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Warehouse Operative *NIGHTS*
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£9.45-9.45 per hour
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Job Description

Driver Hire Reading are recruiting mail centre sorting staff for a fantastic vacancy that has become available in Reading. This is an excellent opportunity to earn some extra money in the run up until Christmas! As a Mail Centre Sorter you will be working in a busy mail centre, sorting mail by machine or hand then bundling it according to its destination. This will involve putting the mail into bags, sealing them, and then labelling them correctly. Role Overview • Sorting items by hand into compartments on a sorting frame • Bagging and labelling mail for its destination • Moving mail around the office between conveyor belts, loading docks and trolleys • Moving mailbags from cages, sorting mailbags and bundles of mail into cages Loading and unloading wheeled containers from vehicles to the dispatch areas Person Specification • Adult literacy levels to read postcodes and addresses with tested checking skills • Ability to understand and communicate in English • Flexible outlook and openness to change be willing to carry out a variety of tasks and on occasions work at nearby offices/take on additional work • Be able to work at short notice • The ability to work in a team and individually • Accuracy and attention to detail with an eye for detail • Punctual and reliable • Capable of meeting the physical demands of the job the ability to lift and carry bags up to 11kg each and push containers weighing up to 250kg • A commitment to health and safety The start dates / times for this role are: •04.12.2017 – 00:00 – 08:00 (Night Shift) and 16:00 – 20:00 The assignment rate for this role is £9.45 per hour. In order to be considered for this role, we will need to submit your security vetting documents to Royal Mail which can take up to 6 weeks to be cleared. We urge all interested candidates to apply as soon as possible to ensure that all documentation is back on time for the start dates above.

Skills Required

Operative Skills
General Warehouse