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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. 
Healthcare Assistants 
Reference: 
Katie 
Location: 
Bedford 
Salary: 
£8.75 - £9.75 
 
HEALTHCARE ASSISTANTS URGENTLY REQUIRED 
 
Previous experience would be advantageous but not essential as full training will be given. Immediate start. 
DBS is needed. 
 
For more information please contact Katie on 01234 248960 
 
Trainee Insurance Administrator 
Reference: 
J06.2998 
Location: 
Bedford 
Salary: 
£17K-19K 
Role Definition 
Provide technical and admin support to the Property & Casualty Division. Ensure that responsibilities are completed in accordance with the relevant Company and/or Group policies. 
 
Key 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 
Interpret instructions and issues arising, and then implement actions according to policies and procedures 
 
 
Skills and Abilities needed to perform the role 
Attention to detail with 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 desired, but not essential 
Understanding of processes and procedures within the insurance market is preferable 
 
 
Professional Qualifications 
GCSE’s (or equivalent) including Grade A-C in English and Maths essential 
A level (or equivalent) 
Progression towards gaining professional qualifications is desired, but not essential 
 
 
Salary: £17.5 - £19K 
 
Location: Bedford 
Commercial Insurance Consultant 
Reference: 
S09.3034 
Location: 
Bedford 
Salary: 
£25K-£40K  
 
Our client hold insurance programmes for over 2,500 clients which equates to over 4,500 policies. As an established and growth orientated company, their projected premium income for the forthcoming 12 months should grow and exceed £15m. As relationships with their preferred insurers continue to grow and develop, the future looks bright for all their clients and employees alike. Based on the fact that their renewal retention lies at 96% of their commission/fee income, their service speaks for itself. 
 
For them, experience is not everything. You will be an enthusiastic self-starter who is keen to learn and develop quickly, who can work in an outbound telesales environment where teamwork, transparency and a positive attitude are critical to their success. They’re all about growing our future and you will be expected to play your part. 
 
You will have a passion for sales and business development, together with a determined and courageous attitude towards sales discussions and negotiations. They invest in training and provide funded formal qualifications for staff, together with personal and team coaching to support you on your journey. Experience of being involved in insurance, sales or marketing in some capacity would be advantageous. 
 
They provide one of the best benefits packages in the business, including the unique opportunity to earn from your own renewals book, which comes with huge earning potential and long-term opportunity. They also have highly competitive individual and company wide bonus schemes, monthly sales awards, numerous other incentives and corporate events that team members can enjoy. 
 
Working hours are 9.00am - 5.00pm, Monday to Friday. They are located in Bedford and offer a great working location with free parking. Their offices are modern and innovative and provide the perfect platform for people to thrive and develop. 
 
They offer a competitive starting salary depending on experience and the potential to earn significant additional bonuses. 
 
Salary: £25 - 40K D.O.E. 
Telesales 
Reference: 
S09.3033 
Location: 
Bedford 
Salary: 
£9.00 per hour 
We are looking for an enthusiastic Telesales Representative to contribute in generating sales and renewals for the company on a temp to perm basis. You will be responsible for closing sales deals over the phone and maintaining good customer relationships. 
 
You must be an excellent communicator and have superior people skills, also comfortable presenting company services over the phone, as well as dealing with complaints and doubts. 
 
The goal is to help the company grow by bringing in customers and developing business. 
 
Responsibilities 
Contact potential or existing customers to inform them about company services and renewals 
Answer questions about the company services 
Ask questions to understand customer requirements and close sales 
Enter and update customer information in the database 
Take and process orders in an accurate manner 
Handle grievances to preserve the company’s reputation 
Go the ‘extra mile’ to meet sales quota and facilitate future sales 
Keep records of calls and sales and note useful information 
 
 
Requirements 
Proven experience as telesales representative or other sales / customer service role 
Proven track record of successfully meeting sales quota preferably over the phone 
Good knowledge of relevant computer programs and telephone systems 
Ability to learn about the services and describe / explain them to prospective clients 
Excellent knowledge of English 
Excellent communication and interpersonal skills 
Cool tempered and able to handle rejection 
Outstanding negotiation skills with the ability to resolve issues and address complaints 
 
 
Salary: £9.00 per hour – Temp to Perm Role 
 
Location: Bedford 
Finance Assistant 
Reference: 
N11.3049 
Location: 
Bedford 
Salary: 
£18K 
Role Definition 
Provide payment review service for specified Business Units within the company. Provide a general administration support service to the Payment Authorising team. Ensure that responsibilities are completed in accordance with the relevant Company and/or Group policies. 
 
