7 companies hiring in Falkirk right now - for permanent and seasonal positions

With the countdown to Christmas officially on, companies across the board are hiring for staff for seasonal and permanent positions

Wednesday, 18th November 2020, 10:54 am

Whether you’re looking for something temporary to make a bit more cash during the festive season, or something a bit more permanent, these are seven companies in Falkirk that are currently hiring for staff - and how to apply.

Christmas Customer Advisor at Boots

Pharmacy and beauty retailer Boots is looking for Christmas customer advisers to work over the festive season.

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The day to day duties as a customer adviser includes things like helping customers, maintaining stock levels, serving on the tills and acting as a brand ambassador.

Boots states that the ideal candidate will:

- Have excellent communication skills and listening skills

- Demonstrate passion for customer service

- Have great organisational skills

- Be able to work as a team

- Have great attention to detail

The position is part time, and the rate of pay is not advertised alongside the job.

Boots is looking for someone that is able to start from 1 November onwards. A variety of shifts are available, which may include weekends, however exact shift patterns will be discussed at the interview.

You can apply via the Boots website here.

Seasonal Sales Assistant with The Card Factory

As a seasonal sales assistant with The Card Factory, your day to day duties will include providing customer service, both on the floor and on the tills, pricing merchandise, maintaining stock levels and helping the team unloading and unpacking orders.

Card Factory says its ideal candidate is someone who likes to be busy, can multitask and can embrace change.

The job advertisement states that this position is a fixed term contract which will end no later than 3 January 2021. It also says, “We want to support a work/life balance, therefore don’t worry if you’re not available all hours of the day - just tell us via the application form when you are available to work!”

The rate of pay is not advertised alongside the job. You’ll benefit from staff perks like a 15 per cent staff discount.

Seasonal Sales Assistant at JD Sports

As a seasonal assistant at JD Sports, you’ll be expected to take on duties such as providing excellent customer service, driving sales, assisting on the shop floor and keeping stock levels replenished.

JD Sports is looking for someone with good communication skills, confidence and effective selling skills.

You’ll benefit from things like a company discount and company pension.

The salary is not listed, but it is described as “competitive” on the job advert.

You can apply via the JD Sports website here.

Customer Experience Assistant at William Hill

Your day to day duties at William Hill will include interacting with customers, taking their bets and assisting them with any queries, showing customers how to use the terminals, and supporting the managers with shop displays and opening or closing the branch.

William Hill is looking for applicants who would describe themselves as a people person.

The rate of pay is £8.72 per hour, and the contract is for 15 hours per week.

Other staff benefits include the opportunity to earn a quarterly performance bonus, a 28 day holiday allowance and a paid day off for your birthday, plus staff discounts at a range of high street shops and cinemas.

You can apply via the William Hill website here.

Cafe Team Member at Tesco

As a member of the cafe team at Tesco, you’ll be responsible for providing great customer service, upselling menu items and making sure that the cafe is clean.

And, once you’ve been cross-trained, you’ll also be responsible for making the food and drinks as well.

Tesco is looking for someone over 18, with practical work experience in hospitality, such as at another cafe, restaurant, pub or fast food chain.

You’ll benefit from staff perks such as a staff discount and 28 days of holidays.

The rate of pay is not advertised alongside the job, but it is described as “competitive”.

You can apply via the Tesco website here.

Customer Care Assistant at McDonald’s

McDonald’s is looking for someone to look after customers and ensure that everything runs as it should in the customer areas. This includes things such as making children feel welcome, handing out balloons, looking after customers' specific needs, keeping high standards of cleanliness in the dining area and toilets and helping to create a warm and welcoming atmosphere.

You may also need to take part in the planning and implementation of children’s parties, coffee mornings, children’s competitions and other special events.

For those aged 21 and upwards, the starting rate of pay is £8.72 per hour. The position is described as fully flexible and full time.

You can apply via the McDonald’s website here.

Delivery Driver at Domino’s

Responsibilities of delivery drivers at Domino’s include delivering food and drink safely and securely, managing cash and card transactions and overall providing quality customer service.

To be a delivery driver, you’ll need to have a full UK or EU driving licence with no more than six points and no bans within the last five years.

You’ll also need to own your own card, with valid MOT and insurance, good knowledge of the local area and the availability to work evenings and weekends.

The rate of pay is not included alongside the job advertisement, but it is described as “minimum wage”, which can vary depending on your age. You also get to keep all your tips that customers may give you.

Full time and part time positions are available. You can apply via the Domino’s website here.