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The City of Wakefield in the County of West Yorkshire

The city of Wakefield is located within the county of West Yorkshire.  In 2014 the population of Wakefield was 99,251.  Wakefield is situated in the Yorkshire and the Humber region of the UK and is governed by Wakefield District (B) council.  Wakefield has 4 train stations called Outwood Rail Station (OUT), Wakefield Westgate Rail Station (WKF), Wakefield Kirkgate Rail Station (WKK) and Sandal & Agbrigg Rail Station (SNA).

Map of the city of Wakefield in West Yorkshire

map showing Wakefield

List of Streets in Wakefield

Train Stations in Wakefield

Outwood Rail Station (OUT)Wakefield Westgate Rail Station (WKF)
Wakefield Kirkgate Rail Station (WKK)Sandal & Agbrigg Rail Station (SNA)

Churches and Places of Worship in Wakefield

Parkside Methodist Church
St Peters Church
St Peters Church Centre
Zion Christian Centre
Wakefield Evangelical Free Church
Wakefield Central Mosque
Church of St Andrew and St Mary with St Swithun
Jamia Sawafia Mosque
Wakefield Spiritualist Church
Trinity Methodist Church
St Johns Church
Salvation Army
Friends Meeting House
New Life Christian Centre
St Catherine's Chruch & Centre
Masjid Ghausia and Teaching Centre.Mosque
Jamia Sawfia Masjid.Mosque
Madina Masjid.Mosque
Markazi Jamia Masjid.Mosque
Masjid Zakariya.Mosque
Wakefield Central Jamia Masjid and Madressa Arabia Islamia.Mosque

Roman Catholic Churches in Wakefield

St AustinWakefieldWF1 3QN
Ss Peter and PaulWakefieldWF2 7NR
English MartyrsWakefieldWF2 9DD

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


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Posted: 19/10/2018

Salary: £28000 - £32000/annum per Annum

Category: Engineering

Mechanical Maintenance Engineer

Shift Friday/Sat/Sunday - Days

Our client, a West Yorkshire based food manufacturer, are looking to appoint a Multi Skilled Maintenance Engineers. Due to continued success and growth plans they are looking to recruit a mechanically biased multi skilled maintenance engineer. Reporting to the Engineering Manager you will be responsible for PPM's and respond to mechanical breakdowns. You will ensure a smooth running of the plant to ensure production targets can be achieved.


-Carry out mechanical fault finding to ensure production can be achieved efficiently
- Carry out basic component fixing/Inspections and fitting duties
- Stock management of consumable spares
-Repair machinery/equipment when required
-Carry out reactive maintenance
-Respond quickly and effectively to machine breakdowns
-Drive continuous improvement by liaising within the Production department
-PPMs to ensure the plant runs to maximum efficiency
-Daily preventative maintenance
- Provide electrical repair maintenance support to other engineers

Mechanical Maintenance Engineer:

- Must have prior experience in a food or FMCG environment
- Mechanical qualification from a minimum of ONC
- Previous experience working with pneumatics, hydraulics and automated machinery
- Carry out necessary maintenance to achieve production targets with minimal stoppages

You will be rewarding with a competitive basic salary plus regular overtime. Shift pattern is working Friday/Saturday/Sunday Days

Mechanical Maintenance Engineer, Food Industry, TPM, PPM, Manufacturing
Posted: 19/10/2018

Salary: £12 - £13/hour per Hour

Posted: 19/10/2018

Salary: £40000 - £45000/annum per Annum

Category: Accounting/Financial/Insurance

Elevation Accountancy & Finance are currently recruiting for a Commercial Accountant, my client is a Business Services organisation which has an excellent opportunity with the growth of their Accounts team.

This role would provide the successful applicant with a fantastic opportunity to become a key part of the commercial accounts team. You will be responsible for the automation of current process and controls and support the department in developing financial models. Other duties will include monthly overhead reports, budgeting and forecasting and support to senior stakeholders. This will be a varied and fast paced job role which will require you to manage a busy workload and prioritise to ensure deadlines are met.

