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Wakefield is a city in West Yorkshire residing between Leeds and Sheffield. The city of Wakefield has a population of over 76,000 people. Wakefield is situated by the River Calder on the Eastern Edge of the Pennines.

Wakefield maintains excellent transport links with the rest of the UK and is close to the M1, the M62, the A1 (M), the A636 and the A650, amongst others. Ease of commuting extends beyond the region with Wakefield Westgate, the city's mainline station situated on the high speed east coast mainline, offering excellent connections to key UK destinations. Direct half-hourly services operate to London throughout the day with the quickest journey taking under 2 hours. Sheffield, York, Manchester, Liverpool, and Newcastle are also within easy reach. Wakefield also has a comprehensive network of buses and the nearest airport is the Leeds Bradford International Airport which is just 19 miles away.

During the Industrial Revolution Wakefield was a wealthy market town. Wakefield was instrumental in providing the surrounding areas with wool and corn, made possible due to its proximity to Barnsley Canal and later the railways which assisted trade in the city. The glass and textile industries were also prominent within the town of Wakefield, assisting the economy further.

Wakefield provides key employment opportunities within the manufacturing industry, although this has been in decline over recent years. Wholesale and retail continue to do well within the city of Wakefield and both industries are a source of many jobs, whilst transport, communication and health and social work also have a key presence within the city of Wakefield.

More retail, residential and commercial spaces have been built within Wakefield as the city undergoes a period of regeneration. The Trinity Walk retail development was opened in 2011 and provides retail units including department stores and a supermarket, which assists the thriving retail sector in Wakefield. The waterfront is being redeveloped, once complete this will provide more office, retail and restaurant employment opportunities. Landmarks in Wakefield include the Cathedral which has the tallest spire in Yorkshire.

Wakefield's famous forced rhubarb has recently joined the hallowed ranks of protected foods, including Champagne and Parma Ham. The vegetable's popularity is celebrated annually at the Wakefield Festival of Food, Drink and Rhubarb.

Rehabilitation Support Worker
Wakefield, West Yorkshire

NeuroSupport services is looking for psychology graduates or candidates with a background of Brain Injury and Mental health experience to support services users with an acquired Brain Injury. Our service aims to support rehabilitation and in enabling...

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Day Service Support Worker
Wakefield, West Yorkshire

Role: Day Service Support Worker (09:00-16:00) Location: Wakefield, West Yorkshire Pay Rate: £9.03ph Hours: Flexible, full and part time, permanent contracts with guaranteed hours available Voyage Care are recruiting! Work with us in the North r...

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Support Worker
Wakefield, West Yorkshire

Support Workers £10 per hour Full-time and part-time options Churwell/Morley This is a complex service and is better suited to experienced Support Workers Do you have ambition and strive to help others achieve their full potential? Do you have the ...

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Support Worker
Wakefield, West Yorkshire

Residential Child Care Worker Vacancies Here at Dove Adolescent Services we support young people within our care to develop emotional resilience to achieve their full potential in all areas of their lives. The underpinning ethos within our homes is o...

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Sales Manager
Wakefield, West Yorkshire

Sales Manager (Car Supermarket), Wakefield Full Time Permanent Salary: £40,000 - £80,000 OTE Basic: £40,000 plus bonus OTE: £70,000 - £80,000 Extra: £450 Car Allowance Hours: 40 per week including evenings and weekends CarShop(the 35thbest pl...

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Account Coordinator
Wakefield, West Yorkshire

We have a passion for people and are looking to appoint a Recruitment Coordinator to join our team, working with our client based across Wakefield and Castleford. Working at Stafforce is so much more than just a job. You will receive a market-leadin...

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Business Development Manager - Business Solutions
Wakefield, West Yorkshire

Business Development Manager Salary £25,000 plus Car/Car Allowance and Bonus Are you an ambitious Business Development Manager who needs a new challenge? We are looking for a talented Business Development Manager to join the ranks of one of the faste...

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Manager - Buying
Normanton, West Yorkshire

About IPL At IPL our role is to improve the shopping experience of the ASDA customer by driving great value, quality and availability of our products and to ensure that we are ASDAs lowest cost and sustainable supply chain partner. IPLs unique and ...

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Recruitment Partner
Wakefield, West Yorkshire

Location:Pinderfields Hospital, WF1 4DG (This role will include travel to 2 other locations, Pontefract Hospital,WF8 1PL and Dewsbury and District Hospital,WF13 4HS) Are you an influential people person looking to make a difference through your...

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Trainee Recruitment Consultant
Wakefield, West Yorkshire

Here at Meridian business Support, we value every colleague and make a commitment to help support and develop the careers of each one of our employees. Meridian, a company rated STRONG in 2021 & growing at 44% per annum is enjoying its most successfu...

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