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Mental health in the work place for employers and employees

Mental health in the work place is more common than you think. Anxiety and depression are the most common mental health problems
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Five of the most unusual places to stay

As bidding opens on an overnight stay in Downton Abbey, we identify five of the coolest places to bed down
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Everything you need to know about “Happy Christmas Ipswich". An evening with Griff Rhys Jones & Friends in aid of EACH.

Just Recruitment Group Ltd has been announced as headline sponsor for a comedy gala evening in aid of East Anglia’s Children’s Hospices. Here’s the inside story
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Each Quiz Night

Quiz Night for who? Quiz Night for everyone, feel free to come along and join us! Team's of four.
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Every one of David Bowie’s studio albums rated

David Bowie was one of the most important recording artists of the last 50 years. Here’s a guide to his discography
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The Just Recruitment guide to interview dressing

If you’ve been called to an interview for your dream job, you’ll be eager to make a good impression. Here’s how to dress for success
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These five creatures can harm humans and they all live here

It’s easy to assume that we’re safe from dangerous creatures in the UK. But some species can cause harm, as Lizzie Fletcher reports
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Need to detox from Brexit? Try these five ways to unwind

If the febrile political atmosphere is getting you down, here are five ways to focus on healthier things
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Just testing: Subaru XV 1.6i SE Premium Lineartronic

Subaru’s prize-winning junior SUV impresses in all sorts of ways, says our motoring expert
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How to deal with rejection when job hunting

It can be hard to hear that you’ve not secured a job. Here are five tips to help you bounce back from professional disappointment
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What (not) to wear on dress-down Friday

Lots of employers offer the perk of dress-down Fridays. But what are the unofficial style rules you need to follow?
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Benefits of becoming a Temp

There are generally two types of work with employers – temporary and permanent. Deciding whether temporary or permanent working is for you can be difficult; to help you choose, here's our list on the benefits temporary working could offer you
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From the horse’s mouth: six books about political leaders from 1997 - 2019

As David Cameron’s memoirs hit the shelves, we identify six of the best political books post-Blair
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Why relearning the piano is the best (and hardest) thing I’ve done for years

Tim Gibson decided to mark his fortieth year by returning to a long-forgotten hobby
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Can you separate the artist from their acts?

As She Said hits the shelves, Lizzie Fletcher wonders if it’s okay to carry on enjoying artists who are accused of behaving immorally
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Fleabag stage show: review (NT Live screening)

The original stage play of Fleabag is on in the West End. Evie Prosser caught up with an NT Live screening at her local cinema
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How to use LinkedIn to get your next job

If you’re in the market for a job, the world’s largest professional networking site is the place to be. Here are six ways to maximise your chances of success
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Three things to love and hate about the new Land Rover Defender

After years of waiting, the covers are off the new Land Rover Defender. But is it worthy of the hype?
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Why this has been a wonderful summer of cricket (no matter what happens at The Oval)

England may not have won the Ashes, but it’s still been a memorable summer for cricket fans old and new
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Workplace dilemmas: I feel marginalised for my views about Brexit

Each month, our agony uncle responds to your concerns. This time: how to cope when you’re at odds with your colleagues over politics
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How to create your company’s environmental strategy

The environment is hot news right now. Here’s how to make sure your business has an environmental strategy that really makes a difference
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Why it’s time you got into country music (and eight albums to help)

Modern country music isn’t all about dead dogs and broken hearts. Here’s why you should definitely give it a go
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Six ways to keep the summer spirit alive

As the leaves begin to turn, it’s easy to feel glum about the onset of autumn. But here are six ways to retain the carefree spirit of summer
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Time for tea? Five tips for the office tea round

Office workers around the country dread their turn to make the tea. So here are our top tips to help you get the most out of teatime
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How to create the perfect cover letter

A decent cover letter can make all the difference when trying to get noticed by would-be employers. Here’s our guide to getting it right
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The climate it’s a changin'!

Become better informed about the most pressing issue of the day with Just Recruitment's series on climate change. Our content includes important information and facts, as well as a range of opinions.
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Five goals to achieve within your first year at a new job

The first year in a new job is crucial to laying the foundations for future success. Make your first 12 months count by achieving these five important career goals
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Five podcasts that will change your life

Listening to podcasts enhances concentration, fires imagination and makes you more compassionate. Here’s how
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Saving the planet or salving your conscience?

As part of our series about climate change, Peter Foy challenges us all to make a real difference
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“We just need to get serious about climate change”: a teenager’s perspective on global warming

As teenage activist Greta Thunberg dominates the headlines, our work-experience student offers his own views on climate change
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Banish interview nerves: a four-step plan

You just got the call you’ve been waiting for – you’ve been invited to that interview! After the initial excitement wears off, you begin to feel waves of dread encompass you. Sound familiar? You aren’t alone. Follow our plan to reduce nerves and n...
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Why you should give time to volunteering

There are loads of benefits to volunteering. But these aren’t the reason to do it, says Charlotte Bean
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Five quick meals using barbecue leftovers

‘Tis the season to be grilling. But what do you do with the mountain of sausages and burgers afterwards? Our resident foodie has some tips
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Surprising jobs celebs did before they were famous (no. 4 is completely unexpected!)

No one is born famous. But it’s still surprising to hear about the jobs celebs did before hitting the big time
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Why Study Theology?

It may not seem like the obvious degree to kick-start your career. So why bother reading Theology at uni?
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Workplace dilemmas: I’m worried my career is stalling

Our agony uncle offers advice on your problems. This time, what to do when you feel your career has lost momentum
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Want to stop climate change? Here are six things you can do right now

Global warming has never been of more concern. Here’s how you can do your bit to save the planet
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Five things to do after the job interview

So, you’ve prepared for the big interview and nailed it. Should you breathe a sigh of relief and forget about it until you receive a call from your recruiter? Hint: the answer is no!
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What are negative interest rates, and how will they affect you?

Negative interest rates are becoming more common globally. How do they work, and what’s their impact?
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My identity was stolen. Now I can’t remortgage

When Rosie Drayton’s identity was stolen, she didn’t realise the impact it would have on her life
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Just testing: Isuzu D-Max Blade 4x4 Double Cab Auto

Our motoring man gets his hands on a prize-winning pick-up
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John McDonnell berates Sajid Javid. How should he respond?

The new chancellor of the exchequer has been criticised by Labour’s big hitter. How should he respond?
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Why it’s a sweet summer for strawberry lovers

There’s been a bumper crop of strawberries in the UK this year. So if you enjoy a sweet and healthy treat, now’s the time to indulge
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A beginner’s guide to “meaningful travel”

Want to invest your holiday experiences with a bit more emotional charge? Meaningful travel is the way to go
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Why I can’t wait for Series 2 of Whitehouse and Mortimer Gone Fishing

Two middle-aged blokes on a riverbank may not sound like riveting TV, but Tim Gibson reckons it’s the best thing he’s watched in years
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Five habits of great employees

Everyone is keen to impress their employer. Try on these habits for size, and you’ll be on the path to success
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Read this if you’re addicted to your phone

Spending too much time on your phone isn’t doing your health any good. Here’s how to cut down on your screen time
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Three reasons why Killing Eve Series 2 was bound to fall flat (and why it’s actually still amazing)

What’s gone wrong with Killing Eve? That question has dominated water-cooler conversations in workplaces up and down the country over recent weeks.
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How employers can close the social mobility gap

Tim Gibson explores how employers can aid social mobility
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Is it time for us to put on Gorilla suits?

