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General Operative

Thrive Group are hiring for a General Operative on behalf of our client in Coleford, Radstock. The position will be on a 12 week temp to perm basis and they are looking for a valuable member to join their team starting in the New Year. Hours of Work: Monday to Friday (4 days minimum) 0800-1600 Job Responsibilities: General maintenance of the site (cleaning gutters, filling potholes, clearing waste and vegetation) Painting when required Occasionally helping out on the production line filling concrete moulds or helping out on the packing line during busy periods or for holiday cover Candidate Skills: A 'can-do' attitude Flexible with days and job requirements Strong teamwork skills A willingness to help out across the site Welding experience would be advantageous to succeed in the role A forklift licence would also be advantageous As a Thrive employee, you will have access to our exciting new benefits portal: Discount outlet: Save money in shops, restaurants, and UK attractions. Employee support: with access to counsellors 24/7 Health & well being services: including online health check and Gym discounts. 24/7 GP: to book appointments simply & quickly Payslips & pensions information. Please apply for this role if you are interested. If you have not heard back within 2 weeks unfortunately you were unsuccessful on this occasion.

Industrial

Radstock

Up to £13.00 per hour

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Spray Line Operative

Thrive Oldham are recruiting for our well-established client in the Needham Harleston area a Spray Line Operative They provide a wide range of goods and services to industrial and manufacturing markets throughout the UK and in Europe including pallets, packaging, agricultural inspecting boxes, a large range of tools, workwear and safety equipment, and property services. We are currently looking to recruit a Spray Line Operative in the Norfolk location. The suitable candidate will need the following experience: * General labouring experience * Hand held tool experience * Spraying and Line Operative experience * Comply with the companies health and safety procedures * Product inspection experience * Manual handling experience Please note: you will be required to work in an open work environment which exposes you to all season weather elements, therefore you will need to be willing to work indoors and outdoors. You will need your own British Safety Standard Shoe/Boots All other PPE and weather wear are provided Days of Work: - Monday to Friday Hours of work: Hours are 05:45am-13:45pm / 14:00pm - 22:00pm Monday - Friday Salary :£10.93 - once trained after 12 weeks £12.24 Job Types: Full-time, Temporary-Permanent As a Thrive employee, you will have access to our exciting new benefits portal via the Benefits App. Discount outlet: Save money in shops, restaurants, and UK attractions. Employee support: with access to counsellors 24/7. Health & wellbeing services: including online health check and Gym discounts. 24/7 GP: to book appointments simply & quickly. Payslips & pensions information. Thrive Group are acting as an employment business in regards to this role INDOLD

Industrial

Harleston

Up to £10.93 per hour

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Hygiene Team Member

Thrive Group are delighted to be working with our client in Wells, who are actively recruiting for Hygiene Team Member. This is Temp to Perm position starting ASAP. Our client ideally is looking for the below: Good level of English A positive approach to work / positive attitude A desire to develop skills and progress within the business Team player Physically strong High attention to detail What you will receive in return: Basic Hours £11.08 per hour, shift allowance once you work after 2200 which is paid at £13.85 per hour 4 on 4 Off Day Shift - 0600-1800 or 4 on 4 off Night Shift available overtime Thrive Group are acting as an employment agency in relationship to this vacancy. Please contact Thrive Group Shepton 01749 342 982 INDSHE

