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.
...SENIOR SOUS CHEF - CITY CENTRE HOTEL - POPULAR HOTEL GROUP - BEDFORD - £25, 000 My client is looking for a strong, reliable Senior Sous Chef to assist the Head Chef in the supervision of kitchen production, and to participate in the food production... more details
...A new role has been created for a Purchase Ledger Manager based in Bedford, the business is in a significant period of expansion and change following a recent merger.This role has been created in the Management Reporting team to deliver control... more details
...Senior Care Assistant Bedford £competitive This Bedford Care Home specialising in Dementia is currently recruiting for a Senior Carer and Care Assistant to join their team. They are looking for a senior staff member who is an experienced shift... more details
...£7.37 per hour (£6.09per hour for under 18s) + benefits Bedford Elms Farm 8 to 30 Hours There’s nothing quite like being part of the friendly and supportive team at a Screwfix store. Here as a Retail Service Assistant, you’ll really get to know... more details
...Exciting Opportunity to Join a World Leading Brand! Front Office Supervisor, Bedford, Competitive Salary, plus excellent benefits and career progression. Our client is one of the fastest growing hotel companies in the world and strive to achieve... more details
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.
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.
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.