The members of the Prime Movers group are spread throughout
the borough and come from a variety of sectors.
In the North are BAE systems - based in Stanmore, close to
the Royal National Orthopaedic Hospital.
Although Harrow is primarily a residential borough, unlike
much of London it still hosts a significant amount of manufacturing,
driven by: Kodak, Colart (Windsor and Newton) Thales Acoustics
(formerly Racal)...all in Wealdstone.
The London Borough of Harrow is based at the civic Centre
roughly equi-distant between Harrow town centre and Wealdstone.
First National Bank has three major buildings in the heart
of Harrow town centre. The Land Registry is also based there.
Harrow College is also realatively close to central Harrow.
Ladbrokes' head office and international call centre is based
in Rayners Lane.
South Harrow hosts Bovis Land Lease.
The Health sector also includes the Clementine Churchill Hospital
at Sudbury Hill. Nothwick Park Hospital is right on the border
with Brent on the Harrow Rd, alongside the University of Westminster
The Clementine Churchill Hospital
The Clementine Churchill Hospital in Harrow is part of BMI,
the largest private healthcare provider in the UK. It has
a reputation for providing high quality care to it's patients,
in pleasant surroundings. The hospital has some of the finest
and up-to-date medical,surgical and disgnostic equipment and
supports all major disciplines including general and specialist
medicine and surgery and oncology. It is currenly licensed
for 120 beds, including a 4 bedded Critical Care unit, it
has 4 theatres and an endoscopy unit.
Work is currently underway on a £16m extension that
is due to open in January 2003. The new extension will provide:
26 additonal ensuite bedrooms, a new medical suite with chemotherapy
treatment area, two minor operations theatres, a new physiotherapy
department with hydrotherapy pool and a new consulting centre,
that will be the largest of its kind in BMI Healthcare.
The hospital currently employs over 440 contracted staff,
additional employment opportunities will be created by the
extension. This is an exciting time to join the hospital and
we can offer competitive salaries, attractive benefits package
and continuing professional development.
For further information please contact:
Joanne Levy, HR Officer on 020 8872 3833 or email firstname.lastname@example.org
or write to her at The Clementine Churchill Hospital, Sudbury
Hill, Harrow, Middx HA1 6RX.
First National aims to be the leading finance house in the
UK. We're already a major player in the UK finance industry
and through our 3,000 dedicated staff across 30 sites we provide
financial services to over 4 million customers through our
network of 10,000 business introducers.
As part of the Abbey National Group and with assets of around
£9 billion, our Success is down to those who make it
all happen. And as one of the largest employers in Harrow,
there is no shortage of opportunities for people who can contribute
to our success.
With over 5,500 employees, Harrow Council is the borough's
largest employer and offers a wide range of job and career
opportunities for people with a variety of skills and experience.
We are a successful and forward looking council who have been
recognised as achieving excellence in a number of areas. In
2000 the Government awarded Harrow the prestigious Beacon
Status identifying Harrow as one of the leading local authorities
in the country. The award was gained in the modern service
delivery category. This year Harrow's success has again been
recognised and we have been awarded Beacon Status for our
work in promoting racial equality.
Harrow has also received Charter Marks for excellence in the
provision of public services in housing, renovation grants,
animal services and revenues and benefits, and legal services
have attained Lexcel the Law Society's practice management
Harrow has a good record for employing staff from all sections
of the community and encourages applications from ethnic minority
and disabled people. We offer flexible working arrangements
including job sharing and part time working. We also provide
a workplace nursery.
You can find out more about job and career opportunities at
Harrow Council by visiting our website at www.harrow.gov.uk.
The Land Registry
HM Land Registry is a Government Executive
Agency, responsible to the Lord
Chancellor. Its main purpose is to register title to land
in England and Wales and to record dealings once the land
is registered. Established in 1862, it is required to be self-financing
and makes no call on public funds.
The Land Registry holds an Investors in
People award and was first awarded
It's Charter Mark in 1992 in recognition of the excellence
of its service to the public; this was renewed in 1995, 1998
and 2001 - one of only a few Departments to have been awarded
the Mark in four consecutive years. There are a number of
District Land Registries throughout England and Wales (including
Harrow) each responsible for specific administrative areas.
