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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. 
Administrator/ Driver 
Reference: 
2408-BSS 
Location: 
Thurleigh 
Salary: 
£10.57 per hour 
 
We are looking for someone to join a high-quality supplier to the vehicle fleet market. The company currently have a workforce of over 500 people based at their operational sites in Worcester, Throckmorton, Gloucester, Bedford, and St Helens. 
 
The Role of an Administrator 
 
In this role, you will join the Securities department who manage and control a vehicle's spare items such as spare keys, mats, and documents such as V5’s. The service provided to the customers ensures that their vehicles are ready to be remarketed when they reach the end of their lease. It’s important to mention that this role sees you organising our store of spare items so occasional heavy lifting will be involved. 
 
The main purpose of the job 
 
The organisation of storage ensuring that the space is maximised effectively. 
Scanning and verifying documents such as a V5’s 
Checking in deliveries and raising any issues to the department manager 
General administration using the in-house system 
Assisting with ensuring all customer accounts are administered within service levels of the individual contracts, meeting both the customer and business needs. 
Providing excellent levels of customer service both over the phone and via email 
Key Skills, Experience, Industry-specific Requirements, Qualifications and Desired Behaviours: 
 
To be successful in this role, you’ll need to have excellent admin skills and experience, be a confident team player, be able to communicate effectively and efficiently and work well under pressure. It’s important to mention that due to the location of our site, you will need to have access to your own transport. 
 
You must: 
 
Have effective communication skills 
Have good organisational skills and the ability to prioritise workload 
Be able to build and maintain relationships with other teams within the business and customers. 
Be a driver – you will be required to drive the vehicles around the unit. 
Temp to perm 
 
Accounts Assistant/ Bookkeeper 
Reference: 
S09-4156 
Location: 
Dunstable, Bedfordshire 
Salary: 
£25k - £28K Per Annum 
Salary: £25-28K 
 
Part-time or full time – must work Fridays 
 
The company we are representing are a well-respected and trusted solicitors who offer a full range of legal services for individuals and businesses and have offices located in Luton, Dunstable and Shefford. We are looking for an experienced Accounts Assistant/Bookkeeper to join their Dunstable office. 
 
Ideal Candidate
 
Previous experience using Sage for accounting purposes 
Bookkeeping experience 
Understanding of VAT 
Knowledge of Microsoft Excel 
Self Motivated and Hardworking 
Attention to Detail 
Reconciliation of: 
Purchase ledger 
Sales ledger 
Photoshop Editor 
Reference: 
S09-4157 
Location: 
Thurleigh, Bedford  
Salary: 
£20K Per Annum 
We are looking for a Photoshop Editor/Retoucher to join a high-quality supplier to the vehicle fleet market. The company currently have a workforce of over 500 people based at their operational sites in Worcester, Throckmorton, Gloucester, Bedford, and St Helens. This role is based out of their Bedford office. 
 
The ideal candidates must have good knowledge of photoshop as you will work alongside the photographers to retouch and edit the photos taken of the vehicles. This role is ideal for a graduate or someone who is looking for experience. 
 
Colour correcting images 
Editing imperfections 
Ensuring all editing is completed to a high standard and on time 
Computer efficiency and the ability to learn new skills and approaches 
Photoshop knowledge 
Excellent communication skills 
Team player 
 
Immediate start. 
 
Working hours/alternate shifts: 
06:00 am - 14:30 pm 
12:00 pm - 21:30 pm 
 
I.R.O £20K 
Criminal Caseworker 
Reference: 
S09-4145 
Location: 
Luton, Bedfordshire 
Salary: 
£18K - £20K per annum 
The firm we are representing is one of the top 5 publicly funded Criminal Defence Firms that deal with Family and Childcare, Housing, Debt, Welfare Benefits, Mental Health, Prison, Appeals, Civil Litigation, and Commercial Litigation. They have 6 offices, based in Luton, Hertfordshire, Wembley, Northampton, and Central London. This role is based out of the Luton office. 
 
Role to include: 
 
Interviewing and advising clients under the supervision of a solicitor. 
Undertaking casework under the supervision of a solicitor. 
Administration of casework under the supervision of a solicitor. 
Ensuring that casework is promptly and efficiently billed and sending bills to private clients and claiming interim payments from the Legal Aid Agency whenever appropriate. 
Regular review of cases 
Attending court, clients homes and prison when and where appropriate or requested 
Keeping up to date with the changes in law and practice. 
Attending Trials at Court with client and Counsel and taking notes. 
 
Required: 
 
Ability to work on ones own initiative with limited supervision; ability to work under pressure. 
Good communication skills and the ability to prioritise and manage casework. 
Legible handwriting. 
To carry out clerical duties quickly and methodically and accurately without continuous supervision 
To deal confidently and efficiently with Clients, Counsel, Court staff, and other people who may be encountered in the course of a days work. 
Computer literate and ability to navigate a case management system. 
Car Owner 
Marketing Assistant 
Reference: 
A04-4075 
Location: 
Luton 
Salary: 
£19K - £22K 
 
We are looking for a Marketing Assistant to work alongside the Practice Manager and Directors in developing the firms marketing and social media profile. 
 
The firm we are representing is one of the top 5 publicly funded Criminal Defence Firms that deal with Family and Childcare, Housing, Debt, Welfare Benefits, Mental Health, Prison, Appeals, Civil Litigation, and Commercial Litigation. They have 6 offices, based in Luton, Hertfordshire, Wembley, Northampton, and Central London. This role is based out of the Luton office. 
 
RESPONSIBILITIES: 
 
Undertaking a varied range of support tasks for the company’s online platforms. 
Creating marketing posts to target certain audiences/markets - content writing, social media, advertising etc. 
Keeping the website up to date. 
Identify and develop market strategies. 
 
SKILLS/QUALIFICATIONS: 
Strong social media skills (LinkedIn, Facebook, Twitter etc). 
Marketing Experience 
Vehicle and use of public transport (for London) access. 
Good/friendly/confident/professional personality as will need to represent the firm at networking. 
 
