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The Kings Ferry Ltd


Gillingham, Kent

Want to join the best in the business? You’ve come to the right place. The Kings Ferry, part of National Express are proud to deliver a great experience, based on customer service, safety, comfort and reliability. As one of our employees, you’ll make sure we remain the number one choice by offering the very best customer service at every point.

Established in 1968, The Kings Ferry is one of the UK’s leading private hire and commuter coach operators, we pride ourselves on offering a complete travel management solution to suit both individual and corporate requirements. The Kings Ferry has an outstanding reputation in its marketplace and has been awarded Best British Coach Operator several times.

About the role

The continued growth of the business means that we currently recruiting PCV Drivers with manual or automatic licences

Successful applicants will have to have the following Skills and experience:

A full Manual or automatic PCV Licence
A Digital Tachograph card
A good communicator with excellent customer service skills
General knowledge of the Kent and London network
Professional manner

In return we are offering a competitive package, the opportunity to work with a great group of people and a friendly environment where you can really excel at what you do best

We offer full time, part time and casual opportunities
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Grade 4M (£46,641 - £68,515)

Folkestone, Kent

12 month fixed term position

Principle Systems Engineer
Cheriton Parc
Grade 4M (£46,641 - £68,515)

Recruiting Great People – The Saga Way……

At Saga we exist to make the lives of retired people better; where we see the world through our customer’s eyes, so we can exceed their expectations; where nothing is too much trouble for our customers; where we trust and challenge each other to be brave and do the right thing and where we are ‘One Saga’.

As our business moves into a new and re-energised future of growth there is a real opportunity for great people to play a significant role as part of one the UKs most iconic and trusted brands.

An exciting opportunity has arisen for a Principle Systems Engineer to join the CHMC IT team. The role will be responsible for the development of complex changes to the claims management system.

This role will be the lead developer in Claims IT, responsible for writing complex code in addition to developing the technical skills of existing team members.

You will need to be a highly qualified and experienced JAVA developer with previous experience leading a team of developers working on Enterprise grade software solutions.
Previous experience working with insurance claims management solutions is highly desirable.

Interested? Apply today.

To find out more and to apply for this vacancy, please log-on to Saga Connect and go to our career opportunities site.

Closing Date: 16th May 2017
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DJ Coaches Limited

Good daily rates + Bonus Scheme - F/T Driver circa £30-£32K pa

Gravesend, Kent

Qualified Coach Drivers - Full Time and Part Time
Good daily rates + Bonus Scheme

Qualified Coach Drivers - Full Time and Part Time

You must have good customer service skills, good punctuality and smart appearance. Have at least three years current experience of working within the Coach Industry, and good general knowledge of the London & Kent as a minimum; not essential but ideally knowledge and experience of touring within UK & Europe.

We provide all aspects of Coach Travel; from school day trips, private group day trips, contract services, cruise work, day excursions & tours to European destination. So therefore require drivers that share the same work approach and perspective as us, to take the rough with the smooth.
We operate one of the best fleet of coaches in the South East and require drivers that again share our passion to deliver ‘Quality Coach Hire Services’

Good daily rates of pay + Bonus Scheme
To apply please forward a copy of your CV via the apply online button or for more information call 01322 552222
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Meritum Integrated Care LLP

£8.00 – £10.50 per hour

Ashford, Kent

Meritum have an exciting opportunity for a Home Care Assistant in Ashford, Kent.

Home Care Assistant in Ashford, Kent
Are you kind, caring and compassionate?
Would you like to make a living improving the lives of children and adults in your community?

And help them to stay independent in their own homes?
Then you’re just the kind of person we’re looking for!
About Meritum Care

Meritum is a Kent based Care and Support agency providing a wide range of services from children to the elderly with over 16 years experience.

At Meritum we do things differently to many home care providers. Our focus is on the client and care assistant relationship which is the foundation of the high quality care we provide to our clients in their own homes.

Our mission statement is simple, we believe in providing a high quality care and support to all our clients through a professional and engaged workforce.

We are looking for suitably able, dynamic and confident people who would relish this opportunity to work in this rewarding area.
Who are you?

The most important attributes we are looking for in you are that you are kind and caring and you genuinely want to make a positive difference in the lives of people in the local community.
You do not need any particular qualifications or experience. Full training is given. For us its far more important that you are friendly and have a genuine passion for providing care.

Due to the fact that you will be visiting clients in their own homes, you should have your own transport and live within easy driving distance of Ashford.

Excellent rates of pay, benefits and conditions
We recognise that to deliver the high quality of care that we provide, we need the best and most well motivated carers. For that reason, our pay and working conditions are that bit better than other home care companies.
– £8.00 – £10.50 per hour
– Guaranteed and regular work
– Meritum Standards Bonus paid after 3 months
– Excellent benefits – mileage & holiday pay
– Flexible working hours
– Free uniform
– On-going training to help you handle every situation
– A supportive office team

No experience is required as we provide you with a full and thorough induction training and mentoring program which will give you confidence and all the skills you will need to be a great carer.
No experience is required as we provide you with a full and thorough induction training and mentoring program which will give you confidence and all the skills you will need to be a great carer.

