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Current Vacancies

Kitchen Porter

Crown Hotel Harrogate

The Crown Hotel, part of the Bespoke Hotels Group is one of the premier venues in Harrogate for business and pleasure. The hotel boasts 115 bedrooms and conference space for up to 700 attendees and offers residents and the public the opportunity to eat and drink in The 5 Shillings Brasserie.

As kitchen porter the job you perform is vital to the success of the food operation. Your role will involve ensuring a clean supply of crockery, cutlery and kitchen equipment. You will be responsible for maintaining the cleanliness of the kitchen and staff canteen and the removal of rubbish from the kitchen, as well as assisting with the arrival of deliveries.

This is a 40 hour working week spread over 5 days with shifts of 7am - 4pm and 3pm - 11.30pm

You must be organised and have previous cleaning experience. Ideally you will have worked as a kitchen porter before.This position involves both shift and weekend work. Training will be given.

Uniform and meals on duty provided.

Although we value your application we will only contact those individuals we wish to interview. Thank you

Job Type: Full-time

Salary: £17,076.80 /year

Community Fundraiser - Part Time

Carers Resource, Harrogate

Role Guide

Relating to your role

Works with the CEO, Heads of Service and Engagement Team colleagues to , implement and develop the fundraising strategy and action plan

Develops good working relationships with existing supporters and donors ensuring that they are kept informed on activity and are invited to relevant events

Identifies, researches, targets and solicits potential supporters face to face and / or in writing and by phone, to raise funds. Supporters will be drawn mainly from individuals, local and regional societies and commercial organisations.

Develops persuasive and innovative proposals, case studies, reports and data capable of achieving income generating programmes from a range of sources.

Designs and delivers initiatives that raise the profile of the Carers Resource.

Regularly reviews plans and targets aimed at new donor acquisitions and further business development, to ensure focussed and effective progress in raising the profile of Carers’ Resource.

Develops and runs fundraising campaigns and events that both raise income and the profile of the organisation.

Initiates and manages donor recruitment / fundraising events either alone or with support from volunteers / staff colleagues, developing fundraising teams.

To manage ongoing donor relationships / liaison, with appropriate feedback and contact reports.

Actively promotes the ethos, brand and services of the Carers’ Resource to external stakeholders while drawing on support and input from colleagues as appropriate.

Creates and leads teams of volunteers to deliver specific projects.

Recruits volunteers from the communities in which they work.

Works in conjunction with the CReate team to target local employers and build effective working relationships

Working with others

Demonstrates effective team-working skills, participates in team meetings and training

Interacts well with other departments

Displays self-confidence and initiative

Attends multi-agency meetings on behalf of Carers’ Resource

Makes a positive contribution to Carers’ Resource, is willing to function as a member of a small team and proactively assist in the development of the organisation

Accepts and learns from feedback

Be an active member of the organisation-wide bid-writing group

Understanding the organisation

Assists with the analysis of trends and recommendations for service improvement.

Acts as ambassador for Carers’ Resource, protecting and promoting its good name and reputation at all times.

Maintains confidentiality over personal information relating to individuals.

Acts confidently on behalf of the department.

Works within all the policies and practices of Carers’ Resource, follows health and safety procedures.

Contributes to Carers’ Resource development.

Participates, as a representative of Carers’ Resource, in multi-agency meetings, voluntary fora and other events, feeding back appropriately to your line manager and the team.

Developing personally

Takes responsibility, in consultation with your line manager, for personal development and progression, participating in performance reviews.

Undertakes any training deemed necessary by your line manager.

Keeps up-to-date about services, benefits and organisations available to carers.

Good timekeeper and good attendance.

Takes responsibility, in consultation with line manager, for personal development and progression, participating in performance reviews.

