2017. There are also a small number of fully-funded places available. To check the eligibility criteria and to apply please visit the website via the link below and complete an application form. This should be returned to ZSL by 5th May 2017.

For more information and to book your place please visit: https://www.zsl.org/education/careers-and-courses/zsl-animal-careersconference

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Shout about it! If you have been successful in gaining employment or a voluntary role from an opportunity you have seen in The Jobs & Opportunities Bulletin we would love to hear about it, please contact Ruth Adams - rmadams@bedford.ac.uk

The information in this bulletin was correct and in date at the time of publication.

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