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This page contains details of many of the employers and job opportunities in town of Bromley and the surrounding areas. The focus of this page is to list some of the local employers that have vacancies at this current time or that regularly publish their job news on-line. The list isn't exhaustive but more of the big employers can be found on the main Kent jobs page.
This London Borough can be thought of as having two district identities. The more densely populated and urbanized north that includes; Beckenham, Bickley, the town itself, Chislehurst, Clock House, Cray Valley, Crystal Palace, Hayes, Mottingham, Penge, Shortlands, Sundridge and West Wickham. The more rural south of the Borough includes the towns of Biggin Hill, Farnborough and Orpington but also many small rural settlements and villages. The total population stands at over 300,000.
If you're looking for a general guide to jobs and employment in the area rather than specific job vacancies check out the council's business pages at www.bromley.gov.uk
Are an accountancy business with offices in Dartford, central London and the Chislehurst Business Centre. There is a current job vacancy page on the website where most current opportunities are featured. Candidates with exceptional qualifications and experience may wish to submit a speculative application. This is a business with a strong customer focus and has published targets, to respond to customer contacts within tight time scales.
An estate/letting agency with branches across South East London including Beckenham & Chislehurst. You are invited to make contact with them for more information about vacancies as; Branch Manager, Lettings Manager, Trainee Negotiator, Senior Negotiator, Assistant Branch Managers, Sales Co-ordinators, Mortgage Brokers, Property Managers, Administrators and Advisors.
With 1,650 staff working in its UK offices in 26 locations including Bromley. There are two broad career paths one for graduates and trainees and opportunities for experienced staff. They are a dynamic company offering accountancy and business services to organisations of all sizes in areas such as; Audit, Corporate Finance, Insurance, Restructuring, Tax as well as a full range of forensic support.
Part of the SG Smith family run motor group, 60 years experience, working with Audi since 1971.
Advertises vacancies on an ad-hoc basis in the following fields - Accounts & Administration, Air Traffic Control & Flight Operations, Aircraft Refuelling, Airport Firefighting & Rescue Service and Trainee Airport Firefighters.
Bromley Healthcare, as its name suggests is one of the organisations delivering community healthcare services in the London Borough of Bromley. It was formed as a new community interest company on the 1st of April 2011. A community interest company is in essence a social enterprise. It is estimated that the UK's social enterprises have an annual turnover approaching £30 billion. Job opportunities are divided into clinical and non-clinical opportunities. The website holds most of the current vacancies as well as some really relevant information about the organisation.
Have 600 employees. They advertise teaching and non-teaching vacancies on an ad-hoc basis. For vacancies and more information contact the college in Rookery Lane.
A charitable trust that works in partnership with the local authority to provide a wide range of leisure and cultural opportunities within the Bromley area. Mytime run all of the municipal sports and leisure centres as well as the golf course and civic centres (The Great Hall, Crofton Halls and Beckenham Public Hall). There isn't space here to provide full details of all the activities managed by Mytime but much of the; sports, play and arts provision in the London Borough of Bromley is run by this social enterprise. As an organisation with an annual turnover of £33m there are opportunities at every level in the sector. The website is a great source of recruitment information and details of current vacancies.
Burgess Autistic Trust
Advertises caring vacancies on their website. As you would expect the vacancies are largely linked to the core activities of the trust. Website contains contact details and lots of useful information about the organisation.
The local Job Centre plus in Bromley is at Unicorn House in Elmfield Road. The online DWP now give public access to much of the information available at your local job centre but you'll have to go to Unicorn House if you want to speak to somebody face to face.,
Are a large insurance company with headquarters opposite the railway station, now part of RBS group. For employment opportunities use the website. it's a great recruitment resource. The offices are at: Churchill Court in Westmoreland Road, that's right opposite Bromley South railway station, BR1 1DP. If you need to call the the main switchboard number is 020 8313 3030.
Clarkson Wright & Jakes Ltd
Originally based in Lincoln's Inn, London, CWJ now a leading firm of Solicitors in Kent. Founded in 1875 and moved to Orpington, Kent in 1951. Full job vacancy details on the website including an e-Recruit system and graduate recruitment information. Clarkson Wright & Jakes Ltd, Valiant House, 12 Knoll Rise, Orpington, Kent, BR6 0PG - 01689 887887.
A leading UK building and civil engineering contractor. The Group employs over 11,000 people worldwide and has an annual revenue of £2.1bn. Vacancies on the website and details of Graduate Recruitment. Royal Court, Tweedy Road, Kent, BR1 1TG - 020 8464 3377.
Ambulance Service (LAS)
As the recipient of 1.5 million calls every year, the LAS is the largest free ambulance service in the world, as everyone has the right to treatment in the case of an emergency there is no charge on service users. The service is the only London wide NHS trust. There are around 4,300 staff in post and vacancies occur regularly. The LAS is an emergency frontline service but as you might expect there vacancies at every level including support and professional staff as well as clinical staff working in roles like: Paramedic, Emergency Medical Dispatcher, Clinical Telephone Advisor, HEMS Paramedic and members of the Hazardous Area Response Team. Full details on the website or if you prefer to call try the main switchboard on 020 3069 0260.
