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Logistics Team Member

The Logistics teams coordinate the beginning and end of the process within the kitchen. The team arrange for the storage of goods coming into the kitchen and the delivery of our finished dished to our customers. As a logistics team member you will be: Receiving fresh produce via goods in Replenishing stock levels using products from the production kitchen Picking and prioritising orders as per delivery schedules Wrapping and loading orders via goods out Contributing to effective and accurate shift handovers Flagging any issues with the equipment within your area Work as part of a fast paced team towards the completion of the daily plan 4 on 4 off or Monday to Friday or weekends only indshep

Industrial

Wells

£11.54 - £12.22 per annum + On site parking, Free food

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Hygiene Operative

Our client on the outskirts of Wells are looking for several hygiene operatives to join the team on a permanent basis Several shifts available, 4 on 4 off Days or Nights Excellent rates of pay and benefits You will need the ability to work in a fast paced environment A positive approach to work and have a flexible approach A desire to develop own skills and work as part of a team High attention to detail Previous experience with cleaning and chemical (desirable) indshep

Industrial

Wells

£10.35 - £12.93 per hour + Free food & car parking

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Sales Order Administrator

Thrive Group are delighted to be working with our client in the Trowbridge area, who are actively seeking to engage a Sales Order Administrator to join their busy team on a permanent basis, working with a prestigious product portfolio. What you will be doing: Checking all orders, ensuring all the details are correct Processing a high volume of sales orders on a daily basis Liaising with customer services on orders that are incomplete Updating customers on the status of their orders What you need in order to succeed A proven track record in a similar role Excellent IT skills including a high level of data entry accuracy An organised and self-motivated approach with the ability to work in a pressurised environment What will be your package : Competitive salary depending on experience Generous holiday allowance Life assurance Cycle to work scheme Health benefits Product discounts Potential for hybrid working What you need to do next: If this position sounds of interest and you would like to be considered then please call Sarah at Thrive Group on 01225 632666 or email sarah. Thrive Group are acting as an employment agency in relationship to this vacancy. If you have not heard from a consultant within 7 days, please assume you have been unsuccessful on this occasion. TrowCom/SC

Commercial

Trowbridge

£19000 - £21000 per annum

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Quality Assistant

Thrive Group are delighted to be working with our client in Westbury, who are actively seeking to engage a Quality Assistant to join their team : What you will be doing: As Quality Assistant you will assist the Technical Manager with the following : Product and material sampling and testing Quality Assurance testing Collating and reporting data Maintaining quality systems Generating reports regarding company performance indicators and monitoring programs Processing and organising technical documents What you will need to succeed: Previous administrative experience, exposure to a similar role would be beneficial A good level of IT literacy including databases, excel and word Excellent communication skills as you will be dealing with a wide range of individuals Accuracy and the ability to work to deadlines and targets What you will receive in return : The opportunity to join an established yet forward thinking organisation Excellent hours 25 days holiday plus BHs Life insurance What you need to do next: If this role of Quality Assistant sounds of interest and you would like to be considered, please contact Sarah at Thrive Group on 01225 632666 or email sarah. Thrive Group are acting as an employment agency in relationship to this vacancy. If you have not heard from a consultant within 7 days, please assume you have been unsuccessful on this occasion. TrowCom/SE

Commercial

Westbury

Up to £24000 per annum

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Handballers

Thrive Group are pleased to announce that we are recruiting for Handballers in the Heywood area OL10. We have immediate starts available for anyone interested and would like to invite them to an induction on Monday 4th July. The work is very manual so you will need to be reasonably fit. The ideal candidate will be confident with working as part of a team, and capable of independent work. they Will also have basic numerical skills, basic English language skills, good punctuality, and an awareness for Health and Safety. The hours of work are 8AM - 6PM Monday to Friday and the work will be on going if you perform well at the induction. The pay rate is £9.50. If interested, please ensure you can attend the induction on Monday and click APPLY at your earliest convenience.

