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Tj Morris

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Warehouse Operatives, Tj Morris

£10.10–£12.59 per hour

in Liverpool

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Job description

£10.10 - £12.59

Based at our Head Office and Distribution Centre at Axis Business Park, Portal Way, Gillmoss the site supports our network of Home Bargains stores.

The site runs 24/7 and the available contract is for 37.50 hours a week working any 5 days from 7 - this will include working weekends (Saturday and Sunday).

Available shifts:


Day shift - weekly rotating - one week 6am - 2pm and one week 2pm - 10pm.


For example, if your allocated rest days are Monday and Tuesday, in one week you will work Sunday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday from 2pm - 10pm, in the following week (from the Sunday) the same working days will be worked on the 6am - 2pm shift.


Night shift - 10pm - 6am


Applicants interested in working nights will be required to complete training on day shift before transferring to nights.

Suitable applicants will be reliable with a hands on approach to work.

General warehouse duties include using headsets to receive picking instruction, operating Order Picking Units (OPUs), undertaking Pedestrian Picking and Secure Picking and involves considerable manual handling.

This is an excellent opportunity for those who enjoy working to targets in a fast-paced environment looking to start a career in warehousing and distribution.
Package
Day shift - £10.10 per hour
Night shift - £12.59 per hour
Opportunity to earn a pick rate bonus
5.6 weeks paid holiday per year including bank and public holiday allowance rising to 6.6 weeks upon 5 years' service
Contributable Company pension scheme
Subsidised onsite Health and Fitness Centre
Subsidised canteen
Free car parking
Preference to promote from within
Access to social and sporting events
10% store discount

Job Overview
Complete general warehouse duties including picking, de-kit, loading and decant
Follow instruction and adhere to health and safety practices and procedures
Work towards achievement of pick rate and other KPI targets
Previous experience is not essential as full training will be provided

Minimum Criteria To Apply
Good communication skills
Reliable and punctual
Able to work to targets
Able to work well under pressure and to tight timeframes
Available to work weekends as part of the normal shift pattern (Saturday and Sunday)
For insurance purposes, applicants must be at least 18 years old


For applications to be considered, applicants are required to have a complete and up-to-date Home Bargains Careers Centre profile and to respond to the job application questionnaire when prompted.

Applicants that are invited to attend a face-to-face interview must present original documentation demonstrating their eligibility to work in the UK, along with other specified documents.

Please note, as we expect to receive a high volume of applications for this vacancy, you are advised to submit your fully completed application at the earliest opportunity, as the closing date may be brought forward.
About The CompanyTJ Morris Limited trading as Home Bargains is a privately owned family run discount retailer selling top brands at the lowest possible price on the UK high street.

Having started more than 40 years ago in Liverpool our customers continue to be at the heart of everything we do and throughout our 550 stores we have over 4.5 million customers each week.

With plans to increase our store portfolio to 1,000 stores throughout the UK we are a fast-paced retailer opening 50 stores a year (nearly one every weekend) - and we wouldn't have it any other way!

How does the pay compare?

This job
£10.10–12.59
Typical range
£9.65–10.10

Warehouse operatives at Tj Morris are typically paid £9.65–10.10 an hour. This job pays £10.10–£12.59 per hour.

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  • Breaks aren’t paid

    Do warehouse operatives at Tj Morris get paid breaks?

    No. People don’t get paid breaks

    How we know this

    83% of people say they don’t get paid breaks

    Based on information from 6 job reviews

    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.

  • People are paid below market rates

    Does Tj Morris pay warehouse operatives market rates?

    People are not paid market rates

    How we know this

    100% of people are paid below the typical pay for the type of work they do

    Based on information from 7 job reviews

    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.

  • People don’t get sick pay

    Does Tj Morris pay warehouse operatives sick pay?

    No. People don’t get proper sick pay

    How we know this

    100% of people say they wouldn’t get paid if they were sick but scheduled to work

    Based on information from 5 job reviews

    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.

Not great
  • Hard to choose shifts

    Do warehouse operatives at Tj Morris get to choose the shifts they work?

