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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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  • Sales Assistant Total Jobs
    • £7.49 per hour + Benefits
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    Sales Assistant – TOVIL, Maidstone, Farleigh Hill Retail Park, ME15 6RQ Salary:  £7.49 Per Hour + Benefits Job Type:  Part Time Permanent Position Date:  Required as soon as possible (Part Time Vacancy – 16 Hours per week to be worked over 5 days.... more details

  • Chartered Accountant - Maidstone Law Firm Total Jobs
    • Highly Negotiable
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    My Leading Organisation based in Maidstone are currently looking to recruit a Chartered Accountant to Head up the Accounts team as part of the expansion and growth of the firms Accounts department. This role will focus on the smooth running of the... more details

  • Junior Developer - - Maidstone - £30k CWJobs I.T.
    • £25000 - £30000 per annum + bens
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    A J unior .NET Developer is required to join a market leading data driven solutions provider based in Maidstone with technical knowledge and experience of VB.NET, Webforms, HTML,, Visual Studio and SQL. As the Junior .NET Developer you will... more details

  • Helpdesk Administrator Total Jobs
    • £8.00 - £9.00 per hour + holiday
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    Helpdesk Administrator in Maidstone town centre to start asap on a temporary contract Your new company A facilities management company based within the town centre of Maidstone is looking for an administrator to start immediately to work on their... more details

  • Casual Commis Chef - Hilton Hilton Maidstone
    • Up to £7.30 per hour + Hilton Benefits
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    A Commis Chef with Hilton Hotels & Resorts is responsible for preparing and presenting high quality dishes to deliver an excellent Guest and Member experience while consistently contributing to departmental targets. What will it be like to work... more details

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Maidstone Essential Jobseeker Information


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.