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Vacancies 

This is a selection of the current vacancies that we are handling for local companies. 
 
We are continually working on new job vacancies in Bedford and surrounding areas therefore even if the jobs on this page are not of interest to you we would be happy to receive your CV. This will enable us to match your experience with new opportunities as they arise. 
HR Screening Analyst 
Reference: 
010.2913 
Location: 
Bedford 
Salary: 
£17.5K 
Key responsibilities: 
The HR Screening Analyst is responsible for analysing and proof-checking a variety of background screening check applications. With an excellent eye for detail and a systematic, methodical approach, you will scrutinize data for any inaccuracies of information and ensure that applications are sent for checking only once they meet the requirements of our external suppliers. This will involve identifying discrepancies between official documentation and completed application forms and identifying any further information required. As such, the HR Screening Analyst must have excellent detective skills and the ability to maintain focus when reviewing high volumes of data. You will also undertake any other responsibilities depending on the requirements of the business. 
 
Day to day this person will: 
Develop an expert understanding of the information required for each background check and the means by which check applications are processed 
Accurately transfer data from official documentation and forms completed by candidates onto the online system 
Proof-check and analyse applications for checks to ensure all included information is accurate, complete and fully concordant with the requirements of the external supplier 
Liaise with internal teams with regards to any missing or further information required before orders with external suppliers can be placed 
Use external websites and online application forms to order and process worldwide criminal record checks, driving license checks, credit checks and a variety of other specialist identity background checks on candidates starting new positions with our clients 
Liaise with suppliers and respond to any enquiries they may have pertaining to received check applications 
Develop and maintain efficient working relationships with external suppliers of background checks 
Be able to offer guidance to candidates and client with regards to all background checks offered by the company. 
Process returned results of checks and generate a Report ready to be viewed by our clients 
Develop a full understanding of how checks are interrelated, and how information provided by the candidate for one check may affect the outcome of another 
 
 
Essential skills/experience: 
Excellent communication skills, written and verbal 
Confident decision maker 
Ability to communicate clearly and assertively with supplier network 
Confident telephone manner 
Methodical, systematic working style 
Accurate and fast data entry skills 
Excellent attention to detail and the ability to stay focused when dealing with high volumes of data 
Ability to analyse and detect discrepancies in data 
Ability to prioritise and switch between tasks according to urgency 
Initiative and problem-solving skills 
Proactive team player 
Investigative nature 
Fluent English 
 
Desirable skills/experience: 
• Knowledge of HR industry 
• Customer service experience 
 
 
Training/benefits: 
Full training is provided. This is an excellent opportunity to gain experience and to build a career in a professional office environment and in a fast-growing company. 
 
Salary £17.5K 
URGENTLY REQUIRED - Contracts Manager 
Reference: 
011.2923 
Location: 
Bedford 
Salary: 
£50K D.O.E. 
Reports to Managing Directors 
 
Contracts Managers have the responsibility of ensuring that their site teams are complying to the company’s best interests and that regionally their schemes are being planned & executed to and agreed scope of works and contract. To ensure projects stay within budget and maintain profitability. 
 
Duties Include: 
Promote a positive health and safety culture across all Projects. 
Form close links with the client’s representatives and their teams. 
Organize and plan labour resources to meet program. 
Ensure quality and high standards of installations are consistent across all projects 
Provide monthly labour forecasts for all Projects and share with the business. 
The greatest risk to any project is uncertainty, therefore the Contracts Manager must maintain focus on this as their main concern as an attempt to reduce risk significantly through open communication with all Managers and Directors. 
Undertake the formal appraisal of Supervisors and Apprentices. 
Promote cooperation and teamwork by liaising with the relevant department heads to gain efficiencies and mitigate and close out any issues. 
To overcome certain tasks and conflicts a Contracts manager must show initiative and be able to find ways to best adapt a situation to provide a successful overall outcome. 
Establish the Training requirements required in your teams and record to the Health and Safety Manager and HR Manager for auctioning, once Director approval has been given 
Maintain and review the Project periodic progress reports to be shared with the business. 
Monitor the Gas compliance across all Projects. 
Attend Periodic management meetings with fellow Commercial Managers, Technical Managers and Health & Safety Mangers to ensure that any good or bad practices happening elsewhere in the business are communicated back into their Line projects. 
Review Budgets and PL (jointly and severally with the commercial team). 
Review and approve the Subcontractor Pay run (jointly and severally with the commercial team). 
That the strict guidelines as set out in QMS documents for production management and Commercial Management are being adhered to. 
 
 
Salary £50k D.O.E. 
Workplace pension, currently 2% ER 3% EE raising to 3% ER and 5% EE in April. 
25 days annual leave plus bank holidays. 
No sick pay. 
Company Van, Fuel Paid. 
Laptop and Mobile phone provided. 
Internal Sales - Avonmouth 
Reference: 
D12.2935 
Location: 
Avonmouth 
Salary: 
£25 - £28K 
An exciting opportunity has become available in a well-established fast-growing company, specialising in truck mounted powered access. 
- Record opportunities for current customers on the system and allocate as required. 
- Responsible for live chat communications with customers 
- Handle inbound enquiries, record and follow up 
- Upsell current customer base 
- Self-generate leads, make appointments with potential new customers. 
- Customer facing, welcome customers into the depot answer any questions throughout course of their visit. 
- Maintain a good level of contact with your customer base. Follow up first hires and follow up opportunities assigned to you. 
The ideal candidate will be reliable and driven, you will be expected to make 30-40 out bound calls a day and generate leads for your depot, as well as handle inbound enquires. Computer literate is essential, basic knowledge of word, outlook & excel required, training will be given on in house systems. Industry knowledge is a bonus but not essential. 
 
The role is 40 hours a week Monday to Friday, 
 
Salary range £25,000 - £28,000 basic, with up to £2000 performance-based bonus. 
 
22 days a year holiday (plus bank holidays). 
Electricians x 2 - 17th Edition 
Reference: 
M03.2806 
Location: 
Bedfordshire 
Salary: 
£28-35K D.O.E. 
To plan the work, install, service, repair and maintain electrical installations in customer’s property working to the required quality and safety standards ensuring cost effectiveness and a high level of customer satisfaction. 
Communicates with site and office staff regarding completion of work and site issues. 
Ensures all installations are completed within allotted timescale and all paperwork is completed on the day of the installation and handed over daily to supervisors. 
To ensure all certificates and condition reports are completed with appropriate paperwork and to check for non-compliance. 
Ensures all stock levels have been replenished for both PPE and materials. 
Take an active role in the out of hours call out rota 
To take responsibility for company property at all times. 
To play an pro-active role in achieving personal and group targets. To communicate clearly with all staff, administrators and managers and with customers at all times. 
To comply with all health and safety legislation and other industry regulations. 
To participate in any tasks such as stock taking or special events which maybe out of regular hours on an ad hoc basis according to the needs of the business. 
To cover supervisor/ team leader responsibilities in their absence. 
Must have Test & Inspection Certificate 
Healthcare Assistant 
Reference: 
ONNS/2909 
Location: 
Bedford 
Salary: 
£7.75-8.75 p/h 
Healthcare Assistant Agency Work and Permanent 
Full or Part time work/Flexible Hours 
No previous care experience required 
 
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Location: 
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Administrator/PA  
Reference: 
D12.2932 
Location: 
Bedfordshire 
Salary: 
£24 - £26K 
Job Description 
A newly created role within this growing, successful 50 year electrical company near Ampthill. A varied and busy “dual role” to provide comprehensive administration support for all aspects of the business and also to work alongside Director(s) part of the time to free them up to utilise time/energies for the benefit of the business as a whole. 
 
Administrator/PA 
To provide comprehensive administration support for all aspects of services offered by this successful established 50 year old company. 
To provide administrative support to two very busy and in need of organisation Directors. 
You should be a friendly and approachable, professional yet robust and who is happy to enjoy the challenges of streamlining and aiding piers at upper management level and colleagues generally. 
 
This will be a varied role as the demands on the Directors constantly evolve. You will enjoy a varied, busy role which can change at a moment’s notice, remaining calm and methodical under pressure. 
You should have proven skills to demonstrate your suitability. This is an extremely critical role within the business which should ensure the smooth running of the operational team and enable the Director to utilise time/energies for the benefit of the business as a whole. 
 
 
Responsible to: The Directors and the Ops Manager 
Responsible for: 
This role is two-fold, it requires the job holder to provide administrative support to the directors in the mornings, then in the afternoons, to provide administrative support services within the very busy admin office. 
This however is not set in stone and requires a fair amount of flexibility. 
 
Responsibilities 
To be the first port of call for phone calls, e-mails and correspondence and to meet and greet visitors to the office in conjunction with the rest of the team. 
 
