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Sales Consultant – Temporary

Next PLC – Hanley

About the Role

First and foremost the priority in our stores is the safety of our team and our customers. All team members must work safely, according to our guidelines, at all times

To be a successful Sales Team Member you will:

Offer fast and friendly service at all times, helping our customers to find the perfect products.

Share your passion and knowledge about our amazing products.

Work in all areas of the store, including sales floors, stockrooms, and processing deliveries.

Take control of your own development.

About You

A great communicator who is always looking for ways you can help

Friendly, calm, and efficient – even on your busiest days

Excited about the challenge of a varied and fast-paced job

Flexible, supportive, and always ready to go the extra mile

Check out the amazing benefits listed below – all subject to contract

UK Stores Only

In accordance with Home Office guidance successful candidates will be required to evidence their right to work in the UK before commencement of employment

This role is not one we would typically consider for sponsorship under the Skilled Worker route due to, for example, the relevant Home Office requirements on skills level, not being met. Candidates are therefore encouraged to consider their own right to work options without Next sponsorship.

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Customer Excellence Advisor (Part Time)

The Aspire Group – Newcastle-under-Lyme

£19,921 a year – Full-time, Part-time, Contract, Permanent

Job Description

Customer Excellence Advisor

1 Full Time fixed term position for 12 months

37.5 hours per week

1 permanent position – 24.5 hours per week

Salary – £19,920.60 – pro-rata/part time

Are you passionate about people?

Are you looking for an opportunity to develop your career in Customer Service?

If you care about delivering a high level of service and you have the right skills, then we want to hear from you!

We pride ourselves on offering a high level of Customer Service Excellence, over a range of communication channels including face to face, telephone, Web chat and Facebook.

We offer comprehensive training and will support you through your training with a designated training buddy. There are also lots of great colleague benefits.

So, if you want to train with the best to deliver a unique and bespoke customer excellence experience, do not hesitate, apply with us today.

The successful candidate/s will have.

  • A passion for providing amazing customer service.
  • Excellent conversational skills (both written and verbal).
  • Confidence in navigating multiple PC based in-house systems during a call.
  • Experience in the use of social media & Web chat.
  • Confident, friendly telephone manner.
  • Excellent communication skills and a natural flair for problem solving.
  • A track record of successfully achieving objectives.
  • A consistently smart and professional image.
  • A bright, confident, and enthusiastic “can do” attitude.
  • A commitment to improving service.
  • Experience of working with complaints and/or escalated queries but we can offer training in this area.
  • A respectful approach to sensitive information and confidentiality.
  • People First Approach, to meet our customers’ needs.

You will need to be flexible and able to work as per allocated shifts on a 4-week rota basis to cover the operating hours between 8:00 am – 6:00 pm Monday to Friday.

We offer a flexible agile approach to home working with training being provided via a Virtual platform.

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Customer Advisor – Stock flow

B&Q – Hanley ST1 5SF

£8.72 an hour – Part-time

About the role

Part time – 20 hours per week – 12-week fixed term contract

Shifts to include Monday – Sunday, between the hours of 7am – 11pm

£8.72 per hour

We believe anyone can improve their home to make life better. Every day, we give our millions of customers the ideas, advice, tools, and confidence they need to create a home they will love. Join us as a Stock Flow Customer Advisor and you will be a big part of this.

Key responsibilities

We are thinking differently about how we inspire people to create homes that enable them to live better. You will think differently about how we make sure we give them the products to go with the ideas. You will see that we stock the things our customers need, as well as products that will spark new possibilities. Efficiency and safety will be vital of course, but you will get to create too – exploring new solutions and making decisions that will help grow our business, together.

Required skills & experience.

A great communicator who can think clearly and make sound plans no matter how busy things get, you will feel right at home with us. You are an organised and analytical thinker, and you know how to keep things simple. You also know how to work as a team – supporting your fellow colleagues and working through what you need to do, together. You will be happy to expand your skills by using new technology and learning new ways of working. And you are flexible enough to work on a rota that includes weekends, evenings, and bank holidays.

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Bakery Operative

Premier Foods – Stoke-on-Trent

A great British food company
Premier Foods is one of Britain’s biggest listed food companies, employing over 4,000 colleagues at 15 manufacturing sites and offices up and down the country.
Many of our brands have been part of UK life for more than a century and you’ll find them in 94% of British households.
Stores Operative Job Description –

Main Duties and Responsibilities :
Taking delivery of all inbound deliveries of ingredients to the bakery, ensuring they are receipted, and stored safely and securely.
Liaise with external suppliers and internal departments to co-ordinate receipt and distribution of ingredients and materials to production plants.
Keep all storage areas clean and tidy.
Ensure customer enquiries to department are dealt with effectively.
Maintain the flexibility of the department/company as required by Stores Supervisor maintenance of work area ensuring safe manual handling techniques are used across the site.
Working in line with current Health & Safety regulations and company policies at all times.
Liaise with external suppliers and internal departments to co-ordinate receipt and distribution of ingredients and materials to production plants.
Working safely with the use of forklift trucks.

Candidate essentials:
Good standard of English and Maths.
Basic computer skills
Good communication skills (written and verbal).
Team player.
Strong prioritising skills and ability to manage own workload.

Preferred Qualities:
Ideally hold an FLT licence or have previous experience.
Experience working in a similar role.
Previous experience in a warehouse environment would be advantageous.
Knowledge of using SAP would be advantageous.
Full training will be provided.

Hours of work:
The standard hours for this position will be 6am – 14:30, Monday to Friday.
However, the successful candidate will be required to join the Company’s Committed Premium Hours Scheme, completing 450 hours per year at management requirement. This role also requires alternate weekend working so the successful candidate would need to be flexible.
Our much-loved brands include Mr Kipling, Cadbury, Bistro, Batchelors, Ambrosia, Sharwood’s, Oxo, Lloyd Grossman, Home pride and McDougall’s, with some supported by our strategic partnerships with Mondelez and Nissin.