Peter Foy explores how we balance the need for certainty with the need to embrace the new.
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How to switch careers in your 20s and 30s

Do you feel as if your career is drifting in the wrong direction? Take the initiative and make a change. Here’s how
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How to make an impact in your new job

As the new PM takes up his post, Ernie Richardson explains how he can hit the ground running
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Five steps to dealing with professional disappointment

Jeremy Hunt isn’t the only person who’ll be feeling down about a missed opportunity this week. Here’s how to cope if life doesn’t go as planned
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Dylan disappoints, but Neil stays Young forever

Two rock giants, Neil Young and Bob Dylan, shared the bill at Hyde Park. Peter Foy shares his thoughts on a great day out.
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Inspirational people: Billie Jean King, tennis player, equal rights campaigner

It took an impressive person to put women’s tennis on the map. 20-time Wimbledon champion Billie Jean King was more than up to the task
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Workplace dilemmas: my customer is over familiar and it makes me uncomfortable

Tim gives advice on readers' workplace dilemmas. In this article we tackle an over attentive customer.
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How to establish a presence in the digital age

If you want a job, you need to establish your professional identity online. Here’s how to go about it
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Fascinated by the 1960s Space Race? Read our brief history to find out more

Peter Foy charts the history of the highly political race to put a man on the moon
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Just testing: six of the best alcohol-free beers

Hot on the heels of our feature about alcohol-free beers, here’s a taste test of six bestsellers
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Why alcohol-free beer may be the perfect summer tipple

Sales of alcohol-free beer have soared in recent years, as punters flock to enjoy a raft of new products
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Five ways to make your people more creative

If there’s one trait that every employer wants to bring out in their staff, it’s creativity
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How to be the king or queen of time management

Modern life is full of pressure, and there are never enough hours in the day. But with our tips, you’ll rule time, rather than letting it rule you.
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Three reasons why employee ownership is great for the economy

Employee ownership isn’t just good for the companies that adopt it. It also benefits the country’s economy
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Four of the biggest employee-owned companies in the UK

The countdown to Employee Ownership Day continues, and today we’re celebrating by profiling four of the biggest co-owned companies in the UK
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Just five benefits of employee ownership (to businesses)

As our countdown to Employee Ownership Day (28 June 2019) continues, here are five ways employee ownership benefits companies
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Employee Ownership Day 28.06.19: the countdown begins

In the run up to Employee Ownership Day, Just Recruitment will be distilling its expertise on the topic
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Feeling stressed? Try this technique to help you unwind

Modern life is full of stress. Here’s a technique to help you manage the pressure points
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Cyber security

Cyber fraud is major business, what can we do to protect ourselves.
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A beginner’s guide to motorcycling

Paul Allen passed his bike test in Ipswich in the 1970s. He tells us how to do it in the 21st century
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How to make yourself job ready

It can be a shock to start work after full-time education. But as thousands of students leave school, college and university, now’s the time to get in practice
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The best 10 albums from the 1970s (in my opinion)

Once in a while, we ask a member of the Just Recruitment team to name their favourite music from a given era. This time, Peter Foy gives us the lowdown on the 1970s
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What do the phrase “quality jobs” actually mean?

We often hear the phrase “quality jobs” being used by politicians and journalists, but what do they mean by it – or rather what should it mean?
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Workplace dilemmas: I think my colleague has fallen for me

Our resident agony uncle addresses your workplace woes. This time: does your co-worker want to be more than just friends?
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Just gardening: what to do in spring

Just Recruitment’s credit controller earned his horticultural degree in Garden & Landscape design. Here are his spring tips
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Stepping up: how to find your ideal next job

Considering a career move? Tracey Bates, a consultant at Just Recruitment Group Ltd, offers a seven-step guide to making the leap
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Five top tips for branding success

Every business wants to build a brilliantly strong brand, right? We ask the experts how to do it in style
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Why I became a writer: a builder’s tale

After 40 years in the trade, Ipswich-born builder Paul Allen decided to retrain as a writer. Here’s his story, in his own words
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In praise of plastic

Plastic gets a lot of bad press, and there’s no denying its negative environmental impact. But it’s not all bad, as Peter Foy found out
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Workplace dilemmas: do I tell my boss I found his personal document on the work computer?

Each month, our resident agony uncle deals with your workplace concerns. This month, protecting a colleague’s confidentiality
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Five of the best holiday reads

As thoughts turn towards the annual week in the sun, here are five great books that are worth sacrificing your baggage allowance for
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Can’t find the right word to describe how you feel? Reach for The Happiness Dictionary

If words fail you, it may be time to reach for a different language. Peter Foy finds a book that helps you do just that
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What’s the connection between three dead dogs, Bruce Springsteen and a Coconut?

Peter Foy explores the difficult concepts of truth and reality
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Hi-Fi founder gives staff a richer future

The founder of Richer Sounds is celebrating his 60th birthday by turning the company into an Employee Ownership Trust
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How to make it as a YouTuber

Vlogger Henry Gibson is the brains behind Teen Car Reviews. In this guest post, he tells Just Recruitment how it’s done
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Why encouragement is the greatest motivator

Tim Gibson reflects on a life lesson about the power of encouragement to change lives
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Just on mental health and wellbeing

As this is Mental Health Awareness week we thought we would pull together some of our recent articles on wellbeing in the workplace.
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All you need to know about interviews

From how to do the perfect handshake to what to wear, we’ve got it covered.
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Workplace dilemmas: how do I settle back into work after my operation?

Each month, our resident agony uncle deals with your workplace concerns. This month, returning to work after a long sick leave
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Just testing: Subaru Outback 2.5i SE Premium Lineartronic

Cinderella brand or genuine Volvo contender? Tim Gibson weighs the merits of Subaru’s rugged AWD estate
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Six reasons to introduce remote working in your business

The benefits of allowing staff to work remotely are manifold. Here are just a handful of reasons to consider it
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Why, despite limitless playlists, I still listen to Def Leppard

Tim Gibson considers the impact of music streaming on his listening habits
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What’s the value of your degree?

New research reveals the degrees that command the best salaries, and those that are hardest to sell to employers. Peter Foy explores the findings
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How to beat the post-grad blues

As students around the country prepare for their final exams, Sophie Cole considers the fearful question of what happens next
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The tech time bomb that could floor your business

When Microsoft pulls support for Windows 7 in 2020, nearly a half of all Windows PCs will be vulnerable to cyber attack
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All about content

Just Recruitment has launched an all-new website. Read our Q&A to find out why it’s different from other recruitment sites
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Getting things into focus

Local photographer and project coordinator worker Tony Wooderson is curating a very special exhibition this month. He explains how photography has helped addicts develop habits of mindfulness
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Inspirational People

We all know people that have inspired us. Sometimes they are from the world stage of business, sport or politics and sometimes they are everyday folk who have touched our lives; teachers, colleagues or friends.
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Why AI personality testing gives me the creeps

The emergence of computer programmes that predict personality types isn’t something to be celebrated, argues Tim Gibson
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Top tips guide

Want to secure the job of your dreams? Let Just Recruitment be your guide...
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Anyone who wants to work in the media should read this

The media is one of the most competitive industries for would-be employees. Here are six ways to stand out from the crowd
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Just Recruitment's guide to the future

We have pulled together a small collection of articles from some of our regular contributors that look at what changes are on, or just over, the horizon.
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Five ways AI is changing the recruitment industry

Artificial Intelligence is the next big thing in the world of technology. But how can it be used to sharpen recruitment practices?
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What place does ethics have in business?

Just Recruitment Group Ltd Director Peter Foy reflects on the value of morality in contemporary commerce.
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Are storm clouds gathering over UK plc?

Just Recruitment Group Ltd director Peter Foy examines the latest employment figures from the ONS.
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Business heroes: Ove Arup, Structural Engineer – Shaping the world

Ove Arup wasn’t only the finest structural engineer of his generation. He led the way in forming one of the earliest employee-owned companies, too
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Business insight: Analysing UK employment figures

The ONS’s latest employment survey seems to bring good news. But what happens next in the UK jobs market? By Peter Foy, Director, Just Recruitment Group Ltd
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How to be successful in interviews

The day of your interview has arrived, you really want, you need this job. You’re nervously waiting in reception with all the other candidates for the interviewer to call your name,
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Five success boosting habits to adopt today

To be successful in work, you need to have a high level of discipline. Most successful business people credit daily routines for allowing them to get ahead in their career and stay focussed.
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How to compliment colleagues: a five-step guide

Want to pay a compliment to a workmate? It’s important to get the tone right or you could end up causing offence. Here’s a guide to help
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How to improve your morning commute

No matter how scenic your route to work is, travelling to work every day can become tiresome. In fact, people in East Anglia spend on average 24 days of the year commuting alone. What can you do to make your journeys to and from work more enjoyable?
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How to be social media savvy if you want to score a top job

It is easy to forget that much of what you do online can be seen by anyone. Which makes it very important to curate your profile with care, says Evie Prosser.