To support and assist in the preparation of quotations and tenders and to provide administrative support to 2 directors ensuring correspondence is accurate and compliant. 
Make a pleasurable customer journey including taking responsibility for and updating all information on the customer database and arranging and co-ordinating appointments with clients and keeping them informed of progress/issues etc. 
 
Maintain a good credit control system including the processing of invoices and receipts and the maintenance of the accounting system. This will include the development and maintenance of a database of late payments and ensuring outstanding invoices for services rendered are chased in liaison with the bookkeeper. Maintain the filing system and other records and documents in relation to organisational needs. Steam line systems. Analyse current procedures and put forward ideas for new systems and processes where required. Embrace change. 
 
Provide administrative support to the HR function within the business including the maintenance of holiday, sickness, attendance and absence records and supporting the recruitment process as required. To provide administrative support for the development and implementation of the staff development programme. 
 
Co-ordinate, order and maintain supplies of stationery and maintain an inventory of all stationery supplies at all times. Organise and store paperwork, documents and computer based information and maintain an archive of old documents as required. 
 
To communicate and co-ordinate with suppliers and service providers as required including the maintenance of office equipment and machinery and liaising with suppliers. 
 
Be prepared to undertake administrative support for the business including taking notes at meetings as appropriate and distributing minutes and assisting with events and projects as required. 
Represent the organisation as required and ensure good working relationships are in place with both internal and external colleagues. 
From time to time to participate with the team in stock taking or special events which may be out of regular hours on an ad hoc basis according to the needs of the business. 
 
Skills Desired: 
• Strong Organisational & Administration Skills 
• Excellent Communication Skills (both verbal and written) 
• High Performance Standards 
• Excellent PC Skills 
• A task owner 
• The ability to take and make direction 
• The ability to multi-task, prioritise workload and use own initiative 
 
Qualifications Essential: 
 
GCSE Grade A-C in Maths and English 
3 years’ experience working as a senior administrator / PA. 
 
 
Monday to Friday: Full Time – hours to be discussed with candidate and the company. 
3 month probation period. 
30 days holiday including Bank Holidays. 
Salary ranging from £24,000 to £26,000 depending on experience. 
Export Co-ordinator 
Reference: 
010.2903 
Location: 
Orwell 
Salary: 
£25- £30K D.O.E. 
The purpose of the role is to provide efficient and effective Customer service, managing the co-ordination of the order to cash process for Performance & Dairy Ingredients and Animal Nutrition export products. You will proactively manage the customer relationship, enhancing their experience with The Company, improving customer retention and contributing to the development of customer revenue. You will collaborate with functions across the supply chain to ensure that our customer’s expectations are fulfilled. 
 
Key experience required is: 
Experience of working in a customer services function for an International business (preferably a manufacturer/FMCG but would consider other industries) 
Experience of managing customer service through the ‘order to cash’ process 
Experience of handling customer exports, including; understanding incoterms, creation of export documentation, booking and managing air/sea/road collections/deliveries with hauliers, etc 
Experience of building strong customer relationships (both externally and internally) through the delivery of exceptional customer service 
Experience of working closely with production, planning, commercial, logistics and finance teams when required to meet tight deadlines 
Inside Sales Executive 
Reference: 
D12.2933 
Location: 
Bedford 
Salary: 
£18-23K OTE 
 
This company is the market leader in the Edtech market for providing MIS software solutions into Primary and Secondary schools within UK & Ireland. With a market share of 82% the need to move customers to the next generation of cloud based products will be key in retaining this leading position. 
 
We are looking for individuals with a proven track record of internal sales delivery and account management to help our expansion in the state schools market. Our uncapped earnings and generous basic salary reflects our commitment to recruiting a winning team. 
 
The Internal sales team are responsible for direct sales of SIMS product and service proposition to UK Local Authorities and schools. Working closely with marketing the team is responsible for maximising sales, meeting defined sales targets and developing the companies reputation as the partner of choice for MIS related products and services in the education sector. 
 
The Internal sales team form a vital commercial and communication channel, working efficiently and strategically to help achieve sales objectives. The internal sales team are responsible for handling reactive sales enquiries more importantly developing business with new and existing accounts at all levels. 
 
The team cover’s all schools and local authorities within England. The role is based in Bedford. 
 
MAIN RESPONSIBILITIES 
 
Internal Sales Executive is responsible for meeting monthly/annual transaction targets. Ensuring territory plans are in place with a clear strategy on how transaction target will be achieved/exceeded. 
Responsible for managing own database and making outbound calls with the objective of selling / promoting/ upselling SIMS software/3rd Parties to a specific region within the UK. 
Developing a pipeline that is three times territory target to ensure transaction target achievement. 
Achievement of Key Performance Indicators (KPI) as set out by your line manager and demonstrate an understanding of how you will achieve these. 
Build relationships will all schools/local authorities within the territory in order to understand the challenges they have and map solutions for them translating into additional product sales 
Must demonstrate the ability to provide weekly reporting of month’s progress and future pipeline. 
To deliver a Territory plan that meets minimum annual transaction target. 
Manage your Territory to maximize revenue from the schools within your region to plan effectively and to have a clear view of expected sales outcomes. 
Proactively seek out and close new leads and meetings within the allocated territory by utilising territory plan. 
To maintain a professional attitude and stay customer focused at all times. 
Continually develop and improve own knowledge, skills and behaviours to help maximise your own performance. 
Other tasks set out by the business or Head of Internal Sales. 
Identify product gaps and arrange/attend product training sessions to enable you to fully recommend these products 
 
RESPONSIBILITIES INCLUDE: 
Proactively seek licence and service revenue within an allocated territory. 
Developing strategies to manage your regional responsibilities, product targets and pipeline. 
Lead generation is key to this role with the highest performers achieving both high sales and appointment statistics. 
Maintaining an accurate pipeline co-ordinated with three times target value. 
Chase, where requested to do so, opportunities across the territory expanding personal leads whilst also supporting the external Account Managers. 
Use of internal systems will also be essential, ensuring that all opportunities are tracked whilst producing quotations, proposals and information packs where necessary. 
Attendance at sales exhibitions/events, where necessary. 
 
 
KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND EXPERIENCE 
 
Key Competencies 
Ownership - take responsibility for actions and accept the associated risks. 
Ability to work under pressure. 
Strong customer focus. 
Have a strong focus on quality, constantly striving to improve. 
High level of self-motivation. 
Ability to make full use of available resources. 
Be able to communicate effectively. 
Ability to work under your own initiative. 
Contribute to team monthly meetings. 
 
 
Essential Skills/Experience 
Previous proven successful internal sales experience minimum of one year , ideally including sales of value added IT solutions. 
Proven sales territory planning skills and experience 
Proven track record of generating leads and hitting targets set 
Previous business sales experience essential, as the role includes cold calling and account management. 
Strong written and verbal communication skills 
Proven ability to build strong customer relationships 
Strong negotiation skills 
Excellent time management, planning and organisational skills. 
Team player 
Confidence in the use of IT for business purposes. 
A working knowledge of Microsoft Office applications 
 
 
Desired Skills/Experience 
• An understanding of the factors and issues affecting UK Education. 
• Working knowledge of the Capita SIMS software/database software 
• Working knowledge of the Education market 
• A background in software sales 
• Experience of quotation/proposal writing. 
• Strong literacy skills 
 
Salary range 
• £18k – 23k (12k OTE additional) 
Head Chef - Leicestershire 
Reference: 
N11.2930 
Location: 
Leicestershire 
Salary: 
£40K DOE 
REPORTS TO: Group Executive Chef 
Resort General Manager 
RESPONSIBLE FOR: All Department Staff Members 
 
Responsible for the management and running of the kitchen ensuring all food is prepared to the highest standard and providing a fine dining experience to the guests. 
 
DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES 
In conjunction with the Group Executive Chef, the post holder will be involved in the development and design of the menu taking into account the nutritional requirement of the Companies Healthy Eating Policy. 
You will be responsible for recruiting, managing, training and performance of all kitchen team members to Companies high standards; to include staff appraisals, probationary reviews, and conducting hearings when required in line with Companies policies. 
To forecast and make sure correct food stock levels are in place on a daily basis. 
Ensure adequate rostered staffing levels and delegating kitchen responsibilities where necessary as per the business needs and forecasting. 
Managing food COS to budget and meeting budget targets 
Managing stock control within budget 
Managing kitchen equipment inventory. 
Ensure clear communication is maintained between the Kitchen, Restaurant and other Departments. 
Overall responsibility for the preparation and presentation of our buffets and food on the menus. 
Updating the People System in relation to new starters and leavers, rotas, absences etc. Ensuring staff have log-ins and training staff where necessary. 
Review the Department’s payroll on a monthly basis as per the timetable and reporting any deviations to the General Manager. 
To raise purchase orders via the central ordering system and appropriately authorise purchases to the value of £500 
Responsible for the hygiene standards of the kitchen. 
Attend and contribute to any meetings as required. 
Attend training courses as required and ensure staff in the department attend. 
To work towards the aims of the Kitchen and Resort. 
To be fully conversant with the Resort’s emergency procedures. 
Ensures that health and safety standards are maintained in the kitchen and action/report any hazards as necessary. 
Undertaking duty manager responsibilities on a rota basis. 
Comply and with all Company Policy and Procedures 
Complete any other reasonable duties as requested by the Senior Management Team. 
 
