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The Town of Bedford in the County of Bedfordshire

The town of Bedford is located within the county of Bedfordshire.  In 2014 the population of Bedford was 87,590.  Bedford is situated in the Eastern region of the UK and is governed by Bedford (B) council.  Bedford has 2 train stations called Bedford Rail Station (BDM) and Bedford St Johns Rail Station (BSJ).

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Map of the town of Bedford in Bedfordshire

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List of Streets in Bedford

Train Stations in Bedford

Bedford Rail Station (BDM)
Bedford St Johns Rail Station (BSJ)

Churches and Places of Worship in Bedford

Bedford School Chapel
Seventh Day Adventist Church
St Joseph & The Holy Child
Holy Cross Catholic Church
Guru Nanak Gurdwara
Cemetery Chapel
Providence Baptist Chapel
St Paul's
Church of the Sacred Heart of Jesus Christ and S
St Peter's Church
First Church of Christ, Scientist Bedford
Catholic Church of St. Philip and St. James, Bri
St. John's
Albion Archaeology
St Mark's Church and Community Centre
Christ Church
Bedford Pentecostal Church
St. Andrews
Abbey Church of Mary St Helena
St James
Sri Gurdwara Sahib Ji
London Road Methodist Church
St Micheal's and All Angels
South End Methodist Church
St. Joseph's Ukranian Catholic Church
Prayer Room.Mosque
Bangladesh Islamic Mission.Mosque
Jameh Masjid Gulshan-e-Baghdad.Mosque
Jamia Masjid Hanfia Ghousia.Mosque
South Bedford Masjid.Mosque
Hindu Society of BedfordHindu Temple
Bedford Jamee Masjid And Islamic Cultural Centre.Mosque
Jumu'ah Salaah.Mosque
Al Falah.Mosque
Hindu Society of BedfordHindu Temple

Roman Catholic Churches in Bedford

Hotels, Guest Houses, Bed & Breakfasts and Places to Stay in Bedford

Hotels

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Posted: 19/01/2019

Salary: £30000 - £50000/annum per Annum

Posted: 19/01/2019

Salary: £24000 - £38000/annum additional benefits per Annum

Category: Education

German Teacher

Location: Bedfordshire

Job Start Date: September 2019

Contract: Permanent

Salary: Generous and dependent on experience. Discussed at interview.

We are looking to recruit an exceptional German graduate for a prestigious independent school in Bedfordshire to start on a permanent contract from September 2019.

The school is an independent day school for boys and girls aged between 7 and 18 years. The school aim to develop the skills and character of each individual to enable them to be the best they can be. The school describe itself as unpretentious with a large focus on pastoral care creating an open caring environment for pupils.

Starting in September 2019 the school are looking for a German graduate to deliver German to an A level standard. A generous salary according to the schools own scale will be offered to the successful candidate. Salary will be discussed at interview and will be dependent on skillset and experience.

This post would suit a graduate who studied German who is looking to start a career in Education or an experienced German teacher. The successful candidate will have a good degree from a reputable university in a relevant field of study, and will have demonstrable skills to engage young people in learning and encourage aspiration by being a fun and dynamic character.

If you might be interested in this opportunity please contact Annabelle at Connaught Education and send through a copy of your CV

Connaught Education - The Independent Schools Specialist

Connaught Education is a trading brand of Connaught Resourcing and operates as an Employment Business and an Employment Agency. We are a committed equal opportunities employer who respect and value cultural diversity. We are committed to supporting the welfare of children and young people. In support of current Safeguarding legislation we will carry out background checks and an Enhanced DBS Disclosure as part of our recruitment and selection procedures
Posted: 18/01/2019

Salary: £390/day per Day

Category: IT

Do you have LiquidLogic implementation experience?

Looking for a new contract?

we want to hear from you!

This post will support the delivery of the change programme with Liquidlogic and ContrOCC.

The post is required to support the review and design of operational forms and be part of the system configuration team ensuring the new solution meets the workflows and processes as identified through the operational process maps. A good communicator is required to work with operational staff to design, build, review and test forms and configuration in the solution design.

Key responsibilities

* Documenting the design requirements based on the forms development and review of system process maps
* Document changes and work within the agreed governance processes for the project
* Support the development of training or testing materials
* Support the migration workstream through contribution to the migration meetings with knowledge of operational processes.
* Gaining approvals of changes or baseline specifications through the change board.
* Working on the system build configuration in the new solution as per the approved specification
* Communicating the build and any required changes to the project team and ensuring they are fed into test plans
* Working with the test lead to deliver testing on the build and configuration and using the suppliers call logging system (JIRA)
* Training and mentoring of other team members in relation to configuration
* Support transfer to BAU with ability to develop path to transfer project knowledge to systems admin team and ensure effective transfer of skills in new solution.
* Supporting the configuration and testing of the finance system, ControCC

Essential Skills

* Experience of working in a project role for a Liquidlogic implementation
* Experience of working in social care setting
* Experience of working on design of solutions
* Experience of change control and documenting change or writing specifications
* Willingness to learn new processes and systems and challenge existing working practices
* Strong communication and organisational skills
* Ability to work without detailed instruction or supervision

Desirable

* Experience in working with ContrOCC

* Knowledge of Swift and Swift finance
* Experience in IT projects

Special Considerations

This role will require some work outside of normal hours, particularly around the time of transition to the new system. There may also be times during the development of the solution, when there will be short timescales to complete a cycle of testing.

for further information please call Nikki on (phone number removed) or apply online

The recruiter has stated that all applicants for this job should be able to prove they are legally entitled to work in the UK. Carbon60 is a trading name of Carbon60 Limited an Employment Business/Agency
Posted: 18/01/2019

Salary: £30000 - £50000/annum per Annum

Category: Legal

Property Litigation Lawyer required for a well-accredited Bedford practice.

