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The Town of Axminster in the County of Devon

The town of Axminster is located within the county of Devon.   Axminster is situated in the South West region of the UK and is governed by East Devon District council.  Axminster has a train station called Axminster Rail Station (AXM).

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Posted: 13/10/2018

Salary: £25000 - £40000/annum per Annum

Category: Legal

Salary: 25k-40k pa (DOE) + other perks and bonuses

Location: Axminster

Job type: Full-time and part-time available

Seniority level: both qualified and lower end experienced will be considered

Residential Conveyancer

Our client is a multi office, L500 firm with a growing presence. Due to expansion and new office premises, this reputable firm is seeking to appoint a Residential Conveyancer to their ranks to handle a broad range of conveyancing files to include sale and purchass, leases, re-mortgaging, transfers of equity, buy to let, repossessions, auction sales and purchases, and equity release. The successful Residential Conveyancer will join a large and successful (20+ team) that consists of Solicitors, Legal Assistants and Licensed Conveyancers.

The correct Residential Conveyancer will have had at least 2 years of experience working within another residential conveyancing department and will be comfortable in handling their own case load with minimal supervision. Ideally, our client is looking for a Residential Conveyancer who is ambitious and feels in a position to really develop their career within this area of law. Experience of business development and marketing will ideally be required.

The firm:

This is an exciting opportunity to join a forward thinking and legal 500 practice where you can develop on your existing skills and experience within residential property. The firm is offering a competitive package a long with other incredible benefits to include, free parking, health care plan, company pension, Christmas shut down and an employee discount scheme

Salary: £35000 - £42000/annum DOE (possible negotiation) per Annum

Category: Accounting/Financial/Insurance

Finance Manager / Financial Controller
£35k - £42k DOE (possible negotiation)

This highly successful, well established family run business are pretty open minded when it comes to the person they’re looking. You might currently be an Accountant, Finance Manager or Head of Finance looking for progression. Equally you could be a Financial Controller looking for a fresh challenge. Either way, you must have experience of working in the manufacturing industry and of course the ability, if not the experience, to do the job.

This role will report in to the Managing Director and you’ll be in charge of preparing and analysing the company’s financial information for the management team. You’ll present it in such a way that they’ll easily be able to make informed decisions about the company’s stability, growth plans and profitability.

The company currently use SAGE software but a move to SAP is on the horizon so any experience of a similar transition would be an added bonus.

The team are largely UK based, friendly and welcoming so if you’re looking for your next finance role with a top notch company – look no further!

What will you be doing?

* Produce the monthly management accounts with a summary of sales analysis, cash flow, KPI’s etc.

* Trend analysis

* Be an advocate for cost reduction

* Manage the finance department

* Budget forecast preparation

* Help with asset finance for capital items

* Manage cash flow and spending

* Regulation compliance

* Work with auditors as required

* Bond management

* Purchasing – for example making sure that raw materials are costed correctly

What experience should you have?

* Full management account preparation

* Have worked in a manufacturing environment before

* CIMA qualified or AAT Level 3 as a minimum

* Process change and implementation

What will you get in return?

* A competitive salary, depending on experience

* + other company benefits
Posted: 05/10/2018

Salary: £28000/annum per Annum

Category: Hospitality/Hotel

A new & exciting opportunity has become available as Head Chef at our clients 5 Star Holiday Park.

Offering a competitive salary of £28,000 based on 40 hours our Clients Park is certainly one of the nicest places to be in the Devon area! Variable hours will include evenings, weekends & holidays, but at least your situated in a stunning area!

With a newly rebranded menu to better suit the parks already thriving F&B trade, the park is offering a Gastro pub/ bistro menu with plenty of room for a chef to make their mark as the menu & restaurant has been recently rebranded.

This role is going to suit a chef with enthusiasm bursting out of the seams! You must be ready and capable to develop a team through trust, experience & a great mentality for training. To have a passion for the business and the desire to ensure the companies high standards are always maintained. With a diverse range of cooking you will certainly need to be adaptable. With all that being said this role will be very rewarding as you watch the business grow.

