Warehouse Operative - Part Time Weekends - £500 JOINING BONUS


Job Details


Knowsley DC

Contract Type


Working Pattern

Part Time


£9.27 - £14.86 p/h + £500 JOIING BONUS!! + enhanced overtime rate

Closing Date

11/11/2021 19:00

About the Role

We’re looking for part time, temporary Warehouse Operatives to join the team here at our 1million sq. ft. Distribution Centre in Knowsley to work over the weekend shifts. Matalan are offering you the chance to build your career with one of the UK’s leading family retailers.

Joining our current team of operatives who process, pick, pack and dispatch stock to store or online orders to our valued customers. You'll be a vital part of our Warehouse team, working together and accurately to ensure the delivery of our products in a timely manner. 


  • Opportunity to earn up to £10.27ph
  • £500 joining bonus
  • Opportunity to earn £14.86 per hour for overtime

*T&C’s apply – see below

Part Time Working hours

We have opportunities to work on either of the following shifts

  • Saturday & Sunday 6am - 6pm.
  • Saturday & Sunday 10am - 6pm (£8.91 p/h + £1 p/h peak bonus)

We can discuss your preference upon your application. 

Who we're looking for

Team players who are flexible and enthusiastic, can work with pace and accuracy and who have great communication skills. Ideally you’ll also have experience of working within a similar fast paced and target driven environment.


  • Matalan full time contract
  • Competitive rates of pay - £10.37 p/h (subject to T&Cs)
  • Full training provided
  • 20% in-store and online discount
  • On-site facilities including free parking and subsidised canteen
  • Starting holiday allowance of 22 shifts per year increases with service
  • Stakeholder Pension Scheme
  • £500 joining bonus (subject to T&C's)
  • Enhanced overtime rate (subject to T&C's)

About Matalan

Founded in the early 1980s by John Hargreaves in Liverpool, Matalan is proud to serve its customers excellent quality at great value. With over 200 stores in the UK, a growing online presence and over 11,000 employees, working here is exciting, challenging, and above all fun! As part of the Matalan family you can expect some great benefits and the opportunity to be part of our exciting vision - to become the UK’s most trusted value retailer. This is Retail Made Real.
Matalan value diversity and don’t discriminate on the basis of race, religion, colour, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, or disability status. We are committed to being an equal opportunities employer and encourage applications from all communities.

Matalan wants to see every candidate performing at their best throughout the application and interview process and ultimately, in their role. We therefore encourage you to inform us of any reasonable adjustments you might need to enable this.

In the event that a high volume of suitable applications are received, the post may close prior to the specified closing date. Please apply as soon as possible if interested. 


Peak period bonus (enhanced rate of additional £1 per hour)

  • Non-contractual and for a limited period – under regular review and can be withdrawn at any time
  • Applicable to all hourly paid KDC colleagues
  • Full contracted hours must be worked during the Payroll period to qualify for the enhanced rate for that week
  • Not applicable to sickness or other unplanned leave

Increased overtime rate to 1.5 x basic rate

  • Non-contractual and for a limited period – under regular review and can be withdrawn at any time
  • Applicable to all hourly paid KDC colleagues
  • Full contracted hours must be worked during the Payroll period before overtime can be earned
  • The 1.5 rate is applied to the ‘enhanced rate’

 New Starter Bonus of £500

  • Applicable to all new colleagues who join the business 13th September 2021onwards
  • Must have successfully completed at least 12 weeks service with the business (inclusive of any holidays taken), and must still be in the business on 31st December 2021.
  • The bonus will be payable in the next salary paid after 31st December 2021, unless 12 weeks service has not yet been completed - where this is the case, the bonus will be payable after 12 weeks successful service.
  • Is not payable if subject to any investigation or disciplinary process, performance management or under absence review
  • Must have 100% attendance in this period (excluding pre-authorised holidays)
  • This is non-contractual and discretionary

By applying for this role you are agreeing to be contacted by Matalan or our Recruitment Partner, Gap Personnel





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