An inspired gathering

Just Recruitment has teamed up with local schools to help with their careers programmes. Here’s what happened when two of its staff led a recent assembly at St Alban’s Catholic High School.
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Why it’s time for the recruitment industry to think big

In an era of ever more sophisticated data analysis, it’s possible to gain important insights into business performance. Tim Gibson explores the implications for the recruitment industry
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Training: the best investment opportunity we have

Attend a Job Fair at a College or University and you’ll wait a long time before you meet a student who wants to pursue a career in Recruitment!
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The future of work

A changing employment landscape means recruitment consultants have to show their value to clients and candidates, reports Tim Gibson

Jobs currently available

Driver
Sector: Transport, Logistics and Shipping
Salary: £18,000 - £22,000 per annum
Location: Chelmsford
Role: Full Time
Contract: Permanent
Job ref: 909015
About the role

Just Recruitment is looking for a driver to join a large and well-established business, with multiple branches across the UK.

This position will be based at their Chelmsford branch.

The role involves delivering various items to locations in and around the Chelmsford area.

You must have a full clean driving licence and have experience of driving either transit or LWB vans.

Working Hours:

  • 45 per week Mon-Fri 7:30 - 5 plus 2 Saturday mornings (8am-12pm) per month - paid at overtime rates!

Bonuses:

  • Salary Negotiable.
  • Attendance bonus scheme.
  • Company pension scheme.
  • Shared profit scheme.
  • Uniform and PPE provided.

Duties will include:

  • Deliveries in and around Chelmsford
  • Assisting with various warehouse duties
  • Proving a friendly service to customers and other staff whilst out on the road and within the branch as and when required.
  • Working with the team to ensure the branch runs smoothly and customers are delighted with the service.

In order to be considered for this role you must have worked in a similar role, have excellent IT skills and a good telephone manner.

This is a great opportunity to join an organisation that promotes from within, provides extra training and development and further company benefits.

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Workshop Technician/Mechanic
Sector: Engineering and Manufacturing
Salary: £17,500 - £27,000 per annum
Location: Hadleigh
Role: Full Time
Contract: Permanent
Job ref: 909014
About the role

Just Recruitment is recruiting for a Workshop Technician/Mechanic on behalf of a leading independent parts specialists based on the outskirts of Sudbury, Suffolk.

Salary;

  • £17,500 - £27,000 depending on experience.

Great working environment in a high-spec workshop with heating and insulated flooring, to ensure employees are comfortable all year round.

Duties include:

  • Repair and refurbish motors and gearboxes.
  • Stripping down engines.
  • Disassemble and fix parts.
  • Complete root-cause analysis.

Benefits;

  • 23 days annual leave, plus bank holidays.
  • Free parking.
  • Profit share scheme, available after probation.
  • Medical scheme, available after probation.
  • PPE provided including boots and company branded tshirts / fleeces.
  • Training courses.

This is a fantastic opportunity to join a great company offering lots of progression and excellent benefits.

Candidates must drive due to the location of the company, and will occasionally be required to drive company vehicles.

 

 

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Business Development & Account Manager
Sector: Sales
Salary: To be discussed on application
Location: Witham
Role: Full Time
Contract: Permanent
Job ref: 909013
About the role

Are you looking to work for an exciting new start-up business offering a great opportunity for you to grow?

Have you worked to targets, and enjoy selling?

Just Recruitment  is delighted to be recruiting for an Account Manager for our client based in Witham.

The role of the Account Manager is to build and develop relationships with new members, working with them throughout their one month free trial and ultimately upgrading them to a paying member.

There will be no cold calling in this role, all leads have come to express their interest!

If you love working in a team, talking to new people, have worked in sales before and have good verbal and written skills then this could be the role for you!

This is a full-time, permanent role working Monday – Friday.

 

 

 

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Legal Secretary
Sector: Law and Security
Salary: £22,000 per annum
Location: Clacton on Sea
Role: Full Time
Contract: Permanent
Job ref: 909000
About the role

Just Recruitment is excited to be recruiting for one of the East of England’s longest established Legal Firms.

Operating for over 250 years, they are a full-service law firm, which has doubled in sized over the past four years, and they are looking to expand further by hiring a new Legal Secretary for their Clacton branch.

They are looking for someone with experience of;

  • Electronic diary management.
  • Telephone liaison.
  • Front of house/reception duties.
  • Digital transcription systems.
  • Using accounts software.
  • Various other clerical and administrative duties.

The ideal candidate will have experience working as a Legal Secretary, with a genuine passion for building a career within the law.

They must also have fast typing speeds and the ability to multi-task effectively.

In return you will receive;

  • A competitive salary.
  • 20 days holiday + bank holidays.
  • Contributory pension scheme.
  • As well as a whole host of other benefits.
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Wedding and Special Events Sales Manager - Maternity Cover
Sector: Hospitality and Events Management
Salary: £20,000 - £24,000 per annum
Location: Witham
Role: Full Time
Contract: Permanent
Job ref: 908437
About the role

Luxury, grandeur and spectacular!

Our client, one of the finest country house venues in the tantalising Essex Countryside have a fantastic opportunity for you.

They are seeking a full time Wedding and Sales Manager to join their team to support the corporate, wedding sales and planning team on a 12 Month Maternity Cover Contract.

You will be working alongside the Head of Wedding Planning and the CEO in a buzzing environment, that requires you to focus on every little detail to deliver beyond expectations.

You will be responsible for;

  • Hosting all wedding show rounds.
  • Preparing for open evenings and open days.
  • Following up with potential brides or clients to discuss set up and more detailed planning.
  • Working alongside the Operations Team.
  • Work in conjunction with all event staff and catering partners to ensure the function is delivered to the high standards expected.
  • Manage external suppliers.
  • To assist other department managers as and when required.

Please note - this venue will be holding a sensational Christmas Fayre in 2020, along side the normal duties you will also have a heavy hand within the planning and organisation of this spectacular event!

If you have previous experience of wedding sales and managing weddings then we want to hear from you!

Due to the location, you must hold a full UK license and have access to a car.

 

 

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Signs & Cladding Fitter
Sector: Engineering and Manufacturing
Salary: £10.00 - £12.00 per hour
Location: Colchester
Role: Full Time
Contract: Permanent
Job ref: 908998
About the role

Just Recruitment is recruiting for a Signs & Cladding Fitter for their client based in Colchester, Essex.

The role will involve working at customers sites all over the UK and Ireland. Fitting and assembling signage and Led light boxes to walls and ceilings etc, as well as assisting in the factory when there are no Fitting jobs.

Responsibilities;

  • You must be fully conversant with all aspects of signage installation including LED illumination.
  • Able to use your own initiative on site and work as part of a team.
  • Good communication skills with work partner, clients and in site meetings.
  • Smart appearance (representing the company)
  • You must be willing to travel throughout the UK including Ireland and stay away on rare occasions.
  • Ability to work at heights.
  • CSCS, PASMA, IPAF certificates required.
  • Flexibility regarding early starts/late finishes.
  • Capable of reading CAD drawings & surveying.
  • Clean full driving licence.
  • Aware of H&S practices on building sites & as an individual.
  • be able to think logically and problem solve on site.
  • Attention to detail is crucial & ability to read schematic drawings is essential.

