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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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  • Sous Chef Caterer.com
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    ...Sous Chef This Darlington based restaurant is a fantastic place to meet and eat. It sets our customers free to enjoy great conversation complemented by superb fresh Italian food, beautiful wine and excellent service. It is constantly lit... more details

  • Software Development Apprentice - Darlington (DL3) Total Jobs
    • £7995.00 per year
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    Employer Details: An award winning, Ofsted outstanding apprenticeship from QA - 94% go onto full-time jobs. This Company is an international information technology services company with annual 2012 revenue of EUR 8.8 billion and 76, 400 employees in... more details

  • Home Care Assistant / Support Workers Total Jobs
    • £6.50 per hour + Mileage + Full Training
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    ...Home Care Assistant/Support Worker (Community) Darlington areas including Middleton St George, Coatham Mudeville, Sadberge, Piercebridge and Newton Aycliffe areas of County Durham £6.50ph + Mileage + 28 Days Holiday + QCF Training + Free Uniform... more details

  • Part Time Sales Person Adzuna
    • 16,000 pro rata + bonus
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    ...Part Time Sales Person, Darlington Eden Mobility, the UK''s largest age care retailer are currently recruiting for a Part Time Sales Person to work in our Darlington store. You will be advising and demonstrating our products to our wonderful elderly... more details

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    • £14976 - £16099/annum up to £16,099.20
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    ...; including discount on products across the Travis Perkins Group, company share save schemes and more! We are currently looking for an Experienced Retail Supervisor to join our team in our Darlington sales counter: Reporting to the Retail Manager, you... 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 Orange 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 Orange 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.