If you are friendly and caring and want to make a living helping people and improving their lives, we want to hear from you.
Home Care Assistant in Maidstone – Apply NOW! Contact Rachael on 01233 620071 or email below:
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Competitive salary + excellent benefits

Folkestone, Kent

When you think of Saga do you think of just holidays or insurance?
We'll let you in to a secret – we are the UK's leading provider of financial services, holiday and healthcare products… as well as having a hugely successful subscription magazine, all designed for the over 50's. Whether it's insurance for a car, a holiday abroad, or care in a home; we're in to it and our first thought is our customer.
An exciting opportunity has arisen for a Catering Assistant within the Catering team for a 12 months maternity cover FTC.

The post holder will be responsible for keeping all working areas clean, tidy and safe when preparing the kitchen for the day ahead. The post holder will use excellent communication skills to provide a quality of service to their customer that will be based on the service and product provided.

Ideally the post holder will hold a basic catering/hygiene certification, however this is not an essential requirement for the role and training would be provided.

The hours for this role are Monday to Friday, 7:45 am to 3:45pm, offering a Competitive salary.

The main responsibilities for this role include:

• Preparation of Sandwiches and Salads
• Keeping the work area and equipment clean
• Cleaning FOH locations including coffee machines and refrigerators
• Preparing areas for service
• Operating tills – including handling cash and debit cards
• Prepare food - washing and peeling vegetables.
• Removing rubbish and waste as required
• On occasion provide cover in Kitchen Porters role.
• On occasion provide assistance in the kitchen
• Protective clothing (as provided) to be worn including hair coverings
• Other duties as specified by line managers

To be considered for this role, you must be able to demonstrate all of the following:
• Basic catering/hygiene knowledge would be an advantage
• Basic Food Hygiene – (Training will be provided)
• Good Communicator
• Enthusiastic and Self Starter
• Committed and flexible team worker
• Ability to work to deadlines
• Motivated and energetic

In return, you can look forward to an excellent benefits package including life assurance, pension, high street and online discounts, and concessions for holidays and travel after six months.

Interested? Apply today.
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Independent Care

£8.00 to £16.00 per hour

Gillingham, Kent






• Various shifts available including 7am-2pm, 4pm TO 10pm, 6pm to 11pm, full time, part time, weekend, evening and 4 on 4 off rolling rota. Must be able to work every other weekend
Independent Care is a leading provider of home care services in Medway.
• Full UK driving licence, own vehicle and mobile phone essential.
• We are seeking care workers, both male and female, to provide care and support for elderly people living in their own homes.
• We are seeking evening carer, so if you like to top up your income by working a few hours in the evening, we have the job for you.

• Work available for as many hours as you would like.
• Minimum of 16 hours per week which is ideal to top up your other earning.
• We cover the whole of the Medway area including Rochester, Strood, Chatham, Gillingham, Rainham, Cuxton, Halling, Cliffe, Hoo, Stoke, Higham and surrounding area
• Experience preferred but not essential as full training is provided.

Successful candidates will enjoy:
• Good pay rates, petrol and travel allowances
• NVQ and paid training courses
• 4 weeks annual holiday pro-rata

Positions are subject to interview, DBS (formally CRB) & references
Caring for people living in their own homes can be very varied and rewarding and can offer a different experience every day. Independent Care is able to provide long term employment prospects with in-house training, leading to qualifications and access to a Level 3 diploma in health and social care. From the first day you join us, we are committed to helping you develop the skills you need to progress in your caring career. Our induction programme and “on the job” training will meet all the requirements of the skills for care standards. Once you have completed induction training, you can then move on to other vocational training courses.

Our frequent staff meetings together with team building, support and encouragement from supervisors and colleagues will provide you with a rewarding and worthwhile professional working environment.

For more information, please ring 01634-730004 (Mon to Fri 9am to 5pm) for a chat or e-mail your CV to via the apply online button quoting: 1901

Independent Care & Support Ltd is an equal opportunities employer.
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The Abbeyfield Kent Society

£7.50 per hour

Maidstone, Kent

12 hours ago

Do you enjoy seeing older people happy and fulfilled? Could you go out of your way to bring a smile to one of our resident’s faces?
The Abbeyfield Kent Society is one of Kent’s leading providers of Sheltered and Residential Care to older people with physical frailty and Dementia.

We are recruiting for Cook/Support Workers to join our flexible teams across Kent to provide care and support on a rota basis when required within the supported home.

Responsibilities will include preparing, cooking and serving main meals along side creating a family atmosphere, making the house happy and homely, welcoming active and friendly interest in the house and encouraging residents to remain involved with the community and to be active.

We’ve lots to bring a smile to your face, including:
• 28 days paid holiday (pro-rota if part time)
• Comprehensive Induction and Training Packages
• Continual professional development including our Academy and National Diploma courses
• Stakeholder Pension Scheme
• Opportunities to progress.
• Exclusive discount card entitling employees to a huge range of great local offers, deals and discounts online and at point of sale from over 100 well-known local and nationwide travel, shopping, leisure, health & wellbeing, home living, motoring and professional services.

