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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.

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  • Care Worker - Supported Living - Durham Total Jobs
    • £7.20 Per Hour
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    Mears have a number of opportunities available for Care Workers to join our company. In return, we offer excellent pay rates, full training, free uniform, the opportunity to complete the NVQ/ QCF Health and Social Care qualification, company annual... more details

  • Durham Pharmacy Manager Retail Choice
    • £48000 - £49000 per annum
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    ... will be leading the healthcare team with a passion for making a difference. Description As the Durham Pharmacy Manager you will lead a team of 5-20 colleagues inspiring and developing your team will drive promotions, including health checks and branded products... more details

  • County Durham Optometrist Retail Choice
    • £53500 - £60000 per annum + benefits
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    ... products. If you would like to find out more, then please apply for more information Client Details My client is a household name with a reputation for providing an exceptional customer journey. Description As the County Durham Optometrist you will Work... more details

  • Supervisors - New Store Hartlepool Total Jobs
    • £4.30 - 7.50 per hour + Benefits
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    New Store Hartlepool - Supervisors Do you want to work for the UK''s fastest growing variety retailer? With our on-going expansion plans there really hasn''t ever been a better time to join B&M. We are currently in the process of opening one new... more details

  • Switchboard Operator Total Jobs
    • £7.82 per hour
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    ...Switchboard Operator (zero hours) UHND Engie are recruiting for a Switchboard Operator to be based in University Hospital North Durham DH1 5TW. This is a zero hour’s role (at £7.82 per hour). The role holder will report to the Switchboard Operator... more details

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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.