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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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  • Chef de Partie (Pastry) - Abode Canterbury
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    ABode Canterbury is a stylish boutique hotel that has been beautifully designed and refurbished, maintaining the old wooden beams and traditional fabric of an ancient and historic building while adding contemporary design features and modern... more details

  • Senior IT Technician CWJobs I.T.
    • From £25,759 to £29,836 per annum
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    School of Engineering & Digital Arts University of Kent, Canterbury Campus The School of Engineering & Digital Arts is seeking a new team member. Given the nature of its work, this is the School that’s usually one of the first adapters of... more details

  • .NET Developer - Photo And Video Sharing Site - Canterbury Total Jobs
    • £30000 - £45000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
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    .NET Developer (ASP.NET, C#, C#.NET, dot NET, Web Application Development, C#, Desktop, Winforms, Windows Forms, .NET 4.5, ASP.NET MVC 5, WPF, MVVM, Prism, SQL Server 2014, Continuous Integration, Dependency Injection, Ninject /, IoC,... more details

  • Hospitality Assistant Adzuna
    • 14665 - 15456/annum
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    Hospitality Assistant Canterbury, Kent, CT2 7LX 14, 665 to 15, 456 Full time: 35 hours per week Hospitality Assistant – Role overview: What do you think of when you think of university food? Think again From fine-dining in The Beagle restaurant to... more details

  • Sales Assistant - NO EXPERIENCE NEEDED - Immediate Start
    • £14,000
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    Sales Assistant About Us Based in the heart of Maidstone, we are now well established from our Edinburgh expansion; we are considered to be market leaders in the field of outsourced Sales and Marketing. Empire Initiative’s marketing systems are... more details

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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.