The Abbeyfield Kent Society pays the National Living Wage to all its employee’s not just those over 25.

So if you have a caring attitude, excellent communication and interpersonal skills, are able to carry out instructions, are willing to train and you’re committed to providing the highest standards in care we’d really like to hear from you. And our residents can’t wait to meet you.

Confirmation of all appointments is subject to proof of Eligibility to Work in the UK, satisfactory Enhanced DBS clearance, satisfactory references and medical clearance.

A copy of our application pack for this role can be obtained on request by emailing or by telephoning 01634 729173.

Please return completed application packs to:

Dawn Hustler
The Abbeyfield Kent Society
Station Road
Kent ME2 1AB

The Abbeyfield Kent Society values the diversity that exists in all our communities and works towards this being reflected in our workforce.

The Abbeyfield Kent Society pays at least the National living Wage to all of it's employee's, regardless of age.

Charity No: 254140.
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Office Angels

£27000 - £31000 per annum

Tonbridge, Kent

12 hours ago

Assistant Manager - Central banking Unit

12 month fixed term contract

Financial investment organisation



9:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.

Benefits include: on-site restaurant, on-site parking, pension, private health care and bonus

Would you like to work in fabulous offices set in the heart of the English countryside? Would you like to be able to drive to work and have free on-site parking? Would you like the opportunity to go to the fantastic on-site restaurant and deli bar and choose from the extensive breakfast and lunch menu? On a sunny day there is even a courtyard for dining alfresco! Would you like to work for a company who respects and rewards its staff with bonuses, pension and private health care? Would you like to work for a company who rewards talented and forward thinking individuals and offer opportunities for career development and progression?

This is an exciting and varied role for an Assistant Manager in the Central Banking Unit. This will be a challenging and varied role, where you will be primarily conducting payment verification, along with some staff supervision duties. You will be responsible for the personal development planning, supporting and coordinating cross department projects, resolving queries, handling escalated issues, ensuring accurate reports and statistics are maintained, giving presentations, recognising and managing risk and building and maintaining positive relationships with other departments.

You will be a natural communicator, with the ability to liaise with people at all levels with ease. Dealing with high payment volume/value will come naturally to you. You will enjoy working under pressure and be competent at working to tight deadlines. Accuracy is key to this role and you will have a keen eye for detail. A banking background is desirable but not essential, but you will have experience working with payments and familiarity with payment systems. You will be logical and methodical and have a very calm approach to your work.

If this opportunity sounds appealing to you, apply today. My client can interview immediately and this could be an immediate start if you are available to start commence employment straight away. Equally if you are on notice they will wait for the right person. By registering with Office Angels you will benefit from the support of a dedicated and experienced recruitment consultant, have access to various interviewing techniques, regular updates of the local employment market and consistent feedback on all applications. This service is offered right through to the day you start your new role and beyond!

Office Angels is acting as an Employment Business in relation to this vacancy. The Adecco Group UK & Ireland is an Equal Opportunities Employer.
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Goldhawk Associates Ltd

£11 to £15 per hour


12 hours ago

My client, an International Manufacturer, is looking to appoint an Assistant Accountant on an interim basis. You will be responsible for Prepare, print and send by post daily sales invoices, Reconcile sales ledger accounts against monies received, Check any queries with sales ledger accounts and liaise with relevant shared service team, Raise credit notes for customer accounts and Check purchase ledger accounts for any queries and deal with relevant purchasing team.

Other duties will include:

Run weekly consignment log and email to supplier for replenishing stock
Check weekly bank balances against ledger accounts
Raise one off bank payments via online bank account
Run weekly company manager reports
Deal with incoming and outgoing post for UK and overseas

To be considered for this role you must be immediately available, at least AAT qualified or equivalent and have good strong knowledge of excel.

Unfortunately, due to the high number of applications currently being received, only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.
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Act Talent

£18,000-£21,000 pro rata (DOE)

Ashford, Kent

12 hours ago

Corporate Administrator
Salary: £18-21k pro rata (DOE)
Location: Ashford, Kent

Our client, a prestigious automotive company, is currently looking to recruit a Corporate Administrator to join the team at their showroom in Ashford, Kent.

The successful candidate will be an energetic individual with good interpersonal skills and high level of self-motivation.

The role is Monday – Friday. Flexibility is available on the total weekly hours but will be fixed as agreed (i.e. 9am – 5pm, 8:30am – 3:30pm, 9am – 4pm, etc.).

Your responsibilities will include:

• Working directly with the corporate business managers
• Handling customer enquiries
• Booking handovers
• Arranging test drives
• Quoting finance rates
• Various paper work administration
• Customer updates
• Booking appointments for the corporate manager
• Progress chasing vehicle preparation
• Database management

To be successful you will have:

• High skill level of Word, Excel
• Database management skills
• Passion for great customer service
• Full valid UK driving license is essential

Training will be provided on Manufactures systems and CRM database.

If you feel you possess the skills that we are looking for, then please apply now with your CV and covering letter explaining why you are right for this role.
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