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New call centre for Virgin

Current account mortgage lender Virgin One is creating 300 new jobs with the opening of a banking service centre in Horwich, Lancashire.

The office will provide customer services for Virgin One&#39s 82,000 account holders and provide back-up to the company&#39s main operation in Norfolk.

Virgin says it expects to recruit 40 people in a variety of jobs, including customer service staff, team leaders and senior managers, for the opening of the centre this summer. It expects to take on more staff as the operation expands until it reaches the 300 mark.

Virgin One managing director Jayne-Anne Gadhia says: “From a launch in 1998, we have grown to around 700 people in Norfolk and have been looking for somewhere to expand. Horwich offers us top quality people with a good transport infrastructure.

“We are looking for anyone who wants to work for an award-winning company and who is driven by a desire to offer the best customer ser-vice, is enthusiastic and able to communicate with a wide range of customers from all walks of life.”

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