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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 ~ Village Dining Pub ~ Fresh, Seasonal Cooking ~ Tips
    • £19,000 per annum + Tips (IRO £2-3K Per Annum)
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    ...A Sous Chef role is currently available at a food led pub located in the Bedford area Role: A country village pub with a good reputation for dining is currently seeking a Sous Chef to join the team of six chefs in the kitchen. In this position... more details

  • Designate Manager - Locals - Bedford
    • Competitive
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    ... a variety of customers and offer something for everyone. We are always on the look-out for great new people to join our family and we are looking for Designate Managers to join us in the Bedford area. Wondering what a Designate  Manager is?  You could... more details

  • Part Time Production Co Ordinator Adzuna
    • 12400 - 13400 pa + benefits
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    ...Part Time Production Co Ordinator (approximately 25 hours) Location: Bedford Salary: 12400 plus excellent benefits Part Time Production Co Ordinator We are one of Bedford''s best loved companies with a reputation for being a stable and reputable... more details

  • Temporary Warehouse Operatives - ASAP Start! CV Library
    • £6.69 - £7.79/annum
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    ... their dynamic team at their Distribution Centre located in Bedford. This is a Temporary position for 6-8 weeks with the potential to go on for longer, with an initial rate of pay of £6.69ph which increases to £7.65 after 12 weeks. This role is 40 hours per week... more details

  • Production Coordinator
    • £12,000
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    ...Our Prestigious Client who is based in Bedford is looking to recruit a Quality Inspector on a Permanent Part Time basis. To be considered for this role you must: Be able to work every day between 9.45am and 2.45pm Have previous experience within... 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.