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Warehouse Operative

Jobandtalent

About Jobandtalent

Jobandtalent is a digital temp staffing agency.

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Job description from Jobandtalent

Warehouse Operative

We are recruiting for Warehouse Operatives for the AS Watson Warehouse in South Elmsall. These jobs have no end date and are all year round! AS Watson is the fastest growing Health & Beauty retailer in the UK, with over 1200 Superdrug & Savers stores.

  • AM / Days: 06.00 - 14:00pm
  • PM / Backs: 14.00pm - 22.00pm
  • Nights / 22.00pm - 06.00am

As a Warehouse Operative you will need to have:

  • Good English communication skills
  • Attention to detail
  • Flexibility to work weekends
  • Be able to walk for long periods of time
  • Be able to lift upto 25KG
  • Previous warehouse experience and LLOP use is preferable but not essential as full training will be provided

Details:

  • Salary: Days £10.57, Afters £10.57, Nights £11.72 pay increase after 12 weeks.
  • Overtime Paid
  • Fixed shift pattern working 5 over 7 Monday to Friday
  • Location: South Elmsall WF9 2XR

Role of a Warehouse Operative:

  • Operating a LLOP truck (full training will be given)
  • Picking into Cages ready for dispatching
  • Picking online orders
  • Despatch & Goods In
  • Other general warehouse duties

Benefits of working with us as a Warehouse Operative:

  • Free Wifi
  • Superdrug Discount card
  • Onsite car park
  • Subsidised canteen
  • 28 Holidays per year
  • Weekly Pay
  • Pension Scheme
  • Employed Status
  • Personal Accident Insurance
  • Mortgage references
  • My Resource Rewards- An online portal offering vouchers and discounts

If you are interested in the above Warehouse Operative role please click apply

If you are looking to contact our onsite team, please visit the site locator on our website.

Jobandtalent do NOT charge any fees for our services.

Jobandtalent acts as an employment agency for permanent recruitment and employment business for the supply of temporary workers.

Job insights from Breakroom

Warehouse operative

Warehouse operatives take delivery of goods, and pick, pack and dispatch products

What you’ll do as a warehouse operative:

  • Take delivery of goods and raw materials
  • Pack and wrap goods
  • Check for damaged or missing items
  • Make sure stock is stored correctly and safely
  • Load goods ready for dispatch

Is it right for you?

This job may involve:

  • Standing
  • Heavy lifting
  • Night work
  • Cleaning
  • Physical activities

Map

Pontefract, West Yorkshire, WF9 2XR

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What employees say

Pay

    Good
  • Most people are paid a living wage

    Do Jobandtalent pay a living wage?

    Most people are paid a living wage.

    How we know this

    100% of people say they are paid at or above the Real Living Wage for where they live.

    Based on data from 12 people who took the Breakroom Quiz between May 2022 and February 2024.

    Why this matters

    Everyone should be paid enough to live on.

    The Real Living Wage is a voluntary rate employers can sign up to that is based on the real cost of living.

    The current rates are £12.00 per hour, and £13.15 per hour in London.

    Find out more in our explainer about the Real Living Wage.

  • Okay
  • Only some people get paid breaks

    Do workers at Jobandtalent get paid breaks?

    Sometimes. Only some people get paid breaks.

    How we know this

    50% of people say they don’t get paid breaks.

    Based on data from 14 people who took the Breakroom Quiz between May 2022 and February 2024.

    Why this matters

    A good job should have paid breaks.

    You should be paid for all your time at work, whether you’re on a break or not.

  • Okay
  • Only some people get sick pay

    Do Jobandtalent pay sick pay?

    Sometimes. Only some people get proper sick pay.

    How we know this

    64% of people say they wouldn’t get paid if they were sick but scheduled to work.

    Based on data from 14 people who took the Breakroom Quiz between May 2022 and February 2024.

    Why this matters

    Everyone gets sick sometimes. You should be able to take time off without worrying.

    At a good job you should still get paid if you’re scheduled to work but can’t due to sickness. Your contract should say how many sick days you can take each year.

    This is more than the legal minimum, which says you should only get paid if you are unwell for 4 full days. See Citizens Advice for more details.

  • Okay
  • Some people do unpaid extra work

    Do workers at Jobandtalent do extra work that they don't get paid for?

    Sometimes. Some people do unpaid extra work.

    How we know this

    38% of people report that they do extra work that they don’t get paid for.

    Based on data from 13 people who took the Breakroom Quiz between May 2022 and February 2024.

    Why this matters

    Everyone should get paid for any extra work they do, even if it is outside your contracted hours. At a good job, you should be paid for all the time you spend at work.

Hours and flexibility

    Okay
  • Can be hard to book holiday

    How easy is it to book a holiday at Jobandtalent?

    Some people find it hard to book holiday.

    How we know this

    46% of people report it’s hard to book holidays.

    Based on data from 13 people who took the Breakroom Quiz between May 2022 and February 2024.

    Why this matters

    A good job should let you take time off when you need it, and it shouldn’t be a nightmare to arrange.

  • Good
  • Shifts don’t get changed at short notice

    Do Jobandtalent managers change shifts at short notice?

    Most managers don’t change people’s shifts at short notice.

    How we know this

    77% of people say their manager doesn’t changes their shifts at the last minute.

    Based on data from 13 people who took the Breakroom Quiz between May 2022 and February 2024.

