Warehouse workers – United Kingdom (self-employed)

Euro Staff Solution Warehouse workers – United Kingdom (self-employed)



Storing goods
Comparatively checking goods and stocks
Moving goods and products to the warehouse
Signing delivery papers
Recording broken goods
Selecting and packaging goods for delivery
Loading and unloading goods and merchandise
Checking loading and unloading areas
Maintaining cleanliness within the warehouse
Supporting other warehouse workers
Loading and unloading various materials to be used in works throughout the warehouse
Handling goods according to indications from superiors, without damage

Hourly salary, monthly salary and payment dates


Candidates older than 25

7.83 GBP/ hour

Candidates younger than 25

7.38 GBP/ hour


*Since this is a self-employment contract, earnings consists of hourly rates over number of worked hours. Earnings are paid weekly, but first earning is paid at the end of the second week of work. Usually, British companies pay earnings in the bank account opened in the candidate’s name at a British bank, but they can also pay in cash until the worker opens the bank account.




Job title

Warehouse worker/ Warehouse operative

Services beneficiary

Various UK companies which have available unskilled positions in the warehouse sector.


Training is mandatory for all selected staff

Duration of training

Between 2 and 5 days, depending on each candidate’s ability to learn. During training candidates are not paid. At the end of the training period all workers attend an evaluation test, which is mandatory.

Training attendance

Training attendance is mandatory. Training is free of charge.

Legal work base

It is the candidate’s responsibility, after establishing a contractual relationship with the UK company, to apply to British institutions for obtaining NINO (National Insurance Number), based on which they can pay their contractual contributions to the British state. Candidates are entitled to work full time, as stipulated in the contract between them and the British company.


Both women and men are eligible


Couples are eligible on this project


Between 18-55 years old. Candidates over 55 years old may be accepted depending on their CV and prior approval from British companies.


Good attitude, hardworking, serious, friendly, in good physical and mental shape, with good communication skills, organized, with no health issues

Civil status

Married, not married/ divorced persons are eligible


Not required, but experienced candidates may have an advantage during selection


Not required, but qualified candidates may have an advantage during selection.

English level

Conversational level, minimum 6 on a 1 to 10 scale.

Other foreign languages

No other foreign languages required.

Driver’s licence

Not required, but owning a drivers licence and experience is an advantage during selection.

Working and resting time

- Minimum 37.5 working hours/ week, maximum 60 working hours/ week, as an annual average; some weeks may have more or less hours
- 5-6 working days/ week
- 1-2 days off/ week
Working days and off days are established by mutual accord with the candidate, through their contract with the UK company.

Nature and length of contract

The contract is self-employed. The duration of the contract is usually 12 months, but this can be prolonged by mutual accord by both parties.

Transport tickets to the UK

British companies/ beneficiaries usually do not cover transport/ plane ticket costs. There can be exceptions though where ticket is paid by beneficiary.


Pre-identified and made available by a real estate broker for candidates which do not have the opportunity to rent a house in the UK, but this is not part of the contractual relationship between parties. Candidates must secure accommodation within the city they will be working in before beginning work. Candidates will pay for services provided by real estate brokers. Broker fee is usually between 50 and 300 GBP. Company makes available for candidates accommodation with several rooms, which can be equipped with 1-2 beds depending on room size. Kitchen and bathrooms are shared by those living in the same accommodation unit. Price of a bed is between 55 and 75 GBP/ week, which includes energy bills and heating. Accommodation for first 1-4 weeks is to be paid in advance by the worker upon arriving at accommodation. Also, the worker pays a renting deposit between 75 and 150 GBP, to be returned at the end of the renting period if the candidate has not brought material damages to the accommodation.


Meals are not offered by company/ beneficiary

Local transport

Local transport is paid by worker and is around 6 GBP/ day to/ from work. This can be paid daily by worker, or pre-paid by company and deducted from worker’s earnings.

Work, protection and security conditions

Candidate must follow and obey internal regulations as established and instructed by company, with the purpose of fulfilling their contract. Work conditions are normal, safety and security measures are communicated during first day by the company. Work is done in warehouses, in normal working conditions, utilizing various goods handling equipment.

Other expenses

- Plane ticket
- Pocket money
- Accommodation fee



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