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Reading is a town in the South East of England. Reading belongs in the county of Nottinghamshire and is a great place to live and work. Reading has excellent transport links to the surrounding areas making it ideal for commuting to London or elsewhere. Reading is home to one of the UK’s largest and most popular summer music festivals- Reading Festival, which attracts many visitors to the area. Whether you are visiting, or living and working within Reading there is plenty to do and see.

Reading is a university town and currently has two universities. The University of Reading was founded in 1892 first as part of an extension college for art and science for Christ Church, Oxford. The university has a strong research focus and conducts research in the following areas: environmental, physical, life and social sciences, humanities, arts and business. It is internationally and nationally recognised for its research capabilities which impacts on its popularity as a UK university. The other university within Reading is the Thames Valley University. It has campuses based in Reading, Slough and Ealing and offers both further and higher education courses. The influx of students on the town of Reading benefits the town’s economy and makes it a vibrant, active place to live and work.

Jobs in Reading are abundant especially within the technology industries. There is a strong presence of IT related businesses within Reading, with companies such as Microsoft, Xerox and Intel all having departments located within the town of Reading. As well as IT jobs in Reading there is also a strong emphasis on jobs in the financial centre, with companies such as ING Direct basing their head office in Reading. There are many business parks in and around Reading which are all dedicated to IT, technology, and finance related businesses, all which offer job opportunities to the residents of Reading.

The retail industry is also significantly prominent within the town of Reading and thus creates many job opportunities within the retail sector. The pedestrianised area of Broad Street within Reading is where the majority of the shops are concentrated and also has two enclosed shopping centres on this street- The Oracle and The Broad Street Mall. The town of Reading is also home to branches of three of the UK’s major department stores- John Lewis, Debenhams and House of Fraser which, along with the other shops and shopping centres, makes Reading a very popular retail destination to visit, and thus creates many job opportunities.

Reading train station is a major transfer point for a variety of train services, which makes it very popular as it serves a variety of different routes as they cross Reading from all over the country. Although Reading does not have a commercial airport within the town, the nearest airport to Reading is London Heathrow, which is approximately 30 miles away from the town. For transportation within the town of Reading, there are frequent bus services in and around the town. For any further information on Reading you can visit the Reading Council Website here.

sc/dv Major Incident Manager
Reading

Job Description SC/DV Major Incident Manager - Office based hours 8-5pm nine day fortnight with the second week Friday off. Be one of the first applicants, read the complete overview of the role below, then send your application for consideration....

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Market Operations Associate
Reading

Job Description Who are we? Scroll down to find the complete details of the job offer, including experience required and associated duties and tasks. Thames Water is the UK's largest water and wastewater company. We make a daily difference to ou...

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Shift Manager (35 to 40 hours, Reading Stores)
Reading

Job Description Shift Manager (35 to 40 hours, Reading Stores) All the relevant skills, qualifications and experience that a successful applicant will need are listed in the following description. £10.50 up to £11.70 per hour (pro rata) - This i...

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Portable Appliance Test Engineer
Reading

Job Description PAT Engineer - Reading Read the overview of this opportunity to understand what skills, including and relevant soft skills and software package proficiencies, are required. Approximately one third of fires in the workplace are du...

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Senior Azure Data Specialist - up to £68K
Reading

Job Description the Bridge IT are currently recruiting for a azure data engineer for a fantastic client. You will be working with cutting edge technologies on a project, it is projected based work, working on migrations and transformation projects...

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Application Support Engineer - Contract outside IR35
Reading

Job Description Job Title : Application Support Engineer Interested in this role You can find all the relevant information in the description below. Client : Fintech Rate : Up to £600/day (outside IR35) Duration: 6 months + Location : Reading We...

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Senior Bid Manager
Reading

Job Description Job Description Below covers everything you need to know about what this opportunity entails, as well as what is expected from applicants. Senior Bid Manager Position Description If you're looking for a challenge that stretches...

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Business Analyst
Reading

Job Description IntroductionEflow UK Ltd is a leading provider of workflow and regulatory software within the financial markets. Established in 2004, the company has developed, sold and supported an existing Technology platform that has proven mark...

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IT Support Trainee
Reading

Job Description We have partnered with one of the UK's leading providers of IT contract services to provide a real opportunity for individuals to begin a career as a Trainee IT Technician. If you think you are the right match for the following opp...

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Team Leader Care
Reading

Job Description Team Leader Care - Full time - Permanent Make sure to read the full description below, and please apply immediately if you are confident you meet all the requirements. Parson's Grange Care home - Shilfield, Reading RG2 9AU Pay - ...

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