Your key responsibilities will be:

* Consistent and prompt preparation and food service

* Stock ordering and stock rotation

* Cleanliness of all work areas

* Completing staff rotas for the kitchen team

* Ensure published menus and specials boards have correct selling prices

* Provision of correct portion sizes and control of all waste

* Comply with all food hygiene regulations

Skills you will need to bring to the chopping board:

* Catering skills & level 3 food (Desirable)

* Great communication skills

* Upbeat "can do" attitude with willingness to develop within your role

* Driving licence and access to a car (Preferable)

In return this fantastic client will offer:

* Job training throughout the inhouse Academy Including, COSHH, Food Hygiene & Health & Safety

* Live in accommodation available

* Uniform Provided

* Discounts of company products

If you believe you have got the right attitude, skillset and mentality then why no apply for this brand new challenge!

If you can demonstrate previous experience and you feel that you have the knowledge, enthusiasm to deliver this role then please apply below.

Contempo Recruitment is an ethical, independent recruitment agency serving candidates and clients across Devon and Cornwall. Our advertised roles relate to real vacancies that exist with our clients.

Please be aware that we will endeavour to contact all applicants, however if you have not been contacted within 72 hrs please assume that you have not been successful on this occasion and your CV will be kept on record for future positions.

Contempo Recruitment is an employment agency acting as such under the Employment Act 2008 and Employment Agencies Act 1973 (and amendments)
Posted: 03/10/2018

Salary: per

Category: Retail/Purchasing

Retail Manager required for a store based in Axminister

A great opportunity for a retail manager looking for a new challenge

Salary discussed on application

5 out of 7 days with regular weekend shifts

Reporting to the Store Manager you will responsible for the day to running of the store, including staff, sales, stock, annual budget, resources management and health and Safety.

General Duties:

Ensure the Store is always operating efficiently.

You will be required to act as duty manager on occasions.

Work alongside the Agri Business manager to ensure relevant staff are available when required.

Work alongside the Admin manager to ensure HR, timekeeping, rotas and stock takes are completed when due.

Ensure site safety, security and legal responsibilities are adhered to.

Complete daily check sheets and arrange meetings to follow up.

Hold weekly briefing meeting for all team members.

Promoting the organisation locally.



Customer Service

Stock Control

Human Resources

Health & Safety

Skills and working knowledge required:

Management within retail Agriculture interest would be an advantage

Excellent communication skills both verbally and written, articulate when delegating tasks.

Drive business performance working alongside support office departments

Organisational and planning to ensure company goals are achieved

Commerciality -awareness of retail target sand budgets, managing costs

Experience in retail management store/filed base operations

Recruiting, training and evaluating of the retail teams

Full job description will be discussed on application

Anew South West is acting as an employment agency regarding this permanent vacancy

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Posted: 27/09/2018

Salary: £36000 - £40000/annum Great Company Benefits per Annum

Category: Catering

Head Chef – Axminster – Restaurant - £40,000 Package

Platinum Recruitment’s Pubs Division is currently representing a family run inn and restaurant in Axminster and have a fantastic opportunity for a Head Chef to join their team.

Our Client is a family run restaurant with a brigade of 4 chefs that serve seasonal dishes at a 2 Rosette standard. The kitchen team pride themselves on offering a creative selection of dishes sure to appeal to all tastes and dietary requirements. The restaurant is situated on the idyllic Devon/Dorset/Somerset border, due to the location you must have access to your own transport.

As the new Head Chef, you’ll lead the kitchen team in the creation of fabulous, fresh dishes – using your culinary magic to give customers a special dining experience. You’ll lead your team through service, and take full control of the food side of the business. You will preferably have previous Rosette experience in a Pub or Restaurant environment.

• £40,000 Salary Package
• Tips
• Menu Development
• Company discounts
• Holidays

Consultant │ Olivia Tye-Reeve
Job Number │ 908068

If you or someone you know would be interested in this Head Chef role in Axminster please get in touch with an up to date CV and contact number to find out more

Due to the high level of response only candidates with the relevant experience will be contacted – Thank you for your application.

Platinum Recruitment is acting as an Employment Agency in relation to this vacancy
Posted: 24/09/2018

Salary: £11 - £12/hour Negotiable per Hour