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The Town of Torquay in the County of Devon

The coastal town of Torquay is located within the county of Devon.   Torquay is situated in the South West region of the UK and is governed by Torbay (B) council.  Torquay has a train station called Torre Rail Station (TRR).

Postcode Sectors within Torquay

Map of the town of Torquay in Devon

map showing Torquay

List of Streets in Torquay

Train Stations in Torquay

Torre Rail Station (TRR)

Churches and Places of Worship in Torquay

Upton Vale Baptist Church
St. Matthias Church
Barton Baptist Church
Saint Martin of Tours Church of England Parish
All Saints Church
Central Church
The Greek Orthodox Church of St. Andrews
Saint Mary Magdalen
Church of the Assumption
St Lukes
The Parish Church of Saint Mary the Virgin
Furrough Cross United Reformed Church
Christ Church Ellacombe
All Saints Church
Riviera Life Church
Saint John The Apostle
Unitarian Church
Torbay Islamic Centre.Mosque

Roman Catholic Churches in Torquay

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


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Latest Jobs in
Posted: 19/01/2019

Salary: £8.75 - £9.87/hour per Hour

Category: Retail/Purchasing

Customer Assistant - 11-20 hours - Torquay

The variety and pace that comes with every shift as a Customer Assistant at Lidl needs dedication and flexibility. Our stores are open Monday to Sunday so you'll need to be able to work weekends, as well as weekday shifts. You'll put in a shift as part of the team to check and unpack deliveries, work on the tills, stock our shelves and, most importantly, help our customers. We'll train you to be multi-skilled in the many different areas of the store and show you what it takes to keep a store running smoothly - and once you're up to speed you'll be a vital part of ensuring every shift runs like clockwork.
Please note that as part of your application you will be asked to complete three online exercises taking less than 20 minutes, designed to provide us with a more in-depth understanding of you and your potential as a member of our team. Should you be successful at this stage, someone from the recruitment team will get in touch to chat about your application over the phone and following this you may be invited to face to face interview.

What will you do?

•Delivery arrived? You'll start unpacking the stock.
•Queue at the tills? You'll jump on a spare one to help.
•Notice a spillage? You'll get the mop.
•Customer can't find the apples? You'll leave what you're doing to show them the way.
•Bakery items popular today? You'll get some more cooking in the oven.
•Fruit and vegetables looking fresh? You'll carry out regular quality checks

What will you need?

•Some knowledge or experience of working in a fast-paced environment
•The flexibility to start an early shift at 5am or finish a late shift at 11pm
•The ability to react positively to changing priorities
•The initiative to identify tasks that need to be completed
•The drive to work hard and contribute to the success of your store
•A friendly communication style with your team and customers.

What do we offer?
You will be well-rewarded for your work at Lidl. Not only will you be part of a secure, growing business, we'll make sure you have quality training and progression opportunities if you want to develop a career with us. As well as your competitive hourly rate, starting from £8.75 with the ability to earn up to £9.87 (*dependent on experience - moving to £9.00 to £10.10 per hour after 1st March 2019), you will also get 30 days' holiday (pro-rata), a pension scheme, discount on our products and corporate discounts on holidays, days out, cinema tickets and plenty more
Posted: 18/01/2019

Salary: £8/hour Bonus per Hour

Category: Customer Services

Do you have a passion for ensuring excellent customer service?

If the answer is YES, the team at Vospers are currently recruiting for a Showroom Meeter Greeter and want to hear from you!

Showroom Meeter Greeter Responsibilities:

As a Showroom Meeter Greeter you'll be operating within the Vospers Peugeot Dealership. You will work to meet and greet all customers entering or calling into the dealership and providing an excellent customer experience. Your responsibilities will also include:

- Provide a warm, friendly and professional welcome to all telephone enquiries and walk in customers.

- Greet all customers upon their arrival to the premises, recording customer details where required, identify their needs and offering courtesy service as appropriate.

- Introduce customers to the relevant Sales Executive or direct them to the relevant part of the Business.