My client feels this position would best suit someone who is a fully qualified Accountant and has a strong grounding in commercial and project accounting. You must have advanced Excel with excellent modelling skills. Ideally, you will have had exposure to applying these skills within a corporate environment although open to considering candidates who can demonstrate the appropriate experience if it is gained within a different industry.

I would be keen to speak with candidates with the following skills and experiences:

• Proficient in Advanced Excel/Macros and VBA
• Monthly management reporting
• Month end journal postings/balance sheet reconciliations
• Working with senior stakeholders
• Analysis of budgets and forecasts
• ACA/ACCA/CIMA qualified

Elevation Accountancy & Finance is a specialist division of Elevation Recruitment focusing on the recruitment of talented Accountancy & Finance professionals across all levels, from Ledger Clerks through to Financial Directors. If you match the specified criteria and are interested in discussing the position in more detail, we would love to hear from you.

Please visit our website at (url removed) for more information on:

• Accountancy Jobs or Accountancy Recruitment
• Finance Jobs or Finance Recruitment
Posted: 19/10/2018

Salary: £16394 - £16863/annum Outstanding benefits package per Annum

Category: Education

As an Assistant Cook, you’ll be in the kitchen and front of house, preparing and serving a range of tasty, nutritious food. You’ll be working at the heart of our school, serving staff, our young people and visitors. We’ll expect you to follow food hygiene rules and keep health and safety in mind. But the key is to create varied menus that encourage our young people to try new food. You’ll help plan meals, taking into account any specific dietary requirements. The working hours are 8:00 – 14:30 Monday to Friday, term time only.

We’re ideally looking for you to have catering experience gained in a professional setting, but if you are a highly competent home cook who copes well with feeding the masses, we’d still like to hear from you. A Basic Food Hygiene & Safety Certificate would be beneficial as would GCSEs or an equivalent qualification in Catering, for example, an NVQ Level 2. However, to be part of our team, the key ingredient is having the right attitude. If you’re hard working, friendly and dependable, you could be the perfect fit.

For children with complex, challenging needs, the level of care and education must go above and beyond. That’s what drives us, here at Witherslack Group. Through our aspirational homes, schools and ethos, we’ve achieved the highest possible outcomes. In short, we’re enhancing life opportunities.

Cumberland School is a co-educational day school based in Bamber Bridge near Preston and provides for pupil aged 11-18 with special educational needs relating to ASD and associated complex needs. Many pupils present with additional co-existing conditions, such as ADHD, attachment disorder and speech and language difficulties, which impact significantly on their learning and progress.


We know you’re going to do great things. We offer a salary and benefits package that’s among the best in our sector. You’ll receive a competitive salary, full school holidays, contributory pension (matched up to 5%) and comprehensive induction and ongoing training, as well as extensive Group staff benefits such as Medicash Health Plan/Employee Assistance, Cycle to Work and tax free childcare vouchers. Witherslack conducts DBS Enhanced checks and covers the costs for all new employees.

For an informal discussion about the role please call Gillian Black – Administrator on (Apply online only).

The Witherslack Group is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of its young people. This post is subject to an enhanced DBS check. We are an equal opportunities employer welcoming applications from all sections of the community.

Closing Date: 9th November 2018

Interviews: Week commencing 12th November 2018

Salary: £10.92 - £13.00/hour per Hour

Category: Personnel/Recruitment

I have a 3 month contract (with the view to extend) for a HR officer based in Wakefield in West Yorkshire. This role is paying between £10.92 and £13 per hour via umbrella. The role is inside ir35.

We are looking for someone to add temporary additional capacity to support a busy employee relations team. Ideally you will have casework knowledge and experience of managing complex employee relations type matters, ideally within a local government, school or public sector context and will be able to contribute to the general work of the team. This additional capacity is required to cover for absence and pending ongoing recruitment activity to ensure there is no loss of service to customers during this period.
Below is a summary of the job role requirements which details the requirements of the role and explains the context of the team.

