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Warehouse Operative

Phoenix Medical

About Phoenix Medical

Phoenix Medical is a medical company. They run pharmacies and distribute medicines.

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Job description from Phoenix Medical

Are you an experienced Warehouse Operative who is looking for a new career?Do you pride yourself on being reliable in your work and do you enjoy working in a fast paced environment?Have you an interest in helping your community with its health?If you answered yes to the above questions and you have a can do attitude then please read on and apply as we are really interested in speaking with you! About Us:PHOENIX Healthcare Distribution is a national full-line pharmaceutical wholesaler with a network of distribution centres nationwide. We pride ourselves on delivering a high quality supply chain service to our customers, who include pharmacy, GPs, and hospitals. All of our depots are licensed by the MHRA, and comply with BSI ISO Quality and Environmental standards. We operate twice daily deliveries from our distribution centres across Monday to Friday and on a Saturday morning, and our local teams are supported by a centralised function team, primarily from our Head Office in Runcorn.At Phoenix Medical Supplies we value, support and celebrate working with colleagues from all backgrounds. As part of our commitment to ensuring equal opportunities for all, we strive to support the residents in each and all of our local communities, gaining employment. About the opportunity:We are currently looking for a Warehouse Operative within our Runcorn Distribution Centre.Working within a busy pharmaceutical warehouse environment you will be accurately assembling customer orders, efficiently picking customer orders for shipment and ensuring that the correct number and type of product is loaded and shipped on time. You will need to meet minimum productivity and quality standards and comply with policies and legal requirements in relation to the role. SalaryHourly Rate: £10.62 per hour Working PatternWorking hours: 22 Hours per weekWorking Pattern: Monday to Friday 1600-2000 and alt Sunday 0800-1200 finish Training and SupportYou will receive a comprehensive induction from the Learning and Development Facilitators.We pride ourselves on ensuring the wellbeing of our employees and providing a good working environment and benefits package, which includes:22 days paid annual leave plus bank holidays, rising with length of serviceAccess to High Street discountsFree ParkingEmployee Assistance ProgrammeContributory Pension SchemeAccredited Training Programmes available (Education paid for by the company via the Apprenticeship Scheme) Essential Skills/Experience- Numeracy and literacy skills- Attention to detail- Team Player- Communication Skills- Ability to prioritise own workload Who we want:Our ideal candidate will be organised and self-motivated so if this sounds like you we are very keen to speak to you to discuss our opportunity further. You can apply here online by completing our short application. We reserve the right to close this vacancy early if sufficient applications are receivedINDPHD

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

North West, Runcorn

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What employees say

Pay

    Okay
  • Only some people are paid a living wage

    Do Phoenix Medical pay a living wage?

    Some people are not paid a living wage.

    How we know this

    39% of people say they are paid below the Real Living Wage for where they live.

    Based on data from 18 people who took the Breakroom Quiz between June 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 are paid market rates

    Do Phoenix Medical pay market rates?

    Only some people are paid above average for their job.

    How we know this

    65% of people are paid below average for the type of work they do.

    Based on data from 26 people who took the Breakroom Quiz between March 2022 and February 2024.

    Why this matters

    Pay can vary a lot between types of job. Employers should be ensuring that the rates their staff are paid are in line with similar roles elsewhere.

  • Needs improving
  • Most people don’t get paid breaks

    Do workers at Phoenix Medical get paid breaks?

    No. Most people don’t get paid breaks.

    How we know this

    71% of people say they don’t get paid breaks.

    Based on data from 28 people who took the Breakroom Quiz between March 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 Phoenix Medical pay sick pay?

    Sometimes. Only some people get proper sick pay.

    How we know this

    67% of people say they wouldn’t get paid if they were sick but scheduled to work.

    Based on data from 30 people who took the Breakroom Quiz between March 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.

  • Good
  • Most people don’t do unpaid extra work

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

    Rarely. Most people don’t do unpaid extra work.

    How we know this

    73% of people report that they don’t do extra unpaid work.

    Based on data from 22 people who took the Breakroom Quiz between March 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

    Good
  • Most people don’t worry about their hours

    Do workers at Phoenix Medical worry about hours?

    Most people don’t worry about getting enough hours.

    How we know this

    100% of people report they don’t worry about getting enough hours.

    Based on data from 19 people who took the Breakroom Quiz between March 2022 and February 2024.

    Why this matters

    At a good job, you shouldn’t have to worry about getting enough hours each week.

    A good job should guarantee you a minimum number of hours in a contract, if you want it.

    This makes it easier to plan your finances, because you know how much you’ll be earning.

  • Okay
  • Only some people get a choice of shifts

    Do Phoenix Medical workers get to choose the shifts they work?