Key Responsibilities /Accountabilities 
Clients 
Ensure that all payments made by the Group are correctly submitted and processed prior to authorisation 
Develop strong relationships with the Business Units and within the Finance team 
Respond to the Business Units’ requirements as appropriate 
Behave with all clients (both internal and external) fairly and ethically 
Administration 
Ensure up to date records are maintained at all times on the Group and/or Company systems 
Interpret instructions and issues arising, and then implement actions according to policies and procedures 
Resolve accounts queries promptly and efficiently 
 
 
Skills and abilities needed to perform role 
Able to manipulate and understand financial data. 
Attention to detail with ability to produce accurate documentation and to file documents appropriately. 
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. 
 
Knowledge and Experience 
Ideally previous experience of working in an administration capacity within Finance 
It will be an advantage if the applicant has an understanding of processes and procedures within the insurance market 
 
Professional Qualifications 
GCSE’s (or equivalent) including English essential. 
 
Salary: £18K 
Location: Bedford 
Insurance Sales Executive 
Reference: 
J01.2943 
Location: 
Bedford 
Salary: 
£25K - £40K D.O.E. 
Are you a driven salesperson with a proven track record of exceeding targets? 
 
Do you have Business-to-Business sales experience? 
 
If so, have you ever considered becoming an insurance broker? 
 
Due to rapid growth, this progressive client is looking for numerous sales executives to add to their dynamic and vibrant sales floor. 
This client, 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. You will be based in Bedford and support will be provided throughout your journey within the business. 
 
With an energetic working environment and uncapped earnings, a strong sales person will absolutely thrive within the business. Given the ambitious yet realistic expansion plans, longer-term progression opportunities may also be available to the right candidate. The client will also pay for your education to become Cert CII qualified and bonuses are paid on completion. 
 
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 clients premiums increase due to growth. This is also conducted by a dedicated renewals team giving you the opportunity 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 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-£40K D.O.E. plus uncapped commission and bonus structure 
 
Location: Bedford 
Sales Support Consultant 
Reference: 
Joe Parry 
Location: 
Bedford 
Salary: 
£16K-£22K 
Working for a Commercial Insurance Company based on the outskirts of Bedford who are looking for a Sales Support Consultant. 
 
Duties include tasks such as; helping clients / policy holders with any queries or problems they may encounter and acting upon this, liaising with insurers via phone or email, adjusting existing policies, completing questionnaires on behalf of policy holders and more. 
 
The company are now in their 14th year of business. They have grown at a swift pace and are now on course to exceed £15 million when it comes to their premium income. As the company is continuing to grow they have expanded their offices and are looking to double the amount of staff they have within the next 5 years. Evidently in order to do this they are in need of personnel who have Sales/Accounts Management experience. The knowledge of insurance is not needed as they will run you through the fundamentals as well as push you through Cii exams; giving you mocks and tutelage. They are keen to build upon what they have achieved over the last 14 years, as well as inspire the Graduates who come through their sponsored academy. 
 
These would be the initial responsibilities but they would look to progress you into either Renewals, Claims or into an Insurance Consultant. 
 
The hours are from 9.00am -5.00pm Monday-Friday with Bank holidays off. 
 
Salary is £16-22 + 15% OTE DOE 
Cage Builder 
Reference: 
Lisa Ford 
Location: 
Kempston 
Salary: 
£8.21 + Bonus 
Urgently needed for a company based in Kempston. 
 
Cage Builder - full training will be given, must be physically fit. 
 
Immediate start Temp to perm Role..... 
 
Salary: £8.21 per hour, plus a generous daily incentive bonus 
 
Hours: Monday to Friday 6.00am to 3.30pm and Saturdays if you wish to work. 
Trainee Insolvency Administrator 
Reference: 
010.3038 
Location: 
Milton Keynes 
Salary: 
£14K- £18 K 
Job summary 
Assist the managers and administrators with the administration of their portfolio of cases, control own portfolio of cases 
 
Job context 
Liaising with various parties including directors/creditors/employees/agents in all stages of cases. 
Preparing paperwork/notices for initial meetings on liquidations and company voluntary arrangements, individual voluntary arrangements and bankruptcies. 
Systemisation of both bankruptcy and liquidation cases. 
Creditors - dealing with creditors’ reservation of title issues and agreeing/rejecting claims 
Employees – dealing with employee claims. 
Debtors’ correspondence – collection of debts. 
Periodic reviews of case progression. 
Annual reports to creditors. 
Dealing with redirected mail. 
Vouchers for cashiers. 
Box inventories/boxing company records. 
Paying dividends to preferential and non-preferential creditors. 
Closing non-dividend cases. 
Assisting with the preparation of individual voluntary arrangements, company voluntary arrangement proposals, creditors and reports. 
Attending some marketing activities. 
 
