Good afternoon Bristol and welcome back to your local money-saving blog – the place to save money, make money and invest in your future. Right now, a lot of people are either looking for a new job or an extra income because they’ve been made redundant, are on a zero hours contract or will need to make up the other 20% of their wages if they are being furloughed on 80%.
This list is by no means exclusive, but I thought readers would benefit from a round-up of locally advertised jobs I’ve come across during the last week. Please feel free to share any job advertisements you’ve seen on Broke in Bristol – & beyond’s Facebook page so that we call all help each other through these difficult times.
Priory Group is hiring across its hospitals, residential care homes, education facilities and supported living services and when I looked there were 51 vacancies in and around Bristol.
UK farmers desperately need people to pick fruit and vegetables – apparently there are 90,000 picking jobs available across the UK and many farms in the South West. Yes, it’s hard work but you don’t need any previous experience and you can expect to earn around £10 per hour. As you’ll be classed as a key worker, your children can still go to school.
The NHS is unsurprisingly still hiring and you don’t need a medical degree for every opportunity listed. How about training to be a 999 Emergency Call Handler where you’ll be helping people and earning a living? Full training is provided but you’ll need to have 3 GCSEs and good communication skills and you can expect to earn around 20k plus extra for unsociable hours. The NHS is also looking for people to fill other positions where no medical experience is required as training will be provided.
Another option is to get a job as a Warehouse Operative where you can earn around £11 per hour and do your bit to feed the nation – this morning there were 2687 jobs advertised on Jooble. And of course supermarkets are still looking for extra staff and are hiring people who can start immediately.
Alternatively, if you’re self-motivated and looking for a self-employed business opportunity partnering with a FTSE 250 company then send an email with your best contact number to firstname.lastname@example.org.
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