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.

According to MIND, 1 in 4 people will suffer from Mental Health issues. Although there has been no growth in that number over the past decade it does appear that the way people deal with it is getting worse. According to research, the instances of self-harming and suicide have increased.

This is recognised as a major societal issue but it is also an issue for employers. Mental health and wellbeing of employees is as important as their physical wellbeing. Many organisations provide subsidised gym membership for workers to encourage physical health. Not so many have addressed mental health.

At Just Recruitment we introduced Just Extra™ a voluntary benefits package for all our workers, including Temps. Part of this package includes access to on-line information regarding Mental health issues. It’s not a complete solution but it’s a start.

More importantly we foster a culture of openness and sharing, every employee has regular meetings with the HR professionals and their managers. We recognise that the our most valuable assets are our colleagues.

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 – Published: 3 April 2019 ...read more

As students around the country prepare for their final exams, Sophie Cole considers the fearful question of what happens next – Published: 15 April 2019 ...read more

Our resident agony uncle offers wisdom about your workplace woes. This time: how to help a colleague with mental illness – Published: 18 March 2019 ...read more

Each month, our resident agony uncle deals with your workplace concerns. This month, returning to work after a long sick leave – Published: 14 May 2019 ...read more

Each month our resident agony uncle reflects on your challenges. This time: how to cope when a colleague mocks your faith – Published: 25 April 2019 ...read more

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Management Accountant
Sector: Accountancy, Banking and Finance
Salary: £30,000 - £38,000
Location: Haverhill
Role: Full Time
Contract: Permanent
Job ref: 906965
About the role

The Just Recruitment Group have a superb opportunity for an experienced Management Accountant to join our client on a fulltime, permanent basis working near to Haverhill.

Reporting directly to the CEO of this fast growing successful company. The business is currently growing at 20% per annum and is at a pivotal moment in its development. New premises have been purchased and new sales and accounting systems are due to be installed in the coming 6 months. This role will be part of the senior management team and involved in key decision making for the business going forward.

Responsibilities include:

  • Responsible for the whole of the accounts department and production of the monthly management report and KPIs.
  • Managing the accounts assistant who has primary responsibility for the purchase ledger.
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  • Cash management including weekly forecasting of cash and credit control.
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  • Ad-hoc tasks necessary for the for Senior Managers and Directors.
  • Management of personnel files.
  • Administration and other duties relevant to the role.

The ideal candidate will possess the following skills:

  • Experience working in a fast moving busy office environment.
  • Ability to work to deadlines, quickly and accurately under pressure.
  • Ability to prioritise.
  • Discretion required due to nature of the role.
  • Excellent communication skills.
  • Confident in using Microsoft Excel.
  • Flexible and adaptable.
  • ACA/ACCA/CIMA Qualifications are desirable but not essential.

 

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Junior/Trainee Designer
Sector: Creative Arts and Design
Salary: £18,000 - £23,000 Depending on Experience
Location: Halstead
Role: Full Time
Contract: Permanent
Job ref: 908227
About the role

Just Recruitment is recruiting for a Junior/Trainee Designer on behalf of a well-established market leading manufacturer of Building Products based in Essex.

The main aim of the role is to support the Design team with the day to day administration duties. The progression opportunities within this role are extensive and if you prove yourself, the long-term career prospects are endless. 

Experience: 

  • A working knowledge of CAD would be desirable
  • An understanding of technical drawings 
  • Administration experience 
  • IT Literate- knowledge of Word, Excel and Outlook 365

Monday – Friday 
8am – 5pm 
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Online Writer
Sector: Media and Internet
Salary: £18,000- £20,000
Location: Colchester
Role: Full Time
Contract: Permanent
Job ref: 908232
About the role

Are you an experienced writer or online journalist? 

Do you have an understanding of how to write for SEO purposes? 

Then we want to hear from you! 

Our client is looking for an Online Writer to join their creative team dedicated to the kitchen, bedroom ad bathroom industry. 

Your main responsibilities would be: 

  • To create engaging and relevant content for the website and ensuring all content is factually and legally correct 
  • To update social media content 
  • Building newsletters 
  • Interviewing key players in the kitchen, bathroom and bedroom industry 
  • Create video content 
  • Attend trade shows and consumer shows to represent 
  • Creating and maintaining relationships with key suppliers and advertisers 
  • Working closely with the sales teams 
  • Working closely with the technical team to drive the future direction of content on the site 

This is a Monday to Friday position.

Interested? Don’t delay, apply today! 

We look forward to hearing from you.

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SEO Search Executive
Sector: Media and Internet
Salary: TBA
Location: Maldon
Role: Full Time
Contract: Permanent
Job ref: 908236
About the role

Do you have a deep knowledge of search engine optimisation practices?

Do you have a strong knowledge of Google Analytics, Google Tag Manager and Google Search Console?

Just Recruitment is recruiting for an SEO Search Executive to join a full-service advertising agency based in Maldon.

You will ideally be of graduate caliber with a related degree, analytically minded and passionate about the media advertising world.

You will be enthusiastic, outgoing and confident, with the ability to follow direction and work as part of a team.

Extensive knowledge of SEO is essential.undefinedKnowledge of paid search (PPC) would be advantageous.

Duties include:

  • Reviewing and analysing client sites for areas that can be improved and optimised
  • Preparing detailed strategy reports and audits
  • Identifying powerful keywords to drive the most valuable traffic
  • Supporting account managers with PPC campaigns
  • Assisting in developing link building strategies
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Key Requirements:

  • Deep knowledge of search engine optimisation practices
  • Outstanding ability to think creatively, strategically, and identify / resolve problems
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skill
  • Ability to work within a team and independently
  • Strong organisational, time management, and analytical skills
  • Experience with website optimisation tools
  • Deep knowledge of Google Analytics 
  • Strong knowledge of Google Search Console
  • Strong knowledge of Google Tag Manager
  • Strong experience of setting Goals and User Interaction tags
  • Experience of customising Google Analytics reports (including multi-dimensional / filtering)
  • Excellent knowledge & experience of Keyword research
  • Knowledge of voice search optimisation
  • Knowledge of Structured Data and Knowledge Graph strategies

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

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