British Heart Foundation – Stoke-on-Trent
£8.72 an hour – Permanent
When it comes to retail, we are leaders in the sector. We have over 700 stores all over the UK and our home stores are a firm fixture on UK high streets. We are visited by over 30 million customers each year, who come to us to buy their beds, sofas, chairs, and electrical goods. With donations from the public, we are investing in ground-breaking research that will get us closer than ever to a world free from the fear of heart and circulatory diseases.
About the role
Our Stockroom Assistants work collaboratively with the store team and volunteers to ensure the efficient running of the store and the warehouse. It is a fun, fast-paced environment where everyone works as a team. You will be responsible for handling and moving the deliveries of furniture and appliances that are coming into the store from the vans. You will ensure that all products meet the company’s quality standards. It is hard work, with lots of heavy lifting, but no two days are the same, and you will find it really rewarding helping to beat heart break forever.
You will work with the Stockroom Manager to ensure the shop floor is always well stocked, working in accordance with all safety regulations, promoting safety and wellbeing. You will be given lots of autonomy and will strive to continually build your knowledge of the BHF.
You will have experience of working in retail or in a similar warehouse/stockroom role. You will enjoy working in a fast- paced environment. Motivated by the knowledge your hard work will make a life-saving difference, you will be proactive, driven and customer focused.
Shorterm – Stoke-on-Trent
£8.95 an hour – Temporary, Contract
Job Title: Administration Assistant
Salary/Rate: £8.95 per hour for a 37 hour week
Location: Stoke on Trent
We are looking to recruit an Administrator to undertake day-to-day clerical duties at our Rail Facility in Stoke-on-Trent.
The successful candidate will be responsible for the data-entry & maintenance of the business’s asset management system together with supporting general office duties.
This will be an office based role requiring candidates to liaise with both management & production staff whilst maintaining a high standard of competence & professionalism.
Responsibilities for this role will include:
- Day to day management of company assets via means of a computerised asset control register.
- Organisation & filing of overhaul documents & records.
- To support when required, Personnel duties for existing workshop staff.
- To support administrative duties across the business departments
- Liaise with functional departments within Axiom Rail, DB Schenker and customers as appropriate
- Create, manage, and control the necessary reporting documentation.
- Computer literacy is essential.
- Effective communicator in both written & verbal disciplines.
- Accurate record keeping & attention to detail.
- Discrete in confidential matters, Self-motivated and flexible
Property Repair Administrator
Davies Group – Stoke-on-Trent ST1 3DH
£16,000 – £18,500 a year
Are you looking for a job, or a career?
We think there is no organisation quite like Davies to support you to progress in your chosen career path. We’re proud of our development culture, and our continuing investment in a wide range of internal programmes and external qualifications.
So, are you a Davies person?
We’re looking for individuals who share our passion, and want to play a part in shaping our future. Being a Davies person means being part of our exciting journey.
As we continue to grow and diversify it’s crucial to us that all Davies colleagues stay true to our “Big IDEA”: to Inspire, Deliver, Empower and Aspire. These values remain the cornerstone of what we do.
What we’re looking for:
Joining Davies as a Davies Property Solutions (DPS) Handler means that you’ll be working closely with our Contractor Network to assist in offering the best possible service to our clients and customers. So, you’ll need to be a great communicator, dedicated to providing a professional and empathetic service.
It’s a busy role, with a broad range of responsibilities, but the fundamentals include:
Communicating professionally with a variety of people including customers, insurers, suppliers and colleagues around the country;
Composing professional and informative letters and other written correspondence;
Ensuring compliance with our contractual and regulatory requirements;
Reviewing data to set up new claims, appointing contractors and updating claims on internal systems;
Working in collaboration with our Approved Contractor Network and Network Performance Team to maintain best possible customer journey
Contributing to a happy team working environment
UPS United Kingdom – Stoke-on-Trent ST6 4HG
£11.81 an hour
Founded in 1907 in Seattle, Washington USA, UPS are the largest parcel delivery service in the world and one of the leading global providers of specialized transportation and logistics services. UPS employs nearly 400,000 staff worldwide and serves more than 220 countries and territories.