Borough of Bromley
As you might guess the local authority is the biggest public sector employer in the error with the possible exception of the NHS. The authority recruitment portal has the reputation of being up to date and featuring all the current external vacancies. Jobs advertised include most divisions of the council's responsibilities including; clerical, administrative, finance, care, support assistants, project managers, legal, sports and many many more full time and part-time work opportunities. The website is a great place to start researching current vacancies. You will find the main office at the Civic Centre in Stockwell Close in Bromley, BR1 3UH. The main switchboard number is 020 8464 3333.
Borough of Lewisham
Has a comprehensive recruitment page which includes vacancies near or adjacent to the London Borough of Bromley.
Many people think of the London Fire Brigade (LFB) as the biggest fire service in the world, it is the largest in the UK but smaller than the services serving; Tokyo, New York and Paris. The total number people working for the service stands at around six thousand nine hundred of which all but a thousand are operational fire fighters. The organisation responds to over 200,000 emergency calls a year. Operational firefighting roles make up the majority of vacancies that occur within the organisation. The LFB website holds information about the recruitment and role of; Firefighter,
Crew Manager (formerly called Leading Firefighter), Watch Manager A (formerly Sub-Officer) and Watch Manager B (formerly Station Officer). The service uses a dedicated recruitment portal.
Magnet are one of the leading manufacturers and retailers of kitchens in the UK they have just over 2,000 employees working in the head office, support functions or in the 190 showrooms of which there are seven in Kent including an outlet at Unit 1/2, Pilgrim House, Cray Avenue in Orpington, BR5 3PU. As you might imagine most local vacancies are directly connected to the showroom network but the website holds all publish opening including: Trade Counter and Retail Counter staff, IT jobs, Branch Managers, HR Advisors, Finance and Accounts Staff, Kitchen Designers. Full recruitment help on the website or call 01689 897707 to speak to the local store.
Catteries in South-East London and North-West Kent have a vacancy page. If there are no current vacancies try sending them your CV. Parkvets Veterinary Practice, 70 High Street, Chislehurst, Kent, BR7 5AQ - 020 8295 1100.
Provide careers information, guidance and employment services for young people aged to 19 in the area. Prospects House, 19 Elmfield Road, Kent, BR1 1LT - 020 8315 1500.
South London Healthcare NHS Trust
Provide a full range of high quality NHS health care to the people of South East London and more specifically to the communities living in the local boroughs. Princess Royal University Site, Farnborough Common, Orpington, Kent BR6 8ND - 01689 863000.
One of the UK's fastest growing tour operators offering quality Eurostar breaks, invites applications for telesales staff. Short breaks Ltd, 40a Napier Road, BR2 9JA.
Provides substance misuse services in Bexley and Bromley. Vacancies are advertised on-line. South London and Maudsley NHS Foundation Trust, Bethlem Royal Hospital, Monks Orchard Road, Beckenham BR3 3BX.
A software house providing specialised innovative insurance solutions for the life insurance and pensions industry. Foresters House, Cromwell Avenue, BR2 9BF - 020 8290 9050.
Are a large legal firm with three offices operating in South East London and North Kent. The business was established over 110 years ago. At the time of writing T G Baynes Solicitors were not taking on Trainee Solicitors, they are however Investors in People accredited. Current vacancies are usually published on the website but suitably qualified employees are welcome to submit CVs. The local office is at, Downe House in the High Street, Orpington, Kent. For the current job vacancies visit the website or call the Orpington office on 01689 886000.
Award winning employment law solicitors specialising in employment law, HR support, workplace mediation, employment law training and health & safety. Offices nationwide including; Dartford, Tunbridge Wells and West Malling. Bank of America House, 26 Elmfield Road, Kent, BR1 1LR - 0845 601 7756.
A leading provider of real-time charts and technical analysis services to major banks and financial institutions. Tradermade International Limited, 8 Archers Court, 48 Masons Hill, BR2 9JG - 020 8313 0992.
Chartered accountants with a number of offices in the South East including Orpington. Website has ATII, ACA, ACCA and AAT training opportunities. Wilkins Kennedy, Greytown House, 221-227 High Street, Orpington, Kent, BR6 0NZ - 01689 827505.
The Wilko store at The Walnuts Shopping Centre is open seven days a week. Current vacancies can be found on the comprehensive job pages on the company website.
We hope you find the Bromley job pages both relevant and up to date. if things do change and you find any errors we would welcome your feedback. Your comments would be most welcome if you have recent experience of any of the employers featured above. This is a page under constant development so if you'd like to suggest other employers in the area for a free listing just drop us a line with some general information. In every instance you should take a look at our disclaimer.
Waitrose is part of the JLP (John Lewis Partnership) the local branch can be found at 45 Masons Hill
in Bromley. Employees can expect the same benefits enjoyed by staff at John Lewis. Waitrose is currently expanding across the South East, which means more jobs and more opportunities of progression.
Retail jobs in Kent
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