Industrial

Wells

£11.08 - £13.85 per hour

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Process engineer

Thrive Group are delighted to be working with our company based in Frome who are actively looking to recruit a Process Engineer to join the team on a permanent basis. What you will be doing: Reporting to the Maintenance Manager, you will be working 4on/4off shifts within our Process/Plant. To ensure that other than planned downtime the processing plant is available and running at optimum levels at all times. To be proactive in meeting site requirements by reducing process waste and minimizing utility usage in the process area. Ensure that the product that we produce is of the highest standard by not compromising the process plant with short term fixes. To have overall responsibility for maintaining efficient operation of the utility equipment. To ensure that there is an uninterrupted supply (unless planned) of steam, air, water, and electricity to the site and that they are used efficiently. To be proactive in ensuring the site meets its targets for KPI's including energy usage and emissions control. What you will need to succeed: Electrically bias preferable Multi-skilled automation skills on process equipment or equivalent Excellent fault finding and root cause analysis skills. Experience of working in a FMCG environment Comfortable in autonomous decision making and team working. Logical approach to problem solving. What you will receive in return: Salary: £44,720.00 per annum 4 on / 4 off shifts Market Leader in their products and sector Company pension 6% employer contribution (Salary exchange) Childcare vouchers (Salary exchange) 25 days holiday + Bank holidays Company sick pay 4 x Death in Service Long service recognition Wellbeing initiatives - Free flu jabs, free eye tests, £90 contribution to prescription lenses What you need to do next: If this position sounds of interest and you would like to be considered. Please email on sarah.elliott @thrivegroup.co.uk or contact me on 01225 632666 to discuss further. 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. INTRO

Commercial

Frome

Negotiable

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Team Leader

Thrive Group are recruiting for a Warehouse Team Leader on a permanent basis, with a view to start immediately. This position is located in the Andover area, paying £26,900 per annum. This is a full-time position, working 14:00-22:00, Monday-Friday. Responsibilities of the role includes; To operate flexibly in a warehouse team working environment; ensuring that hygiene, quality levels and performance standards are met, whilst promoting safe working practices To check customers outbound deliveries and products creating an environment that ensures customers can rely upon 100% accuracy and timely dispatch of finished goods placed in our care. To always work in a way that safeguards both your personal safety and the safety of all who work in the warehouse. Accurate completion of all out bound and inbound load paperwork. Other tasks in support of the warehouse operation as directed/requested. Responsible for highlighting any potential quality issues, including hygiene and damage issues to your Manager. Completion of necessary process control and quality documented records, in a timely manner (QC Checks). The successful candidate will: The ability to safely operate warehouse equipment including pallet trucks and forklift vehicles. Good PC literacy and the ability to use the systems applicable to the warehouse or the capability to use them after suitable training. Knowledge of the safe systems of work specified for the warehouse and of the H&S policies/procedures that apply to the company premises and its operations. Ability to work in a small team and with minimal supervision to consistently produce results that hit the targets agreed with our customers or set by the company. The flexibility to adapt and manage change. To work at pace and prioritise a varied and demanding workload. Good numeracy and literacy skills. The possession of both Flexi and Counterbalance forklift drivers' licence. To be numerate and methodical in working method. Willingness to participate in other development and training opportunities. For more information please apply or contact the team on 01793 488057. INDSWI

Industrial

Andover

Up to £26900 per annum

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Reach and Counterbalance Forklift Driver with PPT - weekend

Thrive Group are delighted to be working with a market leading food manufacturing company in Trowbridge, Wiltshire who are actively seeking to engage a Weekend Forklift Driver - Temporary to Permanent for the right candidate. What you will be doing: Our client is seeking an Experienced Forklift Driver, with a passion for attention to detail, following of process and compliance within a fast-paced food manufacturing warehouse environment as well as able to adapt well to different situations. Communication skills are vital, you will present yourself professionally and deliver your part within the team to the highest of standards. The successful candidate will be able to provide dedicated and quality product support across a busy manufacturing environment, also to provide help when not on the forklift within the warehouse. You must be comfortable working in a food manufacturing company environment. You MUST hold a valid Reach, Counterbalance and PPT licences. Key Responsibilities: Maintain operational picking/warehouse targets. Including, but not limited to. FLT Operation (Counterbalance) Manual Handling Product quality checks Adherence to all Health & Safety policies and PPT requirements Identify process improvements Keen eye for detail What you will need to succeed: FLT (Counterbalance) trained is essential Willingness to learn and develop within role, and the wider business Strong team player Experience in similar environments advantageous Structured approach to ensure production targets are met Good level of conversational English Working Hours: Friday 18:00 - 06:00 Saturday 18:00 - 06:00 Sunday 18:00 - 06:00 Total of 36 hours per week Pay Rate: £18.41 per hour What you need to do next: If this position sounds of interest and you would like to be considered. Please contact the team at Thrive Trowbridge on 01225 632666 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.

