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UK Wide Employment Agency Based In Wiltshire

Direct Response Employment Services is your local independent recruitment agency set in the centre of Trowbridge, Wiltshire. As a local employment agency we provide recruitment services to a wide range of SME and large, national companies. We can successfully recruit across Wiltshire, Somerset and beyond supporting candidates and businesses across the UK.

Our commercial Division specialises in all office support roles from entry level through to senior and executive placements, recruiting with administration, customer service, HR, Finance and accountancy, Sales, Marketing, Procurement including executive and managerial positions.

Our Industrial Team are able to support your recruitment needs with semi & unskilled industrial roles including warehouse, production, CNC, and machine operatives.

Our driving team can support across a range of driving roles from van drivers through to HGV drivers including drivers mates.

Our technical team can support with a range of niche roles from engineers, IT staff and skilled technical roles.

And finally we have our hospitality and catering division supporting with waitressing, bar staff, kitchen porters and catering staff.

We are able to provide temporary, temp to perm, contract and permanent staff for all sectors across the UK.

If you are a candidate looking for a permanent or temporary role or a business looking to recruit new talent and would like to see how we can support you, then speak to one of our friendly consultants today.

Having been recruiting since 1998, Direct Response Employment Services has become one of the top employment agencies in the local area as Di and her team strive in getting to know you personally, building relationships and working in partnership to find you the right job or the right candidate for your business.


Areas We Cover

We are one of the top employment agencies based in Trowbridge, Wiltshire but we also regularly have jobs and agency work available from across the whole of the UK for a range of different sectors. Some of the popular areas we regularly list jobs for includes but is not limited to Aberthaw, Cardiff, South Wales, Bristol, Kent, Essex, Barnstone, Mount Sorrell, Solihull, Banbury, Herefordshire, Southampton, Buxton, Dunbar, Scotland, Swindon and more.

If you are looking for a temporary or permanent role across the UK please register with us or contact our helpful team for more information, we have a wide range of jobs and roles which require employees urgently.


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Accountancy Manager

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  • Permanent
  • Swindon
  • Salary: £40,000 - £49,000 Per Annum

Website Direct Response Employment Services

Direct Response Employment Services is your local employment agency based in the centre of Trowbridge, Wiltshire

Direct Response Employment Services are delighted to be supporting our client in Swindon in the recruitment of an Accountancy Manager.

This is an excellent opportunity for someone who is looking to take the next step within their accountancy careers.  This is more than just being on hand on answer clients’ questions but there to challenge thinking, create new opportunities and avoid negative risks for clients.

As a Accountancy manager you will be able to offer the best and highest level of service to your clients where you can take full control, if this sounds like it could be you, then check out the duties below.

Key Duties:

  • Assisting with the onboarding of new clients to ensure that they have a friendly contact and gets them off on the right step to excellent support.
  • Building deep, long standing relationships with your clients.
  • Working with the wider team to ensure plans are implemented.
  • Look for opportunities with clients to improve processes and business opportunities.
  • Working alongside the professional support network alongside clients to help the client achieve their rounded business and future goals, supporting your clients as a business partner. This may include fellow professionals such as financial advisors, mortgage brokers, business coaches etc.
  • Reviewing of financial information with clients but using in a way which focuses on both tax management/planning as well as future growth opportunities.
  • Building robust forecasting models and challenging clients to use this and interact as the business grows and develop.
  • Identify ways that we may be able to help our clients further and enhance the service level that we are offering.

Experience / Skills:

  • Someone with a passion for business in support of their accountancy qualifications.
  • Fully chartered (CIMA, ACCA or ACA) or qualified by experience with a track record in a practice environment.
  • Detailed experience of preparing and being involved in the review of both personal and business accounts and tax planning.
  • An eagerness to do more than just “crunch the numbers”
  • Someone who loves working with the wider team in delivering results.

Salary for the role is between £40k – £49k depending on experience.

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Marina Engineer

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  • Permanent
  • Trowbridge
  • Salary: £30,000 - £35,000 DOE

Website response_direct Direct Response Employment Services

Direct response Employment Services is your local employment agency based in the centre of Trowbridge, Wiltshire

Direct Response Employment Services are delighted to be supporting our client in Trowbridge in the recruitment of an Marina Engineer to join the team on a permanent basis.

