Hundreds of jobs on offer at Marks & Spencer distribution centre in Castle Donington

Hundreds of temporary jobs are on offer at the Marks & Spencer distribution centre in Castle Donington.

The boom in vacancies is down to an increased workload caused by the Covid pandemic and lockdown restrictions.

The warehouse operative roles are being advertised through the Jobcentre in Derby and rates of pay are between £9.18 and £11.48 per hour.

Recruitment firm Staffline, which is helping to fill the roles, says the job involves processing products, packaging orders, completing documents, using electronic equipment, and loading.

In addition to having good manual-handling skills, candidates must be able to work quickly and accurately, communicate well and work as part of a team.

The roles are made up of 12-hour day and night shifts and no experience is required as training will be given.

Those interested in applying for the warehouse operative roles – and finding out more about other vacancies – should visit www.findajob.dwp.gov.uk.

The distribution centre offers free car parking and a subsidised canteen, and there is also the opportunity to move into permanent employment.

There are currently 621 vacancies on offer at the Derby Jobcentre including 542 full-time and 79 part-time roles.

It has 173 opportunities within the healthcare and nursing sector, 115 in logistics and warehousing, 56 in teaching, 35 in social work and 29 within manufacturing.

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