Come to Furness - there are Jobs for all types of skill here
There are a great number of job opportunities for your partner and family members in Furness. Here you will discover where to find vacancies, what types of jobs are available, some of the skills in demand and how recruitment agencies, Jobcentreplus and others can help you find the career you may be looking for.
What type of jobs may be available?
Vacancies are advertised directly by employers, through recruitment and outsourcing agencies, in national press recruitment pages, specialist journals, on locally based companies websites, in the NorthWest Evening Mail (www.nwemail.co.uk) on Mondays and Thursdays and in the Westmorland Gazette on fridays.
Job Centre Plus also hold and advertise vacancies.
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Locally based recruitment agencies such as FCK Recruitment at fckrecruitment.co.uk, Simmonds, Johnson Recruitment and Morson International (firstname.lastname@example.org) are another way of finding work.
In the Barrow area there are inner urban drop in centres operated through The Workshop which seek to help individuals looking to return to work after some time away from it.
Local jobfairs are also held from time to time and amay be advertised in the local press or on Bay Radio.
Barrow is the administrative and retail centre for South West Cumbria and the surrounding Bay area, which is home to 310,000 people. Manufacturing, professional, skilled manual, technical, health care, nursing, retail , clerical , administrative and many more employment opportunities are available to all age groups. Many firms also have apprentice and graduate openings.
Manufacturing businesses employ around 23% of the working population, distribution and hotels 21%, public administration, education and health 24.4% and 9% are in banking and finance. Potential jobs may be available in all these areas.