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Wakefield suffered catastrophic economic times when the mining and manufacturing industries declined in the late 20th century but it has gone through a massive regeneration to bring it back to life as an economic force within the north. It's been helped by its geographic location, tucked inside the shoulder of the M62 and the M1. The good links with the northern industrial belt stretching from Liverpool to Leeds have encouraged business to set up home in Wakefield, particularly in the distribution sector with Argos, Asda and Morrisons having warehousing in the area.

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  • Book Keeper Total Jobs
    • £8.40 per hour
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    ...Our client are recruiting a temporary book keeper to work on an ongoing basis in their new offices in Caldervale Wakefield. They are a progressive forward thinking remediation and bulk earthwork company with a good secured workload in Yorkshire... more details

  • Customer Service Coordinator Total Jobs
    • £20000.00 - £25000.00 per annum
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    ...Hays are recruiting a Customer Service Coordinator for a global manufacturing company paying £22, 500. Your new company An excellent manufacturing company based in the Wakefield area are looking to recruit an experience Customer Service Coordinator... more details

  • Customer Service Assistant Jobsite
    • £7.20 per hour
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    Owned by Tesco Plc, but operated as a separate business, One Stop Stores are an ambitious organisation, with growth plans over the next 5 years that will see us opening new stores across the country. We currently have over 750 stores across England... more details

  • Office Administrator Adzuna
    • £14,000
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    ...Office Administrator £14, 000 to £15, 000 Wakefield This successful company are seeking an Office Administrator to join their small team based on the outskirts of Wakefield town centre. Your daily duties will include: Answering the telephone... more details

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    • £15000 - £20000/annum Highly competitive package + bens
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    We are a specialist market leading recruitment organisation working within the Pharmaceutical and Healthcare industry across the UK. We are currently looking to further expand our recruitment team and have on offer an exciting opportunity to join... more details

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Public Sector

Part of the town’s success is down to its designation as the administrative sector for the region, including the 'five towns' of Normanton, Pontefract, Featherstone, Castleford and Knottingley. You'll find the base of many public sector employers here, including Wakefield Council, West Yorkshire Police, West Yorkshire Fire Service, Probation Service and National Offender Management Service. But manufacturing still remains a significant player -as does health and retail.

Careers Tip!

Multifuel Energy Ltd are building a £300m multi fuel power plant at Ferrybridge, near Wakefield which is likely to generate thousands of jobs. Watch out for a chance to join this project in the early stages and develop your career in the energy sector.