    Some people don’t get enough choice over which shifts they work.

    How we know this

    58% report that their manager doesn’t give them enough choice over which shifts they work.

    Based on data from 19 people who took the Breakroom Quiz between March 2022 and February 2024.

    Why this matters

    A good job is flexible around your personal life. This means you get a say in when you prefer to work.

  • Okay
  • Can be hard to change shifts

    How easy is it for Phoenix Medical workers to change shifts?

    Some people find it hard to change shifts.

    How we know this

    60% of people report that it’s hard to change shifts if they need to.

    Based on data from 15 people who took the Breakroom Quiz between March 2022 and February 2024.

    Why this matters

    A good job is flexible around your personal life. It should be easy to change a shift if you need to, whether that’s in an emergency or for planning ahead.

  • Good
  • Easy to book holiday

    How easy is it to book a holiday at Phoenix Medical?

    Most people find it easy to book holiday.

    How we know this

    67% of people report it’s easy to book holidays.

    Based on data from 27 people who took the Breakroom Quiz between March 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 Phoenix Medical managers change shifts at short notice?

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

    How we know this

    81% of people say their manager doesn’t changes their shifts at the last minute.

    Based on data from 21 people who took the Breakroom Quiz between March 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 Phoenix Medical?

    Some people find it hard to take sick leave.

    How we know this

    43% of people report that it’s hard to take time off if they are sick.

    Based on data from 28 people who took the Breakroom Quiz between March 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.

  • Okay
  • Only some parents say it’s good

    Is working at Phoenix Medical good if you’re a parent or carer?

    Only some parents and carer say this is a good place to work.

    How we know this

    50% of people who care for a child or other relative report this isn’t a good place to work.

    Based on data from 10 people who took the Breakroom Quiz between March 2022 and September 2023.

    Why this matters

    Whether it’s looking after children or caring for a relative, a good job should support your responsibilities outside of work.

Workplace

    Okay
  • Only some people feel treated with respect

    Do people at Phoenix Medical feel treated with respect by their managers?

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

    How we know this

    46% of people say they’re not treated with respect by their managers.

    Based on data from 26 people who took the Breakroom Quiz between March 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 Phoenix Medical get proper breaks?

    Some people don’t get proper breaks.

    How we know this

    37% of people report that they don’t get to take proper breaks.

    Based on data from 27 people who took the Breakroom Quiz between March 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.

  • Okay
  • Some people are stressed

    Is it stressful to work at Phoenix Medical?

    Some people feel stressed here.

    How we know this

    67% of people say they often feel stressed at work.

    Based on data from 27 people who took the Breakroom Quiz between March 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.

  • Okay
  • Only some people enjoy their job

    Do people at Phoenix Medical enjoy their jobs?

    Only some people enjoy their job.

    How we know this

    38% of people report they don’t enjoy their job.

    Based on data from 21 people who took the Breakroom Quiz between March 2022 and February 2024.

  • Okay
  • Only some people recommend their team

    Do people at Phoenix Medical recommend working with their team?

    Only some people recommend working with their team.

    How we know this

    60% of people report that they wouldn’t recommend working with their immediate team to a friend.

    Based on data from 30 people who took the Breakroom Quiz between March 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 Phoenix Medical?

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

    How we know this

    45% of people report they didn’t get enough training when they started working here.

    Based on data from 29 people who took the Breakroom Quiz between March 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 Phoenix Medical?

    Most people aren’t given support to progress here.

    How we know this

    In the last year, 72% 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 25 people who took the Breakroom Quiz between March 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 Phoenix Medical 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

    90% 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 29 people who took the Breakroom Quiz between March 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.

  • Okay
  • Only some people feel well informed by head office

    Do workers feel well informed about how Phoenix Medical is doing?

    Only some people feel well informed about how the company is doing.

    How we know this

    57% of people feel that they aren’t kept well informed about how the company is doing as a whole.

    Based on data from 28 people who took the Breakroom Quiz between March 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.

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What Phoenix Medical employees say about their job

  • Best thing

    Some of the other staff

    Worst thing

    Management team

    1.7

    Phoenix Medical Warehouse operative, January 2023

  • Best thing

    The people I work with

    Worst thing

    Extra pressure from outside governing bodies

    7.3

    Phoenix Medical Employee, June 2022

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  • Best thing

    Out and about driving in nice places

    Worst thing

    The long hours and none stop from start to finish

    3.9

    Phoenix Medical Delivery driver, March 2022

  • Best thing

    Good Friendly atmosphere

    Worst thing

    Would prefer rota earlier

    8.0

    Phoenix Medical Customer service advisor, August 2021

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