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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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  • Cleaning Assistant £12kFEATURED JOB Tom Kat Contract Cleaning
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    Cleaning of communal areas of residential blocks Cleaning, tidying and disinfecting bin stores Carpet cleaning Window cleaning by hand and by a waterfed pole system. Driver with clean licence preferred. Early starts with early finishes. ... more details

  • Sales Advisor - Bedford Adzuna
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    ...Retail Sales Advisor Bedford 14, 000 Basic OTE 29, 000 uncapped commission plus fantastic benefits As the leading home entertainment and communication provider in the UK and Ireland, we’re always on the lookout for great people who can provide... more details

  • Electrician CV Library
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    Are you an experienced electrician with a history working within social housing? If you are looking for an exciting new role for a respected housing association then I want to hear from you You will be a dedicated professional electrician with a... more details

  • Contracts Manager Total Jobs
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    Our client has two exciting vacancies for Contracts Managers to join their BedfordFMteam . The roles are full time, permanent positions offering a Competitive Salary + up to 25% bonus , full expensed company car, company pension scheme, private... more details

  • Direct Sales Representative Total Jobs
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    ...A brilliant opportunity has opened up for a part-time  based in Bedford. Join a leading team: Our client is a family run business with over 15 years experience in supplying the Jewellery trade with suppliers offering the best prices possible, high... more details

  • Qualifications Administrator Total Jobs
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    ...TEMPORARY QUALIFICATIONS ADMINISTRATOR - BEDFORD - £8.80 - £9.86 PER HOUR Are you available immediately for a temporary assignment which could last up to 6 months? Do you have previous administration experience? Are you a proficient user of MS... more details

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Bedford Essential Jobseeker Information

Teaching

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.