Characteristics;

  • Amiable, flexible and approachable style.
  • Adaptable and open to trying new ideas and techniques and recognising that new ideas may not suit all applications.
  • Ability to listen and communicate new processes and procedures.
  • To bring a modern approach to traditional processes.
  • Meticulous attention to detail, alongside a high level of accuracy.
  • Self-Motivated with good time management skills, ability to prioritise multiple tasks.

You must have previous experience in the same or similar role to be considered for this role

Hourly rate £ 10.00 – 12.00 per hour depending on experience

All overtime over 40 hours at 1.5 x basic rate

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Quality Control Inspector
Sector: Production and Stock Control
Salary: £17,000 - £17,500 per annum
Location: Witham
Role: Full Time
Contract: Permanent
Job ref: 908997
About the role

Do you have administrative experience, and ideally jewellery knowledge?

Just Recruitment is recruiting a Quality Control Inspector for their leading and highly reputable client based in Witham.

You will be responsible for checking the incoming quality of products from their suppliers to ensure that they meet strict requirements.

You will also decide whether stock is acceptable or should be rejected and log Inspection results on the inspection database.

You must be extremely thorough, with a high level of attention to detail, and have the ability to communicate effectively and professionally, both orally and written English.

This position requires knowledge of Microsoft Office (in particular Excel).

This is a full-time, permanent position working Monday – Friday.

 

 

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Forklift Driver / Labourer / Yard Person
Sector: Warehouse
Salary: £9.22 - £9.82 per hour
Location: Braintree
Role: Full Time
Contract: Permanent
Job ref: 908980
About the role

Just Recruitment is recruiting for a Counterbalance Forklift Driver – Labourer – Yard Person for their client based in Braintree, Essex.

The role will require close coordination with various departments.

The main responsibilities in this role are as follows –

  • Loading and unloading delivery vehicles manually or with counterbalance fork trucks.
  • Using industrial hoover to clean areas.
  • Labouring.
  • Operating cranes to weight and move parts.
  • Coordinate with various teams to ensure jobs are completed as planned.
  • Completion inspection of incoming materials or refer to relevant responsible person.
  • Work in a safe and efficient manner.
  • Participate in company safety initiatives.
  • Work to provide results in a timely manner in accordance with planned dates/times.
  • Assist with improvements (Lean 5s) procedures, equipment, operating methods to increase efficiency.

Ideally you will display the following attributes -

  • Hard working and self-motivated.
  • Ability to use initiative to plan workload when required.
  • Strong team working and interpersonal skills.
  • Experience in Quality Assurance and process control.
  • Used to working in a heavy Industrial Engineering Environment.

Hours of work

  • Monday to Friday - 39 hours per week: Mon – Thurs 6.00am – 2.30pm, Fri 6.00am – 1.30pm.
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Shift Supervisor – Warehouse
Sector: Transport, Logistics and Shipping
Salary: £24,000 - £27,000 per annum
Location: Sudbury
Role: Full Time
Contract: Permanent
Job ref: 908984
About the role

Just Recruitment is delighted to be supporting our client based in Sudbury to add a shift Supervisor to their existing and long standing team!

At the forefront of warehouse distribution - they can offer you further progression, development and training.

Day to day activities include:

  • Work with the customers in order to understand their requirements and
    expectations and acting as the senior member of staff on the shop floor.
  • Understand our customers’ issues and help drive business improvements
  • Assist the managers and other supervisors in their roles.
  • To train, develop and motivate staff within framework of job descriptions,
    and competency/skills matrix.
  • Optimise the utilisation of all assets across the operations.
  • To ensure that all staff on site operate within all current legislation.
  • Produce regular reports and statistics on a daily, weekly and monthly basis.
  • Work with Contract Managers and/ or Supervisors to ensure Health and Safety
    management best practice is applied, and investigations and corrective
    actions are applied rigorously.
  • Ensure staff act and conduct themselves in a safe manner in accordance
    with health and safety guidelines.
  • Ensure site housekeeping is carried out regularly.
  • Ensure MHE is checked daily before use.
  • Support the team to ensure that stock records are kept accurate and up to
    date.
  • Ensure operational activities (intake, put away, pick, pack, label, dispatch)
    are conducted in an accurate and timely manner.
  • Monitor and manage staff productivity and accuracy and take action as
    required.

 Reporting responsibilities:

  • Report any health and safety issues including accidents and near miss incidents.
  • Report on accuracy and productivity performance of the operation.
  • Report any operational issues which occur so that these can be managed
    and resolved as swiftly as possible.
  • Regularly report on operational progress to the rest of the team and to the
    customer.

 Internal relationships and company awareness:

  • Help ensure that we have an informed team and support development of a
    continuous improvement culture.
  • Develop relationships throughout the business in order to create a larger
    team that will assist one another and thus exist as part of the operation as a
    whole, not isolated and focused on our own domain.
  • Optimise the utilisation of all assets across the operations,
    identify areas of risk to the business and help develop appropriate
    contingency plans to reduce the risk to an acceptable level.
  • Support the objective of Safety in Operations by ensuring health and safety management
    best practice is applied, and investigations and corrective actions are
    applied rigorously.

 External relationships and customer/product awareness:

  • Support the Management Team in their regular meetings and reports to the
    customer.
  • Learn specific product requirements and ensure these are fulfilled across the
    operation.
  • Be able to develop relationships with supplier representatives to aid
    operational efficiencies.

 Planning and time scales:

  • Understand the required timescales for activities planned in the future, and
    ensure that the resource is in place to achieve them.
  • Record achievement of required times in order to be able to produce on
    time reports.

Staff management/supervision:

  • Support the personal development of people across the contracts within a
    framework of job descriptions, competency and skills matrix.
  • Cover for the Contract Manager for specified periods, holidays and
    sickness.



Skills and requirements for the role:

  • Strong attention to detail, demonstrating and understanding the requirements to provide full, professional, efficient and effective support to the business and the team.
  • To continuously develop and improve service quality.
  • Demonstrate appropriate understanding of business needs by prioritising activity and resource and regularly reviewing the performance of the team.
  • Be able to accept and embrace change.
  • Commitment, planning and organisation.
  • Team working.
  • Enthusiasm.
  • Initiative.
  • Reliability.
  • Be driven by structure and processes, while at the same time be able to cope with fluid situations.
  • Demonstrate good leadership skills, being able to inspire, motivate and organise the efforts of a talented team.
  • Be a good team player, working confidently with a very wide range of functions and personalities.
  • Build relationships and credibility both inside and outside the business.
  • Be a self-starter, who can work on their own initiative at this level with guidance rather than direction.
  • Be able to work under pressure, balancing demands from many parts of the business and prioritising.
  • Customer focus.
  • Communication.
  • Financial awareness.
  • Be capable of demonstrating and communicating tasks and requirements clearly and effectively.
  • Have good communication skills, of both an informal and formal nature, being comfortable with both internal as well as outward facing relationships.
  • Partnership focus.
  • Management/responsibility.
  • Be able to deal with people from a range of backgrounds and experiences to help them achieve their best.

This is an excellent opportunity to join a progressive team offering an excellent package.

Free parking is available on site.

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Sales Executive
Sector: Sales
Salary: £20,000 - £24,000 per annum
Location: Witham
Role: Full Time
Contract: Permanent
Job ref: 908977
About the role

Do you have experience in Sales?

Are you looking for a position where you can drive the business forward?

Our client based in Witham is seeking a Sales Executive to join their growing team.

Your duties will include:

  • Making outbound calls.
  • Account management.
  • Booking meetings.
  • Processing quotes.
  • Cold calling.
  • Business development.
  • Working towards targets & KPIS.

Key skills and personal factors:

  • Sales minded with a can do attitude.
  • Excellent customer service skills.
  • Excellent attention to detail.
  • Ability to prioritise their time and multi task to plan and organise your day.
  • Must have the ability to think outside the box

This is a full time, permanent position working Monday – Friday.

 

 

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Marketing Executive
Sector: Marketing, Advertising and PR
Salary: To be discussed on application
Location: Colchester
Role: Full Time
Contract: Permanent
Job ref: 908982
About the role

Are you target-driven and enjoy creating and implementing marketing strategists?