Person Specification

Essential Experience

Fundraising in a variety of settings

Setting, and meeting of, targets

Informing and enthusing others

Working effectively with people over the telephone and/or by email

Organising and running events

An understanding of carers' needs and awareness of current issues affecting carers is desirable

Skills and abilities
Excellent communication skills including listening skills and the ability to give information clearly and succinctly

Strong verbal communication skills, with the ability to deal competently and confidently with the public, senior supporters and the media over the telephone and face to face

Ability to make presentations to individuals or groups using aids and techniques appropriate to the audience, topic and occasion, and willingness for public speaking

Ability to make cold approaches to individuals and companies by letter, telephone or face to face

Strong negotiation skills

Personable, persuasive, able to foster and promote co-operation

Strong written skills with the ability to produce persuasive presentations and proposals

Excellent organisational skills with a thorough attention to detail, the ability to research opportunities, identifying potential, prioritising to achieve goals

Have an innovative, creative approach to identifying and devising fundraising activities.

“Can-do” attitude, unflappable, steadfast, self-motivated, flexible and adaptable skills

Be able to write letters, reports and business proposals

Able to work under pressure, to multiple priorities and to strict deadlines, prioritising own workload.

Ability to organise prestigious high-profile events.


IT literate – a confident user of Word, email, excel, databases, PowerPoint

Experience or knowledge of the role played by statutory, private and voluntary sectors and the way they operate and of community care issues is desirable.

Knowledge and understanding of the different communities that make up the Bradford district

Other requirements

An understanding of the need for confidentiality, sensitivity and a non-judgmental attitude.

Enthusiasm and the energy to see projects through from concept to evaluation

Own transport, clean current driving licence and business use insurance.

The post will involve some evening and weekend work, for which time in lieu may be taken.

Flexibility with hours and travel is required.

Job Types: Part-time, Permanent


  • Harrogate, North Yorkshire (Preferred)

Warehouse Operative

Techbuyer Harrogate

Who we are and what we do:

Techbuyer is one of Europe's leading providers of refurbished server, storage and networking equipment. We’re one of the fastest growing firms in our sector and have 13 years of success behind us, revenues over £36 million, and have further global expansion planned ahead. At the moment we employ over 150 people worldwide and we’re committed to providing you with a lively, industrious and informal environment in which you can progress and succeed!

The Opportunity:

We have a very busy warehouse in which we process incoming deliveries, test and refurbish all our used parts, and put together orders large and small for packing and shipping. There’s always a lot of activity as we often have a quick stock turnaround: but you’ll find a lot of training, support and a spirit of camaraderie!

We’re looking for a new member of staff to be responsible for duties across lots of warehouse departments including Goods In, Goods Out, Technical and ITAD.

The role will involve handling incoming and outgoing stock, dealing with customer orders and using our in-house stock, order, and shipping systems. This busy role is demanding: it needs concentration, motivation and energy as everybody in the warehouse works under pressure to reach deadlines. It will involve teamwork in the warehouse and with other departments like Sales and Purchasing, so you need to be conscientious and have excellent communication skills. In addition to this, there are times where external site collections are required. You’ll be representing the business on these occasions, so professionalism and courtesy with suppliers and customers is also important.

Required Skills:

  • Attention to detail – you’ll need to be able to follow strict operational guidelines

  • Computer literacy

  • Methodical approach to problem solving and ability to use own initiative

  • Ability to work under pressure, prioritising workload and multitasking

  • Adaptability to changing daily tasks

  • Professional demeanour with customers and suppliers

Desirable Skills:

  • Previous warehousing experience, previous technical experience is especially desirable

  • Awareness of a variety of IT component parts and enthusiasm to learn new technologies

  • Familiarity with Microsoft Office 2016 suite, Sage 200, or Netsuite


  • Processing and refurbishing purchased stock to company standards for reselling

  • Liaising with the Purchasing and Sales teams on any particular daily requirement, or issue

  • Checking and signing for all goods delivered to the company

  • Quality Control of processed stock, ensuring it meets company standards for resale

  • Use of bespoke internal database to aid in product accuracy checks

  • Use of in-house WMS software – scanning products into stock locations

  • Providing specific product data to the Sales teams such as serial numbers and firmware revisions

  • Liaising with other warehouse teams to resolve any queries or issues

  • Receiving and actioning purchase orders from the Sales teams

  • Picking orders using the in-house WMS to locate stock

  • Inspecting all parts to check quality ready for dispatch

  • Dispatching parts using Sage200/alternative stocking system

  • Using various courier shipping platforms to generate shipping labels

  • Packaging the purchased goods to the required company standards

  • Customer site collections and product audits



All applicants selected for this position will need to pass reference & security checks to qualify for employment with Techbuyer.

