IF you want to make some extra cash ahead of Christmas, there’s plenty of companies hiring seasonal workers.
From delivery driving and warehouse work to sitting at the checkout counter there’s plenty of opportunities to earn a little extra in the run up to the festive period.
Amazon is looking for 20,000 seasonal workers to cope with the demands of Christmas
Here’s our of the companies that are already hiring as well as the type of work available, how much they pay and how to apply.
Amazon has started recruitment for more than 20,000 seasonal workers ahead of this Christmas.
There’s roles available now across the country for either full time or part time workers.
Pay starts at a minimum of £10.50 per hour in the London area and £9.50 per hour in other parts of the UK for all full-time, part-time, temporary and seasonal roles.
Night shift workers often earn more with most roles we could see offering between £11.21 and £12.76 per hour.
If you really want to rake in the cash, you might be able to pick up overtime worth up to £21.60 per hour.
There’s loads of bonuses available, subject to start date, location, attendance and shift worked.
This is made up of £50 paid weekly subject to attendance and a £250 bonus if you work up to December 24 2020.
You can view the jobs and locations available and apply here.
Argos are looking for seasonal workers and even offer a 10% discount for employees in Argos and Sainsbury’s.
Job roles available include customer service advisors, stock assistants and delivery drivers.
Delivery drivers typically earn £9 per hour and an extra £1 an hour while driving.
Contracts are 12-15 hours per week with overtime opportunities until December 31 2020.
Customer services advisors typically earn £9 per hour and work 15 hours per week.
Stock assistants also earn £9 per hour, but lots of the roles are based in the evenings, part-time at 20 hours per week working between 5.00pm and 1.30am.
You can apply for all the jobs here.
Asda usually hires seasonal workers, but they’re not yet live on the recruitment website.
However, there are several part time roles currently available, however it looks like these are year round rather than just for Christmas.
You can see the jobs that are currently being advertised and keep an eye out for Christmas postings here.
John Lewis and Waitrose are both hiring seasonal workers
John Lewis and Waitrose
John Lewis has several roles available for seasonal workers including retail sales assistants, stock assistants, catering assistants, food hall assistants and supermarket assistants.
There’s loads of information on the website, including what they expect from each of the roles and more details about the recruitment process.
Jobs started going live at the end of August, but, there’s still some positions available, so it is well worth a check. Some deadlines are at the end of this month so you might want to move quickly.
The typical salary varies between £8.87 and £13.23 per hour depending on which role you apply for and where you are based.
Lidl doesn’t have any seasonal jobs up on its website yet, but there are plenty of part-time roles available.
The discounter pays at least £9.30 per hour outside of London, with wages starting from £10.75 inside London.
Part time roles include cleaners, customer assistants and warehouse operatives. There’s currently 143 vacancies for part-time workers.
Here’s where you can find all of the part-time jobs currently on offer.