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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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  • RGN - Prisons Total Jobs
    • £21500 - £28500 per annum + Pension, private healthcare cover
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    ...Role: RGN - Prisons Location: Tyne & Wear (Durham) Hours: 37.5 hours per week Salary: Up to £28.5k Reports to: Senior Nurse Sensible Staffing are recruiting RGN''s to work in a selection of Prison''s in the Tyne & Wear region Main duties... more details

  • Collections Advisor Total Jobs
    • From £20,000 to £20,000 per annum
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    Our client based in Newcastle is looking to recruit a Collection Advisor.  Responsibilities: Maintaining relationships with customers Getting customers back on track Delivering targets Ensuring compliance with FCA regulations Person specification:... more details

  • Test Lead CWJobs I.T.
    • £30000 - £35000 per annum
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    Your skills & experience will include: *Managing projects - Able to describe the key elements of projects including initiation, governance, control and closure *People management experience *HP Quality Center; essential for the role *Proficient... more details

  • Oracle Planning Implementation Project Manager Jobsite
    • £350 Per Day
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    ...Oracle Planning Implementation Project Manager 3 Month Initial Contract £350 per day Immediate Start Required Durham PTS Consulting is looking for a Project Manager with experience implementing Oracle products to join their clients team, based... more details

  • Senior PA Total Jobs
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    ...Overview Senior PA required for a new, permanent role in the Durham area. This is a busy role, requiring a person able to manage a varied remit and prioritise their workload. The Role Based in beautifully appointed offices, offering free car parking... 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.