- Manage the appointment booking service, liaising with customers and sales team members to ensure a smooth process.
- Ensure all telephone and written enquiries are responded to promptly, courteously and dealt with in an efficient manner.
- Deal efficiently and courteously with all customer complaints, logging them and passing relevant information to the manager to ensure a correct and prompt conclusion.
- Ensure that the Sales area is maintained to provide a clean and tidy, well presented environment for the customer.
- Recording of customer satisfaction and manufacturer showroom requirements telephone data as directed by line manager

The ideal Showroom Meeter Greeter:

In order to be successful for this position, you will need to be confident and possess previous experience ideally within a similar environment. You will also need:

- Standards and quality driven style
- An eye for detail
- Previous customer service experience and focus
- Motivated by a passion for quality and great service delivery
- Interpersonal, administrative, and organisational skills
- Computer literate - Excel & Word

Additional company benefits at Vospers:

Salary Expectation - £8.00 p/h + £50.00 bonus p/m for completing a monthly CS Report
Location: Torquay, TQ2 7AJ
Annual leave: 22 days a year plus 8 days bank holiday
Hours: 08:30am - 17:00 Monday to Friday - Job share considered for the right candidates.
Additional Benefits include: Staff discounts in sales and service, staff referral scheme, pension, flu vouchers, eye care vouchers, counselling services, staff events and charity days, extensive training and support including work related professional qualifications and more....

Our Business:

Vospers has been the home of motoring in the south west for over 70 years and our success is built by and through our people. With an annual turnover in excess of £270 million pounds, we have over 700 talented staff across our various sites throughout the west country; at its heart Vospers is still very much a family company.

People are important at Vospers and have a real say. Its important to the directors that everyone feels that theyre part of something special.

At Vospers we have a Mission Statement that really expresses what were all about and our Core Values sit at the heart of everything we do:

Care - Accountability - Performance - Respect - Integrity

We are proud that so many of our people stay with us and develop their careers at Vospers over the long term. Over 100 of our staff have completed between 10 and 40-years' service with the company.

If you are looking for a challenge as our Showroom Meeter Greeter then we want to hear from you, please click APPLY!

No terminology in this advert is intended to be deemed discriminatory. We are happy to accept applications from all suitably qualified persons regardless of their age, gender, race, religion, disability, sexual orientation or marital status
Posted: 18/01/2019

Salary: £35000/annum + Company Pension + 25 Days Holidays + Bank H per Annum

Category: Engineering

Mechanical Design Engineer


Up to £35,000 + Company Pension + 25 Days Holidays + Bank Holidays + Company Performance Related Bonus + Training

Hours: 8:15 to 17:00, Monday to Thursday, 8:00 to 14:00 on Fridays

A Mechanical Design Engineer is required for a growing engineering team in a successful international company. The company is offering a technical and varied role – as well as design you also get involved in manufacturing & assembly.

The Mechanical Design Engineer required will have both 3D & 2D experience (SolidWorks and SolidEdge would be beneficial).

The Design Engineering role will be primarily using SolidWorks design package, spending 80% of your time within the Manufacturing team, designing Jigs and Fixtures as well as the final products. You will be required to design, assemble and conduct the relevant tests to achieve manufacturing goals. The drawings you will undertake will be from both concept and re-modification. Creation of BOM’s and some assistance in coaching/mentoring Apprentices will be required. The other 20% of your time will be spent within the Product design team, providing assistance in design new product.

The company are very successful and have recently acquired several companies in the UK and overseas. This is a great opportunity to work in a company with ground breaking technology.

The Mechanical Design Engineer Role:
* 3D & 2D Design (Primarily using SolidWorks)
* 80% of time spent within Manufacturing Team & 20% in the Product Design team
* Design, assemble and test of Jigs and Fixtures
* Design from concept and remodeling
* Some mentoring of apprentices

The Mechanical Design Engineer:
* Mechanical Engineering background
* Will have 3D & 2D experience (any SolidWorks and/or SolidEdge experience would be beneficial).
* Hands on assembly background will be highly beneficial
* Experience with SolidWorks

Salary: £10.91 - £11.91/hour per Hour

Posted: 17/01/2019

Salary: £40000 - £60000/annum per Annum

Posted: 17/01/2019

Salary: £25000 - £35000/annum per Annum

Posted: 16/01/2019

Salary: £30000 - £40000/annum Van, Bonus & Benefits per Annum

Category: Other

Dual Fuel Engineers - Torquay

Dual Fuel Engineers Required – Earn up to £40,000 - Are you looking for work closer to home? Tired of driving extensive distances between jobs? Look no further;

Our client is a large metering contractor with an excellent reputation in the industry for creating a rewarding working environment and developing and progressing their staff.

What you'll get:
·Earn an OTE salary of £36,000 to £40,000 per annum
Pay Rates: £30,000 per annum + Bonuses.
London Weighting allowance - £2000 (£32,000 Base salary)
Overtime at £20.35 per hour.
Overtime after 8pm at £27.14 per hour.
Standby week - £140
Metering bonus – earn £700 bonus per month on 4 x Dual Fuel installs a day.
Vehicle, Fuel card, Phone, PPE will all be provided
Ongoing training & development
Pension scheme
Childcare vouchers
·Great Career Opportunities
·Excellent Working Environment
·High earning potential - Great Bonus Scheme
·This company is at the forefront of the SMART metering sector
·Award winning company

What you need:

Experience working on Dual Fuel Metering Contracts.
No unspent criminal convictions.
Full UK driving licence - maximum of 3 points.
Our client has several large on-going contracts and are looking to grow by upwards of 300 engineers, they have excellent training programmes to help you progress up the ladder and into management positions.