Working Conditions 
Open plan office. 
Small friendly team that works closely together. 
35 hour week (9.00am to 5.00pm). 
There is a flexi-time system in operation. 
23 days holiday plus statutory days per year. 
Training may be given to gain insolvency and/or accountancy professional qualifications. 
There are annual performance reviews. 
Strong support for guidance on everyday work. 
Great opportunity for career progression. 
 
Candidate Profile 
5 GCSEs or equivalent including Maths and English, at level C or above. 
3 ‘A’ levels or equivalent – Maths, Economics, Law, Accountancy or Business Studies would be an advantage. 
High level of PC skills including Microsoft Word and Excel. Some exposure to insolvency specific software such as IPS would be useful, although not essential. 
Strong attention to detail. 
Practical and logical approach to work to enable efficient case progression. 
Ability to work within a team environment and support all staff. 
Exceptional written and verbal communication skills together with good numeracy and accuracy skills. 
Initiative and the ability to work well under pressure and prioritise tasks. 
An ability to deal with people in stressful situations. 
 
Salary: £14-18K 
 
Location Milton Keynes 
Sales Executive 
Reference: 
J01.2939 
Location: 
Bedford 
Salary: 
£25K-£30K 
Responsible for 
Helping the sales team forward and to aid the growth of the business by answering inbound calls and hunting out and winning back lost business through contacting dormant clients. 
 
Main purpose of job 
To answer incoming calls with the view to getting a sale. 
To forensically follow up any lead, no matter how big or small. 
To look at our existing customers list for the past couple of years and pick out the large companies that we can try and get in with more. 
To look at our existing customers list and find clients that have become dormant, and to try and find out why this is, and to get them back on board. 
 
Task:- To answer calls 
Expected Standards 
The company expects you to answers inbound calls within 3 rings and to answer technical queries with the view to getting the sale there and then. You also need to get all the clients details to ensure the system is up to date and the notes on the CRM System are maintained and up-to-date. 
 
Task:- To forensically follow up all Leads, No matter how Big or Small 
Expected Standards 
Getting a wide variety of enquires, ranging from £30 to £800,000. The Company expects 
every lead to be followed up in a timely manner to increase sales. Every follow up is to 
noted on the CRM. 
 
Task:- To win back lost business 
Expected Standards 
Not all your time will be taken up with answering inbound calls and follow ups, so we expect you to contact old existing companies to try and grow them and if a client has stopped 
buying altogether, we expect you to call them, find out why and re-kindle the relationship. 
 
Task:- Attending relevant Conferences and exhibitions to meet the new and existing 
clients to grow a contact. 
Expected Standards 
Attending exhibitions can be very beneficial to get in front of clients and some key decision makers for large corporate companies. The aim will be to get the contact details for later use in developing good sales leads. Conferences will need to be managed and looked at more carefully. Attendance at any event will need approval. 
 
Tasks:- Other Sales related tasks 
Expected Standards 
To help out where necessary in the office or out on the road with any sales related jobs that other members of the tea, need assistance with. A key task that will fall into this area will be assisting with our on-line chat platform. 
Client Accountant 
Reference: 
N11.3054 
Location: 
Bedford 
Salary: 
£27k - £35k 
This is an exciting ‘hybrid’ role where the individual will be able to gain fantastic experience working inside a company’s finance operation as well as gaining complementary accountancy responsibilities. 
 
You will be tasked with not only accountancy and bookkeeping tasks, but elements of customer support, credit control, finance tasks such as invoice and quote creation, management account reconciliation and other reporting. 
 
 
Who we will consider: 
We will be looking for an individual who has already achieved an accountancy or finance qualification, has suitable experience working in business and finance, and ideally, has knowledge and experience of working in the software and technology industry. 
 
We will be looking for at least 1-2 years working for an accountants firm/finance department. 
 
Recent graduates would have to show exceptional potential and previous relevant work experience to be considered. 
 
Do not apply if you: 
Do not have an accountancy/finance qualification 
Do not have any relevant experience in the industry 
Are not prepared to do detailed hands-on bookkeeping/problem solving/customer facing work. 
 
