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As the county town of Bedfordshire, Bedford is the commercial hub of the region and a multicultural melting pot. It is also well known for being the birthplace of Ronnie Barker and Carol Vorderman. Good transport connections make Bedford and its surrounding villages a popular commuter base for Milton Keynes and London but there are many opportunties closer to home.

One of the biggest employers in this town is Unilever, which has a food research facility at Colworth Science Park. This is where the company's new lines of frozen foods, ice cream and beverages are developed and researched. The high-tech site provides a range of local jobs for scientists, technologists and legal professionals.

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  • Book Keeper / AccountantFEATURED JOB NVG
    • £23-28,000
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    An opportunity has arisen for a permanent full-time, office-based Book Keeper/Accountant with NVG, a long established company based in Baldock, North Hertfordshire. Ideally ready for an immediate start, the successful applicant will also be... more details

  • Sous Chef for busy Gastro Pub in Bedfordshire £21-23k
    • From £21,000 to £23,000 per annum
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    The Company: A beautiful 20 bed roomed hotel and gastro pub style restaurant in a popular location in Bedfordshire, part of a well sustained and loved restaurant group. This busy gastro pub serves up ''the best of British'', with a strong focus on... more details

  • Support Worker Adzuna
    • 7.00 per Hour
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    ...Job Title: Support Workers Location: Bedford, Bedfordshire Salary: 7.00 per Hour Additional 1 per Hour Overtime Benefits: Includes Life Assurance, Workplace Pension, Access to Childcare Vouchers and their rewards scheme. Job Reference No: 11066 Our... more details

  • Membership Administrator CV Library
    • £16500/annum
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    ...Our Bedford based client is searching for a Membership Administrator based at its’ Head Office in Bedford. The successful candidate will enjoy working as part of a dedicated customer service team. The job involves a variety of administrative... more details

  • Pastry Chef ~ One AA Rosette Hotel ~ High Volume Operation
    • £20,000 per annum
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    A high quality hotel located in Bedfordshire is currently seeking a Pastry Chef Role: In this role of Pastry Chef you will be responsible for the pastry section at a busy hotel which has built a reputation for delivering high food standards. As a... more details

  • Network Support Engineer Adzuna
    • 35k per year + Pension + Holiday + Healthcare
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    ...Network Support Engineer (IT generalist) Bedford (commutable from Shefford, Milton Keynes, St. Neots, Northampton, Wellingborough, Huntingdon, Cambridge, Luton) 35, 000 Pension 25 days holiday Healthcare Network Support Engineer required... more details

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Bedford Essential Jobseeker Information


There is an unusual three-tier education system, with lower, middle and upper schools, providing jobs for teachers and admin staff alike. The University of Bedfordshire campus is based in the town and there are two large colleges, Bedford College and the private, Stella Mann College, which runs courses in performing arts.

Call Centres

Several call centres provide jobs in Bedford, such as BTB Mailflight and the HMRC contact centre. There are over 100 different languages spoken by the many immigrant workers in Bedford, from Italian and Polish to Cantonese.

Hospitality to Admin

A major employer in the area is Moto Hospitality, which has its headquarters in Toddington. The company employs local people in a variety of interesting roles, from finance to IT, marketing and catering.