These positions will move fast so please apply quickly!

Or contact Jack at Carrington West on (phone number removed) to discuss further
By applying for this position, you are agreeing for Carrington West to hold and process your personal data in accordance to our Data Protection Policy. Your data will be shared with third party clients specifically relevant to any roles you have applied for. If at any stage, you with to withdraw your consent please contact us
Posted: 16/01/2019

Salary: £38000/annum per Annum

Category: Medical/Pharmaceutical/Scientific

Are you a Registered General Nurse or Physiotherapist looking for the following?

* A genuine work life balance, with no bank holidays, evenings or weekends required?
* A fresh challenge with responsibilities that keep your skills up to date and guarantees support in working towards revalidation?
* To work for a forward-thinking organisation that encourages ongoing training and development?

sjb medical is proud to be seeking Nurses for a fresh opportunity within a leading global provider of government health programmes.

Centre for Health and Disability Assessments (CHDA), is an established organisation which carries out high quality functional assessments on behalf of the Department for Work and Pensions (DWP).

Passionate about making a difference, CHDA have a mission to help customers move forward with their lives by providing a quality, sensitive and respectful service.

What is a functional Assessor:

* Based within a multi-disciplinary team at your local assessment centre you will be responsible for completing professional functional health assessments by meeting with individuals and reviewing a wide range of complex medical conditions
* You will focus on how an individual's ability to perform day to day activities is affected by their condition and produce a high quality, detailed, impartial report for DWP
* To ensure you are fully prepared for your new role, you will embark on a comprehensive induction and training programme
* Support is on-going and will allow you to become a proficient and qualified Functional Assessor

Your Excellent Benefits Package:

* Excellent work-life balance - Monday to Friday with no nights, weekends or bank holidays required.
* Private medical insurance, life assurance, pension scheme and professional indemnity cover
* Fantastic prospects for promotion and professional growth
* NMC / HCPC fee reimbursement and revalidation support
* 25 days of annual leave + option to buy additional days or sell back
* A working environment that nurtures a commitment to public service and supporting people, guaranteeing you really get to know each customer and make a difference to their life

This is an excellent opportunity for registered general nurses or physiotherapists with a minimum of 2 years' post-registration broad-based experience, to further progress their careers and join a market leading, forward thinking organisation.

To find out more please contact sjb medical on (phone number removed) for an informal discussion, email us at or apply online
Posted: 16/01/2019

Salary: £75000 - £80000/annum £41 LTD per hour per Annum

Category: Social Care

The Role:

HCL are currently recruiting a Team Manager to join the Safeguarding team in Torbay Council! This is an exciting opportunity to join an innovative and progressive authority and be part of a great team with exceptional support offered from all colleagues across multi-disciplinary sectors.

This is an ongoing locum contract with a fantastic pay rate of £41 per hour!

The hours at Torbay council are 37 hours weekly

Benefits of the Role:

* Pay Rate of £35 per hour!

* 37 hour week

* Torbay offer accommodation allowance

* Flexible hours will be considered

* Manageable caseloads

* A supportive and empowering organisational culture

Duties Include:

* Responsible for the management and leadership of team of Social workers and family support workers within the area, and ensuring that service is of a consistently high standard and meet the diverse needs of the community.

* Manage all allocated resources in a timely, cost effective and performance orientated manner

* Ensure effectiveness of supervision and budget management.

* Took appropriate action to safeguard and protect children & young people.

* Lead as necessary in ensuring team's services can demonstrate 'best value' in accordance with legislative requirements,

* Supervision of social workers

* Quality Assurance of reports and assessments

Benefits of working with HCL Social Care:

* Referral incentive of £200 per person successfully referred

* Weekly payments on our daily payroll system

* Career support and Guidance from an experienced consultant

* Industry leading compliance

* Full preparation and support before interview and throughout your placement

To apply, you will need:

* At least 2 years, post qualifying experience

* Relevant social work qualifications

* E.g. CQSW, CSS, DipSW

* HCPC registration

* Current DBS/DBS Update Service

* Eligibility to work in the UK

* Access to a vehicle and full UK Driving Licence

Apply Today!

Apply today, and register with us. Enjoy the flexibility of working with HCL.

If you’re interested in this role please call Megan on (phone number removed) or click ‘Apply’ below
Posted: 15/01/2019

Salary: £28000 - £38000/annum per Annum