Honiton is a pretty market town in the east of the county of Devon and is 17 miles from Exeter. It has a population of around 11,822 and is a blend of historic features and modern-day amenities, including antique and craft shops, Boots, Argos, ancient coaching inns and supermarkets such as Aldi, Coop, as well as a Tesco Superstore. According to Zoopla, it is possible to rent a one-bedroomed flat for a little as £425 pcm and to purchase a two-bed family home for approximately £125,000. Honiton is a lively town, famous for its pottery, lace and many famous beauty spots. With excellent schools, a hospital and healthcare facilities, including care assistant jobs, Honiton is popular amongst job seekers.
Honiton Job Opportunities
Employment statistics are good in Honiton and the surrounding area due not least to its popularity, making jobs in Honiton on the increase according to Devonomics. The main employment areas for both qualified and unqualified workers is in accommodation, such as hotels and guest houses, food, finance, business and construction, with vacancies for both skilled workers and for labouring jobs. Companies are actively offering jobs in Honiton to skilled professionals in account management and sales jobs, plus many more areas of ability are on offer.
Honiton Employment Trends
It has been shown by Devonomics that the employment rate and amount of jobs in Honiton often exceeds the national average, pro rata. This is believed to be because of the high level of growth, leading to more jobs in Honiton becoming available. These include managerial posts, professionals and administrative roles, leisure occupations, not necessarily only related to the tourist industry, secretarial work and NHS related jobs. Employment trends also benefit from the ‘Exeter and East Devon Growth Point’, designed to help realise the full commercial potential of the whole of East Devon. Part of this project is the Flybe Training Academy and also the Clyst Honiton bypass.