 
PERSON SPECIFICATION 
Qualifications 
• Food qualifications – City and Guilds or NVQ 1/2 
• Food hygiene certificate Level 2 or Advanced 
 
Experience 
• An accomplished Head Chef with a strong food and service focus. 
• Experience of working in a high quality establishment. 
 
Skills 
• Excellent management, motivational and leadership skills 
• Excellent organisational skills 
• Excellent customer service 
• Effective communication skills 
• Attention to detail 
 
Knowledge and Understanding 
• Budget management 
• Stock control 
• Nutritional and Allergy requirements 
Accounts Clerk - Northampton 
Reference: 
M11.2781 
Location: 
Northampton 
Salary: 
£20-24K 
Our client is a growing privately owned dealer group requiring an Accounts Clerk. 
 
The successful candidate will have had 2-3 years of accounts experience, preferably in a motor trade/industrial environment. 
 
Reporting to the Group Accountant, you will be responsible for updating and maintaining sales ledgers and general accountancy duties using the company's dealer management system. 
 
Remuneration is negotiable for the right candidate. 
 
Salary: £20-24K 
Service Advisor - Letchworth 
Reference: 
BSS/PA 
Location: 
Letchworth 
Salary: 
£20-£25K D.O.E.  
We are looking for a Vehicle Service Advisor, ideally with knowledge of the motor trade environment. 
 
The successful candidate must be self-motivated, customer focused and be able to interpret customer concerns and needs and relate these to the technician team. 
 
You must have the commitment to provide a first class experience and service to customers. You will need to be confident, have a common sense approach with the motivation to achieve targets and work as part of a team. 
 
Full training will be given if required. 
 
This is an exciting opportunity to work for a growing company with strong core values and high levels of customer service 
Chef de Partie 
Reference: 
S09.2892 
Location: 
Forest Mere 
Salary: 
£20-£22K 
REPORTS TO: Head Chef / Sous Chef 
 
We are looking for a Chef De Partie to join a large infamous Hotel Spa Resort based in Forest Mere our client has 6 resorts across the country and are currently working towards 2 rosettes in each restaurant. There is a big focus on healthy eating with flair which has become increasingly popular over recent years. They are very keen for ambitious chefs to join them who have either Rosette or 4*+ Hotel banqueting experience. They are very open to ideas for new menus and dishes and are keen on development of their employees. There has been large investments made within the resorts over recent years and this is due to continue in many locations. If you are a chef who is keen to embark on a new journey this could well be the exciting role for you. Living in facilities are available at resorts for those open to relocation. 
 
IN HOUSE BENEFITS TO ROLE ARE: 
We offer industry competitive salaries and an attractive benefits package, which includes: 
Contracted 28 days / shifts annual holiday including bank holidays, which increases with service. 
Generous staff discount in the Resort’s boutique and retail offer. 
Employee and family member discount for mid-week residential breaks at The Company resorts. 
Complimentary staff spa facility day on successful completion of probationary period. 
Subsidised meals whilst on duty. 
Discounted Club Membership. 
Childcare voucher scheme. 
Participation in Wider Wallet shopping discount scheme. 
Option to join private healthcare scheme. 
Training and development opportunities. 
 
DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES 
To offer a personal service to all the Resorts Guests and club members that is in keeping with a the resort. 
To work in conjunction with the service staff to ensure a high level of service is received by the guest. 
Maintaining clear communication between the Kitchen and all other Departments. 
The preparation and presentation of the breakfast and lunch buffets ensuring it is adequately stocked and well presented for the duration of the services. 
The preparation and presentation of the café and dinner menus ensuring that all items are reasonably stocked and available. 
Maintain & improve standard of service and operating standards, ensuring maximum guest satisfaction 
Through a hands on approach, maintain & improve standard of product, introducing more variety of menus 
Training of team members on section, delegation of tasks to commis and demi chefs – to motivate, coach and team build 
Control departmental food cost expenditure and to minimize food wastage 
Assist other Chefs when necessary and help each other to remain motivated and focused 
To take responsibility and assist the Sous Chef in the absence of the Head Chef. 
Audio Visual Engineer 
Reference: 
N11.2928 
Location: 
Wilden 
Salary: 
£23-26K D.O.E. 
Primary Objective of the role of Audio Visual Engineer 
 
As an Audio Visual Engineer you will be an integral part in contributing towards The Companies ongoing success and prised reputation. This is an exciting opportunity for an experienced Audio Visual Engineer looking for a new challenge, who can demonstrate their skills within a forward thinking and diverse organisation. 
 
As part of a team you will contribute to the success of ensuring projects run smoothly from start to finish; and are completed on schedule, within budget, and to customer satisfaction. 
 
You should be a team player with strong communication skills and an eagerness to learn new skills. A passion for delivering a first-class service to our clients and customers is a key element for success in this role. 
 
 
Qualifications & Skills 
 
Essential 
• Proven Experience as an Audio Visual Engineer or equivalent 
• Possess sound knowledge of Electronics, CCTV and Audio Visual Systems 
• Good communication skills 
• Self-Motivation, along with the ability to work as part of a team 
• Organised with good attention to detail 
• The ability to take instructions and the desire to learn new skills 
• Proficient in computer applications 
• Flexible working attitude 
• Willingness to travel 
• Full/Clean UK Driving Licence 
• GCSE Grade A* to C or equivalent 
 
Desirable 
• DBS Checked (Enhanced Disclosure) 
• ECS/CSCS Card or equivalent 
• IPAF Licence 
• PASMA Licence 
 
 
Dimensions of the role 
To carry out a range of audio visual works in a variety of environments within a team 
Installation of audio visual systems in terms of their electronics, mechanics’ and optics 
Commissioning, servicing and maintenance 
To become conversant with all aspects of audio visual installation works; and achieve and maintain any necessary qualifications 
 
 
Description of the role 
Liaison with Senior/Project Engineer on site to ensure instructions are understood and adhered to. 
Assist in all aspects of audio visual works, including installation, commissioning, servicing and maintenance. 
Carry out associated multi-trade duties. 
Become familiar with commonly-used concepts, practices, and procedures. 
To effectively communicate and update the team with progress. 
To take instructions and ensure accurate and timely completion of all tasks. 
Working as part of a team to ensure that project objectives are met and in accordance with customer/company timeframes, quality and compliance. 
To carry out all works in a competent manner. 
To act at all times in accordance with on-site Health and Safety and Quality Control compliance. 
To present yourself in a neat and tidy manner and promote the business positively 
To attend meetings and training sessions as required 
Achieve any necessary Qualifications 
To act at all times in accordance with the company’s rules, policies and procedures 
Responsibility for any company equipment which may include but is not limited to; personal issue items, shared plant items, company vehicles and ‘hired in’ equipment 
To wear company attire including staff uniform and all appropriate PPE 
Ad hoc duties as appropriate to the role and the business requirements 
 
 
Package Includes 
• Competitive Salary 
• Pension 
• 28 Days Annual Leave (Inclusive of Bank Holidays) 
• Use of Company Pool Vehicle 
 
 
Current Company Benefits 
• Private Health Care 
• Group Income Protection 
• Annual Leave Loyalty Scheme 
• Sick Incentive Scheme 
• Childcare Voucher Scheme 
• Paternity Top-Up Pay 
• Annual Scrap Bonus 
• Company Attire 
• Flexible Working Approach 
Commis Chef - Tring 
Reference: 
011.2917 
Location: 
Tring 
Salary: 
£7.83 per hour 
REPORTS TO: Head Chef 
 
We are looking for a Commis Chef to join a large infamous Hotel Spa Resort based in Tring our client has 6 resorts across the country and are currently working towards 2 rosettes in each restaurant. There is a big focus on healthy eating with flair which has become increasingly popular over recent years. They are very keen for ambitious chefs to join them who have either Rosette or 4*+ Hotel banqueting experience. They are very open to ideas for new menus and dishes and are keen on development of their employees. There has been large investments made within the resorts over recent years and this is due to continue in many locations. If you are a chef who is keen to embark on a new journey this could well be the exciting role for you. Living in facilities are available at resorts for those open to relocation. 
 
