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Jobs you can apply for on the run up to Christmas

Begin the new year, with a dream career already firmly in place! With a wide variety of employers advertising an array of vacancies, there’s no need to wait until January to begin your search, read this blog to find out more about some of the most exciting companies who are on the search for the perfect candidate at the most wonderful time of the year.

Employers currently advertising vacancies on JVP Jobs include Twycross Zoo, Boots Hearingcare, Arriva TrainCare, NSPCC and many more!




Twycross Zoo



Based in the heart of England, Twycross Zoo (TZ) is an award-winning conservation charity and rapidly growing visitor attraction.


With staff engagement at its very core, the team strives to educate and inspire everyone to care about, and therefore contribute to saving, the other species with which we share our planet. Twycross Zoo aim to become a recognised “Centre of Excellence” that continues to make a significant contribution to the welfare and conservation of animals, especially primates, and remain at the heart of conservation.


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Boots Hearingcare



Boots Hearingcare is one of the UK’s leading hearing care providers and pride themselves on a reputation for excellent service and great value for money which has resulted in continued growth. The leading brand take delight in looking after their colleagues as much as their customers, by providing support and recognition, career development opportunities, a superb working environment, and a great benefits package.


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The NSPCC helpline is a place where adults can get advice or share their concerns about a child, anonymously if they wish. The passionate team of professional practitioners with backgrounds in jobs such as teaching, healthcare and social work, know how to spot the signs of abuse and what to do to help - their priority is to empower the public to protect children and young people.


The NSPCC’s vision is to end cruelty to all children in the UK. An ambitious but worthwhile mission — and one you can help achieve.


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Adlington is a specialist developer of high-quality retirement accommodation, comprising of multi-storey privately owned apartments.


Adlington is part of the respected Gladman Group with over 30 years of development experience. Gladman continues to make significant investment into employees and commercial projects, with ongoing success directly attributed to a strong emphasis on teamwork and open communication. Each member of the growing workforce of over 200, is valued by the experienced and approachable Management Team, and support is provided for career development.


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Arriva TrainCare



Arriva TrainCare provides Light and Heavy Train Maintenance services to the railway industry from its 5 strategically located maintenance depots. The successful, rapidly evolving organisation is going through a massive transformation at real pace, with a strong order book for 2020 and beyond.


Arriva TrainCare is part of Arriva, which is part of the Deutsche Bahn group, one of the largest transport services organisations in Europe, employing over 55,900 people and delivering more than 1.5 billion passenger journeys across 15 European countries every year.


Opportunities include; Trainer / Assessor, Vehicle Servicing / Fuel Attendant, Cleaner and more which can be found here.







For over 50 years, Longleat has been one of the UK’s most loved attractions. With almost one million guests every year, they are passionate about providing wondrous and immersive experiences that lead to lifelong memories.


Despite its established reputation, Longleat constantly strive to educate, excite and inspire guests – from hosting the UK’s largest ever hot air balloon gathering, to celebrating our Festival of Light; the first and biggest event of its kind in the UK, with a total of 3,000 spectacular Chinese lanterns transforming the Estate.


Opportunities include; Animal Keeper, Waiting Staff, Santa and more which can be found here.






Kingsdale Group manages property on behalf of private residential leaseholders. Their aim is that every development they manage is attractively presented, well maintained and staffed by friendly, helpful and efficient people. They want each development that they manage to be a source of pride for those who live there.


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Calder Industrial Materials



Calder Industrial Materials is a highly reputable manufacturing company with significant experience delivering high quality, tailored solutions for a wide range of customers worldwide. Calder designs, manufactures and installs radiation shielding and other products in the nuclear, medical and other markets.


Calder is also the UK’s leading specialist in lead engineering, and in addition one of the UK’s leading building materials suppliers, delivering lead sheet and a wide range of ancillary products to builders’ merchants nationwide.


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Alliance Door Engineering


Established in 2001, Alliance Door Engineering is an independent company specialising in the design, manufacture, installation and maintenance of high-quality industrial doors and roller shutters. The business has achieved a track record of consistent growth and is now embarking on an ambitious expansion plan.


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East Lancashire Railway



Based in the heart of Bury, the East Lancashire Railway (ELR) is a lovingly restored heritage railway which journeys for twelve miles through picturesque scenery from Heywood in the East to Rawtenstall in the North. As one of the most popular visitor attractions in Greater Manchester, the railway welcomes over 200,000 visitors a year with well-equipped stations complete with cafés, pubs, gift shops and a Transport Museum and plenty of things to see and do around the line.


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Founded in 1992, award winning Extronics specialises in developing and manufacturing intrinsically safe and explosion proof equipment for use in harsh environments.


The growing company delivers these world-class products and solutions to customers around the globe, from industries such as oil and gas to chemical, pharmaceutical and mining. The company’s technology is cutting edge and spans from electronic hardware to software and complete RTLS solutions and works to remain at the forefront of the industry.


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Fresenius Kabi



Fresenius Kabi is a global healthcare company that specialises in lifesaving medicines and technologies for infusion, transfusion and clinical nutrition.


The Fresenius Group employs over 200,000 high-calibre professionals across the world, with a workforce of circa.900 professionals providing care across the UK. The business combines care with expert management, advanced training programmes, product development, supply efficiency, and service quality, always with one eye on the present and one on the future.


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Ellis & Co.



With long standing foundations, Ellis & Co is a leading firm of Chartered Accountants celebrating 30 years in business. With a focus on providing a first-class experience delivering a full range of accountancy services, the forward-thinking company has developed an enviable client base having gained a reputation for its in-depth knowledge and expertise, providing a proactive approach to support the success of businesses across Cheshire and North Wales.


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Happy hunting!


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