Working alongside senior fee earners, the firm is keen to hear from all levels of solicitors or legal executives who can confidently manage a mixed property litigation caseload with minimum supervision and meet key deadlines.

You will be keen to develop and progress in this area of law and actively participate in business development, networking and marketing activities.

Responsibilities
• Possession proceedings
• Boundary disputes
• Homelessness review
• Landlord and tenant
• Dilapidation claims
• Disrepair
• Enforcement and leasehold covenants
• Private and public rights of way
• Rent arrears and recoveries
• Business development, marketing and networking

The Candidate
• All levels of solicitor or legal executive with experience in property litigation matters
• Able to handle a mixed caseload with minimum supervision and meet key deadlines
• Demonstrate excellent client care skills and able to communicate well, both verbally and written
• Actively participate in business development, networking and marketing activities

The Firm
Our client is a Lexcel accredited practice, who provides the full range of services from their office in Bedfordshire. Blending traditional values of outstanding client care with innovative solutions and modern technology, they ensure a cost-effective, high-quality service. Located in an ideal location with easy access to transport links and local amenities, they are now looking to recruit a Property Litigation Lawyer.

Benefits
• Competitive salary
• Generous holiday allowance
• Contributory pension scheme
• Genuine opportunity for career development and progression
• Structured work environment

Lawyer – Property Litigation

For further details of this Property Litigation Lawyer vacancy, please contact Sophie quoting reference SG0(phone number removed).

PLEASE CHECK YOUR EMAIL (INCLUDING SPAM FOLDER) FOR CONFIRMATION YOUR APPLICATION HAS BEEN RECEIVED.

Law Staff Legal Recruitment Limited are a recruitment agency, all vacancy descriptions are of general content and no responsibility is taken for salary or PQE differences.

By applying for this position at Law Staff Legal you confirm that you have the experience, training, qualifications and any authorisation required by law or by any professional body, which the position requires and that you are willing to work in the position.

By applying for this position you give Law Staff Legal Recruitment Limited authorisation to submit your curriculum vitae to the hirer. If you do not wish us to make this application on your behalf please email informing Law Staff Legal Recruitment Limited of such. Please note however, once an introduction has been made by Law Staff Legal Recruitment it cannot be withdrawn this and you are bound by the terms as stated here in our terms supplied on our web site.

In accordance with The Conduct of Agencies and Businesses Regulations Act of 2003, Law Staff Legal Recruitment Limited require all candidates applying for a position to provide via email, fax or post, a copy of photographic identity and proof of address.

Please also note that all communication, including telephone calls, with Law Staff Legal Recruitment Limited are recorded and monitored for training and compliance purposes.

To view Law Staff Legal Recruitment Limited's candidate registration terms please go to our website.

As part of Law Staff Legal Recruitment Limited's candidate registration and care process, all successful applications are responded to within 7 working days. If you have not been contacted within this timescale your application has been unsuccessful on this occasion.

Address: Please see our website for details
Posted: 18/01/2019

Salary: £30500 - £38000/annum Shift Allowance + Bonus per Annum

Category: Other

Are you an experienced Operations Manager looking for a new and exciting opportunity ?

Would you like to join a genuinely progressive, successful business at its brand new sortation facility based in Bedford ?

Purpose

To support the Depot Manager through the effective day-to-day planning and management of staff and processes across the shifts in the Depot to ensure the consistent achievement of the volume, quality and efficiency targets. Whilst the Operations Manager will contribute to medium and long-term planning, they work primarily at an operational level to manage the staffing, processes and through puts effectively to ensure that the business continues to consistently deliver the highest quality, most cost effective offering for its customers across all products.

Required Skills and Experience

* Typically we would estimate that it would take at least 3 years at Shift/Operations Management Experience within a FMCG or Down Stream Access environment to acquire the knowledge and skills required for this role.
* Significant people management experience, including performance management, staff development, disciplinary and grievance, absence control and management
* Excellent verbal and written communication skills in order to: influence internal and external stakeholders through clear, concise business cases; disseminate information appropriately through the company hierarchy adapting communication style in line with audience and situation; and, communicate effectively with urgency and direction.
* Able to make clear and clinical decisions based on data and factual evidence in a fast moving, high pressure environment.
* Able to identify talent and develop staff in line with company policy.
* Able to interpret performance data in order to draw conclusions, identify opportunities for improvement and recommend solutions.
* Able to manage effectively in order to achieve daily and weekly tasks through organisation, delegation and prioritisation.
* Confident presenter to groups of people including internal and clients

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Posted: 18/01/2019

Salary: £22000 - £26000/annum per Annum

Posted: 18/01/2019

Salary: £13 - £16/hour shift allowance per Hour

Posted: 18/01/2019

Salary: £30000 - £50000/annum per Annum

Category: Legal

Commercial Property Lawyer required for a Lexcel and CQS accredited Bedford practice.