Insurance Administrator 
Reference: 
J01-3074 
Location: 
Bedford 
Salary: 
£18.5K - £20K 
CORE RESPONSIBILITIES 
 
Achieve Results through Relationships with All Parties 
Deliver a personal performance that contributes towards the Company achieving its objectives, 
Achieve lasting relationships with all parties (clients, markets, suppliers, third parties and other staff) 
Conduct and Integrity 
Ensure all dealings are carried out with integrity and professionalism 
Act in utmost good faith, per the relevant Company and/or Group policies and never risk the Company’s reputation 
Development and Professionalism 
Continuously develop skills and knowledge 
Develop others where you are responsible for their performance 
 
SPECIFIC RESPONSIBILITIES 
 
Clients 
Develop strong relationships with the Divisional teams 
Respond to the teams’ requirements as appropriate 
Behave with all clients (both internal and external) fairly and ethically 
 
Markets 
Develop strong relationships with markets 
Maintain any ongoing delegated authority contracts appropriately and cost-effectively 
 
Administration 
Assist in the creation of comprehensive broking, client and other types of documents 
Processing of slips, quotes and indications 
Technical duties (including data entry, credit control, chasing subjectivities) 
Ensure up to date records are maintained at all times on the Company systems for the teams 
 
Compliance 
Ensure compliance with all applicable Company and/or Group policies and procedures 
Ensure correct authorisation is obtained and processes followed when required by the Company and /or Group 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 Company and/or Group’s requirements 
Maintain accurate records and deal with correspondence appropriately 
Ensure compliance with Anti Bribery and Corruption policy and procedures 
 
Projects 
 
Manage assigned projects and contribute to other projects as required 
Respond appropriately to urgent issues as they arise 
 
Market Awareness 
Keep informed of all legal and regulatory developments relevant to the teams within each division 
Share information that could be beneficial to the Company 
 
Skills and abilities needed to perform the role 
 
Attention to detail with the ability to produce accurate documentation 
Ability to work effectively within a team and answer queries from less experienced members of staff 
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 and Experience 
Experience in a similar role is essential. 
Good technical knowledge of FCA regulations as they pertain to insurance intermediaries 
Excellent understanding of processes and procedures within the insurance market 
 
Professional Qualifications 
GCSE’s (or equivalent) including English and Maths essential 
A level grade A-C (or equivalent) 
Progression towards gaining professional qualifications is desired, but not essential 
 
Location: Bedford 
 
Salary: £18.5K - £20K 
Accounts Assistant 
Reference: 
Joe Parry 
Location: 
Bedford 
Salary: 
£22K 
The company is looking for Accounts Assistant (FTC) 
 
ROLE DEFINITION 
 
Provide Cashier service for all companies within the Group. Achieve targets, develop the business and deliver an excellent and comprehensive service. Ensure that responsibilities are completed per Group and/or Company policies. 
 
KEY RESPONSIBILITIES 
 
Clients 
Develop strong relationships with the Business Units, Suppliers & Markets 
Respond to the Business Units’ requirements as appropriate 
Behave with all clients (both internal and external) fairly and ethically 
Administration 
Bank and allocate incoming cash and cheques 
Process cheque and electronic payments for all Group company bank accounts 
Process inter-group cash transfer requests for all Group company bank accounts 
Review and arrange authorization of correctly processed payment requests 
Processing of entries onto Group company Accounting and Banking systems 
Reconcile and maintain all bank and system records 
Process IBA credit card payments 
Deal with accounts queries promptly and efficiently. 
 
SKILLS AND ABILITIES NEEDED TO PERFORM THE ROLE 
Numerate 
Attention to detail with the ability to produce accurate documentation and to file documents appropriately 
Ability to work effectively within a team. 
Prioritisation and organisational skills - Able to work to deadlines 
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 
 
KNOWLEDGE & EXPERIENCE 
Experience is not essential, training will be given. However, preference will be given to applicants who have some experience of working in an office environment in an administrative capacity, ideally with numerical information 
It will be an advantage if the applicant has an understanding of processes and procedures within the insurance market 
Salary: £22.5k FTC 
 
Location: Bedford 
Commercial Sales Consultant 
Reference: 
43677741 
Location: 
Olney, Buckinghamshire 
Salary: 
£25K - £45K 
 
JOB DESCRIPTION 
 
Due to rapid growth, this progressive client is looking for numerous sales executives to add to their dynamic and vibrant office. Having already doubled their staff count in the last 3 years they have decided to expand. Recently been recognised as a Top 100 company to work for by the Sunday Times, it is just the start. Excellent perks with various work functions as well as an unrivalled commission structure. This client, is a Top 100 UK Independent Broker specialising in the commercial insurance industry, has a refreshingly positive and enthusiastic perspective on how to win and retain business and offers a lively working environment to match. The client will pay for your education to become Cert CII qualified and bonuses are paid on completion. If you are a Business Development Manager, Commercial Sales Executive, Account manager or Executive this role will certainly suit you. 
 
General duties: 
- Working on warm sales leads generated by a closely linked telemarketing team 
- Selling market-leading insurance products to prospective clients 
- Retaining repeat business at times through excellent service standards 
 
Essential personal skills: 
- Proven track record in exceeding sales targets 
- Driven and hungry approach toward sales 
- Enthusiastic persona with the desire to succeed 
 
Commission/Bonuses 
- 8% on all business landed 
- The next year at renewal, if the client renews you will earn 8% of the renewal and many times the client premiums increase due to growth. This is also conducted by a dedicated renewals team allowing you to focus on selling - current retention rates are 90% across the business 
- Most business sold in a month earns a £500 bonus 
- Most business sold in a quarter earns a £1000 bonus 
- The salesperson of the year wins 2 first-class tickets to any destination in the world 
- Consistency bonus scheme - if you hit the target 2 months in a row you earn £100, 3 months £200 and 4 months £750 and you will be paid £750 a month for every month where you hit afterwards. 
 
Salary: £25K to £45K plus uncapped commission and bonus structure 
Claims Administrator 
Reference: 
43279481 
Location: 
Brickhill, Bedfordshire 
Salary: 
£18.5K 
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 and 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 and 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) 
 
Warehouse Labourer 
Reference: 
43438411 
Location: 
Kempston Hardwick, Bedfordshire 
Salary: 
£10.00 Per Hour 
We are looking for a warehouse labourer to join our client who is a leading manufacturer of pre-cast building components, fencing products and lintels. 
 
This role will involve: 
 
Levelling concrete 
Building cages for concrete to be stored 
Lifting blocks and garden posts for dispatch 
The ideal candidate will be: 
 
Physically fit 
Comfortable with heavy lifting 
Worked previously within construction or heavy lifting manufacturing 
Shift pattern: 4 days on 4 days off 
 
This position will be temporary to permanent. 
 