 
THE JOB: 
Below is a breakdown of what to expect: 
Day to day reconciliation and regular book keeping, making sure all accounts and statements on the companies account in Xero are up to date, coded and clean. This will involve statement importing, creating journals, managing receipts and expense claims from employees. Agree all banks accounts in Xero and to physical banks. Regularly review data, check foreign exchange rates, investigate potential fluctuations. 
Monthly updates on cashflow and other reporting and integrations with tools like Xero.com, Pulse App, Fathom and AWS Quicksight. 
Management accounts preparation and tasks surrounding this, such as keeping the fixed asset register up to date, depreciation, accruals, prepayments, income in advance, actual v budget analysis, KPI interpretation etc. 
Working with CEO/CTO on creating monthly aggregate invoices compiling all income and bank statements into one report, managing all customer credit control and disputes with any charges. 
Managing day to day invoice/quote/billing enquiries from all customers, which means interfacing with the companies customer support team to help create adjusted subscriptions /add and remove credit, to be the point of contact for the team for all things related to customer queries. 
Liaise with the US Bookkeeping and Tax team to ensure all reporting, deductions, payments and bookkeeping is up to date and filing deadlines are met. 
Liaise with the Spanish Accountancy team to ensure all reporting, deductions, payments and bookkeeping is up to date. Ensure all taxes and paid in time and filing deadlines are met. 
Create documentation and reporting for all finance and accounting tasks, to ensure all work flows and processes are kept up to date and transparent for any future audit purposes. 
Work with the director of the company to prepare annual accounts, returns, R&D claims and all related reporting and compliance under the regulations. 
Work with the company to ensure monthly payroll is agreed and managed correctly. All expenses are authorised and accounted for correctly for US, UK and Spain. 
To set up bank payments / pay invoices on behalf of the company. 
To work on any other tasks and business as required by THE COMPANY on any other client matter. 
 
What to expect 
The company is an international start up, where the team is based in the UK /US and Spain, The founders are based in Bedford UK. They are a ‘Software as a Service’ which means they sell their product over the cloud, to customers all over the world. 
The company already have an embedded relationship with our team. The company already takes care of all accountancy and bookkeeping responsibilities, this would be an extension into the customer and finance operation. 
Day to day you will be working on the companies business, using credentials on a laptop, but managed by the company. You’ll have regular meetings with the team members when working with customers, or the CTO or CEO in the office in Bedford on billing or finance issues. 
You will be expected to get to know the team and culture, the way they work with their customers, and receive in-house training to work on their systems and processes. 
You will be expected to be a cloud-computing native - which means to be 100% comfortable using cloud accountancy tools like xero, fathom, spotlight, pulse, google sheets. 
A key attribute we will be looking for is the ability to learn new things, pick up quickly new processes, and be able to perform accurately and consistently over time. 
Training will be given, and will start firstly to learn the companies processes and systems, and then to work alongside the existing team who support the company. 
When not working on company business, expect to be picking up other client work for the company alongside your main duties. 
This is an amazing role for someone who wants to build up their professional qualifications and career progression in one of the fastest growing cloud accountancy teams, while at the same time getting helping build up a multi-million pound international finance operation from the inside. 
Salary will be set according to experience starting from £27k+. 
Fantastic benefits include private health insurance, team retreats plus we have embraced a modern start-up culture for the company. 
Graduate Insurance Consultant 
Reference: 
Joe Parry 
Location: 
Bedford 
Salary: 
£16K - £22K 
Our Client holds insurance programmes for over 2,500 clients which equates to over 4,500 policies. As an established and growth orientated company, our projected premium income for the forthcoming 12 months should grow and exceed £15m. As relationships with our preferred insurers continue to grow and develop, the future looks bright for all their clients and employees alike. Based on the fact that our renewal retention lies at 96% of our commission/fee income, our service speaks for itself. 
 
For us, experience is not everything. You will be an enthusiastic self-starter who is keen to learn and develop quickly. You may begin your career with our client in their dedicated Admin or Accounts teams, but the fluidity and flexibility of the Academy ensures that should you show the competence, drive and commitment to a career with us, then there is no obstacle to movement to the Sales Support and Renewals teams, and ultimately to your graduation as a qualified specialist construction insurance consultant. We’re all about growing our future. 
 
You will be sponsored to achieve a certificate in Insurance through the Chartered Insurance Institute. Our Client understands the benefit of developing ambitious and motivated people and it is our hope that the Academy will produce the future leaders of the company. 
 
We provide one of the best benefits packages in the business, including the unique future opportunity to earn from your own renewals book, which comes with huge earning potential and long-term opportunity. We also have highly competitive individual and company wide bonus schemes, monthly sales awards and numerous other incentives and corporate events that team members can enjoy. 
 
