Out of work or thinking about a change of career? Then get along to a Jobs Fair at the Newlife SuperStore in Hemlock Way, Cannock, on Saturday 25 October.
Members of the Newlife Personnel Management Team will be on hand from 10am to 1pm to talk about full and part-time jobs currently available in the Cannock-based trading company. These include sales and deputy sales managers, stock assessors and finance cashier, IT assistants, corporate services intern, electrical charge-hand and assistant warehouse manager, to name a few.
All profits from the group of stores go to Newlife Foundation for Disabled Children, to help provide a range of practical support services for families in need. Last year (2013/14), profits from the group raised £3.3million to support hundreds of children across the UK.
Newlife’s recycling and retail social enterprise business is working with an ever-increasing number of high street retailers and manufacturers in the UK and Europe who donate their unwanted goods. As a result Newlife is expanding both its recycling/warehouse operation and retail business – and this in turn means additional vacancies for various posts.
Newlife CEO Sheila Brown says: “Ours is a successful and growing charity and business; this means there are a wide range of opportunities for people with a diverse range of skills. We want to hear from people interested in our current vacancies but also from those may be thinking about possibly working for the organisation in the future. Our Personnel Management Team will be on hand to meet people and accept CVs for consideration, should other vacancies occur. We usually just advertise in Job Centres or in-house but this time, with so many vacancies, we felt it would be nice if people could come along and meet our team in person.”
She added: “Newlife is one of the biggest employers in the area and has an excellent track record for developing employees through training and coaching. We also offer graduate placements to help young people get on the career ladder (paid and voluntary) and have a great history of staff development and have had staff who started in part-time roles, when at school or college who are now senior managers.
“So whether you have no experience and need a chance to shine or you have developed skills and/or professionals qualifications, the Jobs Fair will give people the chance to be considered.”
Sheila added: “Newlife employees, many who have been with us for years, go home each day knowing that their work contributes to changing the lives of disabled and terminally ill children. We welcome applications from anyone who wants to help make a real difference.”