Are you a people person who enjoys developing relationships?

Just Recruitment is recruiting for a Marketing Executive for their client based in Colchester.

Duties include:

  • Effectively implement subscription marketing plans and renewals to meet the agreed targets.
  • Develop and agree cost-effective promotional activities, with an agreed expected revenue return.
  • Use information and systems to prepare pre-activity forecasts, track performance and undertake post-activity evaluation to supply to the Senior Marketing Executive and Marketing and Promotions Manager.
  • Identify potential problems and propose solutions.

You will ideally be:

  • Able to think laterally, to make use of all marketing channels to leverage subscriptions through promotional content across print and digital, email marketing, social media, exhibitions and much more.
  • Analytical, and keen to monitor and evaluate the success of marketing initiatives through weekly reporting to feed back to the Senior Marketing Executive.
  • Detail-orientated and able to take responsibility for the day-to-day management of all campaigns.

 

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Temp-Perm Fork Lift Driver
Sector: Transport, Logistics and Shipping
Salary: £8.45 - £9.02 per hour
Location: Sudbury, Suffolk
Role: Full Time
Contract: Temporary to Permanent
Job ref: 908911
About the role

Just Recruitment are seeking enthusiastic, skilled forklift drivers on a temporary to permanent basis for our expanding client based in Sudbury.

Required;

  • Valid Fork lift licence, PPT, Flexi or Counterbalance.

The job entails;

  • Forklift driving
  • Loading and unloading
  • Palleting-dispatching
  • Stock rotation

£8.45-£9.02 depending on skill level.

Working hours:

  • Monday-Friday
  • Rotating shifts 0600-1400 and 1400-2200

You will be required to work the odd Saturday and Sunday shift.

Benefits:

  • Free tea and coffee
  • Free parking
  • 28 days holiday (including bank holidays) 
  • Holiday accrual goes up after 2 years continuous service
  • Company uniform
  • Family fun days
  • Children in need days
  • Christmas party
  • 12 days of Christmas raffle draw
  • Pension

 

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Factory Cleaner
Sector: Environment and Agriculture
Salary: Up to £8.21 per hour
Location: Bury St Edmunds, Suffolk
Role: Full Time
Contract: Temporary
Job ref: 908981
About the role

Just Recruitment is seeking a driven industrial factory cleaner on a temporary basis for our busy client based on the outskirts of Sudbury, Suffolk.

Are you hard working?

Are you willing to learn and prove yourself?

Are you reliable and motivated?

Are you flexible?

This role will include the following duties:

  • Cleaning (dusting, sweeping, vacuuming, mopping, cleaning ceiling vents,etc)
  • Performing and documenting routine inspection and maintenance activities
  • Carry out heavy cleaning tasks and special projects
  • Understanding of cleaning products

Available Shifts :

  • 7:30am-5:30pm

You will need to have a full UK driving licence due to the location of the business.

 

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Private Family Chef/Cook
Sector: Hospitality and Events Management
Salary: £20,000 - £25,000 per annum
Location: Sudbury
Role: Full Time
Contract: Permanent
Job ref: 908978
About the role

Just Recruitment is delighted to be able to support the search for a Private Chef/Home Cook for a busy family residence on the outskirts of Sudbury.

Due to the location of the role you need to be able to drive and must be willing to travel to London to attend another family home.

This is an excellent opportunity to join a private family looking for a chef/good home cook to join them on a permanent basis.

You will responsible for providing healthy home cooked meals.

You must be able to cook a variety of dishes and understand how to make the most of fresh produce.

Working hours can be flexible but you will need to attend during the day, evenings are not required although flexibility to provide catering for family functions throughout the year is a must (Up to 10 times a year)

Providing meals for 2 members of the family regularly, you may also be cooking for up to 15.

This is a Monday to Friday role only, although an evening function at the weekend may be required on a very ad hoc basis.

Offering an excellent package, this could be a live-in position once settled and offers a great working location and environment.

Please note, at interview stage you will be required to prove your cooking skills!

 

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Validation Manager
Sector: Engineering and Manufacturing
Salary: £50,000 - £55,000 per annum
Location: Sudbury
Role: Full Time
Contract: Permanent
Job ref: 908588
About the role

Just Recruitment is seeking a Validation Manager on behalf of a company based at their Sudbury site.

You will be leading and inspiring the validation team as part of the extended site leadership and will be managing three direct reports.

You will also manage and support validation activities across all functions with a key emphasis on providing expertise in all aspects of process, equipment and computer system validation and technical support.

Your mission and responsibilities:

  • Manage and maintain the Site Validation Master Plan and associated Validation Master Tracker in accordance with GMP Chair site Validation Review Board Preparation and execution of validation protocols
  • Author, review and approve validation, technical documentation and SOPs
  • Assisting system owners with impact assessments and identifying qualification/validation requirements
  • Carrying out all validation activities on equipment Regulatory Requirements
  • Represent the business in customer audits and regulatory inspections to demonstrate that we have compliant systems Maintain compliance with Data Integrity Regulations, GAMP standards, 21 CFR Part 11 and applicable regulatory guidelines
  • EHS: Ensuring compliance with safety, health and environmental (SHE) legislation
  • Teamwork: Engaging with project teams to help with selection, installation and commissioning of new equipment Quality Assurance: Competent in the principles of and practical use of the Quality Management Systems

Your qualifications and experience:

  • Extensive validation experience in medical product manufacturing industries
  • Fluent in cGMP principles
  • Thorough understanding of regulatory requirements for EMA ISO13485 and US CFR 820
  • Thorough understanding of the principles of validation (e.g. V Model)
  • Proven leadership skills in leading small to medium-sized teams
  • Solid project management experience leading small to medium-sized teams in technical projects

Your personality and skills:

  • Structured problem solving / investigation skills

Our client is a highly desirable company to work for offering a supportive and positive working environment, as well as the opportunity to undergo ongoing training in order to develop within the business.

In terms of package our client offers a highly competitive salary up to £55,000 plus extensive benefits.

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Warehouse Assistant - Chelmsford
Sector: Transport, Logistics and Shipping
Salary: £20,000 - £25,000 per annum
Location: Chelmsford
Role: Full Time
Contract: Permanent
Job ref: 908971
About the role

Just Reruitment is looking for a Warehouse Assistant to join a large and well-established business, with multiple branches across the UK

This position will be based at their Chelmsford branch.

The role is warehouse based, a Counter Balance Forklift licence is a bonus

Working hours:

45 hours per week Mon-Fri, 7:30am - 5:00pm plus 2 Saturday mornings (8:00am-12:00pm) per month - paid at overtime rates!

Salary negotiable

Attendance bonus scheme

Company pension scheme

Shared profit scheme

Uniform and PPE provided

Duties will include:

  • Deliveries in and around Chelmsford area covering when the driver is on holiday.
  • Assembling and handling of materials.
  • General warehouse duties.
  • Assisting customers and other staff within the branch as and when required.
  • Working with the team to ensure the branch runs smoothly and customers are delighted with the service.
  • Answering phones.

You must have worked in a similar role, have excellent IT skills and a good telephone manner.

This is a great opportunity to join an organisation that promotes from within, provides extra training and development and further company benefits.

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Graduate Software Engineer
Sector: Engineering and Manufacturing
Salary: Discussed on application
Location: Colchester
Role: Full Time
Contract: Permanent
Job ref: 908970
About the role

Just Recruitment is recruiting for a Graduate Software Engineer for a client based in Colchester, Essex.

Software engineers are involved in many different activities, and in particular the following:

  • Design and development of microcontroller-based system management firmware.
  • Design and development of diagnostic test software.
  • Creating software utilities for use by customers or our in-house production test facility.
  • Backing up our technical support engineers when problems arise in the field or in our production test facility.

Working in a small company environment, projects are usually small and of short duration, and in most cases the bulk of the work is done by one individual.

The hardware and software platforms vary, but most of the devices used are complex and a good appreciation of the hardware is a pre-requisite for this role.