Immediate start. 
Criminal Solicitor 
Reference: 
S09-4146 
Location: 
Fleet Street, London 
Salary: 
£30K Per Annum 
The firm we are representing is one of the top 5 publicly funded Criminal Defence Firms that deal with Family and Childcare, Housing, Debt, Welfare Benefits, Mental Health, Prison, Appeals, Civil Litigation, and Commercial Litigation. They have 6 offices, based in Luton, Hertfordshire, Wembley, Northampton, and Central London. 
 
Duties Include: 
Interviewing and advising clients. 
Undertaking casework. 
Administration of casework and keeping case management system up to date. 
Ensuring that casework is promptly and efficiently billed and sending bills to private clients and claiming interim payments from the Legal Aid Agency whenever appropriate. 
Regular review of cases 
Attending court when and where appropriate or requested 
Keeping up to date with the changes in law and practice. 
Attending training courses. 
Attending Police Station when required even outside normal hours. 
To hold the 24-hour Emergency Line from time to time as requested. 
 
Qualifications: 
Admission as a Solicitor. 
Ability to work on one’s initiative with limited supervision; ability to work under pressure. 
Experience in Legal Aid practice and Advocacy. 
Knowledge of billing and Legal procedures. 
Good communication skills and the ability to prioritise and manage casework. 
Legible handwriting. 
Car Owner 
 
The successful candidate will also be expected to qualify as a Duty solicitor within the agreed period from employment. 
 
Location: London 
Transport Office Administrator 
Reference: 
A08-4132 
Location: 
Bedford 
Salary: 
£19K - £22K 
Job Purpose 
 
To co-ordinate with all areas of the workshop and office function, to ensure jobs are attended on time by mechanics, parts are ordered and supplied across the business, and paperwork is stored and passed for the invoice at the end of each job 
 
Duties & Responsibilities 
 
Electronic storage of job cards into customer and vehicle folders 
Printing copy of job cards for billing 
Compiling vehicle folders including all costings/expenses on each 
Arranging parts prices from the bank of suppliers (shopping around for price) 
Quoting to customer verbally or on email quote with labour and ancillaries 
Ordering parts from supplier 
Raising PO number online for a said supplier 
Checking off deliveries inbound against parts ordered daily 
Chasing non-deliveries and following up 
Recording deliveries on the PO system as received 
Labelling parts up for specific vehicles and placing them into stores 
Returning parts to suppliers and keeping returns notes for ease of access in event of no credit being received, effective liaison with Accounts 
Resolving PO queries if they initially raised the PO in question 
Price check regularly purchased components 
Ensure parts are ready and given to each fitter ahead of works (The workshop can help with the physical distribution of parts) 
Arrange supplier accounts for the best value and quality components 
Handle booking in of works on a calendar 
Keep customers up to date with works and progress, ready to collect, further authorisations etc 
Oversee the lorry parking yard and tenants with members of staff that logs lorries in and out 
Book recovery vehicles and subcontractors as required 
Oversee maintenance of workshop equipment, defect repairs, servicing, calibrations, and lift certs, not in the pit lane area 
Work with Accounts to asset track all workshop equipment, state of repair, and staff loss/damage, arrange repairs under warranty of tools etc 
 
Hours: Monday - Friday 08:00 - 18:00 
Criminal Solicitor 
Reference: 
S09-4146 
Location: 
Luton, Bedfordshire 
Salary: 
£25K - £30K  
The firm we are representing is one of the top 5 publicly funded Criminal Defence Firms that deal with Family and Childcare, Housing, Debt, Welfare Benefits, Mental Health, Prison, Appeals, Civil Litigation, and Commercial Litigation. They have 6 offices, based in Luton, Hertfordshire, Wembley, Northampton, and Central London. 
 
Duties Include: 
Interviewing and advising clients. 
Undertaking casework. 
Administration of casework and keeping case management system up to date. 
Ensuring that casework is promptly and efficiently billed and sending bills to private clients and claiming interim payments from the Legal Aid Agency whenever appropriate. 
Regular review of cases 
Attending court when and where appropriate or requested 
Keeping up to date with the changes in law and practice. 
Attending training courses. 
Attending Police Station when required even outside normal hours. 
To hold the 24-hour Emergency Line from time to time as requested. 
 
Qualifications: 
Admission as a Solicitor. 
Ability to work on one’s initiative with limited supervision; ability to work under pressure. 
Experience in Legal Aid practice and Advocacy. 
Knowledge of billing and Legal procedures. 
Good communication skills and the ability to prioritise and manage casework. 
Legible handwriting. 
Car Owner 
The successful candidate will also be expected to qualify as a Duty solicitor within the agreed period from employment. 
 
Location: Bedfordshire & Hertfordshire 
Big Truck IPAF Operator 
Reference:  
A08-4134 
Location: 
Hemel Hempstead 
Salary: 
£30k per annum D.O.E 
We are currently seeking a Big Truck IPAF Operator to work for our client, a well-known company specializing in truck-mounted powered access. Working heights between 35 - 56 meters. 
 
The successful candidate will be responsible for operating our powered access platforms, have great communication skills, be very customer-focused and flexible 
 
You must have an IPAF license and experience operating powered access platforms. 
 
Essential - IPAF 1b and 7.5 Tonne to HGV class I or II, 
 
Proven experience of operating machines up to 56m working height. 
 
· Operating IPAF 1b vehicles 
 
· Travelling to and from customer locations 
 
· Assist with PDI’s (Pre Delivery inspections) 
 
· Handover vehicles when delivering to sites 
 
· Complete all required paperwork 
 
Skills required: 
 
· Full Driving license 
 
· IPAF operator license 
 
· Experienced at operating powered access platforms 
 
· Clear and effective communicator 
 
Essential skills: 
 
· Experience operating platforms up to 56m working height 
 
· HGV license 
 
Salary in excess of £30k D.O.E 
Big Truck IPAF Driver 
Reference: 
A08-4135 
Location: 
Dartford 
Salary: 
£30k per annum D.O.E 
We are currently seeking a Big Truck IPAF Operator to work for our client, a well-known company specializing in truck-mounted powered access. Working heights between 35 - 56 meters. 
 
The successful candidate will be responsible for operating our powered access platforms, have great communication skills, be very customer-focused and flexible 
 
You must have an IPAF license and experience operating powered access platforms. 
 
Essential - IPAF 1b and 7.5 Tonne to HGV class I or II, 
 
Proven experience of operating machines up to 56m working height. 
 
