Warehouse worker/ Warehouse operative
Various UK companies which have available unskilled positions in the warehouse sector.
Training is mandatory for all selected staff
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 is mandatory. Training is free of charge.
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
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.
Conversational level, minimum 6 on a 1 to 10 scale.
No other foreign languages required.
Not required, but owning a drivers licence and experience is an advantage during selection.
- 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 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.
- Plane ticket
- Pocket money
- Accommodation fee