Lewes is an East Sussex town with a population of 17,297. Located in the South East of England, the town is an administrative centre for the local Lewes District and the area's main employment hub. Lewes jobs are particularly strong in the public sector, with police, ambulance and NHS services found locally, as well as a number of large private sector companies. The town has good transport links, historical surroundings and a wide range of amenities, making it an attractive place to live and work in. The average monthly rent price in the town is £1,267, according to home.co.uk.
Lewes Job Opportunities
Employment opportunities in Lewes at public sector organisations such as Sussex Police, the County Council and South Downs NHS Trust often become available, particularly for education, health and administration jobs. Much needed skills in the public sector include teaching, IT, financial and team leading abilities. Significant private sector companies providing Lewes jobs include:
Kalimex (wholesale DIY products)
Cheesmur Building Contractors
Manufacturing and engineering jobs at companies such as Fujitsu and Harveys Brewery usually require skills in machine operation, teamwork and communication, as well as relevant experience.
(Economic Land Assessment, 2010)
Lewes Employment Trends
In the Lewes District, 74.5% were in employment between July 2014 and June 2015 according to the Office for National Statistics. This figure has remained relatively consistent for the past two years, but there are always new Lewes jobs to apply for in a diverse local industry. For the future, a local Economic Land Assessment from 2010 predicts there will be a long-term shift in jobs from manufacturing to services, in line with the rest of the UK, while high-tech manufacturing will remain strong.