Industrial

Heywood

Up to £9.50 per hour

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Finance and Administration Assistant

Main Duties - Finance: a) Maintain the organisational financial records are kept up to date and daily data inputting. b) Ensure financial policies and procedures are followed and reporting inconsistencies to the Finance Manager or Chief Executive. c) Process receipts, payments, invoices, credit notes, banking and ad hoc journals d) Produce reports and information as required e) Assist in raising monthly, quarterly and ad hoc invoices for expenses, rents, management fees, room hire and others as necessary. f) Reconcile petty cash accounts and bank accounts. g) Maintain the fundraising database as and when required. h) Support the redaction of the bank statements for the Building Bridges Programme. i) Maintain WALC accounts, banking and membership database to include calculating and invoicing annual subscriptions. Liaise with Audit Company on annual basis. j) Support the central function of EU funded programmes. Main Duties - Administration: a) Support the membership database and assist with related administration. b) Assist with AGM preparation and Awards. c) Provide administration support to all departments as agreed by the Leadership team. d) Assist in answering telephone calls to the general number. e) Maintaining consumables and data for copiers and franking machine. f) Support the premises and asset management within the organisation such as key office systems including the telephone system, fire alarm and door entry systems, photocopier, Neopost, mobile phones and other contract relationships as required. g) Support the property functions, cleaning contracts, repairs, and Healthy and Safety. h) Support the administration relating to our bookings, enquiries and other administration as required. i) Support the management of the fleet of vehicles ensuring legal compliance, schedule of MOTs, Health and Safety checks. The post-holder will contribute to achieving: * Budget holders assume financial responsibility for own operational budget. Non budget holders ensure expenditure is necessary and within budget constraints. * Participate in the team working approach * Take responsibility for her / his own development, inform the line manager of any development needs and take part in prescribed development activities * Work within the agreed policies and procedures * Carry out such other general duties as shall be determined by the Chief Executive. Support other members of staff as required by the workload and by absences due to leave, sickness etc. * Ensure that office security is maintained, data protection is adhered to and confidences are not breached. * Promote an alert approach to Health and Safety at Work matters and maintain compliance with the terms of the Hopton Fire Certificate.

Commercial

Devizes

£20000 - £23166 per annum

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Student tips for summer work

Student tips for summer work This summer, why not get ahead of the crowd and land a summer job before the rush? If you'll be home from university this summer and want to gain some extra experience and extra cash, pay rates are typically £9.50 per hour + , then Thrive can help!  Summer jobs are a great way to earn some extra money. They also look great on your CV as they enhance your skillset and work experience which will be incredibly valuable when applying for roles as a graduate.  According to the Office for National Statistics, 52.9% of individuals aged 16-24 were employed during the months of May to July 2020. This isn’t surprising as this is the start of the prime summer holiday window meaning many businesses need cover for their staff and students are home all summer looking for something to do!  We have put together some tips and tricks to help you make the most out of your time off from university so you can get a summer role that you’ll enjoy!   1.     Update your CVThink about the type of things you can include on your CV. Make sure you include any previous work experience and don’t forget to talk about any extracurricular activities you’ve been involved in such as sports teams or societies at universities. These are great skills that employers look for as it shows you can work in a team and manage your time efficiently.  Additionally, if you have done any volunteering work or received any awards such as the Duke of Edinburgh award, don’t forget to include these on your CV. Other important things to include are skills. These can be skills you’ve picked up whilst are University such as specific software’s from your course, leadership roles, perhaps you have been involved in a committee? Don’t forget to include if you have a driving license too as this can expose you to more opportunities in your area that require you to drive. 2.     Take the time to decide what type of role you’d enjoy working inJust because a summer job is temporary, it doesn’t mean that you shouldn’t enjoy it. Why not take the time to research industries and types of temporary roles you could do that will complement your CV in the future and career later down the line?  Additionally, if you pick up a temporary role for the summer and enjoy it, this could leave open a window for opportunity for more work during more holidays such as Christmas and Easter.​3.     Be flexible with your availabilityIf you are flexible where you can be with your availability over the summer, you may be more likely to get hired as you’ll be able to assist with more holiday cover. That said, this doesn’t mean that you can’t go on holiday at all or enjoy yourself and relax during your summer holidays from university, it would just be helpful to provide flexibility where you can. ​Here at Thrive, we currently have temporary jobs available for: Production Operatives, Packers, Pickers and more. These roles can be full time, part time or occasional shifts that are flexible to your requirements.Check out our latest vacancies here.   4.     Get ahead of the game If you want a summer job to earn some extra cash, ideally you want to make the most of the time you have off from studying and have a role lined up so you can be ready to start as soon as you finish University for the summer. It is easy to waste time during the summer that could be spent working by completing applications for short term summer roles. That’s why our first tip for you would be to start looking in advance.Why not get ahead of the game and look online or make contact with your local Thrive branch to see what companies are hiring to make sure you can get your application sent in early? 5.     Take a walk in your local area & apply in personLots of places advertise casual roles with a poster in the window as this is more time efficient than uploading the vacancy to a website. For employers it is also often ideal if they can hire someone who lives locally as this reduces time spent commuting and the risk of any delays due to transportation issues.  Additionally, you can get in touch with your local Thrive recruitment office to see what opportunities are available with us.They will be up to date with the newest roles and could even have a section dedicated to temporary/summer roles.By going through the local job centre, they can also take into consideration your location, age and circumstances, as well as offering useful advice about what to avoid.  6.     Apply online  Another way to find summer roles is to search and apply online. Often employers will post out a digital job advert if they have lots of vacancies to fill and because it will reach more applicants. You can either search directly on a business’s website to see if they are advertising any vacancies or look at online job boards.  View Thrive latest jobs to see if there is a temp role for you: Depending on the type of role you are applying for, you may need a CV and cover letter to support your application. However, some roles require you to answer a few short questions via an online application. It is worth taking the time to make sure your CV and cover letter are up to date and reflect your experience/qualifications.   7.     Sign up for job alerts Something that may save some time when searching for a summer role is to sign up for job alerts via email. The benefit of doing this is that you can filter the type of alert you receive by keywords. For example, if you are seeking a role in retail for the summer months you could set up alerts for roles that include ‘sales’, ‘sales assistant’ ‘sales associate’, ‘cashier’ ‘part-time’ ‘summer’ or ‘store team member’. ​ Sign up for job alerts with Thrive here:  Thrive offers many temporary and short-term roles that would be perfect for university students looking for something during the summer holidays.  Find out more about our latest roles here. *You must be 18+ to apply​

