Jobs in Scarborough, United Kingdom

Strange appeal of a Slightly Faded Beach Town

Scarborough is a Yorkshire beach resort on the North Sea coast. The seafront is comprised of a North Bay and a South Bay. A castle was built in the 12th century on the promontory that divides the two bays, and a medieval settlement grew up around the harbour on the south side. From 1253 until 1788 merchants from all over the British Isles and elsewhere in Europe came to Scarborough Fair during a six-week period in August and September to exchange goods and enjoy the festival food and entertainments. A version of a 17th century Scottish folk ballad which tells the tale of impossible tasks was popularised by Simon and Garfunkel in 1966, under the title ‘Scarborough Fair.’

Mineral waters running from one of the cliff tops to the south side of town were discovered in 1626. This led to the opening of Scarborough Spa – the first true beach resort in Britain. It became popular with wealthy Londoners from 1660, following publication of a widely-read book about the spa waters. The Scarborough-York Railway line opened in 1845, bringing new visitors from different walks of life. The town was ready, having begun construction of the first spa hotel – the Crown Spa – in 1841. The Grand Hotel – one of the world’s largest hotels at the time – opened its doors in 1867. German warships bombarded Scarborough Castle during World War I, but without lasting damage. In 1930 high society resort patrons took up big game tuna fishing; recreational sea fishing is still popular today.

Scarborough’s commercial town centre grew up on the north side around the coach and rail stations. Today, residential areas dot the surrounding hillside and the centre offer lots of choice for avid shoppers and diners. The north side also features several unusual attractions – a miniature railway; the re-enactment of a maritime battle on the boating lake, using large model boats and a fireworks display; the Japanese-themed Peasholm Park; and the local seafood market where fresh-caught fish are sold every day. There are a Sea Life Sanctuary, an abundance of water sports, many walking paths, cricket and a motorsport circuit.

The south side is still one of the largest beach resorts in the UK, although with a different clientele consisting of summer vacationers, weekend visitors and year-round conference participants. The Georgian Spa Complex is an imposing set of structures on the side of the cliff, with Georgian and Victorian terrace housing and many historical buildings sitting above it, and the golden sandy beaches below. Museums, art galleries, numerous parks and gardens, nightlife venues and several game and entertainment centres can be found on both sides of the town, which are linked by a recently-upgraded Victorian promenade.

Live theatre is popular in Scarborough. A small theatre-in-the-round – the first of its kind in Britain – opened in 1955 in temporary quarters. In 1996 it moved to the Stephen Joseph Theatre, a renovated cinema hall with two venues for live theatre and modern backstage technology. There is also a well-regarded YMCA amateur theatre, and the town hosts a National Student Drama Festival annually. Large shows and events are staged year-round at the Spa Conference and Exhibition Centre on the south side and the Scarborough Open-Air Theatre with seating for 6,500 re-opened on the north side in 2010. The Spa Complex is also home to the Scarborough Spa Orchestra and the annual Scarborough Jazz Festival.

There is a drive to regenerate the town, but without changing its tranquil seaside character or 1960s look. Scarborough General Hospital is the largest local employer, the hospitality industry offers plenty of jobs during the high season, and there is a small manufacturing sector. In 1998 Create Arts Development, Ltd. was formed to help Scarborough take economic advantage of its thriving creative scene. To that end, it formed a network of artists, designers, writers and other creative people called ‘Creative Coast’ in 2006. Also in that year, a non-profit corporation (Creative Industries Centre, Ltd.) opened Woodend in a historic complex owned by the town council. Woodend provides workspace for artists plus an exhibition hall and is proving to be a commercial success for exhibitors and the local economy.

