Current Vacancies

Here's what we do

We pride ourselves in having a friendly, engaging and interesting place to work.

Customer service is paramount in our business so we are looking to employ people who are customer focused and target driven.

We're always looking to invest in good people, so if you see a role that you think you’d be good at and you want to join our team then we’d love to hear from you.

Below is an overview of what some of our teams actually do and the current vacancies...

 

World of Books

 

Stock Processing Team - AM shift 6.30 till 14.30 (£7.05 an hour for 21-24 year olds and £7.20 per hour for over 25s) | PM shift 14.30 - 22.30 (£7.45 per hour for 21-24 year olds and £7.60 per hour for over 25s) Lower rates for under 21-year olds

Our Stock Processing team is responsible for scanning all the books that get delivered to our Goring-by-Sea site daily.  Working in pairs the books are sorted from containers and then scanned to see whether the book should be placed in stock or be recycled.

Each pair has a target number of books to scan per hour to ensure that we can get as many new books as possible into stock on a daily basis and to maintain our inventory of 2 million books in stock.

The team are target driven and don’t get distracted by interesting books.

 

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Warehouse Team - AM shift 6.30 till 14.30 (£7.13 an hour for 21-24 year olds, £7.28 per hour for 25 and over (Foreman) or £7.70 an hour for 21-24 year olds and £7.85 per hour for over 25s with a forklift truck license) | PM shift 14.30 - 22.30 (£7.53 per hour for 21-24 year olds and £7.68 an hour for over 25s or £8.10 per hour for 21-24 year olds and £8.25 per hour for over 25s with a forklift truck license) Lower rates for under 21-year olds

Our Warehouse team are responsible for moving our stock into the warehouse and making sure that the books are stored in the correct place on our racking throughout our three warehouses.

Each of team works independently and the role is very physical.  Some of the warehouse duties include driving a forklift truck.

 

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Picking Team - AM shift 6.30 till 14.30 (£7.05 per hour for 21-24 year olds and £7.20 per hour for over 25s) | PM shift 14.30 - 22.30 (£7.45 an hour for 21-24 year olds and £7.60 per hour for over 25s) Lower rates for under 21-year olds

Our Picking team is responsible for picking the books that our customers have ordered. It is really important that once a book is ordered it gets to the customer as quickly as possible and therefore each person works to a target number of books to pick per hour.

Each of our Pickers works independently throughout our three warehouses picking books from our stock.  Being a Picker is very physical and it does involve working at height some of the time and can involve moving boxes weighing up to 20 kgs.

We are also now seeking Saturday workers, from 10am to 6pm and successful candidates will be offered a permanent contract.

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Packing Team - AM shift 6.30 till 14.30 (£7.05 per hour for 21-24 year olds and £7.20 per hour for over 25s) | PM shift 14.30 - 22.30 (£7.45 per hour for 21-24 year olds and £7.60 per hour for over 25s) Lower rates for under 21-year olds

Once our books have been picked our Packing team is responsible for packaging up our books and getting them to our customers.  In this department people work in small teams packaging our books in different ways and then sorting them for posting.  Each of the packers has a target number of books that they must pack per hour.

We are also now seeking Saturday workers, from 10am to 6pm and successful candidates will be offered a permanent contract.

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