    Why this matters

    If your manager is often changing your shifts at short notice that’s a sign of poor planning. At a good job you won’t be messed around at the last minute.

  • Okay
  • Some people find it hard to take sick leave

    How easy is it to take sick leave at Jobandtalent?

    Some people find it hard to take sick leave.

    How we know this

    60% of people report that it’s hard to take time off if they are sick.

    Based on data from 10 people who took the Breakroom Quiz between May 2022 and February 2024.

    Why this matters

    Everyone gets sick sometimes. You should be able to take time off when you need to.

    A good job should support you when you’re unwell and have systems in place that will allow you to take time off to recover when you need it.

Workplace

    Okay
  • Only some people feel treated with respect

    Do people at Jobandtalent feel treated with respect by their managers?

    Some people don’t feel treated with respect by their managers.

    How we know this

    42% of people say they’re not treated with respect by their managers.

    Based on data from 12 people who took the Breakroom Quiz between May 2022 and February 2024.

    Why this matters

    Everyone should get treated with respect by their managers. You shouldn’t feel discriminated against or bullied, and if you have a problem you should be able to speak to someone about it.

  • Okay
  • Only some people get proper breaks

    Do people at Jobandtalent get proper breaks?

    Some people don’t get proper breaks.

    How we know this

    50% of people report that they don’t get to take proper breaks.

    Based on data from 14 people who took the Breakroom Quiz between May 2022 and February 2024.

    Why this matters

    When you take a break it should be a proper rest. It should last the full duration and you shouldn’t get pulled off it.

  • Needs improving
  • Most people are stressed

    Is it stressful to work at Jobandtalent?

    Most people feel stressed here.

    How we know this

    92% of people say they often feel stressed at work.

    Based on data from 12 people who took the Breakroom Quiz between May 2022 and February 2024.

    Why this matters

    Work isn’t always easy, but if you’re frequently feel stressed, that’s not good.

    Your employer should support you with enough people and resources to get your job done without feeling overwhelmed.

  • Needs improving
  • Most people don’t enjoy their job

    Do people at Jobandtalent enjoy their jobs?

    Most people don’t enjoy their job.

    How we know this

    73% of people report they don’t enjoy their job.

    Based on data from 11 people who took the Breakroom Quiz between May 2022 and February 2024.

  • Okay
  • Only some people recommend their team

    Do people at Jobandtalent recommend working with their team?

    Only some people recommend working with their team.

    How we know this

    57% of people report that they wouldn’t recommend working with their immediate team to a friend.

    Based on data from 14 people who took the Breakroom Quiz between May 2022 and February 2024.

    Why this matters

    A good job means enjoying the place where you work.

    The people you work with every day really matter. They can be the difference between a terrible day and a great one.

    If you’d recommend your team to a friend, this shows that something’s going right.

  • Okay
  • Only some people get enough training

    Do people get enough training when they start at Jobandtalent?

    Some people did’t get enough training when they started.

    How we know this

    43% of people report they didn’t get enough training when they started working here.

    Based on data from 14 people who took the Breakroom Quiz between May 2022 and February 2024.

    Why this matters

    A good job should give you good training when you start, not just drop you in at the deep end.

    This means that you’ll be happier and more productive from day one and shows that your employer values you.

    It’s also very important if your job involves anything that could be dangerous. Good training from the outset keeps you and your team safe.

  • Needs improving
  • Most people don’t get support to progress

    Are people given support to progress at Jobandtalent?

    Most people aren’t given support to progress here.

    How we know this

    In the last year, 69% of people report not being given an opportunity to get better at their job, learn a new skill, learn to manage a team or get more responsibility in their role.

    Based on data from 13 people who took the Breakroom Quiz between May 2022 and February 2024.

    Why this matters

    A good job should help you progress at work, if you want to. That might be supporting you to get better at the job you currently have, learn something new, manage a team or take on more responsibilities.

    This means you’ll be able to build on your skills and experience, and earn more money.

  • Needs improving
  • Head office doesn’t understand what’s happening

    Do people think Jobandtalent head office understands what's happening where they work?

    Most people think head office doesn’t understand what’s happening where they work.

    How we know this

    82% of people think that this employer’s head office or owners don’t have a good understanding of what’s really happening where they work.

    Based on data from 11 people who took the Breakroom Quiz between May 2022 and February 2024.

    Why this matters

    At a good job, the role of head office should be to support the people on the frontline serving customers.

    To do that properly, the company’s owners or head office need to have a good understanding of what’s really happening on the frontline. This is especially important when a company owns multiple locations.

  • Needs improving
  • Most people don’t feel well informed by head office

    Do workers feel well informed about how Jobandtalent is doing?

    Most people don’t feel well informed about how the company is doing.

    How we know this

    75% of people feel that they aren’t kept well informed about how the company is doing as a whole.

    Based on data from 12 people who took the Breakroom Quiz between May 2022 and February 2024.

    Why this matters

    At a good job, there should be a supportive relationship between the people working on the frontline serving customers and the people who own the company or work in head office.

    You should be kept informed about how the company is doing as a whole, both in good times and when things get tough for the business.

Find out more about working at Jobandtalent

What Jobandtalent employees say about their job

  • Best thing

    The pay is good and they let me work part-time after some negotiation.

    Worst thing

    Dangerous. Extremely fast paced. Very cold.

    5.5

    Jobandtalent Warehouse operative, January 2024

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