· Operating IPAF 1b vehicles 
 
· Travelling to and from customer locations 
 
· Assist with PDI’s (Pre Delivery inspections) 
 
· Handover vehicles when delivering to sites 
 
· Complete all required paperwork 
 
Skills required: 
 
· Full Driving license 
 
· IPAF operator license 
 
· Experienced at operating powered access platforms 
 
· Clear and effective communicator 
 
Essential skills: 
 
· Experience operating platforms up to 56m working height 
 
· HGV license 
 
Salary in excess of £30k D.O.E 
Big Truck IPAF Driver 
Reference: 
A08-4136 
Location: 
Manchester 
Salary: 
£30k per annum D.O.E 
We are currently seeking a Big Truck IPAF Operator to work for our client, a well-known company specializing in truck-mounted powered access. Working heights between 35 - 56 meters. 
 
The successful candidate will be responsible for operating our powered access platforms, have great communication skills, be very customer-focused and flexible 
 
You must have an IPAF license and experience operating powered access platforms. 
 
Essential - IPAF 1b and 7.5 Tonne to HGV class I or II, 
 
Proven experience of operating machines up to 56m working height. 
 
· Operating IPAF 1b vehicles 
 
· Travelling to and from customer locations 
 
· Assist with PDI’s (Pre Delivery inspections) 
 
· Handover vehicles when delivering to sites 
 
· Complete all required paperwork 
 
Skills required: 
 
· Full Driving license 
 
· IPAF operator license 
 
· Experienced at operating powered access platforms 
 
· Clear and effective communicator 
 
Essential skills: 
 
· Experience operating platforms up to 56m working height 
 
· HGV license 
 
Salary in excess of £30k D.O.E 
Big Truck IPAF Operator 
Reference: 
A08-4137 
Location: 
Birmingham 
Salary: 
£30k Per Annum D.O.E 
We are currently seeking a Big Truck IPAF Operator to work for our client, a well-known company specializing in truck-mounted powered access. Working heights between 35 - 56 meters. 
 
The successful candidate will be responsible for operating our powered access platforms, have great communication skills, be very customer-focused and flexible 
 
You must have an IPAF license and experience operating powered access platforms. 
 
Essential - IPAF 1b and 7.5 Tonne to HGV class I or II, 
 
Proven experience of operating machines up to 56m working height. 
 
· Operating IPAF 1b vehicles 
 
· Travelling to and from customer locations 
 
· Assist with PDI’s (Pre Delivery inspections) 
 
· Handover vehicles when delivering to sites 
 
· Complete all required paperwork 
 
Skills required: 
 
· Full Driving license 
 
· IPAF operator license 
 
· Experienced at operating powered access platforms 
 
· Clear and effective communicator 
 
Essential skills: 
 
· Experience operating platforms up to 56m working height 
 
· HGV license 
 
Salary in excess of £30k D.O.E 
Big Truck IPAF Operator 
Reference: 
A08-4138 
Location: 
Sheffield 
Salary: 
£30k Per Annum D.O.E 
We are currently seeking a Big Truck IPAF Operator to work for our client, a well-known company specializing in truck-mounted powered access. Working heights between 35 - 56 meters. 
 
The successful candidate will be responsible for operating our powered access platforms, have great communication skills, be very customer-focused and flexible 
 
You must have an IPAF license and experience operating powered access platforms. 
 
Essential - IPAF 1b and 7.5 Tonne to HGV class I or II, 
 
Proven experience of operating machines up to 56m working height. 
 
· Operating IPAF 1b vehicles 
 
· Travelling to and from customer locations 
 
· Assist with PDI’s (Pre Delivery inspections) 
 
· Handover vehicles when delivering to sites 
 
· Complete all required paperwork 
 
Skills required: 
 
· Full Driving license 
 
· IPAF operator license 
 
· Experienced at operating powered access platforms 
 
· Clear and effective communicator 
 
Essential skills: 
 
· Experience operating platforms up to 56m working height 
 
· HGV license 
 
Salary in excess of £30k D.O.E 
Big Truck IPAF Operator 
Reference: 
A08-4139 
Location: 
Avonmouth 
Salary: 
£30k Per Annum D.O.E 
We are currently seeking a Big Truck IPAF Operator to work for our client, a well-known company specializing in truck-mounted powered access. Working heights between 35 - 56 meters. 
 
The successful candidate will be responsible for operating our powered access platforms, have great communication skills, be very customer-focused and flexible 
 
You must have an IPAF license and experience operating powered access platforms. 
 
Essential - IPAF 1b and 7.5 Tonne to HGV class I or II, 
 
Proven experience of operating machines up to 56m working height. 
 
· Operating IPAF 1b vehicles 
 
· Travelling to and from customer locations 
 
· Assist with PDI’s (Pre Delivery inspections) 
 
· Handover vehicles when delivering to sites 
 
· Complete all required paperwork 
 
Skills required: 
 
· Full Driving license 
 
· IPAF operator license 
 
· Experienced at operating powered access platforms 
 
· Clear and effective communicator 
 
Essential skills: 
 
· Experience operating platforms up to 56m working height 
 
· HGV license 
 
Salary in excess of £30k D.O.E 
Big Truck IPAF Operator 
Reference: 
A08-4140 
Location: 
Southampton 
Salary: 
£30k Per Annum D.O.E 
We are currently seeking a Big Truck IPAF Operator to work for our client, a well-known company specializing in truck-mounted powered access. Working heights between 35 - 56 meters. 
 
The successful candidate will be responsible for operating our powered access platforms, have great communication skills, be very customer-focused and flexible 
 
You must have an IPAF license and experience operating powered access platforms. 
 
Essential - IPAF 1b and 7.5 Tonne to HGV class I or II, 
 
Proven experience of operating machines up to 56m working height. 
 
· Operating IPAF 1b vehicles 
 
· Travelling to and from customer locations 
 
· Assist with PDI’s (Pre Delivery inspections) 
 
· Handover vehicles when delivering to sites 
 
· Complete all required paperwork 
 
Skills required: 
 
· Full Driving license 
 
· IPAF operator license 
 
· Experienced at operating powered access platforms 
 
· Clear and effective communicator 
 
Essential skills: 
 
· Experience operating platforms up to 56m working height 
 
· HGV license 
 
Salary in excess of £30k D.O.E 
Gas Safe Engineer 
Reference:  
S09-4141 
Location: 
Bedford 
Salary: 
£32k - £35k Per Annum 
The company we are representing are looking for a gas safe engineer to work in a mixed role between the customer care department and the new build install team. The company have grown since 1977 to become a successful and well-respected business providing integrated services to the residential sector of the construction industry. 
 