Overall of the role: 

As a Marine engineer you will undertake all aspects of fault diagnosis, maintenance and to repair relevant marina services and canal boats.  You will ensure all maintenance of fleets to ensure safety and to maximise the life of the boats along with minimising any mechanical failures.

Key Duties: 

  • The fault diagnosis, maintenance, servicing and repair of diesel engines and generating equipment, marine gearboxes and steering systems.
  • The Fault diagnoses, maintenance, installation, servicing and repair of 12v, 24v and 240v electrical equipment.
  • The fault diagnosis, maintenance, installation, servicing and repair of boat related plumbing, waste disposal and heating systems.
  • General maintenance, servicing, repair and refurbishment of the marina and boats including welding, painting, varnishing, carpentry and cleaning.
  • The maintenance and operation of the shore based installations and equipment.
  • Attendance to repairs and breakdowns away from the base operations both in and our of normal working hours.
  • The demonstration and instruction on the safe use of handling both boats and equipment.
  • Supervise, train and provide advice and guidance to other operational staff when required.

We are looking for a candidate who has previous experience working as an engineer, ideally experience of working with Diesel engines would be a significant benefit along with mechanical and electrical  knowledge ideally within the marine industry.

You will also have an excellent knowledge of marine plumbing and heating along with LPG installations. Ability to estimate costs, along with the ability for flexibility and have excellent geographical knowledge.

The role will be working Monday to Friday with weekend work during peak periods paying an annual salary of £30,000 – £35,000 depending on experience.

If you feel you have what we are looking for and would like to find out more then please get in touch with your CV or give the office a call for a chat.

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Marina Technician

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  • Full Time
  • Trowbridge
  • Salary: £25,000 to £27,000

Website Direct Response Employment Services

Direct Response Employment Services is your local employment agency set in the centre of Trowbridge, Wiltshire

We are seeking a Marine technician for our client based in Trowbridge.

Aa a Marine Technician you will  carry out the various duties needed to operate and maintain the marina services and a hire fleet. Maintain and repair canal boats to maximise the life of boats and equipment, and to minimise mechanical failures. Instruct customers in the safe operation of the boat, its equipment and the use of the inland waterways system. To undertake varied works on boats and equipment for private customers.

Our busy client Based in Trowbridge are operators of marina and boat repair facilities, boat building, and narrowboat hire fleets. The role of the Marina Technician is to support these 7 day a week operation by undertaking varied marina duties and the maintenance and repair of boats and equipment, at both the base and Canalside. Providing cover for breakdowns on a rota basis both in and out of normal working hours. Technicians are also required to operate yard sales and provide instruction on the safe use of the boats and their equipment to customers. Marina Technicians will often be at the front line representing the company when dealing directly with customers on handovers, callouts, boat repairs, and other marina activities. The job is varied requiring flexible working and the ability to work on own initiative with minimal supervision.

 MAIN ACCOUNTABILITIES

1 The basic fault finding, maintenance, servicing and repair of diesel engines and generating equipment, marine gearboxes, steering systems and stern gear.

2 The basic fault finding, maintenance, servicing and repair of 12v, 24v and 240v electrical equipment.

3 The basic fault finding, maintenance, servicing and repair of plumbing, waste disposal and LPG installations.

4 General maintenance, servicing and repair of the marina and boats including welding, painting, varnishing, carpentry and cleaning.

5 The maintenance and operation of shore-based installations and equipment including pump out facilities, vending of water, diesel and LPG gas.

6 Attendance to breakdowns and repairs away from the base operations both in and out of normal working hours.

7 The demonstration of, and instruction on, the safe use and handling of both boats and equipment to customers.

8 Undertake any other duties, within the scope of the job, as directed by line management to maintain the efficient working of the Business. 07/15 Marina Technician

EMPLOYEE SPECIFICATION

  • The ability to demonstrate competence in the Marina Technician core skills.
  • Have a working knowledge of mechanical, electrical, plumbing, heating and LPG systems and equipment options relevant to the marine industry.
  • The ability to complete forms and records legibly.
  • Prepared to wear and maintain company uniform.
  • Good interpersonal and verbal communication skills with the ability to deal with customers in sometime stressful situations.
  • Prepared to work flexibly as part of a small team (weekend working required and 24 hours call out roster required).
  • Organised and able to work on own initiative with minimal supervision.
  • Supply and maintain in safe condition own hand tools to the list provided.
  • Hold a RYA Helmsman certificate and undertake customer care training.
  • Prepared to undertake training to develop skills and knowledge of the industry.
  • Hold a valid UK driving licence (minimum category B) with access to own transport with insurance that covers ‘business use’ to attend service calls should a company vehicle not be available.
  • Geographical knowledge of the local canal system with the ability to use a map to locate boats from minimal information.