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1289052BRReq ID:1289052BRCompany Summary:What started small, with a single discount store and the simple idea of selling more for less, has grown over the last 50 years into the largest retailer in the world. Each week, ...
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Housekeeping new Add to Favorites
I have 3 children and two cats and usually do a good job at picking up / doing laundry/dishes but just run out of time to actually clean the bathrooms the way they should be/wash floors/clean the oven and things like ...
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single family home to be cleaned
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Description:To review individual job descriptions, please visit http://careers.gamestop.com and select the GameStop Retail Staff Career Area.PLEASE NOTE:  Your application will be considered for all ...
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Assistant Mgr Trainee new Add to Favorites
Req ID: 1289052BR Company Summary: What started small, with a single discount store and the simple idea of selling more for less, has grown over the last 50 years into the largest retailer in the world. Each week, over ...
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Looking for a full-time nanny for 5 days a week to take care of 3 children in Scarborough for our 1-year-old twin boys and our 5-year-old daughter (for after school hours). We would prefer someone who could help out ...
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Job Req ID: JR-40038884 To Apply to this job, click here Goodyear. More Driven. A Commercial Service Technician, you will be accountable for properly and safely performing the tire and related services needed for all ...
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Title - DO NOT EDIT: Customer Service Associate II Department: 0605 - Delivery Location #: 2407 Job Description: On the Spot Interviews, April 9 & 10Position Description Responsible for assisting customers with all ...
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Title - DO NOT EDIT: Customer Service Associate III Department: 0011 - Building Materials Location #: 2407 Job Description: Position Description Responsible for assisting customers with all of their shopping needs ...
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Location Various Locations Career Area Walmart Store Jobs Job Function Walmart Store Jobs Employment Type Full & Part Time Position Type Hourly Requisition 2017005 What you'll do at Stocking, backroom, ...
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Retail Sales Consultant new Add to Favorites
Location Available:BRUNSWICK STOREMAINE MALL STOREMARGINAL WAY STOREDo you like helping people? Do you have a strong desire to connect people with technology and entertainment? You may have what it takes to join our ...
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Griffin & Griffin
Griffin & Griffin is Maine’s unrivaled wedding and event lighting company, creating custom lighting designs, bespoke draping and decor, full on and off-site event production, and power distribution.We are ...
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Texas Roadhouse
Part-timeDescription: Love your job at Texas Roadhouse! Join our family and take pride in your work. Texas Roadhouse is looking for a Dishwasher who works well with others while following sanitation guidelines in the ...
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Optimum Imaging Diagnostics
SUMMARY – The Manager of Quality and Regulatory role will be responsible for all aspects of OIDx’s Quality System, Regulatory pathways, and overall compliance activity.ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES: ...
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New England Cancer Specialists
Job Descriptions:New England Cancer Specialists is looking for a full-time, professional, empathetic and experienced Collections Specialist in our Scarborough, Maine location. The Collections Specialist is responsible ...
job from Cleverism, originally posted on 21st April
Responsible for collaborating with leadership team in the development of, and subsequent implementation of, a selling organization culture with a consumer-centric focus through Category, Merchandising and Pricing (CMP) ...
job from Cleverism, originally posted on 21st April
Pathways of Maine
 Are you looking to make a difference in someone’s life?  We want you on our team!Behavior Analyst Technician (BAT)Come join a team who:ü Makes a difference in someone’s life.ü Makes ...
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genesis
Pine Point Center is looking for a FT Nurse Manager for our Short Stay Unit. If you have any questions, please reach out to Karen Farrington, HR at karen.farrington@genesishcc.com or 207-883-2468.Genesis is one of the ...
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Pathways of Maine
Are you looking to make a difference in someone’s life?  We want you on our team!Care Coordinator (TCM and BHH)This is a Case Manager Position providing Targeted Case Management and Behavioral Health Home ...
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Technologist Assistant new Add to Favorites
CDI
As a Technologist Assistant you will provide assistance to the technologists in areas that allow technologists to maintain an on-time schedule and run the scanning area in an orderly fashion. This position is full time ...
job from Cleverism, originally posted on 21st April