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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

  • ... opportunity for a Temporary Recruitment Assistant to support our Aldi Goldthorpe Recruitment Team from our Head Office in Darlington. As a Recruitment Assistant, you will be responsible for the assistance of all Warehouse and Logistics Personnel based in Aldi... more details

  • Christmas Opportunities in Sales/Marketing/Customer Services Available Total Jobs
    • £250-£400 average earnings per week (uncapped)
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    With Christmas fast approaching, extra cash is always welcome. In this diverse direct sales role you can decide what you earn!! Full Product Training is provided in this Sales/Marketing/Customer Services role. - Earnings: Competitive Earnings... more details

  • CeMAP certified Mortgage Specialist - Darlington (maternity cover) Adzuna
    • From 25,000 to 32,000 per annum + bonus, pension and 25 days holiday
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    ...Mortgage Specialist - CeMAP / CIFA certified Darlington 25-32, 000 benefits A fantastic opportunity has arisen for a proactive and customer focused Mortgage Specialist to join our financial services team. Working in one of our crown offices... more details

  • Joiner reed.co.uk
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    ...Joiner Joiner Required for 1st fix work on a new build school project in Darlington. A valid CSCS Card and full PPE needed. Please contact Dean at Redesdale... 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.