Role to include: 
 
• General plumbing, gas boilers, commissioning, and some customer care appointment in new build houses. 
 
• Happy to be included on the emergency out of hours rots (one week in five) 
 
• Must have a CSCS card. 
 
Preferred location Bedford or mid-beds. 
 
Salary £32-35k 
Commercial Sales Assistant  
Reference: 
S09-4158 
Location: 
Bedford 
Salary: 
£18k - £19k Per Annum 
About the company 
 
A Top 100 UK Independent broker specialising in the commercial insurance industry that has a refreshingly positive and enthusiastic perspective on how to win and retain business and offers a lively working environment to match. 
 
In their 19th year of business and as a result of our continued growth we are delighted to be part of the elite group of ‘Top 100 Independent Brokers in the UK’. The company hold Insurance programmes for over 3,500 clients with an excess of 8,000 policies with a premium income in excess of £20m Gross Written Premium. This is a true reflection of our professionalism and re-confirms the cost-effectiveness of our premiums. As relationships with our preferred insurers continue to grow and develop, the future looks bright for all clients. 
 
About the role 
 
Based in Bedford and fully supported throughout your journey within the business, we offer an energetic working environment. Strongly motivated individuals will thrive within the business, benefitting from the unrivalled commission and bonus structures rewarding hard work and longevity. Your education to become Cert CII qualified will also be fully expensed and a bonus of £1,000 will be paid on completion. 
 
Given the ambitious yet realistic expansion plans, longer-term progression opportunities are available to the right candidate. This is a fantastic opportunity for someone who is looking and working towards career progression in sales. Each person that fulfils this role will have the opportunity to be promoted into the sales team after 12 months based on performance, which will include an improved package and unrivalled benefits/commission structure. 
 
General duties: 
Working on warm sales leads generated by a closely-linked telemarketing team 
Contacting businesses via phone and email to gain insurance details by way of completing questionnaire forms or obtaining existing policy documents that are passed onto the sales team. 
Creating a pipeline of callbacks with individuals to discuss insurance requirements for the sales team. 
Managing our bespoke CRM system with client information, adjusting and editing contact details where required. 
Whilst performing the duties of this role and as you develop, you will also work and shadow closely with the sales team. You will listen to sales telephone calls with our insurers and clients and learn the process of closing deals. You will gain knowledge of the industry, our markets and client needs within the construction, manufacturing and engineering sector. 
 
Essential personal skills: 
Driven and hungry approach toward sales 
Enthusiastic persona with the desire to succeed 
Happy to work within a predominantly phone-based outbound sales role, where you will be dialling between 120 – 150 calls per day. 
 
Bonuses/benefits 
Basic wage £18k plus 15% bonus if the sales team achieve monthly target 
Performance-based bonuses 
20 days holiday plus an extended Christmas shutdown 
Regular company business and social events 
Dress down from March until October 
Regular 4 pm Friday finishes 
Administration Assistant 
Reference: 
M03-3089 
Location: 
Bedford 
Salary: 
£16k - £18k Per Annum 
Our client is a Specialist Insurance company who are in a position where they have doubled their headcount, trebled their premiums placed and have been recognised as a top 100 company to work for by The Sunday Times as well as being recognised as a Top 100 Independent broker. Recently they have opened 2 more offices. They are now wanting to onboard an Admin Assistant 
 
Responsibilities 
Answer and direct phone calls 
Organize and schedule appointments 
Write and distribute email, correspondence memos, letters, faxes and forms 
Assist in the preparation of regularly scheduled reports 
Develop and maintain a filing system 
Book travel arrangements 
Provide general support to visitors 
Act as the point of contact for internal and external clients 
Liaise with executive and senior administrative assistants to handle requests and queries from senior managers 
 
Requirements 
Proven experience as an administrative assistant 
Knowledge of office management systems and procedures 
Working knowledge of office equipment, like printers and fax machines 
Proficiency in MS Office (MS Excel and MS PowerPoint, in particular) 
Excellent time management skills and the ability to prioritize work 
Attention to detail and problem-solving skills. 
Excellent written and verbal communication skills 
Strong organizational skills with the ability to multi-task 
 
Salary: £16 - £18K D.O.E. 
Location: Bedford 
Forklift Driver 
Reference: 
S09-4143 
Location: 
Sandy, Bedfordshire 
Salary: 
£10.50 Per Hour 
The company we are representing is the UK’s leading crop production and grain marketing business, recognised for its close customer relationships with farmers and grain consumers and its successful management of the arable supply chain. 
 
We are looking for a Temp Forklift Driver to join the team.  
 
Role to include: 
Moving ibc bulk bags from packing line 
Outloud ibc bulk bags onto curtain side vehicles 
General housekeeping duties 
Pre-inspection of fork truck everyday 
Stock rotation 
Handling with appropriate PPE and Cleaning spilled product promptly 
Assist site manager in the upholding of Health and Safety on-site at all times 
Report any environmental and H&S issues to the site manager or deputy immediately. 
Be flexible to work 12-hour shifts when needed 
 
Salary: £10.50 Per Hour 
 
Working hours – 7 am-5 pm Mon-Fri 
Personal Assistant  
Reference: 
S09-4147 
Location: 
Bedford, Bedfordshire 
Salary: 
£25k - £30k 
Responsibilities: 
• Management of the diaries of the Managing Director. 
• Sourcing venues, restaurants and assist with event organisation. 
• Comply with all company rules, regulations, and procedures always and promote good working practices throughout the workforce. 
• Filter general information and deal with telephone enquiries and written correspondence via e-mail, courier bookings and post by redirecting or taking forward such contact as appropriate. 
• Support with PowerPoint presentations, letters, email, general communication be prepared to communicate out of hours via mobile phone and email due to international travel or other deadline-driven priorities. 
• Maintain good working relationships with colleagues, suppliers, and customers always. 
 
About you: 
• PA experience – working with Senior Management 
• Excellent organisation skills. 
• Ability to use IT systems proficiently (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, and email). 
• Demonstrate a commitment to quality and an eye for accuracy and detail. 
• Excellent written and spoken English essential. 
• Ability to communicate clearly and with confidence at all levels in writing, on the telephone and in person. 
 
