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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

  • Chef Manager for unique new restaurant, Bedfordshire
    • Up to £25,000 per annum There is a 2 bedroom flat on-site as an additi
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    ...Are you an ambitious chef manager with a passion for fresh food and an aptitude for creating a great customer experience? Are you seeking a new challenge? Would you like to be part of the team building a new casual dining destination for Bedford... more details

  • Retail Customer Advisor - Bedford (20 hours) Total Jobs
    • £6.63 - £7.07 per hour + benefits
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    ...Retail Customer Advisor Hourly rate of £6.63, rising to £7.07 after probation Uncapped commission - typically 30% of basic pay Bedford The job: We''re EE, home to Britain''s first ever 4G network and one of the Sunday Times Best Big Companies... more details

  • Electronics Support Technician - Bedford - £25k Total Jobs
    • £21k - 25k per year + Pension + 25 days
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    ...Electronics Support Technician – Bedford - £25k Role Overview A Support Technician will strong customer services skills and knowledge of Electronic products is required by our client in Bedford, Bedfordshire. The Support Technician will work... more details

  • Facilities Assistant Bedford Adzuna
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    ...Facilities Assistant (Bedford) Ref: req3746 Position: Facilities Assistant Location: Bedford / Bedfordshire Salary: 18, 000 - 22, 000 per annum Job Type: Permanent (Full-Time) Closing Date for Applications: 31/10/2014 Accountabilities: Ensure... more details

  • Assistant Office Manager CV Library
    • £16000 - £18000/annum
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    ...We are working closely with a Bedford based company to assist them in recruiting an Assistant Office Manager to join the team. This is a varied position and the responsibilities include - Being the first point of contact for the company Dealing... 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.