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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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  • Customer Service Advisor Adzuna
    • 10k - 15k
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    ...We have a fantastic opportunity for you to be part of a growing team within one of the leading banking organisations in the world. Our client is looking to expand in Wakefield, to build on an already impressive customer service team. Our client... more details

  • Clinical Support Worker - NHS HealthJobs4U.com
    • £8.00 - £16.00 Per hour
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    Precedo Healthcare have a fantastic opportunity for clinical support workers looking to develop their clinical skills on the frontline of various NHS services including acute care hospital wards, mental health settings and community based teams.... more details

  • Sales Account Manager Adzuna
    • From 14,000 to 18,000 per annum salary is dependent on experience
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    ...Due to expansion, we are very pleased to be recruiting for a Sales Account Manager, for our Wakefield based client. This is a fantastic opportunity for a bright, positive and confident person to join an established and market leader. You... more details

  • Support Worker/PA Adzuna
    • 20k to 23k per year GBP
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    ...PA/Support Worker Wakefield 20 - 23k The Role We are looking for a Support Worker to assist a blind Solicitor travelling to and from work, 2 - 5 days per week. The role includes assisting him in his day-to-day legal tasks, accompanying him around... more details

  • Recruitment Consultant - Construction - Wakefield Adzuna
    • From 20,000 to 35,000 per annum + top industry commision + car allow
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    ...RECRUITMENT CONSULTANT – CONSTRUCTION TRADES & LABOUR / M & E / WHITE COLLAR / TECHNICAL WAKEFIELD OFFICES BASIC 20 – 35K CAR ALLOW TOP INDUSTRY COMMISSION Experienced Recruitment Consultant required to join a very successful team of 5-6... 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.