 
Salary: I.R.O £25K 
Location: Bedford 
Event & Venue Logistics Supervisor 
Reference: 
S09-4148 
Location: 
Old Warden, Bedford 
Salary: 
£23k - £25k 
Reports to: Assistant Catering and Venue Logistics Manager Direct Reports: Catering Team Leader, Catering and Events Assistants Contract: Full Time, Permanent 
 
Days: Weekdays, weekends and evenings 
 
Hours: 40 per week + overtime as required 
 
Purpose of the Job 
 
To focus on the operational management of the commercial events and weddings across all venues. Venue set up and break down, manage external caterers and suppliers. Manage the bar and reception, running external events on the parkland. Provide support as required to the Assistant Catering and Venue Logistics Manager in coordination with the team. You will be responsible for acting as a Key Holder when required. This position is working within the Catering and Events Management Team responsible for the visitor attraction catering on a daily basis, plus the airshow, wedding and event catering and venue logistics across all venues. 
 
This is a very physical and logistical role with a lot of moving of furniture and infrastructure as required by the weddings and events. 
 
Job Functions 
 
Supervisory 
Leading and supervising the team to ensure quality and standards of the venue operations including food service and drink service, cleanliness, venue security, stock control, venue logistics and event management 
Maintain the health & safety of the catering outlets, ensuring that all relevant risk assessments are completed, maintenance checks are undertaken, and all records are stored correctly 
To deliver weddings and events setups and service to the highest standard 
 
Planning & Operational 
Plan, prepare and deliver weddings and events and offer venues on-site daily business and planned events and weddings 
To plan and manage the venue turn rounds from one wedding or event to the next 
To undertake and progress new and relevant projects within the department 
To control stock levels and purchasing in line with set budgets 
 
Financial 
To handle cash and PDQ payments 
To complete end of day cashing up procedures 
Proficient operation of the EPOS system 
 
Administration 
To assist with preparing rotas for weddings and events 
Maintain staff training records & facilitate the renewal of training 
Provide back-office support with the EPOS system to ensure information is updated accurately, maintained efficiently and operates to its full potential 
Undertake general administration to maintain the catering outlets and their equipment 
Assisting with processing timesheets for payroll 
 
Customer Service 
Provide high quality and efficient service to customers 
Handle complaints and feedback as required 
Build and maintain the team’s standards through leading by example 
 
Relationships 
To ensure smooth relationships with internal and external teams and clients 
To represent the company with stakeholders and customers 
To build relationships with external suppliers and caterers 
 
Budgets and Resources 
Reduce operational costs and maximize resources while maintaining standards of products and services 
 
Policies and Procedures 
Comply with Health and Safety legislation, including COSHH 
Comply with GDPR legislation 
Adhere to organisational policies 
Develop and maintain policies and procedures that support and deliver departmental objectives 
 
Personal Responsibilities 
Demonstrate personal integrity in all day to day interactions with colleagues and customers, working as a positive influence and role model, acting with professionalism and tackling challenges in a pragmatic and collaborative manner to bring staff along with changes and developments 
Protect the reputation of the Trust. 
Maintain professional levels of confidentiality commensurate with the role 
Ability to work quickly, efficiently and accurately - Essential 
Ability to handle multiple tasks, manage own time effectively and prioritise under pressure - Essential 
A team player willing to be flexible to meet the changing needs of the business - Essential 
Good organiser with the ability to foresee where assistance is needed - Essential 
Driving license - Essential 
Warehouse Operative 
Reference: 
S09-4149 
Location: 
Stagsten, Bedfordshire 
Salary: 
£10 Per Hour 
We are looking for a Warehouse Operative to join a company based in Stagsten, Bedford. The company distribute pre-packaged foods. Details: 
 
Picking & packing 
Warehouse experience 
Training provided 
£10hr 
Temp to perm role 
7:30am – 4:30pm 
Monday – Friday 
Part Time Weekend Warehouse Operative 
Reference: 
S09-4149 
Location: 
Stagsten, Bedfordshire 
Salary: 
£10 Per Hour 
We are looking for a Warehouse Operative to join a company based in Stagsten, Bedford. The company distribute pre-packaged foods. Details: 
 
Picking & packing 
Warehouse experience 
Training provided 
£10hr 
Temp role 
12-15 hours across the weekend – flexible hours to suit 
Saturday & Sunday 
Lawn Technician 
Reference: 
S09-4151 
Location: 
Riseley, Bedfordshire 
Salary: 
£10 Per Hour 
Monday to Friday 8.30 am – 5.30 pm 1 hour for lunch 
 
£10.00 per hour 
 
We are looking for an experienced and dynamic individual to join our expanding team and play a key role in the development of our growing business. We are looking for candidates in the Bedford area, based from our head office in Bedford. 
 
The successful candidate will be responsible for servicing customers lawns on a dedicated route with the application of fertiliser, herbicide and moss control treatments. The role will also require seasonal renovation works (scarification, aeration and over-seeding) and liaising with clients - providing timely advice, quotations and making field sales. 
 
As a lawn care technician, you will be expected to have excellent communication and organisational skills, and the ability to provide excellent customer service utilising your comprehensive knowledge of the lawn care industry. Willingness to learn and a strong work ethic are also highly desirable qualities. 
 
You are required to be physically fit, as will be using heavy machinery (training will be given), lots of raking involved, safety boots needed. 
 
Car Driver essential as the Head Office is not on a public transport route and you will need to drive to the office and a company van will be provided. 
Accounts Administrator 
Reference: 
S09-4155 
Location: 
Priory Business Park, Bedford  
Salary: 
£23K Per Annum 
Support the Senior Management Accountant and Accounts Department Manager with any administrative functions as required 
 
Support the maintenance of the Purchase Ledger, including: 
Invoice entry by matching to Purchase Order 
Maintain the memo entry against invoices 
Maintain the disputed invoice report 
Distribute the disputed invoice report to suppliers 
Chase suppliers for credits where due 
Checking supplier statements against Sage records 
Filing and archiving of invoices 
 
Service & Maintenance Sales Ledger: 
Enter approved invoices to Sage 
Copy supporting documentation where available 
Post invoices and paperwork 
Return completed documentation to Service & Maintenance 
Raise credit notes where applicable and authorised 
 
Project Accounting: 
Create/Administer Projects 
Produce Project Accounting Reports as and when required 
Enter journal transfers 
 
Qualifications & Experience: 
High level of personal integrity 
Excellent attention to detail 
Working knowledge of Sage 200 is an advantage 
 
Salary: £23k per annum 
Warehouse Operative/ Packer 
Reference: 
S09-4150 
Location: 
Sharnbrook, Bedford 
Salary: 
£8.91 Per Hour 
The company we are hiring for provide a cutting edge line of nutritional horse supplements for health, maintenance, and competition. We are looking for a Warehouse Operative/Packer to join the warehouse. 
 
