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What is it like working in Leeds?

Not only is Leeds the third largest city in the United Kingdom, it also has many major industries to choose from. The main ones include education and health, which provides thousands of jobs for doctors, teachers, researchers and GP’s. Print and publishing is also a popular industry in Leeds. Aspiring writers, novelists and journalists can find many opportunities in the thriving city. 

Leeds makes a point of focusing on developing its financial and business services as well as the creative and cultural sector. Companies are on a constant lookout out for creative designers and graphic designers to improve the feel of the business. Finance is perhaps the most pivotal to Leeds’ global reputation, with nearly a quarter of a million people across the city region employed in the sector. 

Job trends in Leeds

Leeds is home to the UK’s fifth largest shopping location, so retail and wholesale are a large part of the economy. Housing and construction have £4.3 billion worth of schemes to be completed within the decade. The city has also drawn in a variety of top companies such as Asda which employs over 3,000 people. Other major employers include Rockstar Games, who created the game Grand Theft Auto; they also have an office in the area. 

 

What is it like living in Leeds?

The Lonely Planet has deemed Leeds to be the ‘Knightsbridge of the North’ due to its many luxurious stores such as Harvey Nichols and John Lewis. Within half an hour of the hectic lifestyle of the City is the Yorkshire Dales or the historical Roman City of York. The average price for a semi-detached 3-bedroom house in this area is just under £220,000 but there are many cheaper areas surrounding the city.

What is it like working in Leeds?
What is it like working in Leeds? >

What is it like working in Leeds?

Not only is Leeds the third largest city in the United Kingdom, it also has many major industries to choose from. The main ones include education and health, which provides thousands of jobs for doctors, teachers, researchers and GP’s. Print and publishing is also a popular industry in Leeds. Aspiring writers, novelists and journalists can find many opportunities in the thriving city. 

Leeds makes a point of focusing on developing its financial and business services as well as the creative and cultural sector. Companies are on a constant lookout out for creative designers and graphic designers to improve the feel of the business. Finance is perhaps the most pivotal to Leeds’ global reputation, with nearly a quarter of a million people across the city region employed in the sector. 

Job trends in Leeds

Leeds is home to the UK’s fifth largest shopping location, so retail and wholesale are a large part of the economy. Housing and construction have £4.3 billion worth of schemes to be completed within the decade. The city has also drawn in a variety of top companies such as Asda which employs over 3,000 people. Other major employers include Rockstar Games, who created the game Grand Theft Auto; they also have an office in the area. 

 

What is it like living in Leeds?

The Lonely Planet has deemed Leeds to be the ‘Knightsbridge of the North’ due to its many luxurious stores such as Harvey Nichols and John Lewis. Within half an hour of the hectic lifestyle of the City is the Yorkshire Dales or the historical Roman City of York. The average price for a semi-detached 3-bedroom house in this area is just under £220,000 but there are many cheaper areas surrounding the city.

The Ministry of Justice - Admin Officer - 6 positionsLocation: Leeds City Centre Salary: £8.36ph increasing to £9.59 after 12 weeksHours: Monday - Friday (37 hours)This is an ongoing temporary position with the possibility of a further extension at the ... More Details
£28,000 - £30,000 per annum
Supported Living ManagerLearning Disabilities and AutismLeedsCurrently seeking a Supported Living Manager for a brand new 8 Bedded Supported Living service in Leeds, specialising in Learning Disabilities, Autism, Dual Diagnosis and associated Challenging ... More Details
£9.28 - £10.79 per hour
NHS Verification Administrator£9.28ph rising to £10.79 after 12 weeksSat and Sun 9am-5pm week 1 and 2pm-10:30pm Week 2NHS DigitalWhitehall Quay LS1 4HRThe support team based in Leeds City Centre is looking to expand and develop its team due to natural ... More Details
Up to £10.79 per hour
NHS Verification Administrator£10.79phMon- Fri 9am-5PMMon- Fri 3pm-11pmShifts will be worked on a rota basis.NHS DigitalWhitehall Quay LS1 4HRThe support team based in Leeds City Centre is looking to expand and develop its team due to natural attrition ... More Details
The Ministry of Justice - Admin AssistantLocation: Leeds City Centre Hours: Monday - Friday (37 hours)Pay: £8.21 per hour under 25 £7.70 per hourAre you looking for a new role within the Public Sector? Do you want to work for a known and respected ... More Details
£9.50 - 9.50 per hour
Make a difference every day – Become a Field Care Supervisor. Nothing compares to the feeling that comes from knowing that you’ve brightened up someone’s day – especially when that someone is a vulnerable adult. Comfort Call are on the hunt for warm and ... More Details

Care Assistant 3 days ago

£9 per hour
Make a difference every day – Become a care assistant. Nothing compares to the feeling that comes from knowing that you’ve brightened up someone’s day – especially when that someone is a vulnerable adult. Comfort Call are on the hunt for warm and kind ... More Details
We currently have a Business Support Assistant role working for our client within NHS Digital. This is a long term temporary assignment.Location: Leeds City Centre.Hours: Monday- Friday 37.5 hours per week.Salary: £10.83 per hour increasing to £12.38 ... More Details
We are looking for a Project Support Officer to work for our client within NHS Digital. This will be a long term temporary assignment.Location: Leeds City CentreSalary: £10.83 per hour increasing to £12.38 after 12 weeksHours: Monday- Friday 37.5 hours ... More Details
What we're looking forUniversity isn't always the answer! An apprenticeship with DLG will help you grow your career alongside working towards a Level 2 Financial Services Customer Service qualification, and believe it or not, working in Insurance is fun. ... More Details

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