 

Qualifications:

Engineering graduate, with practical experience in the areas below:

  • C programming for ARM processors, or similar
  • Writing software to access hardware devices at register level.
  • Excellent diagnostic skills.
  • A good appreciation of hardware

The ability to communicate effectively with others within the company at an engineering level is an important additional attribute.

Benefits:

Very competitive salary package, with generous relocation allowance where appropriate.

Company-supported private pension scheme.

Non-contributory private health insurance scheme.

 

 

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Valuer/Sales Negotiator
Sector: Sales
Salary: £18,000 - £22,000 per annum
Location: Chelmsford
Role: Full Time
Contract: Permanent
Job ref: 908966
About the role

Just Recruitment is looking for a Valuer/Sales Negotiator on behalf of a client based in Chelmsford.

You will have a genuine passion for the industry and enjoy working in a fast paced environment.

You must have a full UK driving licence.

Key responsibilities;

  • Liaising with potential clients about their property.
  • Maintaining good links of communication.
  • Arranging and conducting viewing and valuation appointment.
  • Continuously looking for new opportunities for the business.
  • Keeping up to date with trends in the local residential property market.
  • Any other daily ad hoc duties.

Experience;

  • A minimum of one year estate agency experience.

Essential skills;

  • Strong communication skills.
  • Excellent organisational skills.
  • Strong attention to detail.
  • Ability to work independently as well as a team player.
  • Interest in residential property.
  • High comfort level with public speaking.
  • Friendly personality with a genuine desire to help people move.

Personal attributes;

  • Confident.
  • Proactive/self-starter.
  • Willingness to learn.
  • Strong work ethic.
  • Punctual.
  • Approachable.
  • Professional.
  • Driven/Ambitious.

 

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Lettings Negotiator
Sector: Sales
Salary: £18,000 - £22,000 per annum
Location: Ipswich
Role: Full Time
Contract: Permanent
Job ref: 908967
About the role

The Just Recruitment Group is looking for a Lettings Negotiator on behalf of a client based on the outskirts of Ipswich.

You should own a full UK driving licence.

Key responsibilities include;

  • Liaising with potential clients about their property.
  • Maintaining good links of communication.
  • Arranging and conducting viewing appointments.
  • Matching people to property.
  • Looking for potential new opportunities for the business.
  • Any other daily ad hoc duties.

Desirable experience;

  • At least one year’s industry experience.

Essential skills;

  • Strong communication skills.
  • Strong attention to detail.
  • Organised.
  • Driven/ambitious.
  • Work well under pressure. 
  • Ability to work independently as well as a team player.

Personal attributes;

  • Confident.
  • Proactive/self-starter.
  • Willingness to learn.
  • Strong work ethic.
  • Punctual.
  • Approachable.

Professional benefits include a competitive salary plus commission, 23 days holiday increasing to 25 days within the third holiday year.

They also offer a buy and sell holiday scheme, generous pension and life insurance scheme.

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4 x Labourers
Sector: Engineering and Manufacturing
Salary: £8.21 - £8.50 per hour
Location: Maidstone
Role: Part Time
Contract: Temporary
Job ref: 908960
About the role

Just Recruitment is recruiting for 4 x Labourers on behalf of a company based in Maidstone for 1 day, Potentially longer.

If you are available immediately?

Are you happy doing heavy lifting?

To start on Monday.

Call today on 01440 270011!!

Hourly rate: £8.21 to £8.50

Start at 7am.

We look forward to hearing from you!!

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Editor
Sector: Media and Internet
Salary: To be discussed on application
Location: Colchester
Role: Full Time
Contract: Permanent
Job ref: 908958
About the role

Are you an experienced Journalist who can demonstrate a strong commercial awareness of B2B magazines?

Do you have the ability to commission and write relevant, insightful, knowledgeable and entertaining content?

Just Recruitment is recruiting for an Editor for a highly reputable and growing company based in the Colchester area.

The purpose of this role is to edit, oversee and implement the development and commercial success of their Craft Business magazine, website and associated product.

Your duties:

  • Working closely with the Group Editor, as well as the advertising, web and design teams, to oversee all editorial connected to the brand
  • Feature writing: researching and producing appropriate, interesting and informative articles; subbing and proofing; and sourcing images to ensure features are of an exceptionally high standard
  • Briefing and commissioning industry experts and freelancers
  • Ensuring that subject matter is presented in a concise, accurate, technically correct and clear manner, being mindful of presentation, style and consistency
  • The sourcing and management of content for newsletters for monthly web updates
  • Daily sourcing and management of content and strategies for social media channels as required
  • Proofreading and overseeing design amendments at the studio and signing off pages for print
  • Planning editorial content for magazine development and leading monthly features meetings with the advertising team 
  • Representing the brand at commercial client meetings, as well as in cross-departmental meetings 
  • Generating ideas and content for supplements and campaigns throughout the year and ensuring this workload is managed alongside the magazine’s main schedules
  • Ensuring spend for editorial remains within allocated budget and managing invoices for submission to accounts department 
  • Providing advertising department with contacts and leads to ensure all commercial opportunities are maximised and working with the advertising team to create revenue-friendly ideas
  • Attending external meetings, events and trade shows with overnight stays as necessary
  • Managing and overseeing the editorial elements of the awards and help ensure their continued growth and success
  • To support other titles either temporarily or permanently depending on the needs of the business and requirements of the role/title
  • To comply with the Company’s Health & Safety and Company Handbook policies, procedures and requirements at all times

Skills and attributes required:

  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Excellent leadership skills and ability to manage and delegate
  • Ability to impact and influence
  • Interpersonal skills, self motivation and flexibility
  • Creativity and digital editing skills and knowledge and experience of social media
  • Adaptability
  • Ability to work under pressure 
  • Excellent organisation skills
  • Excellent time management skills to ensure all deadlines are met 
  • Excellent IT skills
  • Proof-reading skills
  • Attention to detail 

This is a full-time, permanent role working Monday – Friday. In return you will receive amazing benefits!

Interested? Apply today!

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Stores Operative
Sector: Production and Stock Control
Salary: £8.50 - £9.00 per hour
Location: Wickhambrook, Newmarket
Role: Full Time
Contract: Temporary to Permanent
Job ref: 903031
About the role

Just Recruitment is looking for a Stores Operative to join a company based in Wickhambrook.

The hours are Mon to Fri, 8am until 5pm.

Your duties will include:

  • Prepare and complete stores orders according to schedule
  • Receive and process stores stock products (pick, unload, label, store)
  • Carry out stores inventory controls and ensure quality standards are maintained
  • Participate in annual stock take
  • Safely operate and maintain stores vehicles and equipment
  • Undertake to ensure your Reach FLT licence is current
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Workshop Operative
Sector: Engineering and Manufacturing
Salary: £8.21 per hour
Location: Braintree
Role: Full Time
Contract: Temporary to Permanent
Job ref: 908954
About the role

Just Recruitment is looking for reliable Workshop Operatives to assist with the manufacturing of units to be used in construction.

No qualifications are necessary for this position but a background in machine operating, production line using hand and power tools, or construction would be an advantage.

This is a long-term role with all the benefits of a full time position such as holiday pay and pension contributions.

Full time contracts are offered to suitable candidates once they have completed a 12 week qualifying period.

Your duties:

  • Assist Machine Operators and Production Staff
  • Wood and metalwork using hand tools
  • Working from drawings and written instructions
  • Cleaning and preparing of finished products for dispatch
  • Prepare finished units for dispatch

Regular lifting of up to 25kg is involved and safety boots are required.

Shifts:

Monday to Friday 08:00 – 17:00.

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Junior Production Assistant
Sector: Engineering and Manufacturing
Salary: Up to £21,000 per annum
Location: Colchester
Role: Full Time
Contract: Permanent
Job ref: 908953
About the role

Just Recruitment is looking for a Junior Production Assistant on behalf of a manufacturing company based in Colchester.

