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Canterbury Cathedral

The cathedral city of Canterbury links up with Whitstable and Herne Bay to the north to form the local government district which is home to more than 150,000 people. While major employs exist - not least the local and county council - the medium-sized business is the major source of employment in this area. And with more than one million tourists visiting the cathedral and World Heritage Site each year, that too provides plenty of jobs for the region.

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  • Labourers Total Jobs
    • £7.51 - £8.90 per hour
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    CSCS Labourers Canterbury CSCS Labourers x 4 required for a contractor based in Canterbury for ongoing work. Salary £8.90 Per hour Working alongside and assisting other tradesmen. You must hold a valid CSCS card and have your own full PPE, previous... more details

  • Groundworker - Strood Career Structure
    • £13 - £15 per hour
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    GROUNDWORKER VACANCY LOCATION: Strood, Kent CONTRACT TYPE: Freelance START DATE: July 2016 DURATION: 6 months SALARY/RATE: £13 - £15 per hour The company brief: One of Kent''s largest Civil Engineering contractors who work across the commercial,... more details

  • .NET Developer .NET/ HTML/ CSS Total Jobs
    • £25000 - £40000 per annum
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    My Canterbury based client is currently seeking a permanent .NET Developer to join the company''s software team. Key skills to include: HTML/ CSS JavaScript .NET This is a fantastic opportunity to work for a vibrant and growing company so if you are... more details

  • .NET Developer - Video Technology Company - Canterbury CWJobs I.T.
    • £30000 - £45000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
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    .NET Developer (ASP.NET, C#, C#.NET, dot NET, Web Application Development, Desktop, Winforms, Windows, .NET 4.5, ASP.NET MVC 5, WCF, WPF, MVVM, Prism, Continuous Integration, Dependency Injection, Ninject, Spring.net, IoC, Unity, Castle Windsor,... more details

  • SEND Teaching Assistant Total Jobs
    • £55.00 - £70.00 per day
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    SEND Teaching Assistant - Canterbury Hays Education are looking for qualified individuals interested in SEND Teaching Assistant positions across East Kent. We require Teaching Assistants throughout the East Kent area for both emergency supply cover... more details

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Industries

Retail, finance and small-scale manufacturing are the main sectors providing employment. The likes of Besco Industrials can be found at John Wilson business park in Whitstable - just one of a number of business parks in the Whitstable and Herne Bay area. And at the newly-opened Lakesview Enterprise Centre in Canterbury can be found companies such as Blighline Refrigeration and Claremont & May fragrance products.

The Church

It's easy to overlook the church as an industry and potential employer but, on one level, that is precisely what it is. Most people feel a 'calling' to work for the church rather than sit down with a careers master but those with faith may like to think more seriously about it as a career path. Although there's no formal career path, most will start with ordination, which is the church recognising you as a person prepared to work for the church. The next stage is to become a deacon and, usually about a year after that, become a priest. Your role as a priest will involve the celebration of the sacraments (including baptism and holy communion), teaching, preaching and pastoral care.