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Are employee benefits the answer to the Great Resignation?

​The Great Resignation is a phenomenon that has been widely featured in the news cycle for the last year. It has been reported that over a million workers left the workforce after the pandemic and 85% of UK businesses said that it has affected them.  But why is this happening? And as inflation bites and pressure on disposable income grows, what can we do as hiring managers to ensure we have enough cover and that the people we do have on payroll want to stay? Employment feels less secure post-pandemic In many ways we are coming to terms with a post-pandemic world, our experiences through the pandemic have reshaped the lives we want to live and revealed to us the importance of a work / life balance. The blue-collar industry, which must mainly operate onsite, experienced an extremely turbulent change during the pandemic. Many workers were placed on furlough as they were not able to go into work, or needed to go in when they did not feel particularly safe working on minimum capacity; some were let go entirely.  Interestingly the BBC reported that blue-collar workers are leaving their employment in favour of entry-level positions elsewhere in offices or warehouses, actually with less pay but more benefits, upward mobility, and compassion. Plus, not forgetting, the ability to work from home which now adds an additional level of job security.  Expectations of benefits are higher For most people, work is now more than just a pay packet. Employees expect a workplace culture and environment where they feel valued. The Guardian reported that blue-collar workers are particularly motivated to change jobs, even with only marginally better financial offers but more focus on benefits.  It has come to the point where companies need to invest in their employees or risk falling behind. But what tangible actions can employers take to create this environment for their employees? 1.     Flexibility Flexibility has become a trigger word for candidates when looking for new positions. If you can create an environment where your employees feel like they have flexible working, then you’re winning. This can be in the form of allowing them to choose which shifts work for them, having cover in place for unexpected time off to care for family members, and transparent annual leave policies. Companies can facilitate this internally by ensuring they forecast potential absences during busy periods such as the summer holiday or Christmas. Also, working with a recruitment agency such as Thrive means that you can tag in temp workers if you ever find yourself understaffed. 2.     ChildcareAccording to a new poll commissioned by leading UK employee benefits provider Unum, it is estimated that more than 6 million people in the UK workforce — over 1 in 5 workers — are juggling dual caring responsibilities for children and elderly relatives and these numbers are expected to grow. Most families now have two working parents, therefore any consideration that employers can make for childcare is also a huge plus. It’s a headache for most parents juggling school drop off and pick up or unexpected absences having to take care of poorly children. For those with children too young to go to school it’s also a case of paying for childcare support which eats into the benefit of working for a wage. As well as considering the flexibility previously discussed to elect shifts around school times or provide cover for last-minute absences, some employers are starting to offer ‘childcare vouchers’ as part of their benefits package which helps to take some of the financial and logistical strain off parents. 3.     Mental health supportIf the last few years have taught us anything it’s that mental health is not something we can ignore. 31% of employers have seen team burnout which comes from all the stressors mentioned already, and while tackling the causes of stress such as lack of flexibility and childcare are key to reducing burnout, establishing a culture that prioritises good mental health sets a company precedent to ask for help if you are struggling. Many companies are now offering mental health support as part of their benefits package, and when you work with Thrive your employees get access to the Thrive Benefits app which provides access to free counselling, a 24/7 GP and more.  How Thrive can help you as a clientFlexible, effective workforces are at the heart of what we provide at Thrive. We specialise in the essential work of the manufacturing, warehousing, logistics and commercial sectors.From the strategic to the short term, we help clients deliver their capability & perform at their best, through workforce recruitment, management & planning. To find out how we could support your business and empower your company to offer a more complete benefits package, please get in touch.   