IN HOUSE BENEFITS TO ROLE ARE: 
We offer industry competitive salaries and an attractive benefits package, which includes: 
Contracted 28 days / shifts annual holiday including bank holidays, which increases with service. 
Generous staff discount in the Resort’s boutique and retail offer. 
Employee and family member discount for mid-week residential breaks at Champneys resorts. 
Complimentary staff spa facility day on successful completion of probationary period. 
Subsidised meals whilst on duty. 
Discounted Club Membership. 
Childcare voucher scheme. 
Participation in Wider Wallet shopping discount scheme. 
Option to join private healthcare scheme. 
Training and development opportunities. 
 
 
DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES 
To prepare and present all hot and cold food items from the main kitchen to the agreed Champneys standards. 
To participate as a team member in the Kitchen during Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner service. 
To gain a working knowledge of the Champneys Healthy Eating Philosophy. 
To assist other chefs where necessary. 
Responsible for maintaining a high standard of work performance and conduct at all times. 
Responsible for maintaining a high standard of personal hygiene and appearance (full uniform must be worn while on duty). 
To keep all kitchen and work areas clean and tidy at all times and observing all food handling regulations and requirements. 
To assist with any additional functions/parties when required. 
To maintain a high level of cleanliness in the Kitchen ensuring compliance with legislative standards. 
Maintain clear communication between the Kitchen and other Departments. 
To ensure that all costs are kept within the agreed budget where possible and notify the Head Chef when problems are identified. 
Use kitchen equipment as per its purpose at all times. 
To report any maintenance defects to the maintenance department following the correct procedure. 
To ensure good customer relations are achieved when meeting customers within the Resort. 
Attend and contribute to any meetings as required. 
Attend training courses as required and ensure staff in the department attend. 
To work towards the aims of the Kitchen, Resort and Champneys. 
To be fully conversant with the Resort’s emergency procedures. 
Ensures that health and safety standards are maintained in the kitchen and action/report any hazards as necessary. 
Comply and with all Company Policy and Procedures 
Complete any other reasonable duties as requested by the Senior Management Team. 
 
 
PERSON SPECIFICATION 
Qualifications 
Food hygiene certificate Level 2 – Not essential as training can be given 
NVQ Level 1/2 
 
Experience 
Kitchen experience preferably gained within a high quality establishment. 
Experience of working with strict Health and Hygiene regimes 
 
Skills 
Excellent organisational skills 
Effective communication and interpersonal skills 
Good customer care 
A team player who is prepared to assist colleagues and move from one activity to another as required. 
Attention to detail 
A commitment to completing a high standard of work to specified deadlines and timescales. 
 
Knowledge and Understanding 
Good understanding of all applicable Health & Safety legislation 
Through knowledge and understanding of nutritional and allergy requirements 
Full understanding of food controls 
 
Other requirements 
Must have a passion and love for food. 
An enthusiasm for the role and for the hospitality and leisure industry in general. 
Flexibility to work shifts including evenings, weekends and public holidays subject to rota and a willingness to extend of change hours and days of work from time to time upon request and subject to operational requirements. 
Candidate Relationship Specialist - Full time or Part Time 
Reference: 
010.2907 
Location: 
Bedford 
Salary: 
£17.5K 
Key responsibilities: 
 
The Candidate Relationship Specialist is responsible for liaising with candidates undergoing pre-employment screening by The Company such that their background checks can be completed quickly and accurately. Using your excellent analytical skills and attention to detail, you will evaluate candidate screening forms in order to identify and interpret any missing or further information required. You will then use your professional and confident telephone manner to obtain the appropriate further information from candidates and update Companies in-house records accordingly. 
 
The Candidate Relationship Specialist also provides guidance and support to candidates completing their Company screening forms; therefore a confident and articulate person who enjoys providing excellent customer service to a diverse range of individuals would fit well in the role. You will also undertake any other responsibilities depending on the requirements of the business. 
 
Day to day this person will
Conduct “courtesy” phone-calls to candidates commencing their online screening process and introduce and explain the online screening form 
Receive and respond to incoming enquiries from candidates (both via email and on the telephone) 
Provide basic level IT support to candidates in completing the online screening form and troubleshoot any difficulties with the Companies system they may be experiencing 
Carefully analyse completed screening forms in order to identify any further information that may be required of the candidate 
Check that the information provided by candidates is in accordance with client policy. 
Request any necessary further information from candidates (via telephone and email) and ensure that information is obtained as quickly as possible 
Identify the need for and order new background checks for candidates when appropriate 
Record all correspondence with candidates such that accurate and comprehensive information sharing is facilitated across the Company teams 
 
Essential skills/experience
Customer service experience 
Excellent analytical skills – the ability to review a completed screening form and identify gaps, trends and issues in information provided by candidates 
Excellent organisation skills 
Confident, professional and tactful phone manner 
Excellent interpersonal skills 
Excellent attention to detail 
Questioning mind 
Able to record information quickly and accurately 
C 
Reference: 
0 
Location: 
B 
Salary: 
£. 
 
Chef De Partie 
Reference: 
011.2918 
Location: 
Tring 
Salary: 
£26K 
REPORTS TO: HEAD CHEF 
We are looking for a Chef De Partie to join a large infamous Hotel Spa Resort based in Tring our client has 6 resorts across the country and are currently working towards 2 rosettes in each restaurant. There is a big focus on healthy eating with flair which has become increasingly popular over recent years. They are very keen for ambitious chefs to join them who have either Rosette or 4*+ Hotel banqueting experience. They are very open to ideas for new menus and dishes and are keen on development of their employees. There has been large investments made within the resorts over recent years and this is due to continue in many locations. If you are a chef who is keen to embark on a new journey this could well be the exciting role for you. Living in facilities are available at resorts for those open to relocation. 
 
IN HOUSE BENEFITS TO ROLE ARE: 
We offer industry competitive salaries and an attractive benefits package, which includes: 
Contracted 28 days / shifts annual holiday including bank holidays, which increases with service. 
Generous staff discount in the Resort’s boutique and retail offer. 
Employee and family member discount for mid-week residential breaks at The Company resorts. 
Complimentary staff spa facility day on successful completion of probationary period. 
Subsidised meals whilst on duty. 
Discounted Club Membership. 
Childcare voucher scheme. 
Participation in Wider Wallet shopping discount scheme. 
Option to join private healthcare scheme. 
Training and development opportunities. 
 
DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES 
Supporting with menu development and design taking into account the nutritional requirement of the Companies healthy eating cuisine. 
Supporting the Head Chef in recruiting, managing, training and performance of all kitchen staff to high standards. 
To raise purchase orders via the central ordering system 
Responsible for the preparation and presentation of our buffets and food on the menus. 
Maintain & improve standard of service and operating standards, ensuring maximum guest satisfaction 
To gain a working knowledge of the healthy eating philosophy and ensure staff are trained and philosophy is implemented in department 
To ensure all food leaving the kitchen is to the agreed standards 
To offer a personal service to all The Companies Guests and club members that is in keeping with the resort 
To forecast and make sure correct food stock levels are in place on a daily basis. 
To take responsibility for the management and running of the Kitchen in the absence of the Head Chef including supervising of staff. 
Ensure staff are on the rota and delegating kitchen responsibilities where necessary as per the business needs and forecasting. 
To ensure that all staff report for duty on time as per agreed department rota. 
To ensure systematic training is carried out and recorded. 
To be aware of customer demands and business trends and through liaison with the Food and Beverage Manager satisfy these needs. 
To liaise with the Events team on speciality group menus. 
To ensure that staff performance and appearance is up to required standards and that high standards are maintained at all times. 
Training of team members on section, delegation of tasks to all team members. 
Assist other Chefs when necessary and help each other to remain motivated and focused 
To be fully aware of the Food Safety Policy and to implement and monitor all Health and Safety hygiene practices and procedures including temperature checks. 
To maintain a high level of cleanliness in the Kitchen ensuring compliance with legislative standards. 
Ensure clear communication is maintained between the Kitchen and other Departments. 
To order food items for all outlets checking on prices, quality and quantity. To ensure that the nominated suppliers are used on all occasions. 
Control departmental food cost expenditure and to minimize food wastage 
To ensure that all costs are kept within the agreed budget where possible and notify the Head Chef when problems are identified. 
To ensure that all kitchen equipment is used for its purpose at all times. 
To report any maintenance defects to the maintenance department following the correct procedure. 
To ensure good customer relations are achieved when meeting customers within the Resort. 
Attend and contribute to any meetings as required. 
Attend training courses as required and ensure staff in the department attend. 
To work towards the aims of the Kitchen at the Resort. 
To be fully conversant with the Resort’s emergency procedures. 
Ensures that health and safety standards are maintained in the kitchen and action/report any hazards as necessary. 
Comply and with all Company Policy and Procedures 
Complete any other reasonable duties as requested by the Senior Management Team. 
 