Working hours are 9.00am-5.00pm, Monday to Friday. We are located in Bedford and offer a great working location with free parking. Our offices are modern and innovative and provide the perfect platform for people to thrive and develop. 
 
We offer a competitive starting salary depending on experience and the potential to earn significant additional bonuses. 
We are proud to be an equal opportunity employer and value diversity. 
 
Salary: £16K - £22K 
 
Location: Bedford 
 
Vehicle Technician 
Reference: 
N11.3052 
Location: 
Huntingdon 
Salary: 
£26K - £33K  
 
We require a qualified technician and would consider applicants with a variety of experience. All make previous experience would be an advantage but not essential. 
Must have own tools. 
 
Salary dependant on applicant experience and qualification. Enrolment into the PSA 
college and full training will be given 
 
Would consider technicians just out of their apprenticeship up to fully qualified and experienced senior technicians. 
 
We are not an MOT testing station. 
 
HOURS 
Working Monday to Friday from 8.00am to 5.00pm or 8.30am to 5.30pm with 
an 0.5 hour unpaid lunch break. 
Working 1 Saturday morning 8.30am to 12.30pm in three. 
Working a standard 42.5 hour week. 
 
SALARY: £26K to £33K D.O.E. 
 
LOCATION: Huntingdon 
 
Claims Administrator 
Reference: 
011.2925 
Location: 
Bedford 
Salary: 
£17.5K 
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 & 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) 
 
 
Salary: £17.5K 
Academy Graduate/Trainee 
Reference: 
Joe Parry 
Location: 
Bedford 
Salary: 
£18K-£20K 
 
Our Client holds insurance programmes for over 2,500 clients which equates to over 4,500 policies. As an established and growth orientated company, our projected premium income for the forthcoming 12 months should grow and exceed £15m. As relationships with our preferred insurers continue to grow and develop, the future looks bright for all their clients and employees alike. Based on the fact that our renewal retention lies at 96% of our commission/fee income, our service speaks for itself. 
 
For us, experience is not everything. You will be an enthusiastic self-starter who is keen to learn and develop quickly. You may begin your career with our client in their dedicated Admin or Accounts teams, but the fluidity and flexibility of the Academy ensures that should you show the competence, drive and commitment to a career with us, then there is no obstacle to movement to the Sales Support and Renewals teams, and ultimately to your graduation as a qualified specialist construction insurance consultant. We’re all about growing our future. 
 
You will be sponsored to achieve a certificate in Insurance through the Chartered Insurance Institute. Our Client understands the benefit of developing ambitious and motivated people and it is our hope that the Academy will produce the future leaders of the company. 
 
We provide one of the best benefits packages in the business, including the unique future opportunity to earn from your own renewals book, which comes with huge earning potential and long-term opportunity. We also have highly competitive individual and company wide bonus schemes, monthly sales awards and numerous other incentives and corporate events that team members can enjoy. 
 
Working hours are 9.00am-5.00pm, Monday to Friday. We are located in Bedford and offer a great working location with free parking. Our offices are modern and innovative and provide the perfect platform for people to thrive and develop. 
 
We offer a competitive starting salary depending on experience and the potential to earn significant additional bonuses. 
We are proud to be an equal opportunity employer and value diversity. 
Accounts Apprenticeship 
Reference: 
A08.3028 
Location: 
Bedford 
Salary: 
See Below 
 
Joining as an Accounting Apprentice, you will be providing accountancy and business support services to a portfolio of clients, operating across various industries. You will be working under the guidance of the Senior Accountants to assist with the provision of the following services: 
Accurate recording of all financial transactions through ledger postings, nominal journals, bank reconciliations etc 
Processing of bank payments 
Carrying out credit control on behalf of clients 
Payroll processing and submission 
Preparation and submission of VAT, CIS, Corporation Tax and Self-Assessment returns to HMRC 
Submission of annual Confirmation Statements to Companies House 
Preparation of year end statutory accounts 
Helping with the production of monthly management accounts and other ad hoc financial reporting 
 
Desired skills 
We are looking for an ambitious candidate, who thinks outside the box 
Strong organisational skills 
Attention to detail, proactive and willing to take on increased responsibility when ready 
Someone wishing to commence the ACCA qualification 
Adaptable and wanting to develop skills across various fields of accountancy and taxation 
Ability to balance workloads to manage the needs of various clients 
The ability to remain calm under pressure 
 
Personal qualities 
Smart 
Punctual 
Team player with a good work ethic 
 
Future prospects 
• The chance to train towards all professional accountancy qualifications 
 
Training to be provided 
- ACCA LEVEL 7 
 
Salary: Apprenticeship Under 19 is £3.90 per hour, age 19-20 £6.15, 21 and over £7.70 
Hours: 9.00am to 5.00pm 1 hour for lunch, Plus 20 days holiday. 
 