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

    How we know this

    71% report that their manager doesn’t give them enough choice over which shifts they work

    Based on information from 7 job reviews

    Why this matters

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

  • No career progression

    Are warehouse operatives given support to progress at Tj Morris?

    Only some people are given support to progress here

    How we know this

    In the last year, 60% 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 information from 5 job reviews

    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.

Good
  • People aren’t stressed

    Is it stressful for warehouse operatives to work at Tj Morris?

    Most people don’t feel stressed here

    How we know this

    50% of people say they often feel stressed at work

    Based on information from 6 job reviews

    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.

  • People get proper breaks

    Do warehouse operatives at Tj Morris get proper breaks?

    Most people get proper breaks

    How we know this

    71% of people report that they get to take proper breaks

    Based on information from 7 job reviews

    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.

  • People recommend their team

    Do warehouse operatives at Tj Morris recommend working with their team?

    Most people recommend working with their team

    How we know this

    71% of people report that they would recommend working with their immediate team to a friend

    Based on information from 7 job reviews

    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.

  • Well informed about head office

    Do warehouse operatives feel well informed about how Tj Morris is doing?

    Most people feel well informed about how the company is doing

    How we know this

    60% of people feel that they are kept well informed about how the company is doing as a whole

    Based on information from 5 job reviews

    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.

Excellent
  • Easy to book holiday

    How easy is it for warehouse operatives to book a holiday at Tj Morris?

    People find it easy to book holidays

    How we know this

    80% of people report it’s easy to book holidays

    Based on information from 5 job reviews

    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.

  • Easy to take sick leave

    How easy is it for warehouse operatives to take sick leave at Tj Morris?

    People find it easy to take sick leave

    How we know this

    83% of people report that it’s easy to take time off if they are sick

    Based on information from 6 job reviews

  • Enough training

    Do warehouse operatives get enough training when they start at Tj Morris?

    People get enough training when they start

    How we know this

    86% of people report they got enough training when they started working here

    Based on information from 7 job reviews

    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.

  • No short notice shift changes

    Do Tj Morris managers change warehouse operatives shifts at short notice?

    Managers don’t change people’s shifts at short notice

    How we know this

    86% of people say their manager doesn’t changes their shifts at the last minute

    Based on information from 7 job reviews

    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.

  • People are paid enough to live on

    Does Tj Morris pay warehouse operatives enough to live on?

    People are paid enough to live on

    How we know this

    86% of people say they are paid at or above the Real Living Wage for where they live

    Based on information from 7 job reviews

    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 Real Living Wage is currently £9.50 per hour, and £10.85 per hour in London.

  • 4+ weeks notice of shifts

    How much notice do warehouse operatives get of their shift pattern at Tj Morris?

    People get 4 weeks notice of when they’re working

    How we know this

    • 14% report getting one week notice or less
    • 0% report getting two weeks notice
    • 0% report getting three weeks notice
    • 0% report getting four weeks notice or more
    • 86% report having a fixed rota

    Based on information from 7 job reviews

    Why this matters

    At a good job, you get plenty of notice about when you’re working.

    This makes it easy for you to plan the rest of life, as well as your finances, because you know how much you’ll be working and when.

  • Managers are respectful

    Do warehouse operatives at Tj Morris feel treated by respect by their managers?

    People feel treated with respect by their managers

    How we know this

    83% of people say they’re treated with respect by their managers

    Based on information from 6 job reviews

    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.

  • No unpaid extra work

    Do warehouse operatives at Tj Morris do extra work that they don't get paid for?

    No. People don’t do unpaid extra work

    How we know this

    83% of people report that they don’t do extra unpaid work

    Based on information from 6 job reviews

    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.

  • People don’t worry about getting enough hours

    Do warehouse operatives at Tj Morris worry about hours?

    People don’t worry about getting enough hours

    How we know this

    86% of people report they don’t worry about getting enough hours

    Based on information from 7 job reviews

    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.

What employees are saying about Tj Morris

  • Best thing

    Nothing stands out

    Worst thing

    Extremely varied shift patterns. Too many chiefs.

    3.0

    Lead sales, February 2021