PERSON SPECIFICATION 
Qualifications 
Food hygiene certificate Level 2 
NVQ Level 1/2 
 
Experience 
Experienced Chef having worked in a high quality establishment. 
Experience of working with strict Health and Hygiene regimes. 
Experience of ordering and menu pricing. 
Developing staff and passing on knowledge and skills 
 
Skills 
Motivational skills to motivate others 
Excellent organisational skills 
Effective communication and interpersonal skills 
Strong customer care 
A team player who is prepared to assist colleagues and move from one activity to another as required. 
Attention to detail 
A commitment to completing a high standard of work to specified deadlines and timescales. 
 
 
Knowledge and Understanding 
Good understanding of all applicable Health & Safety legislation 
Budget and stock control 
Nutritional and Allergy requirements 
Full understanding of food controls 
 
 
Other requirements 
Must have a passion and love for food. 
An enthusiasm for the role and for the hospitality and leisure industry in general. 
Flexibility to work shifts including evenings, weekends and public holidays subject to rota and a willingness to extend of change hours and days of work from time to time upon request and subject to operational requirements. 
IBA Legacy Technician 
Reference: 
N11.2929 
Location: 
Bedford 
Salary: 
£19-21K 
Role Definition 
Our Client is looking to recruit an experienced Technician (IBA or Premium/Claims) to work within our Legacy Team for a fixed term 12 month contract. The ideal candidate will undertake high quality ledger investigations and administration for the Legacy portfolio, including cash reconciliation, query resolution, credit control, corrective processing and payment requests. 
 
Responsibilities 
Involved in the collection of outstanding debtors including balances that will be historic 
Involved in the agreement of creditor balances with insurers and ultimate clearance of these creditor balances from the ledger 
Investigates and resolves queries that ultimately result in the clearance of the relevant debtor or creditor 
Analysis of accounts to understand the history of the account thus enabling the resolution of the query and ultimately the clearance of the relevant debtor or creditor 
Refers un-agreed transactions to the appropriate division in order to progress clearance 
Analyses the ledger and transactions to identify the funding and bad debt exposure within the ledger. Identifies ways of clearing this exposure 
Extracts information into Excel from Sector and/or Brokasure using this to produce reports which enable analysis and informed action 
Extracts information into Excel in order to produce client statements, checking information, anticipating questions, raising queries and providing appropriate commentary before sending direct to client or the relevant division 
Ensures payments are processed correctly, completing paperwork, updating systems and passing to cashiers 
Assist with the production of Sector and Brokasure client money calculations 
Maintains accurate records of Work in Progress and provides Management with updates as needed 
Assists with ad hoc Projects as requested by Legacy Project Leader. 
 
 
Skills and Abilities needed to perform the role 
Competent IT skills, including but not limited to Microsoft Word, Excel (Intermediate) and PowerPoint 
Strong numeracy skills. 
Flexible and able to adapt quickly to change, positively and productively 
Motivated and resilient. 
Methodical, accurate and strong attention to detail. 
Ability to communicate effectively, both verbally and in writing, with internal and external stakeholders. 
Able to work independently and use initiative. 
Organised, with good planning/time management skills to achieve tight deadlines/targets. 
Analytical and able to solve problems 
Professional and personable team player 
Resilient and calm under pressure 
Customer focussed 
 
 
Knowledge & Experience 
Significant experience of working within either an IBA Department of a Lloyd’s Broker or within a Premium / claims environment 
Experience of working in Legacy clearance projects 
Prior knowledge and understanding of the Sector and/or Brokasure systems would be preferable 
A good understanding of general principles of insurance 
Understanding of company objectives and how own role contributes to these 
Knowledge of accounting process and insurance market 
Awareness of regulatory environment and requirements including FCA rules, data protection, money laundering etc. 
 
Qualifications 
• GCSE Maths and English (or equivalent) 
• A levels (or equivalent) 
 
 
Salary £19 - £21K 
Commercial Insurance Consultant 
Reference: 
J01.2537 
Location: 
Bedford 
Salary: 
£20-24K + 15% OTE 
Experience in sales and account management. 
A fabulous opportunity for someone who wants to excel and reep the rewards. 
Our client are looking for candidates to join their Insurance team based in Bedford. 
They are an ever expanding firm having just extended their office and are continuing this growth year by year. 
They are looking for candidates who have either accounts management or sales experience. 
They will prepare the right candidate in terms of teaching the fundamentals of the insurance world. 
They are after confident people who are also professional. 
There are excellent opportunities to progress should you put in the hard work. 
Our client will also invest in professional qualifications i.e. Chartered Institute of Insurance and Microsoft drive accreditation. 
 
Salary £20-24k p/a + 15% OTE (this will be negotiable for more esteemed candidates). Extensive bonus packages are also available predicated on performance. 
Chef de Partie 
Reference: 
J01.2779 
Location: 
Hampshire 
Salary: 
£21K 
REPORTS TO: Head Chef / Sous Chef 
 
We are looking for a Chef De Partie to join a large infamous Hotel Spa Resort based in Hampshire our client has 6 resorts across the country and are currently working towards 2 rosettes in each restaurant. There is a big focus on healthy eating with flair which has become increasingly popular over recent years. They are very keen for ambitious chefs to join them who have either Rosette or 4*+ Hotel banqueting experience. They are very open to ideas for new menus and dishes and are keen on development of their employees. There has been large investments made within the resorts over recent years and this is due to continue in many locations. If you are a chef who is keen to embark on a new journey this could well be the exciting role for you. Living in facilities are available at resorts for those open to relocation. 
 
IN HOUSE BENEFITS TO ROLE ARE: 
We offer industry competitive salaries and an attractive benefits package, which includes: 
Contracted 28 days / shifts annual holiday including bank holidays, which increases with service. 
Generous staff discount in the Resort’s boutique and retail offer. 
Employee and family member discount for mid-week residential breaks at The Company resorts. 
Complimentary staff spa facility day on successful completion of probationary period. 
Subsidised meals whilst on duty. 
Discounted Club Membership. 
Childcare voucher scheme. 
Participation in Wider Wallet shopping discount scheme. 
Option to join private healthcare scheme. 
Training and development opportunities. 
 
 
DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES 
To offer a personal service to all the Guests and club members that is in keeping with the resort 
To work in conjunction with the service staff to ensure a high level of service is received by the guest. 
Maintaining clear communication between the Kitchen and all other Departments. 
The preparation and presentation of the breakfast and lunch buffets ensuring it is adequately stocked and well presented for the duration of the services. 
The preparation and presentation of the café and dinner menus ensuring that all items are reasonably stocked and available. 
Maintain & improve standard of service and operating standards, ensuring maximum guest satisfaction 
Through a hands on approach, maintain & improve standard of product, introducing more variety of menus 
Training of team members on section, delegation of tasks to commis and demi chefs – to motivate, coach and team build 
Control departmental food cost expenditure and to minimize food wastage 
Assist other Chefs when necessary and help each other to remain motivated and focused 
To take responsibility and assist the Sous Chef in the absence of the Head Chef 
Responsible for the cleanliness, stock control, organization and standards of the section. 
Ensuring hygiene standards of the kitchen are maintained. 
Attend and contribute to any meetings as required. 
Ordering on a daily basis, whilst keeping in mind stock usage, menu planning and business levels and updating the Head Chef on current stock levels. 
To gain a working knowledge of the company healthy eating philosophy and ensure staff are trained and philosophy is implemented in department 
To be fully aware of the company Food Safety Policy and to implement and monitor all Health and Safety hygiene practices and procedures including temperature checks. 
Attend training courses as required and ensure staff in the department attend. 
To work towards the aims of the Kitchen, Resort and company. 
To be fully conversant with the Resort’s emergency procedures. 
Ensures that health and safety standards are maintained in the kitchen and action/report any hazards as necessary. 
Comply and with all Company Policy and Procedures 
Complete any other reasonable duties as requested by the Senior Management Team. 
 
PERSON SPECIFICATION 
Qualifications 
NVQ 1/2 
Food hygiene certificate level 2 – preferred but not essential as training can be given. 
 
Experience 
Experience of working to the level of chef de Partie 
Previous experience of working in a high quality establishment 
Experience of working with covers of 100+ 
Experience of working with strict Health and Hygiene regimes 
Experience of ordering and stock control 
Developing staff and passing on knowledge and skills 
Junior Sous Chef 
Reference: 
S09.2894 
Location: 
Forest Mere 
Salary: 
£26-28K 
REPORTS TO: Head Chef 
 
We are looking for a Junior Sous Chef to join a large infamous Hotel Spa Resort based in Forest Mere our client has 6 resorts across the country and are currently working towards 2 rosettes in each restaurant. There is a big focus on healthy eating with flair which has become increasingly popular over recent years. They are very keen for ambitious chefs to join them who have either Rosette or 4*+ Hotel banqueting experience. They are very open to ideas for new menus and dishes and are keen on development of their employees. There has been large investments made within the resorts over recent years and this is due to continue in many locations. If you are a chef who is keen to embark on a new journey this could well be the exciting role for you. Living in facilities are available at resorts for those open to relocation. 
 
