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Gravesham is at the heart of the largest single regeneration project in Europe - the Government backed Thames Gateway growth area.
Gravesend and its neighbour Dartford will benefit from an estimated £2 billion of investment creating 50,000 new jobs and 25,000 new homes over the next 20 years. 78% of Gravesham is rural, businesses based in rural Gravesham play an important role in the local economy. Compared to most other parts of Kent, Gravesend has a young multicultural population.
The name of the Borough is something of an enigma, it's origins are hard to pin down, according to some accounts Gravesham may actually only be an ancient misspelling of Gravesend.
ACH Ltd provide high quality residential care for adults with a range of particular needs including challenging behavior and learning disabilities. The Gravesend in Dartford is at Sheringham House on Old Road East, DA12 1NR. The website publishes most of the current local vacancies on the website, the contact number for Sheringham House is 01474 329807. http://www.achuk.com/
Have a wide range of vacancies on their website and contact details of all their UK sites. The published benefits for employees includes: reduced costs for bowling, bonus and healthcare schemes, discounted gym membership and long service awards plus a childcare and voucher scheme. Imperial Business Park, Westmill, DA11 0DL - 0844 8263016. http://www.amfbowling.co.uk/
Driving vacancies based at the Northfleet garage accessed through the main Arriva website.
Chartered Accountants with a local branch at 16-17 Copperfields, Spital Street, Dartford, Kent, DA1 2DE - 01322 275335. http://www.barnesroffe.com/careers/
Local building contractor working nationally in areas such as: insurance reinstatement services, property development, general building and project management services. Winner of the Dartford and Gravesham Business Awards 2011. Logix House, Wrotham Road, Meopham, Kent, DA13 0QB - 0845 850 0353. http://www.bbl-uk.com/
Best Western Manor Hotel
This is a large hotel situated close to Bluewater and Brands Hatch, there is a section for current vacancies published on their website. Manor Hotel, Hever Court Road, Singlewell, Kent, DA12 5UQ - 01474 353100. http://www.bw-manorhotel.co.uk/
& Gravesham NHS Trust
The Trust employs around 2,000 staff and offers a wide range of job opportunities for nurses, scientists, therapists, doctors, administrators and support staff including porters and drivers.
Gravesham Community Leisure Limited
A provident society created twelve years ago. A not for profit organisation with the purpose of providing leisure opportunities for the common good. GCLL run three centres; Cascades Leisure Centre, Cygnet Leisure Centre and Swanscombe Leisure Centre. GCLL has it's own recruitment website. Cascades Leisure Centre, Thong Lane, DA12 4LG - 01474 337471. http://www.gcllstaff.co.uk/
Gravesham on-line vacancies can be found on the recruitment pages of the borough council website. You will usually find a number of local government jobs advertised. Gravesham Borough Council, Civic Centre, Windmill Street, Kent, DA12 1AU. http://www.gravesham.gov.uk/index.jsp?articleid=183
The local Job Centre Plus is in The Grove, click on the link for the full contact details. Job Centre Plus, 44-46 The Grove, Kent, DA12 1DF - 0845 6043719.
Project Management, Shopfitting, Installations and Closure Programmes. For careers follow the link on the 'contact us' page. ITABgws, East Mill, Imperial Business Park, Gravesend, Kent DA11 0DL - 01474 537755. http://www.gwsgroup.com/hr/index.htm
Label and packaging company based in Gravesend. They welcome CV submissions of appropriately qualified and/or experienced people. East Mill, Imperial Business Park, DA11 0DP - 01474 566 665. http://www.leadingedgelabels.co.uk
West Kent College
Based in sites at Gravesend and Dartford, vacancies published on the website, include teaching and general vacancies. Lower Higham Road, DA12 2JJ - 01322 629400. http://www.nwkcollege.ac.uk
of London Authority
The PLA have responsibility for nearly 100 miles of the River Thames. They try to ensure individuals and organisations can used the river safely. The PLA run a small fleet of vessels covering a wide range of water based functions. Vacancies published on the website. Port of London Authority Personnel Department, London River House, Royal Pier Road, DA12 2BG - 01474 562292. http://www.pla.co.uk
A major retail group employing over 8,000 people, with vacancy and store details on their website. Primark operates over 110 stores. Primark, 1 New Road, DA11 0AA - 01474 564809. http://www.primark.co.uk
Ophthalmic services. In their own words "The Rodenstock brand stands for technologically demanding products of exceptional quality". Springhead Enterprise Park Springhead Road, Northfleet, Kent DA11 8HJ - 01474 325 555. http://www.rodenstock.com
A site run by Gravesham Borough Council with local employment information and advice. Towncentric, 18a St George's Square, DA11 0TB - 01474 337600. http://www.gogravesham.co.uk
Increasingly important employer in the region. University of Greenwich, Human Resources, Southwood House, Avery Hill Road, London, SE9 2UG.
National high street retailer that advertises new store vacancies on their websites and solicits applications for managerial positions. Wilkinson, 10-16, Lower Ground Unit 18, The Thamesgate Centre, DA11 0AU - 01474 535311. http://corporate.wilkinsonplus.com/
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