Parcel Sorter (Afternoons/ Nights) Aldershot

Aldershot, Hampshire
£7.50 - £13/hour Payrise after 13 weeks
16 Sep 2017
Contract Type
Full Time


Job Title: Parcel Sorter

Location: Aldershot Hampshire

Salary: From £7.50 per hour for 4pm-8pm shift.

From £8.00 per hour for midnight to 8am shift.

Overtime payable after 40 hours per week. Wages increase after 13 weeks continuous employment to £10.14 for 4-8pm and at least £11.50 for nights

Job Type: Temporary, ongoing work, expected to continue into 2017

Our client, a parcel delivery company are looking to recruit Parcel Sorters for ongoing contracts. Ideally you will have done this role before, but as a minimum applications will only be accepted from those who have a minimum of 6 months warehouse experience, and who are comfortable standing/lifting for long periods of time

Anyone applying should be prepared to work the afternoon and/ or night shift as required and shifts could be subject to change.

We are expecting this position to start in the next few weeks, and to continue until the end of the year. The best workers will be retained for work until at least January 2017,, possibly leading to a permanent job offer

The successful applicant will need to come to Southampton for a job interview, please do not apply if you are unable/ not willing to do so. This is initially agency work , however for the right person work could be available every day

Job role & responsibilities
•Sorting items by hand into compartments on a sorting frame,
•Overseeing the automatic sorting process, ensuring that the machinery is in full working order,
•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.
•Scanning parcels

Applicants Must:
•Be able to lift and carry mailbags and boxes weighing up to 20kg and to push containers weighing up to 250kg
•Be able to stand for long periods of time.
•Have a good grasp of the English Language both written and spoken
•Have previous experience in a similar position
•Be IT literate and confident in using scanners/ computers

Due to the nature of the role, the company requires an in depth security clearance check (we are unable to accept applications from anyone who has a criminal record for sexual offences, violence or theft/ fraud) and 5 years worth of address history. Anyone who can not provide this information will automatically be rejected.

Simple Recruitment Services Ltd are acting as an employment agency in this instance. It is not always possible to respond to every applicant, so if you have not heard back from us in 7 days then unfortunately you have been unsuccessful in this occasion. Simple Recruitment Services Ltd will retain your information, and may make contact in the future should other suitable positions become available

Simple Recruitment Services Ltd are an equal opportunities employer