 
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With a loading progressive firm in Bedford, we work with awesome client based in the UK and Globally. 
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Claims Executive 
Reference: 
A08.3024 
Location: 
Bedford 
Salary: 
£22K 
ROLE DEFINITION 
Administer 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 job holder will have significant contacts with clients/third parties and may be required to conduct some of their transactions face to face. 
 
KEY RESPONSIBILITIES 
Client 
Develop strong relationships with clients 
Deal with incoming enquiries from clients, insurers and third parties 
Deal with client claims and settlements 
Accompany other members of staff on client visits as appropriate 
Behave with all clients (both internal and external) fairly and ethically 
 
Markets 
Develop strong relationships with markets 
Negotiate with markets to achieve the best outcome for the client 
Maintain any ongoing delegated authority contracts appropriately and cost effectively 
 
Broking/Administration 
Create comprehensive claims documents 
Ensure up to date records are maintained at all times on the Company systems 
 
 
SKILLS AND ABILITIES NEEDED TO PERFORM THE ROLE 
A solid grasp of the Companies policies and procedures has developed. 
Confident and able to produce a strong first impression. 
Attention to detail with ability to produce accurate documentation 
Ability to work effectively within a team 
Prioritisation and organisational skills 
Decision making 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 with the ability to explain complex issues clearly 
Able to undertake and demonstrate competence in technical training, as required by the industry regulator 
Willingness to study for professional examinations 
 
 
KNOWLEDGE AND EXPERIENCE 
Preference will be given to job holders who have previous experience of working in a team or customer focused environment 
Familiar within both the Lloyds and company markets 
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 
 
TEAM LEADER 
Manage the performance of the allocated team 
Ensure high standards of quality and service 
Keep broking teams fully informed at all times 
Undertake reporting responsibilities and report back to management 
Train junior members of the team 
Lead by example 
 
PROFESSIONAL QUALIFICATIONS 
GCSE’s (or equivalent) including English and Maths essential 
A levels or equivalent are desirable 
 
 
Salary: £22K 
 
Location: Bedford 
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Maintenance Engineer 
Reference: 
Lisa Ford 
Location: 
Kempston 
Salary: 
£22K-£30K D.O.E. 
Specific responsibilities include: 
 
Initiating repairs to plant and machinery in a responsive manner, in order to ensure continuity of production. 
Assisting The Maintenance Supervisor in his duties to safely coordinate, plan and implement effective maintenance systems for the Bedford operation. 
Ensuring all compliant checks & undertake PPM as per maintenance program carrying out effectively and on time keeping accurate records for reference. 
Safely planning, prioritising and implementing agreed corrective actions within the maintenance role that arise in the day to day operation of the site and from improvement initiatives and meetings. 
Ensure that the main plant of the site (batching, mixing and concrete delivery) is prioritised and maintained to a high standard to provide an ongoing reliable supply of concrete to all machines. 
Coordinating, control and direct contractors working on site to carry out their required work in a safe and effective manner. 
Taking a proactive role in achieving and where possible exceeding standards and performance in Health and Safety, Financial, Quality and Customer Service and Environmental requirements of the business. 
Assisting the organising of essential spares as efficiently and effectively as required using supply lead times, cost and risk analysis to determine the spares purchased. 
 
 
Essential Qualifications & Experience: 
 
Industry Recognised Qualifications such as Mechanical/Electrical: NVQ level 3, City & Guilds Pt 1 & 2. 
Sound Mechanical or Electrical Engineering Knowledge, such as Hydraulics and Pneumatics, bench fitting. 
Production Knowledge Experience. 
Mechanical or Electrical Engineering Including 
Continuous Improvement Approach. 
Relentless Pursuit of Excellence 
 
 
Based in Kempston 
 
Salary Depending on Experience qith an immediate start 
Picker/Packer - Chicksands 
Reference: 
Lisa Ford 
Location: 
Chicksands 
Salary: 
£8.21 per hour 
Production Operative 
Working for a food factory based in Shefford just outside Bedford. Picking and packing Potatoes, onions, Garlic & carrots. You will be working in a nice clean environment overalls and boots provided. Staff Canteen with vending machines with lunch at subsidised prices, free hot drinks vending machine, with Free Wi-Fi also a large television. 
With Free on-site parking and daily sales of large bagged vegetables to all staff. 
 