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Seasonal Gardener

Staffs Housing – Stoke-on-Trent ST4 5AB

£18,069 a year – Full-time, Temporary


We have an exciting opportunity for a Seasonal Gardener to join our Gardening Team on a full time, temporary basis to help us maintain our gardens throughout the spring and summer.

Job requirements:
Maintain landscaped grounds at our various schemes and offices across North Staffordshire.
Mow lawns, cut hedges, prune shrubs, remove weeds, litter pick and sweep leaves.
Help to maintain and clean equipment and our depo
Complete all duties making sure to comply with health and safety
Work collaboratively with supervisors and colleagues

What we’re looking for:
Experience of delivering ground maintenance
Great communication skills
A great work ethic and someone who is willing to learn and develop
Someone who’s able to work in all weather conditions
Someone who can put the needs of the customer first
The ability to work under pressure and meet deadlines

Who we are:
We’re Staffs Housing, we think everyone deserves a place they’re proud to call home, but sometimes you just need a helping hand to get there. That is what we do. Making quality affordable homes built around our customer takes a group effort. Want to know who makes our work possible? Go to

We offer a vibrant culture with a real social purpose, a great pension scheme that we contribute to, income protection scheme, a cycle to work scheme, colleague-led development programmes, a great reward scheme with discount at leading retailers, cinemas, and gyms, as well as all the ongoing training you need to succeed.

Apply below.

Warehouse Operative – Goods In

The Best Connection Employment Group – Stoke-on-Trent ST4

£8.91 – £9.25 an hour

Job Reference: STDTS
Location: Stoke-on-Trent

Salary: £8.91-9.25 per hour
Higher pay rate is achieved by: Proven practical skills or on completion of a Skills Test

Contract Type: Temporary, Full time

We are currently recruiting Warehouse Operatives for a large retail distribution centre in Stoke. Immediate starts for the right applicants.

You will be required to unload supplier vehicles using PPT’s and pump trucks and sort the stock to be loaded into delivery vehicles.

  • Hours of work will be a Rotating 06:00-14:00/14:00-22:00 Monday to Friday.
  • Pay is £8.91ph with a further increase after 12 weeks.


  • 28 days Paid Annual Leave pro-rata for PAYE (inclusive of statutory holiday)
  • Canteen
  • Hourly rate as above (not age dependent)
  • Overtime Available
  • Possible permanent position following a successful trial period.

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Maintenance Administrator

Dunelm – Stoke-on-Trent


Dunelm’s Distribution Centres, in Stoke-on-Trent, are looking to recruit great colleagues to assist us with our growing operation. You could not join us at a better time.

We have an exciting opportunity for you to join our fast-paced warehouse, which forms part of the operation responsible for getting our products out to our stores and customers, while all the time ensuring that we provide the best levels of customer service possible.

We are seeking motivated Maintenance Administrator to perform various warehouse tasks, including picking, returns and loading, and to help in other areas as required.

As we strive to become the number one homewares provider, our colleagues are instrumental in making this business work.

As a Maintenance Administrator your responsibilities will include:

  • To provide administrative support to the Maintenance Team.
  • To raise, monitor and complete contractor orders including carrying out desk-based post inspections as required.
  • To respond to a wide range of enquiries from onsite customers and external contractors within agreed timescales.
  • Regular communication with Dunelm Maintenance Department.
  • Maintain and issue appropriate safety paperwork.
  • A high level of motivation to ensure maximum performance levels. This will include regular performance appraisals.
  • Effectively communicate to improve relationship with colleagues, suppliers & contractors
  • Assist the current team in responding to potential issues & queries.
  • To be able to continually develop teamwork throughout the office with regular communication updates and handovers.

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Business Administration Apprentice

Davies Group – Stoke-on-Trent ST1 3DH


Davies Group are looking for a hardworking and ambitious individual who wants to join our apprentice programme. We will place you in our claims team for 18 months where no day is ever the same, and you’ll get stuck in from the offset with full training, which will enable you to be a vital member of your team. Your work also will allow you to obtain qualifications, so you earn whilst you learn!

Are you ready for an exciting opportunity to help kick-start your carrier?

Duties and Responsibilities:
To support and complete various administrative duties within designated claims team
To support ad-hoc tasks, project assignments and team duties linked to overall claims management and client requests
Inputting internal claims into system
Pulling reports and analysing data
Actively adhere to and promote the principles of treating customers fairly (TCF) and operate within Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) guidelines
To adopt a continued personal approach to learning and development of skills and insurance awareness
All employees are expected to carry out any reasonable instruction given by their senior manager, in line with business requirements

Skills & Experience:
5 GCSE’s grade A – C including Math’s and English
IT Literature including basic understanding of word and excel
Excellent telephone manner
Excellent written and verbal communication

Customer service experience
Ability to work to deadlines whilst prioritising work load
Must be able to multi-task

What we offer:
Free local parking (dependent on office location)
Pension – match 5%
Life Assurance (2 x basic salary)
Free Headspace membership
Eye test vouchers

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IT Apprenticeship

ST1, Stoke-On-Trent 

£9000 – £12000 per annum


Baltic Training Services

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Volunteering roles.

VOLUNTEER POST TITLE: Warm Homes Outreach Volunteer RESPONSIBLE TO: Warm Homes Service Lead RESPONSIBLE FOR: N/A HOURS: We would suggest a commitment of a minimum of 3 hours per week for 6-12 months.

Apply below.

Apply to be a shop volunteer with Oxfam.

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