As the retail and hospitality sector is starting to open back up again, there are a lot of jobs out there looking for young staff members who perhaps need the flexibility to work around their other commitments. We’ve pulled together a handful of these jobs for you across the area to help you to spot some of these opportunities – although there are 1000s more out there.
There have been a few news articles recently about how the catering and hospitality industries are struggling to recruit the staff they need ahead of the changes to COVID-19 restrictions on May 17th.
If you’re interested in working in the hospitality sector caterer.com is a very handy resource.
Let’s look at some of the opportunities we’ve spotted across retail and hospitality in this list below:
Waiting Staff - Toby Carvery
Toby Carvery are looking for somebody to join their team at their Shiremoor location.
As a member of Waiting Staff you’ll be a friendly face to customers and quick to make menu recommendations. Benefits include flexible shift patterns, up to 33% off their brands and 28 days holiday.
Pay: Competitive Salary
Store Team Member – Home Bargains
Are you looking for part-time work in the Washington area? Home Bargains are looking to recruit a new Store Team Member.
If you are hard-working and have great customer services skills then apply today. Benefits include 10% store discount.
Hours: 20 per week
Pay: Minimum Wage
Trading Assistant – Sainsbury’s
Sainsbury’s are looking to recruit a trading Assistant for their Newcastle store in Heaton.
As a Trading assistant you’ll be tasked with replenishing shelves and code checking across the store – with full training provided. Benefits include a cycle to work scheme, a season ticket loan and 10% off at Sainsbury’s, Argos and Habitat.
Hours: 22.5 per week
Sales Advisor – Superdrug
If you’re in Gateshead and looking for part-time work then why not put in an application for Superdrug as a Sales Adviser.
They’re looking for people who are confident and good communicators, open to flexible working hours and with a desire to learn and improve. Benefits include up to 28 days holiday and a 30% discount for you and a nominated friend or family member.
Hours: 8 per week
Pay: Up to £9.05
Waiter – Ask Italian
Are you passionate about Italian food and culture? Then why not join the Ask Italian team at their Newcastle restaurant.
You’ll be expected to work in a fast-pace environment, welcoming customers to the store and delivering a fantastic experience. Benefits include training and opportunities for career development and 50% discount at both ASK Italian and Zizzi.
Hours: Full or Part time
Pay: Up to £8.91 + Tips
Are you interested in retail or hospitality but would prefer to be your own boss? Perhaps you have been cooking up a storm in the kitchen through lockdown or getting creative with craft making, could this become an opportunity to start your own business?
If you are curious about turning your hobby into a side hustle or business, but not sure what opportunities are available for you then check out FIRST’s free course in Understanding Enterprise or make an enquiry for further information.