Hardworks/Groundworks Operative

WGC Landscapes Ltd, Harrogate

WGC Landscapes Ltd. is a focused and motivated family run company. Operating for over 30 years we take on private and commercial work within the Yorkshire region. We are looking to employ a Hardworks/Groundworks Operative into our friendly, busy team, who wishes to progress within this industry as we can offer CPCS plant certification training for diggers and dumpers etc. Some experience in the following areas of work would be beneficial:

>Commercial/Domestic Hard Landscaping and Groundworks


>Site Preparations including drainage/type1 sub-bases, etc.

>Laying kerbs/paving/block paving/macadam/concrete/flag paving/resin bound gravel/fencing/etc.

Salary is dependant on experience.

Hours of work: Monday-Friday 7am-5pm. (47.5hrs per week).

Starting Holiday: 20 days p.a. paid holiday plus Bank Holidays (approx. 8).

NEST Pension /PAYE Benefits

To reiterate: the candidate we are looking for should have an interest in the commercial landscaping industry. This is an excellent opportunity for anyone wishing to enter the industry or further their career. With our support and training they can develop their skills within our business. Reliability and having a good attitude towards hard work in an out door environment is essential. You must be able to take direction as well as use your own initiative and be a strong team player.

Job Types: Full-time, Permanent

Salary: £19,000.00 to £25,740.00 /year


  • Harrogate, North Yorkshire (Preferred)


  • Driving Licence (Required)

  • CSCS/CPCS (Preferred)


  • English (Required)

Intelligence Management Officer

North Yorkshire Police

A number of exciting opportunities for Intelligence Management Officers (IMO) are currently available in Scarborough and Harrogate. As an IMO you will provide a high quality research service to the department in support of the force strategic and tactical priorities and as part of the wider team you will provide intelligence support to Staff and Officers across the organisation involved in operations.

You will be required to deliver accurate and timely data to facilitate analysis and inform decision making as well as evaluating information to ensure its quality, accuracy, integrity and security. You will also proactively identify information sources by collating relevant information.

The person;
We are seeking motivated and dedicated individuals with the following skills and experience:

  • Excellent IT skills (as a key element of the role is to interrogate a range of in-house computer databases as well as utilising excel, word and power-point for presentation purposes)

  • Ability to organise and prioritise

  • Ability to communicate effectively

  • Research and report writing experience

  • Strong team working skills

  • Work effectively using your own initiative

  • Successful completion or willingness to work towards completion of the Intelligence Professionalisation Programme (IPP) accreditation and ongoing professional development, or has equivalent experience and able to demonstrate equivalent level of expertise.

  • An awareness of the practical application of risk assessment processes and a willingness to achieve national accreditation.

  • Knowledge of the National Intelligence Model (NIM) and other legislation impacting on the intelligence business area is desirable but not essential.

Full training will be provided, in order for suitable candidates to develop a successful career within this environment.

The Benefits
You’ll be welcomed into an organisation that cares about the well-being of its personnel, and actively supports people so they can perform to the best of their ability.
In addition, North Yorkshire Police offers a range of benefits including:

  • Local Government Pension Scheme

  • Support for further professional development

  • Childcare vouchers

  • Cycle to work scheme

  • Upbeat – Access to a fantastic range of exclusive discounts on well-known online and high street retailers

  • Unison is the recognised Trade union within NYP and there are also a number of other Inclusion and Diversity support networks

  • Access to support and welfare along with compulsory yearly reviews in order to support you in the role

If you are interested in applying for this position, please submit an application before 9:00am on Monday 10th February 2020

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