- To provide timely business focussed and professional HR advice and support to the Councils Senior Management Teams including schools, supporting the development of pragmatic solutions that focus on enabling service delivery
- To contribute to HR Priorities assigned by the HR Team Managers in line with deadlines and conflicting tasks and ensure their successful delivery
- To operate within appropriate management systems and practices that ensure risks are dealt with sensibly, responsibly and proportionately
- Ensure performance standards are maintained to drive sustained and continuous performance improvements, efficiencies and value for money within agreed monitoring/reporting framework and standards
- To contribute to the development of appropriate policies, procedures and processes that safeguard the Council, its employees and customers and ensure these are applied consistently

Albeit this is a temporary role, consideration will be given to candidates who hold a NVQ Level 5 or equivalent qualification plus significant relevant HR experience.


Understanding of Local Government business and its key roles

Knowledge of employment legislation and its application in a large and diverse workforce

Knowledge of IT systems including Word Excel and computerised personnel and payroll system

Knowledge of all aspects of Human Resource Management and its application in a large and diverse workforce

Knowledge of Performance Management Frameworks


Experience of working with customers to deliver pragmatic solutions to workforce issues and problems

Experience of using bespoke HR systems.

Experience of interpreting policies and procedures and translating them into relevant information for managers and employees

Experience of providing support to management in a diverse workforce

Experience of working with customers to deliver pragmatic solutions to complex workforce issues and problems

Experience of contributing to consultation with customers, services and key partners including Trade Unions to produce business focused solutions and outcomes

Experience of challenging assumptions and contribute ideas for new approaches for improvement

Experience of successfully supporting/delivering projects/initiatives

Experience of representing the service professionally in meetings with Customers and Stakeholders

Experience of developing internal and external networks to support business solutions

STR Limited is acting as an Employment Business in relation to this vacancy
Posted: 19/10/2018

Salary: £60.00 - £70.00/day per Day

Posted: 19/10/2018

Salary: per

Salary: £9/hour £ competitive salary per Hour

Posted: 19/10/2018

Salary: per

Salary: £30000 - £34000/annum per Annum

Category: Engineering

Maintenance Technician (Wakefield) – £30,000 – 34,000 (3 Shifts)

An exciting opportunity for a ‘Time Served’ Maintenance Technician has arisen, to work for an established and growing Manufacturer in the West Yorkshire area.

Excellent time to join the business as they are investing in the department and business to enable growth.

The Company:

Our client are the UK’s market leader of a bespoke produce. They are an established but growing business with around 100 staff on site.

The Position:

We’re looking for either a ‘Time Served Maintenance Technician’ looking to make an impact with an established manufacturing firm.

You will be working alongside an experienced Maintenance Manager with experience working at one of the biggest manufacturers in the world.

Key responsibilities within the role will be to carry out preventative maintenance and reactive breakdown repairs. Seeing improvement opportunities on repeat failures and implementing them

* They offer excellent training and progression opportunities

* The chance to work alongside experienced managers and engineers

* 3 shifts (Early-back-night)

* £30,000 - £34,000


* Apprenticeship in Manufacturing as a Maintenance Technician.

* Good all round engineering background including fabrication skills and experience of working with pneumatics, hydraulics, motors and gearboxes.

* Have knowledge of preventative maintenance and help transition the department to a proactive one. Be highly motived and driven to achieve targets/goals set by the maintenance manager.

* Be familiar with CMMS (Computerised Maintenance Management System)


* Project work

* Reactive Maintenance

* Planned preventative maintenance

* Using CMMS software

* Machinery maintenance (Electrical and mechanical)

* Site facilities

Why Should You Apply?

* Excellent management and team environment

* Interesting project work

* Stable manufacturer, low turnover of staff

* Competitive salary

Theo James Recruitment specialise in Manufacturing & Engineering recruitment across the following disciplines.

* Supply Chain/Logistics
* Quality - Engineering , Management
* Design - Engineer, Management
* Maintenance – Technician, Engineer, Management
* Production / Process Engineering
* Health, Safety & Environmental
* Project Engineering, Management
* Leadership and Management

*HR & Finance