FUTURE YOU succeed at every turn.
To be successful in this job, you will need a C1 driving licence as you will be driving vehicles of 7.5 tonnes or over.
We deliver almost anything virtually anywhere in the world at UPS. Every package that comes into our care is on a journey. At whichever end of that journey it comes into your hands, Future You makes sure it gets where it needs to be, when it needs to be there. Because when you put on a UPS uniform and drive one of our instantly recognisable brown vehicles, you are responsible for delivering our brand too. That means going the extra mile all day, every day.
You are comfortable planning and prioritising. But you can think on your feet too. So, whatever the job demands, you will be ready for it, look the part and know what it takes to play it well. If you can do this, our training will help drive your potential as far as it can take you.
What you’ll get:
- £11.81 per hour, rising to £14.52
- Benefits ranging from a company pension scheme to corporate discount programme
- We have a ‘promotion from within policy’ to make sure talent gets where it deserves
The safety of our people, our customers and our community are our priority. As well as receiving industry leading Health and Safety training relevant to your role, rest assured that we have implemented stringent safety measures in all our facilities during the ongoing Coronavirus climate. These include contactless deliveries to allow for social distancing, more frequent facility deep cleaning and Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) on the job and in your vehicle.
What you will do:
- 40 hours per week, plus overtime when required; with start times ranging from 7am to 8am
- Collect and deliver time-sensitive packages weighing up to 70kgs
- Plan and prioritise your day; doing whatever it takes to deliver
- Carry out daily safety checks on your UPS vehicle; record hours worked and out on the road
- Make sure paperwork is complete and payment processed where appropriate
What you will need:
- A good level of driving experience, plus a full, clean C1 driving licence to legally drive a vehicle of 7.5 tonnes or over
- Experience in a similar customer-facing role would be a definite plus
- Ability to work flexibly, methodically and under pressure
- Self-starting, team player with a friendly, can-do attitude
- Customer focus, pride in appearance (we have guidelines), professional approach
- Either own or be prepared to get a digital tachograph card
Sales Assistant – Hanley
WHSmith – Hanley
Sales assistant required to flexible weekdays, weekends, and bank holidays.
What you will do
In our stores, you will not just work the tills and stock the shelves. Here at WHSmith, it is all about the customer. That means being helpful, listening and talking to them, no matter how busy you are. In fact, you will be an all-round customer service superstar, who can understand exactly what each customer wants. That means product knowledge is very important too. Naturally, you will have a great team there to help you. You’ll need to work together to keep the store well stocked and tidy, even when it’s busy.
What’s in it for you
Join WHSmith as a Sales Assistant and you can expect a warm welcome from your team, plus the chance to launch a whole new career! With stores UK-wide there are plenty of opportunities to move around. We will reward you with some fantastic flexible benefits, including up to 50% discount in our High Street stores, and access to a range of discounts with other retailers. As well as flexible working, childcare vouchers, a pension and much more!
Who we are looking for
Perhaps surprisingly, what you do not need is bags of retail or customer service experience. We are looking for people who have a real desire to learn and to make our customers happy! You will need to be a great listener, good to talk to and naturally helpful. The rest will come. If you can offer us some flexibility to help us cover peak times such as ‘Back to School’ all the better! In return, we will try to be flexible too, by offering some part-time and weekend jobs, family-friendly hours, and various other arrangements. At WHSmith, if you want to get on, we will positively encourage you. As a Sales Assistant, there’s nothing stopping you becoming a future Store Manager or working in one of our Head Offices!
You may know we operate on the high street, in rail and bus stations, airports, hospitals, universities and workplaces. But you may be surprised to learn we have been around since 1792 and have over 14,000 employees across the globe. We are continually growing by putting our customers at the heart of all we do, and we grow our people too. At WHSmith there are No Limits to where your career can go!
Dunelm – Stoke-on-Trent
Here at Dunelm, we have an exciting opportunity to join our brand-new Home Delivery Depot in Stoke. We are seeking a highly motivated Depot Supervisor who can work in assisting with all aspects of the daily warehouse and transport requirements of the depot, including our distribution and collection services stock sortation and trunk planning.
