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The town of Maidstone is situated in the county of Kent. Historically the town was a major base for heavy industry, however due to the decline in heavy industry in most areas of the UK; the town is now more a service industry town.

Maidstone is well connected by road with the A20 running through the town and the M20 motorway runs to the north The M2 motorway is also only a short distance from the town. Maidstone has three train stations. The nearest major airport is 39 miles away at London City Airport, offering international and domestic flights. It's also just 35 miles from the Channel Tunnel.

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  • Healthcare Assistant Adzuna
    • 6.5 to 7.2 Per hour
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    Barty House Nursing Home Barty House Nursing Home''s philosophy is to create a secure, relaxed happy and homely atmosphere for the residents to live in and for the staff to work in. We specialise in providing quality nursing and residential care for... more details

  • Reception and Sales Administrator - PT 3 days (Tues-Thurs) CV Library
    • £18000 - £18500/annum pro rata
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    We are currently recruiting for a very well established organisation based on the outskirts of Maidstone that are seeking to recruit an experienced sales administrator to join them on part time basis working Tuesdays, Wednesdays and Thursdays... more details

  • Business Development Manager Total Jobs
    • £40k + £5k car
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    Business Development Manager (home based) - c.£40k + £5k car + uncapped commission Our client is a credit repair lender. They are able to help borrowers who have suffered one-off life events such as redundancy, divorce or long-term illness, which... more details

  • Sales Executive Total Jobs
    • £20000 - £24000 per annum
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    This is an opportunity for motivated Sales Executives to join an international internet software provider supplying an innovative and a unique Network Engineering technology. They are looking to enhance their UK Sales team with enthusiastic and... more details

  • Contracts Co-ordinator Total Jobs
    • From £16,000 to £20,000 per annum Plus Benefits
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    Contracts Co-ordinator  Maidstone, Kent  £16, 000 - £20, 000 Plus Pension, Childcare Vouchers, Cycle to Work Scheme, Employee Assistance Scheme  Our client is a waste-water engineering company with expertise in consulting and managing assets and... more details

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Maidstone Essential Jobseeker Information

Retail

There are two shopping centres – Fremlin Walk and The Mall. The town is ranked in the top five shopping centres in the south east of England and in the top 50 in the UK - the High Street is also undergoing a £2.2m redevelopment programme that should secure its position as a retail centre. Fremlin Walk is home to large chains such as Apple, Next and Topshop. There can be a range of full-time and part-time jobs found in this sector. Next offer a structured Manager Development Programme in each of their stores throughout the UK.

Office skills

The growth in business is centred around office businesses and support services for those businesses. This means jobseekers should develop a wide range of skills which will be attractive in the office environment. Try to gain experience of a wide range of computer software packages - perhaps through evening classes or tutorials on the internet. Word processing, use of spreadsheets and knowledge of email programs should be at the fore - you need to demonstrate you are skilled enough to offer the business you are joining skills they will find attractive. But also look at basic financial packages such as Sage or design programs such as Photoshop and InDesign. Your future boss will also want to see evidence of team-working so include on your CV any voluntary work or part-time jobs which demonstrate an ability to work with others to produce results.