This is a temporary role, but there is the opportunity for the right candidate to become a permanent part of the team. 
 
Working hours: Monday-Friday 7:30 am- 4:00 pm 
Hourly rate: £8.91 
 
Duties to include: 
• Picking and packing orders using stock locations 
• Moving stock, stacking materials (some heavy lifting) 
• Checking orders 
• Labelling orders 
• General warehouse duties ensuring a smooth operation throughout the warehouse 
• Maintain an organised and clean space 
 
About you: 
• Self-motivated 
• Team player 
• Highly organised 
• Work well under pressure 
• Warehouse experience 
Receptionist/ Front of House 
Reference: 
S09-4152 
Location: 
Bedford, Bedfordshire 
Salary: 
£16k - £18k 
Our client is a Specialist Insurance company who are in a position where they have doubled their headcount, trebled their premiums placed and have been recognised as a top 100 company to work for by The Sunday Times as well as being recognised as a Top 100 Independent broker. Recently they have opened 2 more offices. They are now wanting to onboard a Receptionist/Front of House. 
 
Description of Job: 
 
Reception 
• Operating switchboard (training will be given) and dealing with telephone calls in a polite and professional manner. 
• Taking any telephone messages when necessary for Directors and emailing the message to them. 
• Greeting visitors and advising the appropriate member of staff of their arrival. 
• Ensuring Reception is kept tidy at all times. 
 
PERSONAL SKILLS & KNOWLEDGE 
• Represent the company in a professional and positive manner 
• Able to deal with people at all levels effectively 
• Comply with company policies and procedures 
• Effective verbal and written communications 
• Ensure good personal timekeeping/reliability 
• Maintaining a safe, tidy and presentable office environment. 
 
Salary: £16k - £18k Per Annum (plus bonuses) 
Receptionist/ Front of House 
Reference: 
S09-4153 
Location: 
Olney, Buckinghamshire 
Salary: 
£16k - £18k 
Our client is a Specialist Insurance company who are in a position where they have doubled their headcount, trebled their premiums placed and have been recognised as a top 100 company to work for by The Sunday Times as well as being recognised as a Top 100 Independent broker. Recently they have opened 2 more offices. They are now wanting to onboard a Receptionist/Front of House. 
 
Description of Job: 
 
Reception 
• Operating switchboard (training will be given) and dealing with telephone calls in a polite and professional manner. 
• Taking any telephone messages when necessary for Directors and emailing the message to them. 
• Greeting visitors and advising the appropriate member of staff of their arrival. 
• Ensuring Reception is kept tidy at all times. 
 
PERSONAL SKILLS & KNOWLEDGE 
• Represent the company in a professional and positive manner 
• Able to deal with people at all levels effectively 
• Comply with company policies and procedures 
• Effective verbal and written communications 
• Ensure good personal timekeeping/reliability 
• Maintaining a safe, tidy and presentable office environment. 
 
Salary: £16k - £18k Per Annum (plus bonuses) 
PA/ Team Administrator 
Reference: 
S09-4154 
Location: 
Bedford, Bedfordshire 
Salary: 
£28,000 Per Annum 
ROLE PURPOSE: 
The job holder will focus the majority of their time on providing a secretarial support service to a specific team, focusing on a range of administrative support tasks. They may also provide personal support to a nominated manager/managers and this may require diary and email support, as necessary. 
 
KEY ACCOUNTABILITIES: 
 
Planning/Reporting: 
Ensures records of meetings are kept through the production of accurate and timely minutes and any related documentation 
Manages assigned projects and contribute to other projects as required 
Provides relevant management information to managers as required 
 
Technical: 
 
PA Support (for nominated individuals) 
Organises diary, files and electronic records 
Screens calls and e-mails, prioritizing items for response and answering routine enquiries. Re-directs items as appropriate. 
Provides administrative support for personal matters, as appropriate 
Prepares paperwork for meetings 
 
General Administration: 
Organises local and international travel arrangements, including visa requirements, insurance arrangements and the preparation of travel itineraries 
Liaises with other support areas as required e.g. Facilities/post room/reception team etc 
Produces a wide variety of documentation using appropriate software packages, including reports, presentations, letters and spreadsheets. Reviews final documentation for completeness, accuracy, quality, corporate style and format 
Processes invoices and checks and reconciles expenses for their department/team 
Ensure up to date records are maintained at all times on the Company’s/Group’s systems 
Screen calls for the department 
Liaises with other secretarial and administration resources in the Division as required, to ensure support is available during lunch breaks, holidays or periods of absence. On a contingency basis, may provide secretarial support for other teams within the Division 
 
Other: 
Keeps informed of all regulatory and legal changes which impact the job role 
Responds appropriately to urgent issues as they arise 
 
Policy, Process and Procedures: 
 
Interprets instructions and issues arising, and then implement actions according to policies and procedures 
 
Environment, Customer Focus and Relationships: 
 
General 
Develops relationships with administrative support staff to provide support/exchange information 
Behaves with all clients (both internal and external) fairly and ethically 
Shares information that could be beneficial to the Operating Entity/Group 
 
Suppliers 
Maintains an appropriate group of suppliers e.g. transport services, hotels, restaurants etc 
Develops strong relationships with suppliers 
Negotiates with suppliers to provide the best balance of quality, service and price 
 
People Management/Personal Development: 
Actively undertakes personal development to ensure up to date knowledge and understanding of the best practice 
Remains aware of external, industry, legal and regulatory developments etc to ensure practice and outputs are of a sufficiently high standard 
Keeps informed of all legal and regulatory developments relevant to the Operating Entity/Group 
 
Regulatory and Compliance: 
 
The Board of each Operating Entity requires the highest standards of corporate governance, operational excellence and financial reporting throughout the Group from all its employees. Specific responsibilities are listed below. 
 