IN HOUSE BENEFITS TO ROLE ARE: 
We offer industry competitive salaries and an attractive benefits package, which includes: 
Contracted 28 days / shifts annual holiday including bank holidays, which increases with service. 
Generous staff discount in the Resort’s boutique and retail offer. 
Employee and family member discount for mid-week residential breaks at The Company resorts. 
Complimentary staff spa facility day on successful completion of probationary period. 
Subsidised meals whilst on duty. 
Discounted Club Membership. 
Childcare voucher scheme. 
Participation in Wider Wallet shopping discount scheme. 
Option to join private healthcare scheme. 
Training and development opportunities. 
 
 
DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES 
Supporting with menu development and design taking into account the nutritional requirement of the Companies healthy eating cuisine. 
Supporting the Head Chef in recruiting, managing, training and performance of all kitchen staff to high standards. 
To raise purchase orders via the central ordering system 
Responsible for the preparation and presentation of our buffets and food on the menus. 
Maintain & improve standard of service and operating standards, ensuring maximum guest satisfaction 
To gain a working knowledge of the healthy eating philosophy and ensure staff are trained and philosophy is implemented in department 
To ensure all food leaving the kitchen is to the agreed standards 
To offer a personal service to all The Companies Guests and club members that is in keeping with the resort 
To forecast and make sure correct food stock levels are in place on a daily basis. 
To take responsibility for the management and running of the Kitchen in the absence of the Head Chef including supervising of staff. 
Ensure staff are on the rota and delegating kitchen responsibilities where necessary as per the business needs and forecasting. 
To ensure that all staff report for duty on time as per agreed department rota. 
To ensure systematic training is carried out and recorded. 
To be aware of customer demands and business trends and through liaison with the Food and Beverage Manager satisfy these needs. 
To liaise with the Events team on speciality group menus. 
To ensure that staff performance and appearance is up to required standards and that high standards are maintained at all times. 
Training of team members on section, delegation of tasks to all team members. 
Assist other Chefs when necessary and help each other to remain motivated and focused 
To be fully aware of the Food Safety Policy and to implement and monitor all Health and Safety hygiene practices and procedures including temperature checks. 
To maintain a high level of cleanliness in the Kitchen ensuring compliance with legislative standards. 
Ensure clear communication is maintained between the Kitchen and other Departments. 
To order food items for all outlets checking on prices, quality and quantity. To ensure that the nominated suppliers are used on all occasions. 
Control departmental food cost expenditure and to minimize food wastage 
To ensure that all costs are kept within the agreed budget where possible and notify the Head Chef when problems are identified. 
To ensure that all kitchen equipment is used for its purpose at all times. 
To report any maintenance defects to the maintenance department following the correct procedure. 
To ensure good customer relations are achieved when meeting customers within the Resort. 
Attend and contribute to any meetings as required. 
Attend training courses as required and ensure staff in the department attend. 
To work towards the aims of the Kitchen, Resort and Champneys. 
To be fully conversant with the Resort’s emergency procedures. 
Ensures that health and safety standards are maintained in the kitchen and action/report any hazards as necessary. 
Comply and with all Company Policy and Procedures 
Complete any other reasonable duties as requested by the Senior Management Team. 
 
PERSON SPECIFICATION 
Qualifications 
• Food hygiene certificate Level 2 
• NVQ Level 1/2 
 
Experience 
Experienced Chef having worked in a high quality establishment. 
Experience of working with strict Health and Hygiene regimes. 
Experience of ordering and menu pricing. 
Developing staff and passing on knowledge and skills 
 
Skills 
Motivational skills to motivate others 
Excellent organisational skills 
Effective communication and interpersonal skills 
Strong customer care 
A team player who is prepared to assist colleagues and move from one activity to another as required. 
Attention to detail 
A commitment to completing a high standard of work to specified deadlines and timescales. 
 
 
Knowledge and Understanding 
• Good understanding of all applicable Health & Safety legislation 
• Budget and stock control 
• Nutritional and Allergy requirements 
• Full understanding of food controls 
 
Other requirements 
Must have a passion and love for food. 
An enthusiasm for the role and for the hospitality and leisure industry in general. 
Flexibility to work shifts including evenings, weekends and public holidays subject to rota and a willingness to extend of change hours and days of work from time to time upon request and subject to operational requirements. 
 
 
Senior Sous Chef - Tring 
Reference: 
011.2920 
Location: 
Tring 
Salary: 
£35-38K 
 
 
We are looking for a Senior Sous Chef to join a large infamous Hotel Spa Resort based in Tring our client has 6 resorts across the country and are currently working towards 2 rosettes in each restaurant. There is a big focus on healthy eating with flair which has become increasingly popular over recent years. They are very keen for ambitious chefs to join them who have either Rosette or 4*+ Hotel banqueting experience. They are very open to ideas for new menus and dishes and are keen on development of their employees. There has been large investments made within the resorts over recent years and this is due to continue in many locations. If you are a chef who is keen to embark on a new journey this could well be the exciting role for you. Living in facilities are available at resorts for those open to relocation. 
 
 
IN HOUSE BENEFITS TO ROLE ARE: 
We offer industry competitive salaries and an attractive benefits package, which includes: 
Contracted 28 days / shifts annual holiday including bank holidays, which increases with service. 
Generous staff discount in the Resort’s boutique and retail offer. 
Employee and family member discount for mid-week residential breaks at The Company resorts. 
Complimentary staff spa facility day on successful completion of probationary period. 
Subsidised meals whilst on duty. 
Discounted Club Membership. 
Childcare voucher scheme. 
Participation in Wider Wallet shopping discount scheme. 
Option to join private healthcare scheme. 
Training and development opportunities. 
 
DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES 
Supporting with menu development and design taking into account the nutritional requirement of the company healthy eating cuisine. 
Supporting the Head Chef in recruiting, managing, training and performance of all kitchen staff to the company’s high standards. 
To raise purchase orders via the central ordering system 
Updating the People System in relation to daily hours worked by staff members and to complete rotas as instructed in the absence of the Head Chef. 
Responsible for the preparation and presentation of our buffets and food on the menus. 
Maintain & improve standard of service and operating standards, ensuring maximum guest satisfaction. 
To gain a working knowledge of the company healthy eating philosophy and ensure staff are trained and philosophy is implemented in department. 
To ensure all food leaving the kitchen is to the agreed company standards 
To offer a personal service to all company Guests and club members that is in keeping with the company resort. 
To forecast and make sure correct food stock levels are in place on a daily basis. 
To take responsibility for the management and running of the Kitchen in the absence of the Head Chef including supervising of staff. 
Ensure staff are on the rota and delegating kitchen responsibilities where necessary as per the business needs and forecasting. 
To ensure that all staff report for duty on time as per agreed department rota. 
To ensure systematic training is carried out and recorded. 
To be aware of customer demands and business trends and through liaison with the Food and Beverage Manager satisfy these needs. 
To liaise with the Events team on speciality group menus. 
To ensure that staff performance and appearance is up to required standards and that high standards are maintained at all times. 
Training of team members on section, delegation of tasks to all team members 
Assist other Chefs when necessary and help each other to remain motivated and focused. 
To be fully aware of the Company Food Safety Policy and to implement and monitor all Health and Safety hygiene practices and procedures including temperature checks. 
To maintain a high level of cleanliness in the Kitchen ensuring compliance with legislative standards. 
Ensure clear communication is maintained between the Kitchen and other Departments. 
To order food items for all outlets checking on prices, quality and quantity. To ensure that the nominated suppliers are used on all occasions. 
Control departmental food cost expenditure and to minimize food wastage 
To ensure that all costs are kept within the agreed budget where possible and notify the Head Chef when problems are identified. 
To ensure that all kitchen equipment is used for its purpose at all times. 
To report any maintenance defects to the maintenance department following the correct procedure. 
To ensure good customer relations are achieved when meeting customers within the Resort. 
Attend and contribute to any meetings as required. 
Attend training courses as required and ensure staff in the department attend. 
To work towards the aims of the Kitchen, Resort and Company. 
To be fully conversant with the Resort’s emergency procedures. 
Ensures that health and safety standards are maintained in the kitchen and action/report any hazards as necessary. 
Comply and with all Company Policy and Procedures 
Complete any other reasonable duties as requested by the Senior Management Team. 
 
PERSON SPECIFICATION 
Qualifications 
• Food hygiene certificate Level 2 
• NVQ Level 1/2 
C 
Reference: 
J 
Location: 
B 
Salary: 
£ 
 
Client Relationship Specialist 
Reference: 
010.2908 
Location: 
Bedford 
Salary: 
£18.5K 
Client Relationship Specialist (Front Office) 
 
Our company is the UK’s leading provider of CV verification and background screening services. We carry out accurate background checks on candidates to enable our clients to make informed and rewarding long-term recruitment decisions. 
 
