Durham has a rich history and it's entire town centre is a designated conservation area, with hundreds of listed buildings. The Cathedral Church of Christ is the most famous building here, and is a UNESCO World Heritage Site. Tourists flock to see the spectacular cathedral, as well as the observatory and the castle. Durham University is one of the country's oldest and most prestigious, with students coming from round the world to study there.
The historic University has a huge turnover of over £150 million, and with over 16000 students enrolled across many campuses it is one of the region's biggest employers. Over 3000 people work at the University, and the students, staff and the university itself spend over £60 million on local goods and services, sustaining a further 1500 jobs. The university provides research training and consultancy for over 3500 organisations, around half of which are situated in the north east.
...Capita Education Resourcing is a Market Leading Education Recruitment Agency working throughout the North East. We are currently looking for qualified Level 3 Teaching Assistant for work opportunities throughout Durham and Bishop Auckland. Vacancies... more details
...This is one of the best 2AAR in the county of Durham. You will as chef de partie or junior sous be part of a six person brigade producing only 40 covers. That is the sort of ratio you would expect for Michelin Star The salary is set at £17.5k... more details
C++ OR Java Software Developer. This international company develop scientific software for the oil and gas industry. This role would suit a C++ OR Java Software Developer with a placement year or 1/2 years of commercial experience in a software... more details
...Job Title: Showroom Manager - Permanent Location: Durham Salary: Up to 28, 000 Bonus Do you have the ability to motivate and lead a team? A passion for exceeding customer expectations? As Showroom Manager you will lead a sales team to exceed targets... more details
...* * * * * TEAM LEADER - MENTAL HEALTH * * * * * LOCATION: DURHAM SALARY: £16, 000 pro rata £24, 500 FULL TIME BENEFITS INCLUDE: CONTRIBUTORY PENSION SCHEME, 25 DAYS HOLIDAY PER YEAR, EMPLOYEE ASSISTANCE PROGRAMME, CHILDCARE VOUCHERS BS Social Care... more details
Tourism is a large and growing part of the economy in Durham, with over 1.5 million tourists visiting the area last year, spending 4.2 million nights in the area. In addition to this more than a staggering 16 million day visits were made. These visitors make a huge contribution to Durham's economy of over £650 million. Around 9,000 full time jobs are supported by direct tourist expenditure in the county, and a further 2200 are supported by indirect revenue from tourism. In addition to academic qualifications, make sure your CV demonstrates skills such as teamwork, communication and customer service. Work experience with any job involving direct communication with the public is useful, as well as any knowledge of foreign languages.