The role will involve liaising between production and warehouse departments.

Duties:

  • Stocking up production materials from the warehouse for machines that would continuously run.
  • Ensure stock is recorded where used.
  • Ensure any waste is disposed of in the correct manner.
  • Keep the production shop floor clean and tidy.
  • Correct use of lifting aid and abide by Health and Safety policies.
  • Competitive basic salary plus overtime – this can increase your salary by £10k!

Benefits:

  • Competitive salary depending on experience.
  • 20 days holidays plus bank holidays.
  • Lots of progression is available for the right candidate.
  • Opportunity to be put through training courses.

This would suit someone who is keen, enthusiastic and looking for a genuine career opportunity.

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Finance Operations Manager
Sector: Accountancy, Banking and Finance
Salary: £50,000 - £60,000 per annum
Location: Witham
Role: Full Time
Contract: Permanent
Job ref: 908952
About the role

Do you have strong understanding of Purchase Ledger and Sales Ledger processes?

Do you have knowledge of Stock, Overheads and Expenses procedures?

If you also have an AAT qualification or equivalent and are looking for your next challenging role then this could be for you.

Just Recruitment is recruiting for a Finance Operations Manager for an ever growing and highly reputable company based in Witham.

You will be responsible for teams within the company, and will assist with developing the transnational finance team.

Duties will include:

  • Implement and manage a set of KPI’s for the teams and set targets and objectives for each of the areas and monitor the results.
  • Adopt a continuous improvement approach and work with the business to develop streamlined, high quality and efficient processes.
  • Ensure working capital is closely managed along with cash flow forecasts on expected payments and collections.
  • Monitor debtor and creditor risk and highlight to Finance Director any emerging issues and assist in the management thereof.
  • Work collaboratively with the Accounting Team on matters impacting the GL.
  • Ensure all reporting is in line with statutory requirements and accounting standards and apply all changes in standards, HMRC, policy, regulation and best practice.
  • Work with IT and the business in the improvement of systems and the implementation and adoption of Dynamics 365 across the function.
  • Calculation of provisions and application of group policies with review of the adequacy thereof.
  • Liaise with the group finance function and external auditor in the conduct of audits, reviews and investigations and take action as necessary to introduce improvements to the financial accounting procedures and service.
  • Understanding of HMRC, VAT, customs, commodities and duty procedures and regulations.

Qualifications and experience required:

  • AAT or other relevant qualification.
  • Strong understanding of purchase ledger and sales ledger processes and control environment.
  • Knowledge of Stock, Overheads and Expenses procedures.
  • Knowledge of relevant customs and HMRC requirements.
  • Knowledge of Domestic and International VAT requirements for sales and purchases.
  • Understanding of relevant accounting standards, concepts and applications.
  • Able to tackle complex challenges whilst managing various business priorities and deadlines.
  • Advanced Excel skills required.
  • Articulate with excellent verbal and written communication skills.
  • Ability to challenge management thinking and work in partnership to improve the business.
  • Able to work in a fast-paced organisation and respond to needs with urgency.

This is a full-time, permanent role working Monday - Friday.

If you feel this is the role for you then apply today!

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Conveyancing Secretary
Sector: Law and Security
Salary: Competitive
Location: Ipswich
Role: Full Time
Contract: Permanent
Job ref: 908945
About the role

Just Recruitment is recruiting for a Legal Secretary to join one of East Anglia’s longest established Law Firm based in Ipswich.

We are looking for someone with a calm, compassionate temperament who can work in a fast-paced environment.

The vacancy is in their Conveyancing Department, so experience in this area would be beneficial.

Your duties will include:

  • Keeping records up to date and general filing (both paper and electronic documents)
  • Archiving files
  • Typing up legal documents, including transcribing and audio dictation, correspondence, e-mails and other similar documents
  • Answering the phone and making a documented record of calls
  • Organising diaries
  • Preparing Land Registry and other relevant forms
  • Making appointments with clients
  • To act as secretary to assigned fee earners and carry out the task such a role normally entails
  • To adhere to firm guidelines re: money laundering and other areas of risk management and to be aware of the need to comply with the SRA Code of Conduct in bringing any breaches to the attention of the COLP
  • Generating invoices
  • Informing Accounts department of any client changes
  • Covering reception

The ideal candidate will have:

  • Experience working as a Legal Secretary
  • IT skills and knowledge of computer systems, including Microsoft Office, email/diary software
  • Organised approach to managing a full workload, with attention to detail and the ability to produce accurate work to deadlines 
  • Able to communicate clearly in both written and oral formats
  • Ability to work in a team, have a flexible approach and build excellent working relationships commitment to the firm’s aims and own development 

In return, you will receive a competitive salary (flexible, depending on experience), career progression opportunities, 28 days holiday (including bank holidays) and a contributory pension scheme.

Please do not hesitate to apply if you believe you are right for this role.

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Conveyancing Fee Earner
Sector: Law and Security
Salary: Competitive
Location: Ipswich
Role: Full Time
Contract: Permanent
Job ref: 908947
About the role

Just Recruitment is recruiting for a Solicitor, Paralegal, or Legal Executive/Fee Earner for one of East Anglia’s longest-established Law Firms.

The vacancy will be in their Conveyancing Department, so experience in this field would be beneficial. You will also have a kind, compassionate and discrete nature, as you will be dealing with highly sensitive matters.

Your duties will include:

  • Controlling and managing your own files with minimal supervision
  • Helping to ensure all deadlines and clients' expectations are met in line with the department’s objectives
  • Ensuring quality standards are adhered to at all times
  • Adhering to firm guidelines regarding money laundering and other areas of risk management and compliance with the SRA Code of Conduct, including the reporting of breaches
  • Demonstrating excellent levels of client care and customer service
  • Undertaking any other duties relevant to the post as required by the partners
  • Complying with CPD requirements required by whichever institution regulates the individual to maintain practising rights also to attend in-house training as required by the Partners
  • Identifying Titles
  • Carrying out searches
  • Liaising with Local Authorities
  • Reporting on Title
  • Carrying out exchange and completion
  • Completing pre-completion Land Registry searches
  • Dealing with post-completion matters
  • Other Residential conveyancing and plot sales duties

Ideally you will be:

  • A Solicitor or Associate with at least some post-qualification experience. Those at Paralegal level will also be considered if they have the right background
  • Excellent with technical knowledge of Residential Conveyancing
  • A diligent, task-oriented person with excellent interpersonal skills
  • Excellent at both written and oral communication
  • IT Literate

In return, you will receive a competitive salary (flexible, depending on experience), career progression opportunities, 28 days holiday(including bank holidays) and a contributory pension scheme.

Please do not hesitate to apply if you believe you are right for this role.

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Graduate/Junior Front End Developer
Sector: Information Technology
Salary: £20,000 - £30,000 per annum
Location: Colchester
Role: Full Time
Contract: Permanent
Job ref: 908938
About the role

A company based in the Colchester area is developing web apps and services that are set to revolutionise their industry. Due to continued success and expansion, they are looking to recruit a Front-End Website Engineer to join their existing web development team.

Duties:
Reporting to the Tech Lead and company directors, you will be well experienced with front-end website fundamentals and should have knowledge of modern front-end technologies and tooling (Webpack, npm, Yarn, gulp).

You will also have some experience in one modern web development framework (React, Vue, or Angular).

The existing web development team will be working alongside you to develop new systems that are set to disrupt and revolutionise the industry.

You will be passionate about designing and building high quality web user experiences and applications.

A company MacBook and opportunities for advancement and personal development will be offered.