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Marina Operative

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  • Full Time
  • Trowbridge
  • Salary: £22,000 to £24,000

Website Direct Response Employment Services

Direct Response Employment Services is your local employment agency set in the centre of Trowbridge, Wiltshire

We are seeking a marine operative to join our clients team in Trowbridge Wiltshire.

As a Marine operative you would  carry out the various duties needed to operate and maintain marina services. Maintain the hire fleet and other managed craft to maximise the life of boats and equipment, and to minimise mechanical failures. Instruct customers in the safe operation of the boat, its equipment and the use of the inland waterways system. To undertake varied works on boats and equipment for private customers.

NATURE AND SCOPE

Our wonderful client based in Trowbridge are leading operators of marina and boat repair facilities, boat building and narrowboat hire fleets. The role of the Marina Operative is to support these 7 day a week operation by undertaking varied marina duties, the maintenance of the site and facilities, and boats and equipment. Marina Operatives may be required to provide cover for breakdowns on a rota basis both in and out of normal working hours. Marina Operatives will often be at the front line representing the company when dealing directly with customers on handovers, call outs and other marina activities. The job is varied requiring flexible working and the ability to work on own initiative with minimal supervision

MAIN ACCOUNTABILITIES

  1. General maintenance, servicing and repair of marina and boats including painting, varnishing,

cleaning, and carpentry.

  1. The maintenance and operation of shore-based installations and equipment including pump out

facilities, vending of water, diesel and LPG gas cylinders.

  1. The demonstration of, and instruction on, the safe use and handling of both boats and equipment to

customers.

  1. Undertake any other duties, within the scope of the job, as directed by line management to maintain

the efficient working of the Business.

EMPLOYEE SPECIFICATION

  • The ability to demonstrate competence in the Marina Operative core skills.
  • The ability to complete forms and records legibly.
  • Prepared to wear and maintain company uniform.
  • Good interpersonal and verbal communication skills with the ability to deal with customers in sometime stressful situations.
  • Prepared to work flexibly as part of a small team (Weekend working required).
  • Prepared to undertake training to develop technical skills and knowledge of the local canal network and industry.
  • Organised and able to work on own initiative with minimal supervision.
  • Geographic knowledge of the local canal network.
  • Supply and maintain in safe condition own hand tools required to carry out tasks.
  • Undertake customer care training and if required hold a RYA Helmsman certificate and a current UK

driving license (minimum Category B).

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Plumbing & Heating Engineer

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  • Permanent
  • Trowbridge
  • Salary: £40,000 DOE

Website Direct Response Employment Services

Direct Response Employment Services is your local employment agency set in the centre of Trowbridge, Wiltshire

We are currently seeking an experienced Plumbing & Heating Engineer to join our clients team, based in Trowbridge.

We are specifically looking for an enthusiastic team member, who is hardworking, polite and reliable. You must be able to work to high standards of workmanship, finish and quality. Our client offer a range of jobs which include gas & oil services, breakdowns and installations and plumbing.

As a heating and plumbing engineer you will have

  • · Minimum 2 years experience.
  • · Current Gas Safe Registration.
  • · Current Oftec Registration.
  • · Gas Safe Card & ACS – City & Guilds or NVQ in Plumbing and Heating.
  • · Experienced in all domestic aspects of plumbing and heating including bathroom installations, boiler servicing/breakdowns, boiler installations and Landlord Safety Checks.
  • Must hold a full clean UK Driving License.

