The job market is a tricky place to sift through at the best of times – and the impact that the coronavirus pandemic has had hasn’t made things any eaiser.
But, while a number of industries are struggling at the moment, there are some jobs to be found across Leicester, and the wider Leicestershire region.
Currently, according to job site Fish4Jobs, there are 576 jobs currently listed in our region.
And, while this may seem like a daunting number of employment opportunities to wade through, we’ve put together a list of some of the more interesting, unusual, or lucrative opportunities below.
So, dust off your CV, and check out the top jobs up for grabs in Leicester.
Who? Alfen Technology Ltd
Duties including maintaining four webstores and websites.
Salary? £42,500 plus benefits.
More information here.
Who? Barnardo’s West Midlands Family Place
What? Barnardo’s is looking for foster carers in the Leicester area, and are looking for people interested in helping “young people who have found themselves in the criminal justice system.”
Salary? £30,000 plus benefits.
Job advert in full.
Assistant Accommodation Manager
Who? Information not provided
What? A large student accommodation provider in Leicester is in search of an assistant manager, to help the manager with day-to-day operations.
Salary? £10 per hour, 40 hours per week.
More information can be found here.
Who? Paul Mitchell Associates
What? Paul Mitchell Associates is looking for a new addition to their finance team, reporting directly to their Commercial Finance Manager. According to the listing, the new hire “will be responsible for producing costings for existing & new developments, gross margin reporting and analysis alongside influencing commercial decision making.”
Salary? £32,000 – £40,000 plus benefits
Everything you need to know is here.
Who? Eddie Stobart Logistics Ltd
What? Eddie Stobart is looking for new drivers to hit the highways, delivering goods across the UK. Unsurprisingly, a driver’s license is required, along with a LGV license.
Salary? £9.00 – £12.81 per hour
Job listing in full.
Art/Graphics/Creative Media Teacher
Who? Celsian Education
What? A art/creative media teacher is wanted at a post-16 college in the Leicester area. It involves teaching on a full-time basis at KS4 and KS5 level pupils. A relevant degree is required, and though prior teaching experience in the UK is desired, it is not listed as an essential qualification.
Salary? £125 – £190 per day
More information is available here.
HR/Employment law advisor
Who? Quest Business Services Limited
What? Quest Business Services Limited operates a telephone based advice service to a client bank, and is looking for someone to carry out some consultancy work. More information is available here.
Salary? £33,000 plus benefits