Jobs boost for local economy as 92% of Woburn applicants hail from region

Half of the 1,500 roles advertised have been filled after receiving 11,000 applications

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Since beginning our Woburn Forest recruitment drive in July last year, we’re pleased to reveal that we have received more than 11,000 applications for the 1,500 vacancies on offer. Half of the roles – ranging from positions in on-site restaurants, retailers and guest facilities – have now been filled. Even better, we’re delighted to tell you that 92 per cent of applicants hail from the local area of Bedfordshire.

The roles that have attracted most attention so far have been for Guest Services, retail and security, as well as lifeguard roles for the guest-favourite Subtropical Swimming Paradise.

Judi Leavor, HR Director at Center Parcs says: “It’s fantastic to have received so many job applications for the new site already. This recruitment drive should have a tremendous impact on the local community in terms of economic growth, both in the short and long term.”

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Center Parcs Woburn Forest is still looking to fill approximately 500 positions. The business is currently searching for candidates across finance, HR and leisure, as well as beauty therapists for the brand new Aqua Sana, Center Parcs’ spa. Start your Center Parcs career here.

Leavor continues: “Despite the large number of applications, we are still seeking talent for a number of key areas. Because of the variety of roles we are recruiting for, we are looking for a diverse range of skill sets.”

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