Skills essential for this role:

  • Strong knowledge of modern HTML and CSS
  • Some experience with one of React, Vue, or Angular
  • Some experience with vanilla JavaScript
  • Some experience with front-end tooling (Webpack, npm, Yarn, Grunt, gulp.js, Docker)

Skills desirable for this role:

  • Awareness of backend web development techniques (PHP, Symfony, Laravel)
  • A Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science or Software Engineering

Person specification:

  • This is a fantastic opportunity for the right person to join a business, which offers a professional and vibrant company culture in our modern offices in Colchester.
  • Joining a fast-moving team, you’ll need to be a team player who can also work well independently. Liaising with our directors and other teams across the office mean strong communication skills are essential, as are an analytical mindset and a passion for your work.
  • With a variety of exciting projects on the go at any given time, you will be able to prioritise effectively, demonstrate a ‘can do’ attitude at all times and work well under pressure.
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Buying Assistant
Sector: Purchasing and Merchandising
Salary: £18,000 - £20,000 per annum
Location: Braintree, Essex
Role: Full Time
Contract: Permanent
Job ref: 908936
About the role

Just Recruitment is recruiting for a Buying Assistant on behalf of a company based in Braintree, Essex.

This role would suit you if you have relevant experience within the construction or manufacturing sectors.

You will assist the Procurement Team with purchase ordering, customer service and Central team support. You will also work closely with vendors, maintaining positive relationships whilst negotiating, pricing and meeting deadlines.

Duties:

  • Handle, identify and sort incoming requisitions accordingly
  • Contribute to the output of processed requisitions
  • Reprioritise work continually to ensure urgent deadlines are met
  • Ensure urgent orders are delivered on time, chasing suppliers for any orders that have not been fulfilled
  • Demonstrate excellent levels of customer service to internal customers
  • Contribute to ensuring all departmental incoming telephone calls and emails are answered promptly
  • Demonstrate flexibility by providing support to all categories and functions of the department
  • Place purchase orders with suppliers in line with company processes and requirements
  • Use Excel to help analyse and report on the company orders
  • Stock control
  • Budgeting
  • Attending trade events
  • Gaining feedback from customers and project managers
  • Other duties appropriate to the level of this role.

Qualifications and/or experience required:

  • A strong, confident telephone manner
  • Competent in all Microsoft Office programs
  • Intermediate Excel skills – ideally the ability to use pivot tables however this is not essential
  • Ability to work well in a team and independently
  • Ability to work well under pressure and in a busy environment
  • A positive and professional attitude towards work
  • Ensuring products and orders are delivered on time
  • Interpretation of reports and predicting future sales
  • Pitching ideas to senior management
  • Able to react to changes in customer demand
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Production Operative
Sector: Engineering and Manufacturing
Salary: £8.50 per hour
Location: Great Dunmow
Role: Full Time
Contract: Temporary
Job ref: 908922
About the role

Highly motivated Production Operatives are required for a busy role in Great Dunmow.

If you have an interest in assembly, mechanics or production using hand and power tools, the Production Operative position might be for you! No qualifications are necessary, only reliability and the ability to work to instructions and strict deadlines.

This is a temporary position lasting up until the beginning of 2020.

Basic duties include:

  • Assembling mechanical and electrical parts
  • Using hand and power tools
  • Working to drawings
  • Time keeping and working to strict deadlines
  • Ability to regularly lift up to 25kg

Shift times:

Monday to Friday 08:30-17:00 (occasional weekend overtime).

Only safety boots are required for this position, all other equipment is supplied.

 

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Account Manager
Sector: Sales
Salary: To be discussed on application
Location: Colchester
Role: Full Time
Contract: Permanent
Job ref: 908929
About the role

Do you have strong sales experience and are looking for your next amazing opportunity?

Do you have knowledge of the publishing industry?

Just Recruitment is recruiting for an Account Manager on behalf of a company who are leaders in their field.

Duties will include:

  • Maintain and grow your existing client base through regular contact and account development
  • Suggest extra revenue opportunities using information from previous conversations with clients
  • Monitor competitor publications in order to identify potential advertisers and areas of opportunity through exemption reports
  • Maintain effective administration
  • Ensure all production deadlines are met
  • Communicate with your manager through regular feedback

Skills/experience required:

  • Excellent communications skills both written and verbal
  • Ability to keep paperwork in order and perform basic administrative duties
  • Excellent telephone manner
  • Sales experience
  • Good customer service skills
  • Knowledge of the publishing industry
  • Good organisation skills and ability to co-ordinate several tasks at once

This is a full-time, permanent position working Monday - Friday, 9.00am - 17.30pm.

Benefits to you:

  • Great team environment
  • Amazing pension
  • Birthday day off
  • Cycle to work scheme
  • Discount gym membership

Salary to be discussed on application.

Interested? Apply today!

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Mortgage Advisor
Sector: Accountancy, Banking and Finance
Salary: £20,000 per annum
Location: Needham Market
Role: Full Time
Contract: Permanent
Job ref: 908932
About the role

Just Recruitment is recruiting for a Mortgage Advisor to join an established mortgage company based in Needham Market.

Operating for over 15 years, our client has a great reputation in the local area. They are looking to take on someone with a real hunger to succeed within the industry.

The ideal candidate will have:

  • A CeMAP qualification (happy to consider newly qualified applicants)
  • Experience within mortgage broking or financial services (desirable)
  • Great communication skills
  • A detail-oriented nature
  • Experience of dealing with clients, both in-person and over the phone
  • Strong market awareness
  • Great knowledge of Microsoft packages and be generally computer literate

In return, you will receive a competitive salary, with OTE of £50k+. You will receive full administrative support and a commission rate of 20%, as well as a host of other employment benefits.

Please get in touch if you would like to be considered for this exciting new opportunity.

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Operator/Setter
Sector: Engineering and Manufacturing
Salary: £26,000 - £27,000 per annum
Location: Colchester
Role: Full Time
Contract: Permanent
Job ref: 908931
About the role

Just Recruitment is delighted to be recruiting on behalf of an engineering company based on the outskirts of Colchester – due to the company’s location you will need access to your own transport.

This is an excellent opportunity for a full-time Operator/Setter with the following skills:

  • Manual Lathe
  • Manual Mill
  • Grinding - can be taught

You will have an excellent approach and a ‘Muck In Attitude’ concerning the whole business.

The ethos is that you are responsible for your work, quality checking and setting – you will have lots of support and the opportunity to work across all areas of the workshop but a ‘can do’ flexible approach is a necessity.

Free parking is available on site.

Working 8:00am – 4:30pm, Monday to Friday – there is some flexibility in this as needed.

Holiday 22 days plus bank holiday and a excellent package.

 

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CNC Turner – Night Shift
Sector: Engineering and Manufacturing
Salary: Discussed on application
Location: Braintree
Role: Full Time
Contract: Permanent
Job ref: 908928
About the role

CNC Turner - Night Shift

Due to continued growth and succession planning Just Recruitment is recruiting for a CNC Turner (Night Shift) for their client based in Braintree, Essex.

Scope of the role:

You will be responsible for setting and operating CNC machines. Loading and running programs according to the tools list and works instructions, producing a valid first-off component, loading and operating machines to meet desired quantities, conducting in-process inspection, checking against drawings and specifications to ensure they are made accurately and to the highest standards.

Skills:

  • Ideally min 2-years previous experience in setting and operating CNC machines.
  • Turning / Lathe experience.
  • Experience of reading and understanding engineering drawings and tolerances.
  • Proficiency in a range of measuring equipment and inspection techniques.

Hours of Work:

Monday - Wednesday: 8.00pm - 6.30am.

Thursday: 9.00pm - 6.30am.

39 hours per-week.

Additional hours at overtime rate are available to suit business demands.

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Lettings Negotiator
Sector: Property and Construction
Salary: £20,000 - £30,000 per annum
Location: Wokingham
Role: Full Time
Contract: Permanent
Job ref: 908926
About the role

Are you an experienced Letting Negotiator?

A company based in Wokingham is looking for you, an experienced Lettings Negotiator to join their growing team.

The role would cover all duties from submitting properties to let, to enquiries, viewings and all admin alongside. They have a thorough system in place up to when the tenant moves in and everything is handed to the Property Manager.

A lively, lovely and fast paced team, this is the company to join for the next step in your career!

They work on a two week rota and offer a competitive salary!

Don’t delay. apply today!

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