Paying £8.21 per hour temp to perm role. 
 
The hours are Monday to Friday 7.30am to 4.30pm 
 
Can supply transport for non-car drivers within the Bedford area. 
 
Healthcare Assistants - URGENTLY NEEDED 
Reference: 
Nisha 
Location: 
Bedford 
Salary: 
£9.20p/h plus bonuses 
Our client is looking for full-time or part-time carers, must speak and write good English, also have their own vehicle. 
 
Full training is given and you must have a DBS. 
 
Good rates of pay offered for loyalty and commitment. 
 
 
£9.20 per hour plus additional bonuses 
 
Accounts Assistant 
Reference: 
Joe Parry 
Location: 
Bedford 
Salary: 
£18K-£22K 
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 in accordance with 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 
 
Compliance 
Ensure compliance with all applicable Group and Company policies and procedures and in particular CASS (Client Asset Sourcebook) rules 
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’s requirements 
Maintain accurate records and deal with correspondence appropriately 
 
 
Skills and abilities needed to perform role 
Numerate 
Attention to detail with 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 and Experience 
Experience 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 
 
 
Professional Qualifications 
• GCSE’s (or equivalent) including Math’s and English essential (to Grade C) 
 
 
 
Salary: £18-£22K D.O.E. 
 
Location: Bedford 
Legal Secretary- Litigation 
Reference: 
N11.3056 
Location: 
Bedford 
Salary: 
£23K 
Skills Required 
Clear demonstrable experience as a legal secretary, ideally within Litigation 
Excellent IT skills with good working knowledge of Microsoft Office 
Previous experience of using a case management system would be desirable 
Proven ability to use own initiative and work well under pressure 
A positive, proactive, can-do approach 
Willingness to work well as part of a busy team 
A commitment to providing excellent customer service 
 
Daily Duties: 
Carrying out a secretarial role to support fee earners in the Litigation team. 
Assisting with a broad variety of administrative tasks 
Having direct client contact, via telephone, email and face to face 
Ensuring departmental systems and firm-wide procedures are followed. 
 
 
This role is a Permanent full time position, based in Bedford. 
 
Normal working hours are 9.00 am to 5.30 pm, Monday to Friday 
 
Salary £23K D.O.E. we offer additional staff benefits including pension, income protection scheme, group life cover, cash plan and up to 34 days annual leave. 
 
Residential Conveyancing Secretary 
Reference: 
N11.3057 
Location: 
Cambridge 
Salary: 
£25K D.O.E. 
An experienced conveyancing secretary is required to work in the residential property department and should have the following skills and attributes: 
 
Professional telephone manner, coupled with excellent communication skills, the ability to converse with a diverse range of people at all levels; 
Committed to maintaining high standards of client care. 
Excellent written English, together with an understanding of grammar and punctuation; 
Good accurate audio typing skills; 
Confidentiality and discretion; 
Multi-task in a busy environment; 
Reliable and dependable; 
Positive attitude; 
Patient; 
Ability to use initiative; 
 
This role is a permanent full time position, based in Cambridge 
 
Normal working hours are 9.00am to 5.30pm, Monday to Friday 
 
Salary £25K D.O.E. 
 
School Caretaker 
Reference: 
Joe Parry 
Location: 
Cotton End 
Salary: 
£9.00 per hour 
You will be responsible for looking after the day to day up keep of the site, unlocking the school and grounds, keeping up to date with the maintenance logs and assisting the staff with general site manager duties as required. 
The ideal candidate would have previous experience in site management, or maintenance work. 
A successful candidate must have a enhanced DBS, also should to be a car driver as you will be based at 2 different schools. 
 
Successful candidates will: 
Be a friendly, hardworking, team player. 
Support the Site Manager in their duties and responsibilities. 
Take a pride in their work and the condition of the buildings and grounds. 
Be able to show initiative. 
Maintain the security of the school’s buildings and grounds. 
Ensure high standards of health and safety are maintained at all times. 
Undertake duties including supervision of the site, contractors and similar staff. 
Have the ability to plan and undertake repairs and general maintenance to a high standard. 
Promote the agreed vision and aims of the school. 
Set an example of personal integrity and professionalism. 
 