A great opportunity has arisen in our client's busy commercial property department on a full-time, permanent basis. This is suited to newly qualified and above solicitors, legal executives and paralegals who can confidently manage a caseload with minimum supervision.

Working alongside experienced fee earners, you will be keen to progress in this area of law and also assist with business development, networking and marketing activities.

Responsibilities
• Managing commercial property caseload
• Development projects
• Freehold sales and purchase
• Preparing draft contracts
• Lease negotiations, renewals and terminations
• Landlord and tenant matters
• Acquisitions and disposals
• Business development, networking and marketing

The Candidate
• Ideally, an NQ+ solicitor, legal executive or paralegal with a minimum of two years’ experience
• Experience of managing a mixed commercial property caseload is essential
• Demonstrate excellent client care skills and be able to communicate well, both verbally and written
• Actively participate in business development, networking and marketing activities

The Firm
Our client is a Lexcel accredited practice, who provides the full range of services from their office in Bedfordshire. Blending traditional values of outstanding client care with innovative solutions and modern technology, they ensure a cost-effective, high quality service. Located in an ideal location with easy access to transport links and local amenities, they are now looking to recruit a Commercial Property Lawyer.

Benefits
• Competitive salary
• Generous holiday allowance
• Contributory pension scheme
• Genuine opportunity for career development and progression
• Structured work environment

Lawyer – Commercial Property

For further details of this Commercial Property Lawyer vacancy, please contact Karl quoting reference KT0(phone number removed).

PLEASE CHECK YOUR EMAIL (INCLUDING SPAM FOLDER) FOR CONFIRMATION YOUR APPLICATION HAS BEEN RECEIVED.

Law Staff Legal Recruitment Limited are a recruitment agency, all vacancy descriptions are of general content and no responsibility is taken for salary or PQE differences.

By applying for this position at Law Staff Legal you confirm that you have the experience, training, qualifications and any authorisation required by law or by any professional body, which the position requires and that you are willing to work in the position.

By applying for this position you give Law Staff Legal Recruitment Limited authorisation to submit your curriculum vitae to the hirer. If you do not wish us to make this application on your behalf please email informing Law Staff Legal Recruitment Limited of such. Please note however, once an introduction has been made by Law Staff Legal Recruitment it cannot be withdrawn this and you are bound by the terms as stated here in our terms supplied on our web site.

In accordance with The Conduct of Agencies and Businesses Regulations Act of 2003, Law Staff Legal Recruitment Limited require all candidates applying for a position to provide via email, fax or post, a copy of photographic identity and proof of address.

Please also note that all communication, including telephone calls, with Law Staff Legal Recruitment Limited are recorded and monitored for training and compliance purposes.

To view Law Staff Legal Recruitment Limited's candidate registration terms please go to our website.

As part of Law Staff Legal Recruitment Limited's candidate registration and care process, all successful applications are responded to within 7 working days. If you have not been contacted within this timescale your application has been unsuccessful on this occasion.

Address: Please see our website for details
Posted: 18/01/2019

Salary: £39000 - £43000/annum per Annum

Salary: £23000/annum per Annum

Category: Accounting/Financial/Insurance

Graduate Customer Relationship Officer, Bedford - £23,000

Sector: Finance

Our client are currently looking to bring on board graduates to continue delivering on their reputation for excellence in the role of Graduate Customer Relationship Officer. This is a fantastic opportunity for an ambitious, highly communicative individual to get their foot in the door of one of the world’s largest financial services companies. You’ll be joining a leading brand name, receive unrivalled learning and development support, whilst having access to global progression opportunities.

Responsibilities you’ll have as a Graduate Customer Relationship Officer:

- Qualifying responses to campaigns by reaching out;
- Utilising excellent phone manner and written communication skills to introduce product and services;
- Developing an understanding of client products to present service better;
- Providing support to other accounts when necessary, fulfilling the team ethic.

Over the years this client have retained their status as a great place to work – they’re well-known for their warm and inclusive team culture. This opportunity is a fantastic foundation role for someone wanting to start a career in finance, with excellent career progression opportunities on offer for graduates with the right attitude.

The ideal candidate will be a university graduate showing drive, resilience and a genuinely customer-centric manner.

You’ll get:

- A competitive basic salary of £23,000 
- A friendly, fast paced working culture with regular socials
- Lucrative bonus/incentive schemes

Next Steps: 

If you require this job specification or to apply in an alternate format please visit the Pareto website.

(Please note that due to the high volume of applications we receive we are unable to contact all applicants directly. If you haven’t heard from us within 28 days please consider your application to have been unsuccessful.)