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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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  • Finishing Foreman Career Structure
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    Job Ref: 2252271 Job Title: Finishing Foreman Location: Canterbury Start: September / October 2014 Project: New build development of houses and apartments in Canterbury Duration: 45 weeks+. We currently have a 45 week+ vacancy for a Finishing... more details

  • Digital / Web Designer – Digital Agency CWJobs I.T.
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    Digital / Web Designer – Digital Agency Up to £30, 000 + Benefits Canterbury, Kent Heads-up:  We need to see how brilliant a designer you are so don''t forget to include your portfolio URLs in your application! About us: We are a fast growing full... more details

  • Assistant Manager Caterer.com
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    Assistant Manager Business: Punch Tavern Location: Canterbury Brand: Crown Carveries Salary: £18, 350 - £20, 000 Live In: Yes Working at Crown Carveries If you want the satisfaction of seeing your customers coming back eager for more then join our... more details

  • CATERING ASSISTANT Adzuna
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    PART TIME HOURS - MONDAY TO FRIDAY - 0930 HRS TO 1430 HRS. WORKING IN THE CENTRE OF CANTERBURY. APPROXIMATELY A ONE MONTH CONTRACT. DUTIES: ASSIST IN THE PREPARATION AND SETTING UP OF THE CAFE COUNTER SERVICE AREAS ASSIST IN BASIC FOOD PREPARATION... more details

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    RGN Flexible My client is looking for a flexible RGN for one of their small family owned nursing homes specialising in elderly care with physical disabilities and dementia. My client is offering a 36hpw contract based on an internal rota.... 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.