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How to beat burnout at work

​As of 2022, almost half (46%) of workers are close to burnout, according to research conducted by Westfield Health. This is a huge number and highlights the need for us all to be mindful of our ways of working to improve our wellbeing. What is burnout? The World Health Organisation defines burnout as ‘energy depletion, or exhaustion’ manifested in ‘a difficulty to keep up with workload’, ‘increased mental distance from job’, ‘negativism or cynicism and reduced professional efficacy’. How do we break the cycle? We can think of burnout like a snowball, the longer we keep rolling it along and enduring these feelings of stress, the larger it grows. A lot of the advice for how to beat burnout is to do with routine and boundaries, by creating an environment that is optimistic, predictable and feels within control, we can begin to face into our stress rather than letting it overwhelm us. 1.     Identify the root of the issue It might be that you believe the cause of your burnout is the sheer amount of work you have on your plate, but career strategist Stacey Staaterman encourages you to ‘find your 2%’: you can put about 98% of the blame on the workplace but it’s worth considering the 2% that might be down to the decisions you make.  ‘Maybe it’s that you can’t say no to anyone. Maybe it’s that you treat everything on your to-do list as equally important, so you’re in a pressure cooker all the time.’ Identifying and addressing the things you do have control over can help you to feel a sense of reclaiming the issue. 2.     Work with your employer to create boundaries If you do have a sense of causes of stress in the workplace, go to your employer with some suggestions for how you could address them.  Perhaps it’s setting boundaries in communication systems and styles, establishing meeting formats, or even a slight variation to a working day or week. Open and honest communication about how you’re feeling and what they could do to help will lead you to both feel that you are on the same page, and will likely help your colleagues to feel comfortable enough to voice their opinions too.  3.     Learn how to switch off As well as addressing problems within working hours, it’s important to think about how we are using our downtime too.  With phones, laptops, and tablets we can feel like we’re always ‘on’ but setting a time where we can totally disconnect allows your brain to switch off and recharge ready for the next working day. This can be achieved by setting boundaries with people who might contact you to let them know that you won’t be available after a certain time. Plus with this newfound ‘free’ time you can create space for hobbies completely separate from work that signal to your brain that you are having a break. Knowing that you are on a break as soon as you put on your running shoes, pick up your knitting needles or open a book can really help to set a firm boundary. Addressing burnout is a gradual process, but the first step is recognising that it needs to be addressed – and we’re already there! Hopefully, these tips have given you some ideas to create a work routine that feels sustainable and manageable for you. Looking for a change? Work for a workplace that can support you in managing your stress. Take a look at our vacancies to find a new role that suits you and your needs. 

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