Key responsibilities: 
The Client Relationship Specialist is responsible for liaising with The Companies clients, ensuring that the background screening of their candidates is carried out efficiently and accurately. As the client’s primary point of contact within the company, you will use your excellent communication skills to guide them through the online screening process and deliver exemplary customer service. Duties will include responding to enquiries from clients, proactively chasing clients for any further information required, updating clients on the progress of their orders and delivering training sessions. The ability to build effective working rapports with clients and communicate information accurately is therefore essential to this role, and you will also be able to offer advice to clients regarding the companies background checks most appropriate to their needs. You will also undertake any other responsibilities depending on the requirements of the business. 
 
Day to day this person will: 
Email new clients explaining the companies background screening process 
Receive and respond to enquiries from clients (via email and the telephone) 
Carefully check online screening forms and notes recorded by all the companies teams in order to ensure that clients are only chased for necessary information 
Proactively chase clients for any further information required of their candidates in a professional and tactful manner 
Obtain the relevant information from clients and communicate this to other companies teams 
Ensure that clients have a good understanding of the complexities involved in the background screening process 
Update clients on progress made with their screening orders 
Use Excel spreadsheets to produce reports on online screening orders and highlight any further information required 
Ensure that the clients have ordered the background checks most appropriate to their needs, and amend orders if necessary 
Accurately record all communication with clients in order to facilitate effective information sharing across the companies teams 
 
Essential skills/experience: 
Customer service experience 
Excellent organisation skills 
Confident and professional phone manner 
Excellent attention to detail 
Questioning mind 
Initiative and problem solving skills 
Proactive 
Team player 
Good typing speed 
Good computer skills with experience of using email and the internet 
Fluent English spoken and written skills 
 
Desirable skills/experience: 
Foreign languages 
Knowledge of HR industry 
 
Training/benefits: 
Full training is provided. This is an excellent opportunity to gain experience and to build a career in a professional office environment and in a fast growing industry. 
 
A full background check is required for this position. 
This advert is not intended to discriminate on any grounds. 
Head Pastry Chef - Kent 
Reference: 
011.2922 
Location: 
Kent 
Salary: 
£35K I.R.O. 
Eastwell Manor is seeking an experienced Head Pastry chef from a high rosette background to join their brigade and push the pastry section and kitchen aiming to maintain, if not better the 2nd Rosette. 
The right candidate will have their own section with an apprentice to train and mentor, will be expected to write dishes for the menu with the food styling is focused on using the best seasonal ingredients cooked well with natural presentation and not using technique for techniques sake. 
The average working week is 4 or 4 ½ Days over 7 working straight shifts on average 45 to 48 hours a week for a salary depending on experience IRO £35k per annum with the resort willing to assist someone with relocation. 
This is a fantastic opportunity for an experienced chef to make the next move in their career in an award-winning kitchen with exciting plans for the future. 
 
Candidate Role 
• Assume responsibility for the day to day running of the pastry section 
• Assist over a variety of shifts and in all departments of the business 
• Ensure all food produced is consistent to the head chef’s standards 
• Ensure that your section is professionally maintained at all times 
• Work closely to the Head chef to manage the day to day running of the kitchen 
• Ensure the food hygiene/ health and safety protocols are kept up with 
• Assist with the development of the junior members of the team 
• Assist with the development of pastry dishes and menus 
 
 
Candidate Specification 
• Rosette experiences is an essential preferably from a strong 2AA Rosettes background 
• Ideally from a similar establishment 
• Must be driven and ambitious 
• Must want to succeed 
• Have excellent time keeping and personal standards 
• Be professional and approachable 
 
 
PERSON SPECIFICATION 
Qualifications 
• Food hygiene certificate Level 2 
• NVQ Level 1/2 
 
 
IN HOUSE BENEFITS TO ROLE ARE: 
We offer industry competitive salaries and an attractive benefits package, which includes: 
Contracted 28 days / shifts annual holiday including bank holidays, which increases with service. 
Generous staff discount in the Resort’s boutique and retail offer. 
Employee and family member discount for mid-week residential breaks at The Company resorts. 
Complimentary staff spa facility day on successful completion of probationary period. 
Subsidised meals whilst on duty. 
Discounted Club Membership. 
Childcare voucher scheme. 
Participation in Wider Wallet shopping discount scheme. 
Option to join private healthcare scheme. 
Training and development opportunities. 
Experienced Property Negotiator 
Reference: 
011.2915 
Location: 
Kempston 
Salary: 
£24K D.O.E. 
Local independent estate agent looking for an Highly Experienced Property Negotiator with own car, permanent position with salary around £24k depending on experience in addition to your salary commission will be paid and mileage paid for petrol. 
 
Sales Negotiator Responsibilities 
• Gather information about a property and arrange for pictures to be taken. 
• Meet with clients and assess their needs. 
• Carrying out property viewings. 
• Market and advertise the Property. 
• Reach sales targets for the company. 
• Managing the keys and your diary effectively; 
• Providing The Seller with weekly, constructive feedback regarding their property; 
• Deal with phone and email queries. 
• Liaise with all interested parties (solicitors, mortgage brokers etc). 
• Arrange for clients to sign the contract once the sale is made. 
• Maintain contact with clients after they have settled in to make sure everything runs smoothly. 
• Build a client base in your particular area. 
• Keep your administrative records updated 
 
 
Essential Skills 
• Confidence & exceptional negotiation skills 
• The ability to act quickly and think on your feet 
• Excellent written & verbal communication skills 
• Organisation Skills & Experience in Administration 
• The ability to work to tight deadlines and under pressure 
• Enthusiastic with a drive to succeed 
• The ability to work alone while still maintaining team objectives 
• Computer literate 
• A clean and valid driver’s licence 
 
 
5 day working week which will involve Monday to Friday 9am to 6pm, alternate sat 9am to 5pm  
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Senior Chef de Partie 
Reference: 
S09.2893 
Location: 
Forest Mere 
Salary: 
£24K I.R.O. 
REPORTS TO: Head Chef /Sous Chef 
 
We are looking for a Senior Chef De Partie to join a large infamous Hotel Spa Resort based in Forest Mere our client has 6 resorts across the country and are currently working towards 2 rosettes in each restaurant. There is a big focus on healthy eating with flair which has become increasingly popular over recent years. They are very keen for ambitious chefs to join them who have either Rosette or 4*+ Hotel banqueting experience. They are very open to ideas for new menus and dishes and are keen on development of their employees. There has been large investments made within the resorts over recent years and this is due to continue in many locations. If you are a chef who is keen to embark on a new journey this could well be the exciting role for you. Living in facilities are available at resorts for those open to relocation. 
 
IN HOUSE BENEFITS TO ROLE ARE: 
We offer industry competitive salaries and an attractive benefits package, which includes: 
Contracted 28 days / shifts annual holiday including bank holidays, which increases with service. 
Generous staff discount in the Resort’s boutique and retail offer. 
Employee and family member discount for mid-week residential breaks at The Company resorts. 
Complimentary staff spa facility day on successful completion of probationary period. 
Subsidised meals whilst on duty. 
Discounted Club Membership. 
Childcare voucher scheme. 
Participation in Wider Wallet shopping discount scheme. 
Option to join private healthcare scheme. 
Training and development opportunities. 
 
DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES 
To offer a personal service to all Company Guests and club members that is in keeping with a Champneys resort 
To work in conjunction with the service staff to ensure a high level of service is received by the guest. 
Maintaining clear communication between the Kitchen and all other Departments. 
The preparation and presentation of the breakfast and lunch buffets ensuring it is adequately stocked and well presented for the duration of the services. 
The preparation and presentation of the café and dinner menus ensuring that all items are reasonably stocked and available. 
Maintain & improve standard of service and operating standards, ensuring maximum guest satisfaction 
Through a hands on approach, maintain & improve standard of product, introducing more variety of menus 
Training of team members on section, delegation of tasks to commis and demi chefs – to motivate, coach and team build 
Control departmental food cost expenditure and to minimize food wastage 
Assist other Chefs when necessary and help each other to remain motivated and focused 
To take responsibility and assist the Sous Chef in the absence of the Head Chef 
Responsible for the cleanliness, stock control, organization and standards of the section 
Ensuring hygiene standards of the kitchen are maintained. 
Attend and contribute to any meetings as required. 
Ordering on a daily basis, whilst keeping in mind stock usage, menu planning and business levels and updating the Head Chef on current stock levels. 
To gain a working knowledge of the Company healthy eating philosophy and ensure staff are trained and philosophy is implemented in department 
To be fully aware of the company Food Safety Policy and to implement and monitor all Health and Safety hygiene practices and procedures including temperature checks. 
Attend training courses as required and ensure staff in the department attend. 
To work towards the aims of the Kitchen, Resort and Champneys. 
To be fully conversant with the Resort’s emergency procedures. 
Ensures that health and safety standards are maintained in the kitchen and action/report any hazards as necessary. 
Comply and with all Company Policy and Procedures 
Complete any other reasonable duties as requested by the Senior Management Team. 
 
