Warehouse workers – United Kingdom (employment contracts)

Warehouse workers – workplace United Kingdom


- Quick Departures
- Canteen at work, convenient prices
- Support in identifying a lodge
- Health insurance
- Paid annual leave


- Individual employment contract
- Min. 40 working hours / week + overtime
- Salary between 7.85 - 10.20 GBP /hour depending on the area and tours allocated
- Performance bonus
- Additional hours paid by 25-50% extra
- Training 2-5 days during which the employee is paid


- Women, men
- No age limit
- Couples are welcomed
- No experience and / or skill necessary
- Knowledge of English at least pre-intermediate level


- ZERO registration fee
- ZERO mediation fee


- Storing goods
- Checking goods and products from stock
- Moving goods and products to/ out of the warehouse
- Signing delivery papers
- Writing down damaged goods
- Picking and packing goods for delivery
- Loading and unloading goods and merchandise
- Visiting loading and unloading spaces
- Maintaining cleanliness within the warehouse
- Supporting other warehouse workers
- Loading and unloading various materials to be used in works throughout the warehouse
- Handling goods according to indications from superiors, without damage
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Job details

Position, job title or profession

Warehouse worker/ Goods handler for various British companies


The agency mediates employment contracts between candidates and various companies from the UK, which have vacancies such as: Warehouse worker, Goods handler


Taking part in the training session organized by British companies is mandatory

Duration of training

Training takes between 2 and 5 days, depending on each employee’s ability to assimilate information, and is paid by the employer. At the end of the training period, all employees take part in an evaluation test, which is mandatory.

Taking part in training

Taking part in the training course in mandatory. Course is free for employees, as it is paid or by the employer.

Legal work base

It is the employee’s responsibility, after entering into a contractual relationship with a British company, to apply for their NINO (National Insurance Number) in order to pay their contributions to the state. Candiates are entitled to work full time, as per their employment contract.

Period of recruitment

March 2017 (until all vacancies are occupied)


Both women and men are eligible


Couples are eligible on this project


Minimum age is 18 years, there is no maximum age limit


Good attitude, hardworking, serious, friendly, in good physical and mental shape, with good communication skills, organized, with no health issues

Civil status

Married, not married/ divorced persons are eligible


Experience not required, but experienced candidates have an advantage during selection


Qualification not required, but qualified candidates have an advantage during selection

English level

Conversational English is required

Other foreign languages

Other foreign languages not required

Driver’s licence

Not required, but candidates with a valid licence and experience have an advantage during selection

Hourly salary, monthly salary and payment dates

Job is paid between 7.85 – 10.20 GBP/hour depending on area and shift:
Day shift
Evening shift
Night shift
Ambient and cold
Starting from 7,85 GBP/hour
Starting from 8,35 GBP/hour
Starting from 9 GBP/hour
Frigo area
Starting from 8,45 GBP/hour
Starting from 9,05 GBP/hour
Starting from 10,20 GBP/hour
Payment is made every 4 weeks via bank transfer, into the bank account opened in the employee’s name.
Employee may transfer their earnings to an account from their home country.


- 15% discount for all employees
- Complimentary uniform
- Canteen at the work place
- Highly affordable employee menus
- Performance bonus (up to 0.90 GBP/hour, to be paid after 3 months of work)
- Access to the pension scheme after 3 months of work


Employee agrees to work overtime as per business needs. Planned and mandatory overtime is paid at normal rate. Emergency mandatory overtime is paid at 1 ½ of normal rate. Unplanned and optional overtime is paid 1,25 of normal rate. This fee is paid only if all planned overtime from the current week have been already done. If a day has been missed due to health reasons, them overtime will be paid at normal rate of pay.


Tips not applicable


According to annual reviews, employer may decide salary raises and/ or promotions depending on employee performance

Cases in which employee’s payment rights can be pursued

In all salary related cases, candidate may contact the abilitated British institutions. Employee may become a union member in order to have their interests defended in front of the employer.

Working and resting time

- Usually 3 days off/ week, depending on shift (can be day, evening or night shift depending on business needs)
- 40 hours/ week contractually guaranteed minimum hours, including 4 hours unpaid break, minimum 36 working hours/ week. Employer reserves the right to raise contractual working hours up to 44/ week – inclusind 4.4 hours unpaid break – as long as business demands it. Depending on business needs and on employee requests, up to 44 working hours/ week are allowed.

Nature and duration of contract, employment, termination of employment and re-employment conditions

Employment contract, full time. Undetermined period, first 13 consecutive weeks are probation period. In order to be employed, candidate must be selected based on CV/ interview and tests. Termination of employment will be detailed in the work offer.

Transport tickets to the UK

British companies/ employers usually do not pay for travel/ airplane ticket. There can be exceptions when ticket is paid by company/ employer.


Employees must obtain accommodation in the city they will be working in before beginning work. If they cannot, they can keep in contact with employer for a temporary accommodation. During this time they must secure and pay for a permanent accommodation. Employer assists in finding a temporary/ permanent accommodation before arrival in the UK. This assistance is not a contractual obligation, but an unconditional support offered to the employee. Usually, costs are covered by the employee. Depending on each landlord, accommodation costs may be deducted from earnings or may be paid by employee directly. Some landlords may ask for an advance and/ or deposit. Depending on the area, weekly rent can be between 60-90 GBP/ week.


Meals are not offered by the employer. But, where warehouses also have a canteen, employees gain access during lunch breaks. In such cases, menu prices are very advantageous for employees.

Local transport

Local transport to/ from work is paid for by employee

Social insurance

Employees enjoy social insurance paid by employer, based on British legislation

Health insurance

Employees enjoy health insurance identical to that offered to British citizens, based on British legislation

Sick leave

Employees enjoy sick leave, offered and paid according to British legislation. First 3 days of sick leave are not paid.

Duration and conditions of rest leave

Employees enjoy rest leave based on their employment contract, up to 200 hours/ year. Employee has the right to rest leave after 4 weeks of work, in direct proportion with the number of hours already worked. Employer may restrict rest leave access for a certain period, for example during busy periods/ high times.

Work conditions, protection and security

Candidate must follow internal regulations set by the employer, as instructed, in order to follow their employment contract. Work conditions are normal, and protection and security measures are communicated from the first day. Work is done is warehouses, in normal working conditions, using various goods handling equipment.

Financial compensation in case of accident, professional illness or death

Compensation for work accidents, professional illness or death will be done according to British law

Employment taxes and contributions

Employer pays taxes and contributions directly from salary, as per British law. Social insurance taxes and contributions are directly deducted from employee’s gross salary, and paid by the employer. It is the employee’s responsibility to prevent double taxation for social insurances.

Documents needed by companies for candidate evaluation

- CV in English + smiling photo
- 1 Passport type photo
- 1 Full body photo, size 9/13, office attire
- Passport/ ID copy
- Birth certificate, in original
- Copy of last studies diploma
- Clean criminal record
- Clean medical record
- Copy of work history register (if such document exists)
- Copy of qualification papers (if such document exists)
- 2 recommendations, in original, in English from previous employers
- Details of British bank account (if such account already exists)
- Copy of National Insurance Number (if such document exists)
- Private medical insurance for first 2-3 onths of work and/ or European health card
- Filled in medical form
- Filled in application form
- Signed information letter regarding accommodation (for cases ehen this is necessary)

Registration fee

For those registering until 08.03.2017
360 RON, to be paid at the time of registration
For those registering after 08.03.2017
550 RON, to be paid at the time of signing the employment contract

Mediation fee



For details and registration please contact our team at 0040 376 444 555.
We wish you luck!