Benefits;

  • · Up to £40,000 DOE
  • · Power tools supplied
  • · Company van with paid diesel card
  • · Full uniform
  • Overtime available

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Van Drivers

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  • Temporary
  • Trowbridge
  • Salary: £11.50

Website response_direct Direct Response Employment Services

Direct Response Employment Services is your local employment agency based in the centre or Trowbridge Wiltshire

We are seeking reliable Van Drivers to join our team covering temporary ad-hock driving roles around the Wiltshire and Somerset areas. The ideal candidate should have experience in commercial driving and possess mechanical knowledge to ensure the safe transportation of goods.

Key Duties:

  • Operate company vans to transport goods between warehouses and delivery locations.
  • Communicate with delivery personal to coordinate logistics.
  • Perform vehicle inspections and maintenance checks.
  • Adhere to all traffic laws and regulations during transportation routes.

Experience:

  • Proven experience as a van driver or similar role.
  • Commercial driving experience essential.
  • Must be over the age of 25 due to insurance purposes.

Monday to Friday am starts

If you are an experienced driver and happy to cover ad-hock bookings on a temporary basis then please get in touch to discuss further.

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General Manager (Travel)

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  • Permanent
  • Trowbridge
  • Salary: £28,000 - £30,000

Website Direct Response Employment Services

Direct Response Employment Services is your local employment agency set in the centre of Trowbridge Wiltshire

Direct Response Employment Services are actively recruiting for a general manager with travel industry experience to join our clients team in Trowbridge.

As a general manager you will be responsible for the day to day managing of the office, working towards motivating a team of consultants to hit and exceed targets while maintaining the highest customer service possible.

Key duties:

  • work with the director to implement company strategy within the branch.
  • Attend selected supplier events to take advantage of commercial opportunities  for the business.
  • Ensure brochures are stocked and ordered and ensure the store is always clean and presentable.
  • Ensure social media channels are regularly updated with offers and store communication.
  • develop relationships with suppliers to foster and commercial opportunities.
  • Provide activity and sales summary to the operations director.
  • Interview and recruit staff as required for the delivery of company objectives.
  • Look for and implement marketing strategies to promote business levels.
  • Preparing staff Rota’s in accordance with the needs of the business.
  • Deliver a full booking experience providing an outstanding high level of customer service.
  • Creating inspiring travel itineraries in a friendly and professional manner.
  • capture a detailed brief outlining client requirements.
  • Provide direction for the team and encourage and facilitate a positive culture.

To be considered for this role, you will have previous experience working as a manager and have knowledge within the travel / leisure industry.

On offer is a starting salary of £28,000 – £30,000 plus bonus / commission for meeting set targets.

The role involves working Monday to Friday with Saturdays worked on a Rota basis.

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Food Production Operatives

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  • Permanent
  • Frome Somerset
  • Salary: £11.50 to £12.50 per hour + overtime10.42 to 11.98

Website Response_direct Direct Response Employment Services

Direct Response Employment Services is your local employment agency set in the centre of Trowbridge, Wiltshire

We are seeking Food production operatives to join our client’s busy team

As a Food Production Operative, you will be part of the team you will be trained to take responsibility for running our packing line machinery to achieve efficiency and required quality to achieve the production plan, whilst maintaining high levels of health and safety.

Key Responsibilities for a Food Production Operative

  • To run the machines, you are responsible to achieve high efficiencies and completing all associated tasks
  • To ensure the correct supply of packaging to the filling machines
  • To take responsibility for online quality assurance
  • To ensure quality standards are maintained and improved upon by reducing wastage and re-work levels
  • To ensure the maintenance of good housekeeping and Health & Safety within the department and the site as a whole.
  • To ensure compliance with Food Hygiene and Safety rules and standards.
  • To work as a team member, including showing flexibility, adaptability, and problem-solving.

Knowledge, Skills, and Experience

  • Numerate and computer literate
  • Ability to work under pressure and meet tight deadlines
  • Experience is not necessary but the work can be physically demanding so requires a reasonable degree of manual strength and dexterity

Hours: Must be able to follow the rotating shifts 06:00 to 14:00 / 14:00 to 22:00 and 22:00 to 06:00 37.5 hours per week or the chance of working odd shifts.

  • Opportunities to full-time employment
  • Part Time Opportunities
  • Subsidised canteen
  • Staff Shop
  • Free Parking.

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