You are responsible for all aspects of operational activities within your team / work stream including:
- Assisting with the smooth running of the delivery and collection service and the co-ordination the activities of our Home Delivery Network teams
- Assisting the control of the driver communications and workload, through assisting to manage route planning, controlling tachograph reports, managing driver holidays and sickness
- As a supervisor, you will contribute to the daily running of the depot and support the Depot Manager and Internal Transport Manager in supporting the wider team.
Hours for this role are 40, working 5 out of 7 days.
Apprentice and Competency Programme Manager
Atlanta Group – Stoke-on-Trent
We are Atlanta. With a fresh focus, a clear vision and some incredible projects on the go, there has never been a better time to join us and develop your career. Our Learning & Development team is here to help everyone to get even better at what they do and to develop the skills to grow in the direction they want to grow.
Our L&D Team define and deliver a great learning experience from induction through to ongoing support within the business. We ensure all learners have the tools they need to offer our customers the best service they can whilst also meeting all service and quality standards.
Purpose of the role
Reporting into the Head of Learning & Development you will be accountable and responsible for the Atlanta Apprentice Programmes and Training & Competency schemes. You will create the vision for Apprentice study and build a roadmap of activity on a rolling 12 month. You will work internally and externally to promote the programmes and work closely with the resourcing team to achieve this.
This role requires a senior level of autonomy and an ability to get programmes off the ground.
You will work with all the business functions across Atlanta to create the apprentice culture and bespoke programmes and cohorts for those areas, whilst encouraging our ops worlds to onboard through this channel.
You will manage the external relationship with providers and work with our group functions to aligned best practice.
Management of our DAS accounts is crucial and the ability to translate this into reporting monthly a must.
Alongside the Apprentice programmes, you will also be responsible for the Training and Competency schemes across Atlanta, ensuring our business areas remain compliant and mitigate any risks. You will collaborate with the other owners of schemes to ensure business standards are maintained.
You will support the creation of our ‘Centre of Excellence’ for learning and promote our offerings. You will consult out into the business to plan and prioritise business requirements based on capacity forecast for ops and need for support functions.
The role will work with key stakeholders to develop the offering through the apprentice schemes and ensure Atlanta utilise the levy pot. Ideally you will have set up these type of programmes in corporate organisations and understand the challenges that come with this.
Monthly reporting packs will be required to demonstrate what activity is taking place, number of learners and include all the financial aspects of the levy scheme, this is to ensure we are utilising the account to the maximum ability.
Assistance Crew for Vans: Volunteer Post
Emmaus North Staffs
Stoke-on-Trent (+1 other)
If you enjoy being out and about on the road, are happy to get stuck in with loading and unloading items on the van and want to learn more about how van schedules are organised then this is the role for you! Every weekday our vans are out around the North Staffs area collecting donations and delivering items purchased from Emmaus Furniture Mine. Vital to the smooth running of the vans is a team of volunteers who support the drivers. In house training in heavy lifting techniques and all PPE required for this role are supplied. Time commitment We are ideally looking for at least a half day commitment a week, however we are aware that this is not always possible so are happy to discuss timings that suit you. If you are interested in combining several of our volunteer roles then we can discuss how this could work – all role descriptions are provided for guidance only, so we can tailor volunteering opportunities to suit you.
Wellbeing Support Volunteers
4 days ago
Our Supported Internships programme supports people with learning disabilities, aged between 16 and 25, to develop skills for work in a employment setting. We are looking for volunteers to support our Supported Internship Programme in Hanley, Staffordshire. To help wellbeing, you will support people with learning disabilities to enjoy and benefit from a range of activities and help build their confidence and independence. We are looking for a volunteer, who would be happy to engage with the learners on a 1-1 basis, for example taking them for a coffee and a chat, attending a club or trying a new activity. Ideally you will be available for two hours each week. The times are flexible and can be decided between the learner and the volunteer. We ask for a minimum commitment of 6 months volunteering. For more information about the role please click on Role Profile below to download the volunteer role profile.