Currys launches hundreds of Christmas jobs near Lincolnshire

Hundreds of Christmas jobs are up for grabs at Currys near Lincolnshire. The technology retailer are wanting to hire 500 temporary warehouse operatives at their national distribution centre in Newark. To help Lincolnshire workers get to the centre, Currys has announced that they will be putting on buses from Lincoln city centre to help their colleagues commute.

: Morrisons advertises thousands of Christmas jobs ahead of festive season Simon Boss, director of logistics at Currys, said: “Our Newark campus – run with the unique expertise of our partners at GXO – is the beating heart of Currys. “It’s where we pick, pack and dispatch orders for all stores and online customers across the UK and Ireland.

“It’s hard to imagine a more exciting place to be in the run up to the festive season, as the nation gears up to treat themselves to vital tech that helps them stay connected, productive, healthy and entertained.” Several different roles are available at the centre during the festive season and Currys has also announced the following incentives to new workers to encourage them to join the team.

  • Increasing the hourly rate of pay between October and December, to at least GBP10.50 per hour for all colleagues, rising to GBP11.50 per hour for forklift truck drivers

  • Increasing the overtime rate of pay to double pay

  • Introducing a retention bonus of up to GBP1,000 for all warehouse colleagues old and new, split between December and January payments

Overall, workers at the centre could potentially see themselves earning GBP850 per week. Doina Lazar, a warehouse operative at Currys, added: “I have been working at GXO/Currys for four years and for me it is amazing to be able to work flexible hours.

“You have the opportunity to grow in your career within a helpful and friendly team and with the good news of having a higher salary, which is what people really want. “There is also a great opportunity to learn. I would recommend joining the GXO/Currys team to grow in your career.”

If you are interested in applying for one of the 500 jobs in Newark, applicants should call the job and talent team on 07971 601175.

Alternatively, you can email them at dixons@jobandtalent.com or ring Mach Recruitment Team on 07521 051648.

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