We are fully committed to equality of opportunity
for all our employees and customers. We operate all our people
management policies and procedures and deliver our customer
service fairly, reasonably and without prejudice. We adopt
the managing diversity approach to our people management and
business delivery to ensure that the potential of all our
employees is realised in the interests of providing the best
possible service to our full range of customers. We are harnessing
modern computer and internet technology and our Ten-Year Strategy
Plan shows we intend to maintain our position as a world leader
in our field.
There are nearly 300 employed at Harrow,
including full-time, part-time and
job-sharing staff. Harrow District Land Registry operates
a Small Team strategy, making full use of the multi-skilled
workforce. This makes working life more varied and interesting.
Dealing with telephone enquiries, computer mapping of title
plans and preparing legal entries for the register of any
property ranging from a single car parking space to a multi
storey city centre commercial development are all in a day's
More information can be obtained from our
main website www.landreg.gov.uk
Royal National Orthopaedic Hospital NHS
The Royal National Orthopaedic Hospital
NHS Trust (RNOH) provides a comprehensive range of neuro-musculoskeletal
health care, ranging from the most acute spinal injury or
complex bone tumour to orthopaedic medicine and specialist
rehabilitation for chronic back pain sufferers. This broad
range of neuro-musculoskeletal services is unique with the
As a national centre of excellence, the RNOH treats patients
from across the country; many of whom have been referred by
other hospital consultants for second opinions or for treatment
of complex and/or rare conditions.
All patients benefit from the skills of our team of highly
specialised consultants, many of whom are nationally and internationally
recognised for their expertise and experience. Supporting
every area of our work are teams of dedicated nurses, therapists
and other highly specialised clinical staff who are recognised
in their own right for their clinical expertise in neuro-musculoskeletal
care. The Trust also works closely with other hospitals and
has many joint appointments of staff with other trusts to
ensure the maximum availability of specialist skills for patients.
The RNOH also plays a major role in teaching - 20% of all
UK orthopaedic surgeons receive training here. Our teaching
and clinical effectiveness is enhanced by our work in research
and development and our academic links with University College
London. Research departments at Stanmore include the Institute
of Orthopaedics and Musculo-Skeletal Science, the Centre for
Disability Research and Innovations (CDRI), the Institute
of Human Performance and the Centres for Biomedical Engineering.
University of Westminster
The University of Westminster is one of the UK's leading modern
universities. Established under this name in 1992, it was
founded in 1838
as The Polytechnic Institution, a place "where the Public,
expense, may acquire practical knowledge of the various arts
of science connected with Manufacturers, Mining Operations
Economy." From the very beginning, the university was
a pioneer of
technological and cultural education.
Now one of the capital's largest universities, the University
Westminster has a strong reputation for quality education
and for providing
opportunities for a diverse student population. For its 20,000
it offers a gateway to professional life, designing courses
to meet the
needs of the international economy and of London's many employers.
Professionalism and innovation are still very much in evidence
greenfield Harrow campus, home to the School of Communication
Industries, the Harrow Business School and the Harrow School
Science - a total of c5,000 students and 400 staff. Walking
modern campus, you will see lively modern art installations
displays alongside a state-of-the-art learning resources centre
refurbished lecture theatres. And central London is just 20
via the underground at Northwick Park.
Staff actively contribute to the capital's intellectual life,
expertise in cultural industries, media, business and IT as
providing confidential, in-depth consultancy to suit the needs
of a wide
range of local organisations. A lively public events schedule
is also on
offer to all local residents.
Find out more about the University on www.westminster.ac.uk
Or go direct to the Harrow campus site on www.wmin.ac.uk/harrow/
Thales Acoustics is a world recognised
authority in the design and manufacture of communications
and audio ancillary equipment for both the military and commercial
market sectors. With a pedigree going back to the year 1910,
the company plays a leading role in advancing the state of
the art and has now become an established centre of excellence
in this area of technology.
The company employs approximately 200 staff and occupies a
with a total ground area of 50,000 square feet. Turnover is
typically £20 million per annum, of which 60% is exported
through the activities of a network of Thales Defence operations
and overseas agents into some 130 countries throughout the
world. The defence sector is of particular importance representing
approximately 70% of annual sales.
The company is now firmly established as the preferred supplier
of communications equipment to many armed forces throughout
the world and is the principal supplier of audio ancillary
equipment to the UK Ministry of Defence, having supplied the
last three generations of in-service products.