Industrial

Trowbridge

Up to £18.41 per hour

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Mastering the Interview - Key Strategies for Success

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Why Early Christmas Recruitment is the Gift that Keeps on Giving

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Unlocking the Secrets of Sleep - Enhancing Workplace Wellbeing and Efficiency

​As the leaves start to change their colour this September, we're reminded of the significance of 'Sleeptember'. This month isn't just about the transition of seasons; it's a dedicated period to delve deeper into the importance of sleep. But what exactly makes sleep so crucial? Beyond its restorative benefits, it can shape our productivity and decision-making in our professional lives! Join us as we uncover the profound influence of sleep on our daily work routines and overall well-being.​​Why Sleep Matters Rest isn't merely a break; it's a lifeline. It's as fundamental as the meals we consume and the air that fills our lungs. Shockingly, a significant portion of us are not catching enough Z's, averaging a mere five to six hours nightly. This sleep deficit impacts not only our physical state but also our cognitive and emotional well-being. Imagine investing time in a balanced diet and regular workouts; without adequate sleep, those efforts might not yield the desired results.​​Sleep Shortage in the UK As the hustle and bustle of modern life continues to accelerate, many are sacrificing on sleep. While the consequences of this trade-off might not be immediately evident, the long-term implications on health and productivity across the UK are profound. A study by The Sleep Charity revealed that nearly two-fifths of the UK population barely manage six hours of sleep each night. To put this into perspective, individuals aged up to 64 typically need between 7 to 9 hours of sleep per night. Just last month, when asked how the UK rates their sleep quality, a mere 5.2% of respondents awarded their sleep the highest rating of five, whereas close to 20% rated it at a lowly 1-2. It's no secret that these subpar sleep ratings inevitably impact productivity and well-being in the workplace.​​Sleep's Role in Professional Life A rejuvenated worker is an asset. Sleep scarcity can cloud judgment, hinder concentration, and dampen spirits. Over time, chronic sleeplessness can pave the way for severe health complications, including cardiovascular diseases, diabetes, and more. In a corporate setting, this can mean reduced output, increased errors, and strained team dynamics.​​Finding Calm After the Workday In our tech-savvy era, truly 'logging off' post-work is easier said than done. Beyond work emails, the allure of social media and other online distractions is ever-present. Prolonged exposure to the blue light from our devices then suppresses melatonin, our sleep hormone, making restful nights harder to achieve. So, how can one ensure quality rest?Rhythmic Rest: By setting a consistent sleep schedule, you're training your internal clock to expect sleep at a certain time each day. This can lead to faster sleep onset and higher-quality rest. Aim to keep the same bedtime and wake-up time, even on weekends. Over time, you might even find you no longer need an alarm clock! Digital Detox: In our hyper-connected world, it's tempting to bring our devices to bed. However, by designating the bedroom as a tech-free zone, you're not only reducing your blue light exposure but also mentally separating work and relaxation spaces. Consider introducing a 'screen curfew' an hour before bed, allowing your mind to unwind naturally. Dietary Discipline: What we consume can significantly impact our sleep. While caffeine and alcohol might be tempting, they can play havoc with your slumber. Instead, try unwinding with a soothing chamomile tea or comforting warm milk in the evening. Also, avoid heavy or spicy meals close to bedtime; they can cause discomfort and indigestion. Soothing Strategies: Preparing your mind and body for sleep can make a world of difference. Engage in activities that help you relax and signal to your body that it's time to wind down. This could be reading a book (preferably a physical one to avoid blue light), practising deep breathing exercises, or even indulging in some gentle yoga or meditation. These activities can reduce stress and anxiety, making it easier to drift off. Optimal Ambience: Your sleep environment also plays a pivotal role in the quality of your rest. Ensure your bedroom is cool and dark, using blackout curtains if necessary. A quiet space is crucial, so consider earplugs or white noise machines if you live in a noisy area. Lastly, invest in a good mattress and pillows that support your body's natural alignment, and remember to replace them regularly.​The Power of Restful Nights As 'Sleeptember' unfolds, let's not just acknowledge sleep but truly prioritise it. Beyond personal well-being, it's a cornerstone for professional excellence. A well-rested person isn't just happier and healthier; they're also more productive and focused. Cheers to rejuvenating sleep and the success it brings!

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