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Ashfield District Council

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Civil Service jobs

The Civil Service delivers public services and supports the government of the day to develop and implement its policies.

The work civil servants do touches all aspects of life in the UK, from education and the environment, to transport and defence. Civil Service departments that are recruiting on a regular basis include:

  • Department for Education (DfE)
  • Department for Work and Pensions (DWP)
  • His Majesty's Revenue and Customs (HMRC)
  • Home Office

See below the current vacancies in the Civil Service and there is an option to search by department:

Diverse Academies Trust

Founded in September 2011, Diverse Academies is a multi-academy trust consisting of 14 academies – six secondary, six primary and two special – across Nottinghamshire and Lincolnshire.

Within Ashfield, the Trust covers: Hillocks Primary Academy, The Holgate Academy, and Hucknall Sixth Form Centre.

Diverse Academies Trust is regularly on the hunt for new talent and have roles within teaching, teaching support, support staff, business professionals and governor vacancies.

ECS Engineering Ltd

ECS Engineering Ltd are a local business based in Sutton in Ashfield and has over 30 years’ experience in delivering high quality, reliable and cost effective engineering solutions, specialising in bespoke design and construction of water, energy and environmental processing and management projects.

The business is structured into four main divisions: Fabrications, Water Control, Site Services, and Environmental.

ECS Engineering a regularly looking for talented individuals to join their workforce. Job titles include Quantity Surveying, Project Engineering, Electricians, and Mechanical Supervisors

Heroux-Devtek UK Ltd

Heroux-Devtek is an international company specializing in the design, development, manufacture, and repair and overhaul of landing gear, actuation systems and components for the Aerospace market.

Heroux-Devtek is the third-largest manufacturer of landing gear in the world. They employ approximately 1,960 people in North America and Europe, all of whom are proud to work in a highly technological environment that is both stimulating and people-oriented.

There is a delivery site in Kirkby in Ashfield and they are regularly looking for local talent to join their organisation. Job titles including CNC Machinists, Assembly, Maintenance, Human Resources, and Programme Managing.

ITP Aero UK Ltd

Nearly 2 years since it became ITP Aero UK, the site in Hucknall has seen year-on-year headcount growth. The number of permanent employees has grown by 63 since the beginning of 2022.

In January 2022 there were 659 permanent employees working in ITP Aero UK. There are now 722 employees, working in manufacturing, engineering, supply chain and support roles. The site in Hucknall has been continually growing since the business became ITP Aero UK in May 2021, after historically being a Rolls Royce site.

ITP Aero UK has an Apprenticeship Scheme, offering opportunities for post-16 practical apprenticeships and degree apprenticeships. This follows an intake of new apprentices in 2022. They are committed to continuing this trend in the future, bringing in young new talent, to complement the experienced and skilled existing teams.

ITP Aero continue to grow and you can see the local job opportunities here:

NHS - Sherwood Forest Hospitals

The National Health Service (NHS) is regularly advertising vacancies through their website; including opportunities at King's Mill Hospital. This includes roles in: administration, nursing and midwifery, allied health professionals, medical and dental, healthcare science services, and NHS support services.

Van Elle Ltd

It is projected that the construction sector will grow over the next year (2025) and 19,350 extra workers will be required by 2026 in the East Midlands region. Van Elle Ltd are a large construction business based in Kirkby in Ashfield and are regularly advertising vacancies on their website. Roles include: piling, engineering, plater/welder, and production operatives.

West Notts College

The college has recently seen significant investment in facilities, providing an environment that mirrors industry, giving students real work life experience and the opportunity to learn in state-of-the-art facilities. They are now equally committed to investing in people.

The workforce at West Notts College are friendly and respectful professionals who are passionate about education and lifelong learning. The college seeks to recruit enthusiastic individuals who demonstrate the qualities of their values; Respect, Integrity, Collaboration, High Expectations, Responsibility.

They have both teaching and support vacancies so please go to their vacancies page to view the current opportunities…

Last updated: 02 July 2024