PERSON SPECIFICATION 
Qualifications 
NVQ 1/2 
Food hygiene certificate level 2 – preferred but not essential as training can be given. 
 
Experience 
Experience of working to the level of chef de Partie 
Previous experience of working in a high quality establishment 
Experience of working with covers of 100+ 
Experience of working with strict Health and Hygiene regimes 
Experience of ordering and stock control 
Developing staff and passing on knowledge and skills 
 
Skills 
Able to work within a team environment and to communicate effectively with all members of the team. 
Able to follow detailed instructions and to produce consistent results 
Able to provide work of a high standard to specified deadlines and timescales - to execute duties with an eye for detail 
Motivational skills to motivate others 
Excellent organisational skills 
Effective communication and interpersonal skills 
Strong customer care 
 
Knowledge and Understanding 
Good understanding of all applicable Health & Safety legislation 
Stock control 
Nutritional and Allergy requirements 
Full understanding of food controls 
 
Other requirements 
A passion for good food and service 
An enthusiasm for the role and for the hospitality and leisure industry in general. 
Flexibility to work shifts including evenings, weekends and public holidays subject to rota and a willingness to extend of change hours and days of work from time to time upon request and subject to operational requirements. 
 
BENEFITS 
We offer industry competitive salaries and an attractive benefits package, which includes: 
Contracted 28 days / shifts annual holiday including bank holidays, which increases with service. 
Generous staff discount in the companies boutique and retail offer. 
Employee and family member discount for mid-week residential breaks at the resorts. 
Complimentary staff spa facility day on successful completion of probationary period. 
Subsidised meals whilst on duty. 
Discounted Club Membership. 
Childcare voucher scheme. 
Participation in Wider Wallet shopping discount scheme. 
Claims Technician 
Reference: 
011.2925 
Location: 
Bedford 
Salary: 
£17.5K 
The company is looking for Claims Technician 
 
An exciting entry level position exists for a bright and enthusiastic person seeking to build a career in the Insurance industry. 
 
As a Claims Technician you will join our Specialty Claims team based in Bedford. You will be assisting the administration of clients’ claims in accordance with the relevant Company and/or Group policies to achieve targets, develop the business and deliver an excellent and comprehensive service. 
 
The successful candidate is likely to be seeking an entry level position where training and development will be given or may already have office based experience and be looking to develop a career in insurance. 
 
This is an ideal opportunity for a confident, personable and hardworking individual to work in a great team whilst gaining valuable experience to progress. 
 
 
Key responsibilities 
Clients 
• Develop strong relationships with divisional teams 
• Respond to the teams’ requirements as appropriate 
• Behave with all clients (both internal and external) fairly and ethically 
 
Administration 
Process claims in accordance with the claims OPM 
Create claims documents when appropriate 
Ensure up to date records are maintained at all times on the company systems 
Interpret instructions and issues arising, and then implement actions according to policies and procedures 
 
 
Compliance 
Ensure compliance with all applicable Group and/or Company policies and procedures 
Ensure correct authorisation is obtained and processes followed when required by the Group and/or Company policies and procedures 
Ensure compliance with legal and regulatory requirements 
Ensure that own performance, HR and T&C records are up to date and meet the Group and/or Company’s requirements 
Maintain accurate records and deal with correspondence appropriately. 
 
Skills & Abilities 
Attention to detail with ability to process information accurately 
Ability to work effectively within a team 
Prioritisation and organisational skills 
Self-motivated 
Competent IT skills, including but not limited to Microsoft Word, Excel and PowerPoint 
Ability to communicate effectively, both verbally and in writing, with internal and external stakeholders 
Able to undertake and demonstrate competence in technical training, as required by the industry regulator 
Willingness to study for professional examinations. 
 
 
Knowledge & Experience 
Experience not essential, training will be given 
Basic technical knowledge of FCA regulations as they pertain to insurance intermediaries 
Understanding of processes and procedures within the insurance market and the impact this has on the claims process is ideal 
Previous experience of working in a team or customer focused environment would be ideal. 
 
 
Qualifications 
• A level Grade A-C (or equivalent) 
MIG & TIG Welder 
Reference: 
N11.2931 
Location: 
Bedford 
Salary: 
£13.00 per hour 
Job Role 
 
Our client based in Bedford are currently recruiting for experienced MIG and TIG Welder/Fabricators to join their experienced team. This will provide the right individual with the opportunity to join a busy successful independent company, established in the 80’s. 
The company’s manufacturing facility in Bedford occupies 9000 square feet and is equipped with all of the necessary equipment to provide a high quality end product. 
 
Our client is a specialist manufacturer of custom designed and built control panels, equipment enclosures and general sheet metal fabrications. 
Manufactured products include Motor Control Centres, analytical housings and other special items such as Hydraulic Tanks. All of the products are built to customer specification for various environments ranging from industrial through to demanding offshore specifications, all in a range of materials such as stainless steel, mild steel and aluminium. 
BBAK work with Arc and spot welders, have 8 TIG welding machines that are water cooled for thicker materials such as stainless steel, mild steel and aluminium. 
They also have 9 MIG wire fed welding machines especially for mild steel work. These incorporate the latest technology in the form of a Kempi Process 530 Synergic stainless steel wire fed welding machine or 304 and 316 stainless steel. 
 
The company is busy and overtime is available at time and a half. 
 
Job Description 
Welding to high standards 
Working as a team member 
Meeting production targets 
 
Person Specification 
Experience in Welding and Fabrication 
High quality of work 
Experience of reading customer drawings; primarily building stainless steel cabinets of various sizes. The work can vary and is busy 
 
Monday to Friday – 8.00am to 4.30pm @ £13.00 per hour with overtime opportunities at time and a half. 
Saturdays Overtime available - 8.00am – 1.00pm @ £19.50 per hour 
Plus 25 days Holiday entitlement. 
The company supply PPE to include safety boots, googles, and gloves. 
Free onsite parking. 
Information Analyst 
Reference: 
011.2916 
Location: 
Bedford 
Salary: 
£17.5K  
Essential: 
• Excellent English language reading and writing skills 
• Accurate and fast data entry skills 
• Ability to maintain consistent writing styles 
• Excellent attention to detail 
• Methodical, systematic and thorough approach 
• Ability to analyse and detect discrepancies in written data 
• Investigative nature and a questioning mind 
• Excellent organisation skills 
• Excellent presentation skills 
• Good computer skills with experience of using email and the internet 
• Initiative and problem solving skills 
• Team player 
• Ability to work to challenging key performance indicators and team goals. 
 
Desirable: 
• Touch typing skills 
• Foreign languages (French, Spanish, German, Portuguese, Italian) 
• Knowledge of HR industry 
• Experience in an investigative or data-led industry 
 
 
Duties: 
Day to day this person will: 
Accurately and thoroughly transfer large volumes of written and some numerical data from uploaded files (eg, CVs and references) to the company online system, ensuring all information is made available to the client. 
Ensure that all reference information is processed in accordance with client policy 
Detect missing information and any discrepancies in candidate references, chasing up any further information required with the relevant internal teams. 
Identify any gaps in candidates’ career and activity histories. 
Ensure that all transferred data is typed and presented accurately and neatly, paying close attention to grammar, punctuation and spelling. 
Carefully check that the received reference data is from a genuine, approved and verified source, such that clients do not receive bogus references. 
Decide what classification to award the reference in accordance with the companies internal classification policy, amend the check status accordingly and be able to justify the decision. 
Process DVLA checks and UK and international criminal and credit checks. 
Record accurate notes pertaining to the processing of data and any further information required in order to facilitate efficient information sharing and speed up the candidate screening process. 
HR Interviewer 
Reference: 
010.2914 
Location: 
Bedford 
Salary: 
£17.5K 
Our Client is the UK’s leading provider of CV verification and background screening services. We carry out accurate checks on candidates to enable our clients to make informed and rewarding long-term recruitment decisions. 
 
Main Duties 
Contact organisations and individuals to take references that will form part of their pre-employment checks. 
Use of your language skills to communicate with organisations and people from around the world. 
Provide clients with updates on outstanding pre-employment checks 
Working collaboratively with internal teams to improve efficiencies 
 
The Candidate 
Experience in customer service, reception, admin, call centre or sales experience 
Excellent attention to detail 
This is an exciting opportunity to work for a well-established growing organisation, whether you are getting your foot on the career ladder or progressing in your career. 
A full background check is required for this position. This advert is not intended to discriminate on any grounds. 
 
Salary £17.5K 
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