Ensures compliance of self and direct reports (if any) with all applicable legal, fiscal and regulatory obligations in the form of policies and procedures 
Ensures correct authorisation is obtained and processes followed when required by the Operating Entity and/or Group 
Ensures performance, HR and T&C records are up to date and meet the Operating Entity and/or Group’s requirements (which will include those of direct reports if any) 
Maintains accurate records and deals with correspondence appropriately 
Operates in an honest, professional and ethical manner 
Strictly adheres to the Group Employee Code of Conduct 
Completes all relevant regulatory training 
Ensures competence of self and direct reports (if any) 
 
PERSON SPECIFICATION 
 
Knowledge/Experience 
Previous experience of working in a PA/ Administrative capacity - ideally supporting a team 
Experience in diary management and compiling international travel itineraries and plans 
Experience in producing and circulating detailed minutes and actions 
Understands the role of a PA/ Team Admin 
Able to use Microsoft office packages in particular Word and Excel 
 
Skills/Behaviours 
Attention to detail with the ability to produce accurate documentation, professional documents which are visually appealing and correct with regards to grammar, layout and spelling. 
Ability to work effectively within a team. 
Prioritisation and organisational skills - Able to demonstrate flexibility with regard to working hours when required and can produce a high quality of work within short deadlines. 
Proactive - can anticipate issues and rectify these on behalf of their manager/team 
Internal Networking skills - understands the organisation and where to find answers/relevant resources. 
Self-motivated 
Numerate - able to create spreadsheets and manage expenses processes 
Ability to communicate effectively, both verbally and in writing, with internal and external stakeholders. Portrays a professional and polished image of the Division to all external contacts. 
Able to deal with confidential matters appropriately 
 
Qualifications 
Educated to GCSE standard 
May hold technically relevant qualifications e.g Word processing/secretarial qualification 
 
Additional Job Details 
Fixed Term Contract (Fixed Term) 
 
Total Remuneration: 
£28,000 per annum 
Warehouse Operative 
Reference: 
O10-4160 
Location: 
Bedford, Bedfordshire 
Salary: 
£9.00 - £10.00 per hour 
Warehouse Operatives 
 
Temp to Perm: 
 
You will initially be an agency worker; after 12 weeks if you have proved able to do the job safely and effectively, you will be offered permanent employment. 
 
The job: 
 
To efficiently pick and load food & drink products onto cages, checking to ensure the correct product and quantity has been picked as the Customer has ordered. You could also be marshalling and moving cages onto lorries. 
 
The work is in Temperature Controlled Areas: 
Ambient warehouse 
Chilled goods store (+2oC) 
Frozen goods store (-23oC) (Special clothing and boots provided) 
 
T&Cs: 
 
40 hours per week: It is a 24/7 operation so the 5 days/week that you are scheduled to (Incl. half-hour paid break). work will vary depending on which week it is in the 6-week cycle. We have an App where you can see your shift rotas and payslips on your mobile phone. 
 
You will be allocated to a shift: 
Mornings: 06:00 - 14:00 
Afternoons: 14:00 - 22:00 
Nights: 22:00 - 06:00 
Twilight: 18:00 - 02:00 
 
Starting rate: £9.75 per hour (+ £1 per hour on night shift) 
After 6 months probation: £10.00 per hour 
Performance-related bonus up to 15% (after 12 weeks). 
 
Location: 
 
Manton Lane, Bedford. This is a brand new, purpose-built multi-temperature distribution depot serving mainly smaller convenience stores including SPAR and independent brands. Sustainability has always been a focus for the company and the Bedford depot features solar panels, rainwater harvesting and other energy-saving features to minimise our carbon footprint. 
 
About you: 
 
If you are looking to get into work for the first time, have been unemployed or just looking for a change this may be the job for you. You need to: 
 
Essential skills: 
Have the desire to work and a positive attitude. 
Be able to work safely and efficiently. 
Be able to lift and place heavy products in cages, e.g. a case of beer (c.9kg) 
Understand the training you are given and apply what you learn consistently. 
Have basic maths (multiplication) and English language skills 
Be a reliable member of the shift team. 
 
Desirable: 
Previous warehouse work experience. 
 
The Company: 
The company is a family run business with sales of over £1 billion per year and employing 7,500 people. The company is one of the largest privately-owned businesses in the UK. 
 
Full training is provided and being a new depot there is plenty of opportunity for career development in the business. 
 
Other benefits: 
After 12 weeks: 10% Staff Discount in our SPAR stores; Company Life Insurance; NEST pension scheme; Cycle to work scheme, etc. 
Chef De Partie 
Reference: 
O10-4162 
Location: 
Henlow, Bedfordshire 
Salary: 
£25k Per Annum 
CHEF DE PARTIE 
 
Working for a health spa chain with resorts and day spas in several locations throughout England. 
 
Responsible for ensuring all food is prepared to the highest standard and providing a fine dining experience to the guests whilst developing the skills of the team and assisting in staff development. 
 
DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES 
To offer a personal service to all the guests and club members that are 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 the standard of service and operating standards, ensuring maximum guest satisfaction 
Through a hands-on approach, maintain & improve the standard of product, introducing more variety of menus 
Training of team members on section, a delegation of tasks to commis and demi chefs – to motivate, coach and team build 
Control departmental food cost expenditure and 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 daily, 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 the 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 in working with strict Health and Hygiene regimes 
Experience in 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 
Ideally, live within reasonable commuting distance 
A passion for good food and service 
Enthusiasm for the role and 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 or change hours and days of work from time to time upon request and subject to operational requirements. 
Accounts Assistant 
Reference: 
O10-4163 
Location: 
Bedford, Bedfordshire 
Salary: 
£18k - £24k D.O.E 
The Position 
Reporting to the Accounts Manager, based at the company Head Office in Bedford, the Accounts Assistant will be job sharing with two other Accounts Assistant and responsible for paying suppliers, managing aged debtors, reconciliations, credit control and undertaking a wide variety of accounting responsibilities. 
 
Duties/Areas of Responsibility 
 
The position will cover a broad area of responsibilities: 
 
Handling insurer invoices and statements daily, ensuring these match to policies sold (uploaded onto our SQL system). Querying those that do not match and resolving these queries to complete the account. 
Making payments to insurers within correct timescales 
Building relationships with clients and insurers 
Monitor and review outstanding invoices with prompt resolution of queries 
Answering phone calls 
Be involved in credit control 
Reconciliation of insurer payments and client account (bank reconciliation) 
Taking credit card payments from clients 
Processing BACS payments when necessary via the MD 
Assist in the preparation of reconciliation including Balance Sheet reconciliations 
Use of finance providers system, Close Premium Finance 
Use of internal accounts system, SAS 
Collection of commission and charges daily 
Weekly, monthly and quarterly account checks 
Filing 
Other Ad hoc tasks 
 
Statement 
 
This job description is issued as a guideline to assist you in your duties, it is not exhaustive and we would be pleased to discuss 
Any constructive comments you may have. Because of the evolving nature and changing demands of our business this job 
The description may be subject to change. You may, on occasions, be required to undertake additional or other duties within the 
Context of this job description, and according to the needs of the company 
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