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The town of Darlington is situated in County Durham in the North-East of England. The market town is most famous for being the location of the world’s first passenger railway in 1825 and that relationship between trains and the town has continued throughout the town’s history. During the 19th and 20th Centuries, it was a major centre for railway manufacturing and the town’s part in the development of railways is portrayed at the Darlington Railway Centre and Museum.

Today the town is a major stop on the East Coast Mainline connecting London to Edinburgh. Five miles east of the town is Durham Tees Valley Airport which offers travel to some UK airports and locations across Europe. And Newcastle International Airport is only 47 miles away. For road users, the A66 offers the main link into the town.

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  • Care Assistants & Support Workers Weve been Established 48 Years! Total Jobs
    • From £6.90 to £6.90 per hour plus mileage
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    ...Due to newcustomers our client is looking for Care Assistants & Support Workers inall areas of Darlington.  Established for48 years they are one of the main providers to Darlington Borough Councilproviding care and support for Adults... more details

  • Business Development Manager Total Jobs
    • £18000 - £24000 per annum
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    ...Cordant People have an exciting opportunity for a motivated and highly organised individual to join our client based in Darlington as a Business Development Manager. This is a field based, permanent position with a salary of £18, 000 to £24, 000 per... more details

  • Administrator Total Jobs
    • £6.70 - £7.20 per hour
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    ...An opportunity is available for a number of experienced Administrators to join a large outsourcing company based in Darlington. Working on a 6 month temporary contract, you will work Monday to Friday, 37.5 hours per week within the Pension... more details

  • Purchase Ledger Clerk Adzuna
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    ...I am privileged to be working with a specialist Healthcare organisation based in Darlington who are looking to recruit a Purchase Ledger Clerk. The ideal candidate will have high volume invoice processing experience, in excess of 1000 invoices per... more details

  • Secretary reed.co.uk
    • £15,000
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    The successful candidate will provide general secretarial duties to the Lettings Manager and one of the Associates. Working in very busy office environment responsibilities will also include dealing with incoming and outgoing post, answering the... more details

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Darlington Essential Jobseeker Information

Public Administration

Darlington Borough Council is the biggest employer in the area; they employ over 3,000 people in both full and part-time positions. Working in public administration is an ideal career for school leavers, those wanting a change from working in the private sector or for graduates. Local government roles can mean offering support and help to the public, assisting with social care, managing leisure facilities and a range of other worthwhile roles. Graduates should watch out for the National Graduate Development Programme - a graduate scheme for local government throughout England and Wales.

Private Sector

Telecommunications giant EE is the largest private sector employers in the area, employing around 2500 people. The high number is the result of a call centre for the company being located in the town as well as the retail shops accustomed to many high streets in the UK.  Careers at EE range from head office roles to working in retail. The company offers a person the chance to develop during their time of employment as well as an employee choosing their own perks such as Dental Cover, Critical Illness Cover and Travel Insurance.