Salary £9.00 per hour – Temporary Role 
Hours: Monday to Friday 2pm – 6.00pm 
Legal Cashier 
Reference: 
N11.3058 
Location: 
Bedford 
Salary: 
£21K to £26K 
 
As a member of the accounts team you will be responsible for a broad range of legal accounts duties and therefore experience in a similar role will be required. 
If you have had a minimum of experience as a legal cashier and a have a desire to drive your career amongst a friendly sociable team, then this could be the perfect opportunity for you. 
Analysing Client account ledgers, fees and costs 
Maintain Bankline CHAPS/Faster Payments templates for all payees 
Handle all property transactions - checking of completion statements, keying of payments onto Bankline 
Liaising with Fee earners to clear all applicable balances 
Maintaining master spreadsheet showing all client balances 
Reporting balances to Finance Manager 
Contributing to monthly financial bulletins 
Posting of invoices and processing receipts 
Bank reconciliations 
Dealing with out of date office cheques 
Banking and processing of cheques into office/client accounts 
Dealing with incoming and outgoing transfers 
Dealing with petty cash, expenses and foreign drafts 
 
Salary £21-26k depending on exp (there may be some felxiblity depending on exp.) 
 
This role is a 3 month contract. 
 
Normal working hours are 9.00 am to 5.30 pm, Monday to Friday 
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Part-time Cook 
Reference: 
A08.3026 
Location: 
Carlton 
Salary: 
£11.00 per hour 
JOB PURPOSE 
Food preparation, cooking quality homemade food, baking and general catering across the Company site. Actively contribute and support the Catering Manager and team to develop and grow the catering provision across the Company site. 
 
 
DUTIES & RESPONSIBILITIES 
Responsible to the Catering Manager for: 
Catering Provision: 
Prepare, cook and present well-balanced meals and beverages to the highest quality incorporating, cultural and dietary needs as required by the companions and customers 
Work with the Catering Manager to develop monthly menus, catering for all dietary requirements 
Participate in catering events e.g. meetings and special promotional visits as required 
Support the Catering Manager with inspections undertaken by LA, Environmental Health Inspector and external verifiers ensuring we meet the necessary Health, Hygiene and Safety requirements 
Maintain accurate stock records for all provisions, light and heavy equipment 
Support the Catering Manager and team in effective control of catering revenue and expenditure 
 
Health and Safety: 
Adherence to all procedures related to Health and Safety and COSHH regulations with regard to food storage, preparation, equipment, materials and general safety 
Ensure that a good standard of hygiene and cleanliness is maintained throughout the kitchen, to meet the required standards of practice prescribed by Environmental Health Agencies 
Ensure all equipment used is well maintained, in good working order and to log any defects and report the Catering Manager as required 
Maintain high standards of cleanliness, personal hygiene and appearance at all times 
 
Team working: 
Willingness to undertake personal professional development as required 
Actively contribute and support the Catering Manager and team to develop and grow the catering provision across the company site 
Promote teamwork and motivate staff to ensure effective working relations and communication. 
 
Other Duties: 
Willingness to work flexibly including out of hours 
Attend meetings and actively contribute to the overall Community Strategy as required 
Perform any other tasks or duties deemed necessary by the Catering Manager 
 
 
WORKING CONDITIONS 
The company runs its business operations seven days a week and provides 24 hour, 
7-day/week support to the Community. Days and hours of work will be agreed with the Operations Manager as appropriate. 
 
The company works with vulnerable people. Staff and volunteers must observe the proper demarcation and professional boundaries while performing their role. All roles within the company are subject to enhanced DBS checks. 
All staff must always act in a way which will maintain the good reputation of the Company, upholding the policies and procedures and striving to preserve good working relationships with Staff, Volunteers, Companions and Trustees. All staff are obligated to keep the appropriate and key personnel well informed of significant matters relating to the Community. 
The companies, volunteers are an important resource and make a vital contribution to the companies aim to take action to help disadvantaged people. Therefore encourages, develops and supports volunteer involvement in its work. 
We expect you to carry out your job responsibilities in an environmentally aware manner. Our aim is to ensure all resources are utilised effectively and efficiently. You will be expected to apply sound ‘value for money’ principles in undertaking purchasing or supply of goods and services. 
 
 
PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS 
The Company currently based on one single 6 hectare site. There are three trading buildings open to the public, an ‘Under 1 Roof’ building for reception and sorting of donated goods, a waste recycling area, offices, gardens and grounds, playing fields, three residential houses for beneficiaries, and staff accommodation 
 
Hours: Saturday 2.00pm to 6.00pm, Sunday 2.00pm to 6.00pm, Monday 8.30am to 6.00pm, Tuesday 8.30am to 5.00pm 
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